NEWS 

 

21.07.2019

NEVER HAVE I THOUGHT I WILL BE ABLE TO BE TOURING WITH THE ABSOLUTE CANTOPOP LEGEND GEORGE LAM IN HIS CURRENT WORLD TOUR. FIRST STOP AT PECHANGA RESORT @ TEMECULA, USA. HAD A BALL OF A TIME PLAYING WITH AN ABSOLUTE KILLER BAND !

30.06.2018 & 01.07.2018

FINALLY OUR HOME GROWN TALENT JOANNA DONG HELD HER FIRST MAJOR CONCERT IN SINGAPORE TO TWO SOLD OUT NIGHTS AT ESPLANADE CONCERT HALL, AFTER SHE FOUND SUCCESS IN SING CHINA COMPETITION. AMAZING SETS, ARRANGEMENTS, CHOREOGRAPHY AND OF COURSE HER BEAUTIFUL SINGING ADDED TO THE GLAM AND GLITTER FOR THE TWO NIGHTS ! VERY PRIVILEGED TO BE PART OF HER BAND, HAVING KNOWN HER FOR MORE THAN 10 YEARS NOW. WHEN I THINK BACK ON THE DAYS WE WERE STILL GIGGING AND PLAYING CLUB DATES, HOW TIME HAS FLOWN BY !!

SOURCE: MEDIACORP CHANNEL 8

9 & 10.06.2018

ME AND FENG LEE HAVING SOME FUN BACKING UP OLINDA CHO ON 爱如潮水 SPECIALLY ARRANGED BY MARTIN TANG FOR THE RECENT SINGLANG 2018 CONCERT ON 9TH AND 10TH JUNE 2018 HELD AT THE SINGAPORE CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE. A SPECIAL CONCERT COMMEMORATING GREAT SINGAPOREAN SONGWRITERS, ARRANGERS AND ARTISTES. SPECIAL SHOUTOUT TO ARTISTES JOANNA DONG, BENJAMIN KHENG (SAM WILLOWS), STELLA V, OLINDA CHO, MAGGIE TENG AND JIMMY YE, CREW AND ESPECIALLY TO MUSIC DIRECTOR RUTH LING AND JIMMY YE FOR CONCEPTUALIZING AND CREATING THE SHOW ! ALSO THANKS TO THE STELLAR BAND MEMBERS WHOM I HAVE HAD THE GREATEST PLEASURE AND HONOUR TO BE WORKING WITH...FENG LEE (GUITARS AND BANDLEADER), BRYAN TAY (KEYBOARDS), BRANDON WONG (BASS) AND JIMMY LEE (DRUMS). 

30.04.2018

AMAZING SEASON FROM MARCH TILL APRIL PLAYING FOR AWARD WINNING BROADWAY MUSICAL EVITA IN SINGAPORE AND TAIPEI. HONORED TO WORK WITH SUCH GREAT MUSICIANS FROM SINGAPORE AND SOUTH AFRICA, SUPPORTING A WORLD CLASS CAST OF EVITA. HAD THE MOST INCREDIBLE FOOD IN TAIPEI AND FORGED GREAT FRIENDSHIPS WITH PEOPLE FROM HALF THE WORLD AWAY. A TRULY MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE !

08.02.2018

HAD THE PRIVILEGE AND HONOUR TO BE COLLABORATING WITH TCR MUSIC, BACKING UP JIMMY YE ON 96.3好FM IN PROMOTING AN UPCOMING CONCERT CHONG FENG 2018, FEATURING HIMSELF AS WELL AS MANY TAIWAN ARTISTES IN MAY 2018. FUN EXPERIENCE !

20.01.2018

10 DAYS OF REHEARSALS AND LIVE RECORDING AND FINALLY DONE WITH THE RECORDING OF KIT CHAN'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM. FIRST TIME IN A LONG TIME THAT A MANDOPOP ALBUM IS RECORDED LIVE IN THE STUDIO. FULL OF NEW EXPERIENCES AND SCARY MOMENTS BUT IT WAS GOOD FUN ! ESPECIALLY GLAD TO WORK WITH MAESTROS BANG WENFU (MUSIC DIRECTOR) AND KE GUIMIN (PRODUCER) AS WELL AS STELLAR MUSICIANS. GREAT START TO 2018 !

31.12.2017

GREATEST HONOR AND PLEASURE TO BE PLAYING WITH AWESOME MUSICIANS BACKING UP AN OLD FRIEND, AS WELL AS CURRENT STARLET, JOANNA DONG. AFTER HAVING WON SECOND RUNNER POSITION IN ONE OF CHINA'S BIGGEST SINGING CONTESTS, SHE IS BUSY DOING SHOWS AND CONCERTS ACROSS SINGAPORE, CHINA AND THE REGION. WE HAD A WONDERFUL TIME USHERING IN THE NEW YEAR IN SHANGHAI. FREEZING COLD BUT GOOD FUN !!

09.12.2017

BACKING UP THE LOVELY BONNIE LOO ON HER DEBUT SHOWCASE AT 2MM TALENT HUB. THE MEDIACORP CELEBRITY MADE HER NAME BY WINNING THE 校园 SUPERSTAR SINGING COMPETITION IN 2013 AND EVENTUALLY LANDED HERSELF A CONTRACT WITH MEDIACORP ACTING IN TV SERIALS AS WELL AS MOVIES.

03.12.2017

HAD A BLASTING THREE WEEKS PLAYING FOR THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL WITH AN INCREDIBLE CAST FROM THE UK WEST END AS WELL AS AWESOME LOCAL MUSICIANS SUPPORTING THEM, UNDER THE MUSIC DIRECTION OF ANDREW CORCORAN. A FUNNY TWISTED MUSICAL WITH LOTS OF LAUGHS AND COMEDIC MOMENTS. ABSOLUTELY ENJOYABLE !! AND I HAD TO JUGGLE FIVE INSTRUMENTS THROUGHOUT THE SET. THAT'S A FIRST !

03.09.2017

DID AN EPIC WEDDING IN SOFITEL BALI OVER THE WEEKEND. THREE DAYS OF PARTYING TILL 6 AM. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING BEACH FRONT HOTEL WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS. LEANDRA AND HER BAND ROCKING OUT ON STAGE TO 400 GUESTS. INCREDIBLE !!

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19.08.2017

THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE XINYAO CONCERT SERIES IN SINGAPORE AT STAR AUDITORIUM. XINYAO MUSIC HAS BEEN THE PIVOTAL FORM OF MUSIC IN SINGAPORE, AND THIS IS THE ONLY FORM OF FOLK POP MUSIC THAT SINGAPOREANS CAN CALL THEIR OWN. THE UNIQUE FLAVOR AND MEANING THAT THIS MUSIC BRINGS, IT'S NOSTALGIA TO THE MAX. THIS YEAR, TCR MUSIC IS CELEBRATING THEIR 35TH YEAR OF ORGANIZING THE ANNUAL CONCERT SERIES. 4 HOURS OF NON STOP MUSIC. GREAT ARTISTES, GREAT MUSIC AND A CELEBRATION OF EPIC PROPORTIONS. VERY THANKFUL TO BE PLAYING WITH THE BEST MUSICIANS IN SINGAPORE AND BACKING UP THE GREAT ARTISTES INVOLVED.

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27.05.2017

IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OPENING OF THE SINGAPORE CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE, FESTIVITIES WERE IN THE AIR FOR 8 DAYS STRAIGHT, CULMINATING IN THE GRAND CONCERT, SING浪 ! HAD THE PLEASURE OF PLAYING ALONGSIDE A KILLER BAND UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF MAESTRO GOH KHENG LONG, BACKING UP MANY ESTABLISHED AS WELL AS UP-AND-COMING LOCAL ARTISTES ! THE AIR WAS ELECTRIFYING !!

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16.04.2017

INCREDIBLE WEEKEND WITH THE OPENING OF TROPICANA MUSICAL AT CAPITOL THEATRE AS WELL AS PLAYING FOR THE HSBC WORLD RUGBY 7'S HALFTIME SHOW AT THE NATIONAL STADIUM ! UNBELIEVABLE ENERGY AT THE STADIUM AND THE AIR WAS ELECTRIFYING !!

PLAYING WITH LEANDRA LANE AS WELL AS KILLER BANDMATES PABLO CALZADO ON DRUMS, CASEY SUBRAMANIAM ON BASS AND JORDAN WEI ON KEYBOARDS, THE BAND ROCKED THE STADIUM HARD !

LIKEWISE, A GREAT OPENING FOR TROPICANA MUSICAL AND GREAT GALA NIGHT PERFORMANCE !

02.01.2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE ! MAY THE YEAR 2017 BRING MORE JOY AND PEACE TO THE WORLD AND PEOPLE AROUND US. WISHING EVERYONE A BLESSED YEAR AHEAD !

HAD THE GREAT PLEASURE TO BE PLAYING AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY FOR THE LONG WEEKEND WITH THE SBT TRIO. GREAT CROWD AND GREAT VIBES ! WHAT A GREAT WAY OF USHERING IN THE NEW YEAR !

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14.06.2016

SOLD OUT HONG KONG'S LEG OF KIT CHAN'S SPELLBOUND CONCERT. FANTASTIC AUDIENCE AND VIBE ! GREAT HONOR AND PLEASURE TO BE BACKING UP KIT CHAN WITH AN AWESOME BAND !!

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Xinyao 34 "回到最初" Concert

27.08.2016

Incredible concert at Kallang Theater, playing the great Singaporean Xinyao songs from the 80's - 90's, featuring many artistes from that era. Two sold out shows and a whole load of fun and music. Xinyao 35, here we come !!

Music For A Good Cause !

06.05.2016

 

MUSIC FOR A GOOD CAUSE !

JUST SING CONCERT @ ESPLANADE CONCERT HALL FEATURING RANI SINGAM, JIMMY YE AND THE CHEATING SONS. SOLD OUT FUNDRAISER CONCERT FOR THE LAW SOCIETY PRO BONO SERVICES OFFICE ON 6 MAY 2016. 

 

Backing up the great Laura Fygi at NYE Countdown 2015

31.12.2015

Great New Year's Eve 2015 backing up the legendary jazz vocalist Laura Fygi with an incredible band. Looking forward to 2016 !

Maton Artist Endorsement 

15.04.2015

Glad and honoured to be an endorsee of the Maton acoustic guitar, EGB808 Mic Fix. Great sounding for fingerstyle playing as well as for strumming and solos. One of the best plugged in sounding guitars you can have. Thank you Musicark Instruments (www.musicark.com.sg) for the opportunity. Looking forward to using this guitar for my upcoming shows !

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SG50 Commercial

25.01.2015

Honoured to be part of the TV jingle commemorating SG50 by Mediacorp, recording alongside the greatest jazz musicians here in Singapore, namely Christy Smith on bass, Eddy Laymen on drums and Don Gomes on piano. All arrangments by the great composer / arranger / recording engineer Ruth Ling, National Youth Award recipient.

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