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Juliet Pang & The Good Seeds

When:

Sat Nov 22 2014, 9:30pm–1:00am

Where: Blu Jaz Cafe, 11 Bali Lane, Rochor-Kampong Glam, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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Jazz singer-songwriter Juliet Pang brings her new quartet ‘Juliet Pang and The Good Seeds’ to Blu Jaz on Saturday November 22nd. Together with her regular partner Didi Mudigdo on bass guitar and seasoned musicians Alvin Wong (guitar) and Darryl Ervin (drums), Juliet will present the inaugural performance of her new guitar-based sound for the first time. They will perform Juliet’s original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards that seek to communicate the nuances of the light and the heavy in their lives.

JULIET PANG (vocals)
Juliet Pang is a jazz singer-songwriter whose unique voice first became renowned when she sang the theme to the 1999 cult movie 'Eating Air'. As a songwriter, in 2007 her lyrics for the theme to TV series ‘Zero to Hero’ was the year's highest royalty earning soundtrack. Later in 2010, she released her debut originals album ‘The Perfect Journey’, which had her nominated for the ‘Best New Artist’ and ‘Best Local Artist’ award categories by the contemporary music blog Freshmusic. In 2011, Juliet was in Sydney to study Jazz Piano at the Australian Institute of Music, and in the following year she released 'White Noise Live' a live EP of her jazz compositions that was toured in Hong Kong and Mainland China this year.
Official Website: http://www.julietpang.net/

ALVIN WONG (guitar)
Alvin Wong is one of the young lions of the Singapore jazz scene. His guitar prowess earned him a scholarship in 2009 to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston USA. Since his return to Singapore, he has been active in developing Singapore's growing jazz movement, performing with several prominent jazz ensembles including his own band Spiral Group. He is also active in passing on his jazz experience and know-how, as an in-demand qualified guitar instructor at various music schools and public schools in Singapore.
Official Website: http://www.alvinwongmusic.com/

DARRYL ERVIN (drums)
Over the last 25 years, Chicago drummer Darryl Ervin has been a professional musician who performed throughout the USA, Europe the Middle East and Asia. Educated by the likes of legendary drummers Art Blakey, Ed Thigpen and Billy Higgins, Darryl's career had him sharing the stage with Freddie Hubbard, Wynton Marsalis, John Lewis and Jimmy Smith just to name a few. After years of extensive touring, Darryl has resided in Singapore for the last 15 years, and is active throughout the region, performing with regional talents such as Jeremy and Clarissa Monteiro, Michael Veerapen, Junji and David Delfino and many others. Darryl is also a dedicated educator who is heavily involved in grooming Singapore's rising musical talent.

DIDI MUDIGDO (bass guitar)
Sydney bassist Didi Mudigdo has performed in festivals and jazz clubs around Australia, Japan, China and South-East Asia. In 2005, he was a Top 10 finalist in the 2005 Australian National Songwriting Contest (jazz category) and was the most-downloaded jazz vocals artist on mp3.com.au. Born in Australia to Indonesian parents, he had a multinational upbringing living in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Sri Lanka, then graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 1997. Since then, he has toured Japan, China and Southeast Asia performing alongside musicians from USA, Europe and Brazil.