Self-trained after finally dealing with the burning interest in electronic music, schönseven experimented at soli parties and bars in Berlin. Coming from a electronic music haven, opportunities led her to discover beyond her initial love for vocal deep house, to deep house, dubstep, hiphop, electroswing and of course, techno. Schönseven has also spun at several weddings in Singapore, and hopes to invade your ears with her version of digitalism.
Formed with a fiery passion for music, Auburn Daze is a 4-piece band based in Singapore. Drawing influence from the wide variety of music each member adopts, the band covers diverse genres ranging from Amy Winehouse’s melancholic ballads to the peppy tunes of Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The Countdown brings together a depth of talent with a diverse background and strong international flavour to provide an unparalleled event band experience in Singapore. Boasting an impressive nine piece lineup, The Countdown plays hits you know and love from the biggest artist of all time including: The Jackson 5, Lionel Richie, Donna Summer, The Village People, Bruno Mars, Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner, and Justin Timberlake; with floor-fillers like: I Will Survive, Waterloo, Proud Mary, Happy, Uptown Funk, Hot Stuff, Let’s Go Crazy, Blame It On The Boogie, September, All Night Long, and Best Of My Love.
With a live horn section, dynamic vocalists, and a backline that’s built to party, The Countdown are a client-focussed, highly capable unit of music professionals that bring a positive, infectious energy to help shape any event.
The Apex Project
THE APEX PROJECT, the fresh faced award-winning a cappella group from Singapore is slowly but surely making waves in the Singapore music scene. Not only are they the first a cappella group in Singapore to successfully crowdfund their debut EP on Kickstarter, they are also in talks to tour Asia in 2017 with an immersive live-concert event that combines film, art and dance with a pop I jazz repertoire that will redefine a cappella .
One of Europe’s most renowned solo vocal performers, Dylan has graced the stage of some of the world’s finest concert houses, theatres and music festivals. He performs in a one man show to pre-recorded backing tracks, to jazz duo, trio or quartet, to full 6 piece pop band featuring some of Asia’s finest professional musicians and dancers.
A consummate vocalist in every way, Beverly Morata is set to blow your mind with her voice so if surprises are what you like, catch this Diva when you can. Her influences are Gloria Estefan, Linda Rondstadt, Burt Bacharach, Stevie Wonder, Sheena Easton, Prince, Lamb of God, Suede, Beatles, Ella Fitzgerald, Gershwins, Chet Baker, John Mayer, John Legend, Amy Winehouse, Adele…etc…
meryl joan lee
Meryl is a multitalented young jazz singer who has the potential to become anything she wants to be and more. She has a rich experience with the local arts scene in singing, dancing, acting, modeling and hosting events. Her singing repertoire include jazz standards, easy listening, pop jazz, smooth jazz, shanghai jazz, oldies and pop.
piezo (electric strings & drums)
Acclaimed for its intensely emotional musicianship and highly electrifying artistry, PIEZO shatters musical boundaries through its plethoric sound creations on an all-electric strings platform, layered across multiple
sound effects processors. Armed with a unique repertoire that includes original arrangements of chart-topping English and K-Pop hits, PIEZO offers a colorful sound spectrum that spans from beautiful electro-acoustic tones to dazzling effects-driven rock sounds.
jana fries (harp)
Since her relocation to Singapore in 2004, Jana continues to play the harp professionally with Orchestras such as the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore Lyric Opera, The Philharmonic Winds, Singapore Festival Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, Orchestra of the Music Makers and is engaged in solo performances for VIP visits, functions, events and weddings.
sammin ang (piano)
An accomplished musicians and music director who have played professionally for 21 years, Sammin performs classical, blues, rock n roll, soul, funk, r&b and jazz standards. He has performed for many hotels and nightspots like The Regent, Marina Mandarin and Sentosa’s Beaufort with famous local jazz songbird, Dawn Ho etc
mei sheum (piano)
Much has been said and written since her entry into the music scene at a tender age. All of it good and most of it insufficient. Nascent thought her talent was at 19, it was a forgone conclusion that in the years to come, she would develop into arguably one of Singapore’s finest musician. Mei has also shared the stage with world-renowned artistes such as Wynton Marsalis, Ernie Watts and Eric Marienthal. Her work has taken her round the g l o be.
benjamin boo (piano)
Benjamin Boo has been recognized as one of Singapore’s most outstanding prodigies and pianists. His mastery over the art of improvisation and impressive technical proficiency has taken him in many different directions, propelling him to forge a distinct style and hence, establishing a rare reputation. By the young age of 11, Benjamin had already produced three albums, “Pop On Ivories”, “Classical On Ivories” and “Benji Boogie Boo”, leaving his mark as one of
Singapore’s finest talents.
rick smith (guitar)
Rick is an accomplished jazz guitarist with over thirty years of professional experience. He has performed with many well-known international artists on stage and on recordings in the United States, Asia and Southeast Asia. He performs nightly at Harry’s Quayside Bar at Boat Quay, and speaks and reads Mandarin fluently after spending six years in Taipei arranging songs for popular pop stars.
Based in Singapore, Jeff Zhai Jian is a young, vibrant and talented saxophonist and experienced instructor who has been featured and performed saxophone on mediacorp TV show. He was regarded as “Singapore’s Kenny G” by Mediacorp TV channel 5. He plays Kenny G style soprano sax music, smooth jazz music and other types of saxophone music.
daniel chia (saxophone)
Daniel Chia is a seasoned and in-demand saxophonist in Singapore, having established himself as one of the most versatile players in the scene. With his roots established in classical music, he has also immersed himself in the study of jazz and is equally adept at any genre of music.
candy lur (yangqin)
Candy has been playing the yangqin (Chinese dulcimer) for more than 15 years. In every performance, Candy takes efforts to understand the background and preference of her audience and caters her rep-ertoire suitably, thus gaining praises from her clients who call her the “jukebox of gig music”.Candy has performed in many countries such as Thailand, China, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She is often invited to perform as a guest musician in traditional and contemporary orchestras
gilbert & friends
Gilbert & Friends was formed when Gilbert started his long stint at Roomful of Blues since 2006 to Dec 2011. The band has performed in numerous events and venues like Esplanade. Gilbert is renowned for having the vocal capability of 3 and a half octaves, this adds a whole dimension and limitless boundaries for the band’s repertoire.
Donnie is a seasoned performer with more than a decade of singing experience. He has participated in numerous singing competitions which have proven his musical talent and passion, and recorded a theme song for Jack Neo’s ‘I Not Stupid’ movie. He has also recorded for various TV commercial jingles, and frequently invited to perform at corporate events and cafes.
One of the most versatile local singers, Phoebee has been invited to perform for various weddings and events with her wide repertoire which covers top 40s, evergreen, pop, rock, ballads in English, Chinese and Cantonese. She fronts her band Paraphrase which has performed on many stages, making Phoebee a household name in the live music scene in Singapore.
Skye started her professional performances in the English scene in Singapore at a number of hotel lounges, pubs and clubs. She is a familiar name in teh Canto scene and venues such as Devil’s Bar, Black Velvet, Beyond 97, Heaven & Earth and Paradigm. She also joined one os Singapore’s largest entertainment complex St James Power Stationand for over 5 years, she performed as a resident artist in the Mando club “Dragonfly”, wowing audiences with her Mandarin, Cantonese, English, Korean and Japanese repertoire.
Since teenage years, Vanessa interest has always been in art of dance and musical. Given the natural bubbly and selfmotivating personality, she has always enjoyed her work being also her interest and relentlessly improves herself. It has always been her pride to put in her utmost effort to have her best performance in every event that comes to her. Vanessa’s main specialization performance is Cantonese, Mandarin and English Songs.
Consisting of four core members, Paraphrase is an acoustic live band. They cover all the popular tunes spanning from the late 50s till today, in Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien and of course, English. They are not bound to a certain genre of music, jazz, hip hop, techno, or pop etc, preferring to explore and uncover alternative forms of expression for every tune.
Commonly known as just “Zsa” to most. She used to play with different punk bands, but later switching to softer tunes. Since then she had being doing songwriting. Her distinguishing smoky vocals and soulful intonation makes her easy to identify. One half of Zsa+Claire, she still performs on her on while Claire is currently away on academic
Having been singing and playing the guitar since she was 15, Amanda has come a long way in terms of performance and skill when it comes to music. Besides writing her own original songs, the events and bar scene is no stranger to her. With her love for all kinds of music, she can perform genres ranging from classic ballads, rock songs, the mambo music and of course the most recent Top 40s with the utmost confidence and ease.
Ywenna is a jazz pianist/vocalist/composer actively performed at various jazz venues and festivals in Asia with gutsy versatility in several genres of music and has shared stage with some of the well-known artists and musicians around the world,such as Australia’s Jamie Wilson ( Lee Hom’s current concert guitarist), Malaysian Idol winner Jaclyn Victor, and many more. Currently based in Singapore, she has released two instrumental albums and has toured and performed in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Korea, Australia and South Africa.
Besides appearing as a soloist and with his band among many local nightspots, Jamiel have performed in Melbourne, Thailand and Langkawi for private events and music festivals. His singingsongwriting influences are diverse to the likes of Daughtry, Maroon 5, Lifehouse, Aerosmith, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Incubus, Coldplay, 3 Doors Down and
Jack & Rai
Jack & Rai needs no introduction. The highly acclaimed acoustic duo is noted for their easygoing and engaging personality. They are awarded musicians of the year by ELLE (2009) and m:idea Youth Choice Awards – Band I wanna throw myself at (2010, 2011).
PennyLane is a Singapore based band that plays a wide range of genres, depending on the requirement. They stand out from their infectious energy on stage and powerful vocal harmonies, with some humour when the occasion calls for it. At its homeground Hive by Wala Wala, PennyLane covers music from the 60s to modern Top 40s in their own interpretation, drawing from blues-rock, funk and pop influences. However, it is equally adept at anything from romantic acoustic ballads to party and dance hits.
MoJu stands for Daniel PurnoMO & JUlian Cheong. Enjoying music’s like listening to a good story telling with all the emotional factors. Julian’s soulful voice fused with Daniel’s playful guitar work creates a “feel good” music to the audience. There’s always some surprising twist in the way they present their music. Expect freshly unique renditions of some classic rock, reggae, country, top 40, evergreen, jazz, etc from them.
Melissa’s captivating vocal leaves many in awe and continues to excite her existing fans each time she takes the stage. A second generation lead vocalist following the foot steps of her father, the legendary Derrick Fitzgerald from popular 60s band, The Thunderbirds.
SLINGSHOT consists of charismatic front-man Marvin Soh (vocals, guitar), Melvyn Tan, (back- ing vocals, bass guitar) with that “Duff Mckagan” twang, Kevin Tan, (backing vocals, lead guitar), who ferociously spits out screeching guitar riffs, and Shawn Poh (drums), who keeps the band in good timing with his adrenalin rushed beats.
Squarebound consist of a group of passionate and young, yet talented musicians. Led by the vivacious and charming lead singer Germaine Elizabeth Ong, the group’s maxim is to deliver the best. From serenading a bride and grooms first dance, to pumping up a function or a party with a crowd rousing sing-along, Germaine and her band will fulfill all your live music needs. Available as a smooth and soothing acoustic group or as a lively full band, Germaine and her band is highly versatile and will tailor itself to fit whatever you need.
Farid & Fiona
In a generation that emphasizes rather than embraces the age gap, music is probably the last true art form that bridges the “two masses” without being the object of lingering suspicion. Music transcends time zones, continents and cultures, invariably universal in its appeal. I have always loved music from the 50s to the 90s, whatever the genre. Come with us as we invite you to join in a music journey of nostalgic wonderment. Come experience Farid & Fiona, the retro experience.
The Midnight Stroll
These strollers come with a double bass, guitar, saxophone and vocals, but ranges from a soloist to a 3 piece strolling group as you’d like it. They can perform instrumental or singing sets, and are a group of fun, extremely talented bunch of veterans that will enjoy performing for you as much as you would watching them. Their repertoire ranges from jazz, latin, pop to evergreen, making them suitable for all ocassions and crowds of any age. They have been invited to perform at numerous weddings and corporate functions and was able to share their infectious energy with the guests.
We are a duo or trio of strolling musicians who perform Latin, Evergreen and a sprinkle of the latest songs for all occasions.
ENIGMA is a truly versatile music-making machine, whether it’s dance pop, world-music, R & B, rock, reggae, ENIGMA has it all! The band has taken the stage in countries such as Taiwan, Malaysia and Indonesia. One of the most sought-after bands for club performances, functions and events, their strong clientele includes American Club, Bintan Lagoon Resort, MMA Financial, Citibank, Courts, Ritz Carlton, and Shangri-La etc. They have taken residency in various local clubs such as The Arena, Pump Room, Murdy Murphy, Hard Rock
Raw Energy is a 6-piece band outfit that has been in Singapore music scene for over a decade and has been the ‘household’ name for music/club scene locally. Raw energy has been performing in clubs and other venues all over Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Europe etc.. since mid 90’s. Clubs that Raw Energy had performed includes the whole of Europa’s outlets, Devil’s Bar, Barnone, Jams 2000, Manchester United Café(Jakarta), Black Room, The Untitled( Marriotte Jakarta) and lots more.
Retro Groove is definitely a band that lives up to its name. They bring back the hippies era with their renditions of retro music that brings out the oldies lover in us, nostalgic and so groovy are their music that you can’t help but dance to it. They have been performing in old dingy pubs, roughneck bars to the most lavish nightclubs here in Singapore as well as regionally. Their music simply appeals to the masses.
2013 saw the birth of ‘Sweat.Shop.Jam.’ a band formed solely on the basis of friendship and their wants to performing songs from the 80’s that would take you on a walk down memory lane to your current Top 40’s numbers. Just a year old but its members hold a wealth of experience both as performers and entertainers locally and internationally. Our collective vision and mission as a band is to Entertain. Engage. Electrify. Giving listeners a total experience that keep that coming back for more.
Afterhours is a 5 piece band with a strong repertoire and a wide range of music genre. The musicians that make up the band has a strong portfolio of Artists that they have worked or are still collaborating with. Afterhours, a band with a repertoire spanning from Pop, Rock, Classics and Evergreen Hits. The band has a love for re-arranging, mash-up or medley ‘hit’ songs..
Founded in 1990, Jive Talkin’ is a veteran Singaporean band with years of great success. The band has performed together with some of the world’s most famous music mak ers, including B.B. King, Kenny G, Gloria Estefan & the Miami Sound Machine, James Ingram and Def Leppard. The versatile band has a very wide repertoire and can perform anything from old time Rock ‘n’ Roll to the current Pop-Rock, Soul, Reggae, R&B, and even Alternative Rock, always leaving their audiences wanting more.
Rock Rosettes, a 4-piece Singaporean band, is made up of four passionate musicians who are rocking up the Singapore music scene with their energetic sound and shows. Rock Rosettes perform covers with a feminine and edgy sound and style. The band is heavily influenced by a wide range of rock genre, including contemporary radio hits, 80s rock, pop, funk and dance music. The drummer/ bandleader, Rock Queen Ivy, who is also the founding member, formed the band in June 2012.
KINGS is a five-piece musical unit that constantly delivers hits from across the decades. The greatest strength of the group lies in its diversity. Our varied musical backgrounds and influences allow us to form a synergistic sound that while unique, still manages to stay true to the soul and roots of each song. KINGS dishes out quality music that transcends time and genres. From rock and roll classics, to the groovy retro years as well as modern pop and rock. You will bop your head to the reggae tunes and get your groove on to the dance numbers.
For over 15 years, Adrian has been deeply involved in Singapore’s nightlife. From DJing to promoting parties to running clubs, Adrian has done it all- getting his paws dirty in some of the most prominent clubs here. Although he wears many hats, his first love has always been DJing. With some technical know-how here, and some music knowledge there, his sets have taken him round the block a few times, earning him residences in many clubs with his house, tech-house and techno sets.
An avid music fan-turned-DJ, electr^k^t first took to the decks at Home Club, and has been addicted ever since. That insatiable need for vinyl has had her spinning herself silly all over town. Her whimsical style and eclectic blend of pop, house, hiphop and all things electro has seen her establishing herself as a force to be reckoned with both locally and overseas.
dj chris columbus
DJ Chris gained popularity when he found his specialty in ‘live’ crossover mixes from Tamil to hip-hop and running 6/8 beats over a techno rhythm and distinguished for his funky, ethnic and electronic influences.
dj funky t
DJ Funky T is the first and to-date the only DJ who offers music videos remix. Yes, you read that right! He does music videos remixing, it is a completely new experience, re-inventing the way we party. In complete control of both music and video, he pumps out the latest music videos on projector and blast the hottest party music on the speakers. How hot is that?
vernon cornelius/ the quest
The QUESTS” – Singapore’s most famous & highly successful 1960s music group, a pioneer guitar-band, first International recording artistes, with many No. 1 hits here and all over South-east Asia. Their records were released all over the Far East, Australia and England. The music of the very versatile “QUESTS”, covered not just Pop & Rock ‘n’ Roll but also many other genres of Popular Music, and in their heyday, were the most prolific local recording band. The front-man and lead singer was Vernon Cornelius.
Resonance is a bunch of people brought together by a common love for singing. They sing just about anything — from contemporary pop to choral, alternative rock to swing, and even the occasional alternative rock to swing, and even the occasional techno tune, working towards their goal of bringing a greater awareness of a cappella music through their adventurous repertoire.