21 Jul 2022, Thu, 7.15pm & 8.15pm
22 Jul 2022, FriView dates and time
Esplanade Concourse & Online
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Pianist Mei Sheum join hands with bassist Brandon Wong and drummer Rizal Sanip to present an intimate performance of their favourite but less-heard jazz standards from Thelonious Monk, Djavan, John Scofield and more.
Mask-wearing is required for all indoor events. No tickets will be issued. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
With an impressive performance resume and several music festivals under her belt, Mei Sheum has emerged as the keyboardist of choice for many well-known global, regional and local artists. She has performed with artists such as Sarah Brightman, Laura Fygi, Dave Samuels, Stephen Bishop, Terumasa Hino, Keiko Lee, A-mei, David Tao, Wang Lee Hom, JJ Lin, Sally Yeh, Francis Yip, Chen Chusheng, William So, Anita Sarawak, Corinne May, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and the Singapore Chinese Orchestra. Her work has taken her round the globe, performing in stadiums and concert halls in New York, Las Vegas, Chicago, Boston, Paris, Edinburgh, Sydney, Melbourne, Taipei, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Tsingtao, Wuhan, Xi’an, Chengdu, Tokyo, Osaka, Sendai, Bangkok, Jakarta and Malaysia.
In the theatrical scene. Sheum has served as Musical Director in I Do! I Do!, and performed in musicals such as Chang and Eng, The Haunted and Judah Benhur. She has also performed in major festivals, including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, JakJazz Festival, Thailand Jazz Festival, Singapore Jazz Festival, KL Arts Festival, Mosaic Music Festival, Chijazz, Esplanade concert series, Jazz by The Beach and Heineken Green Room Sessions. She was awarded the Top 10 Songs Award on Radio FM 100.3 in their 1998 songwriting competition.
As a leader, Sheum has released three albums—I Remember You, Come With Me and Morning. She can also be heard on Wang Lee Hom’s Heroes of Earth live concert DVD, JJ Lin’s Just JJ world tour 2006, David Tao’s Soul Power live @Hong Kong 2003, A-mei’s A-Class Entertainment live DVD 2002, Sally Yeh’s Now’s My Prime DVD, Joanna Dong’s Lullaby Nomad, Claressa Monteiro’s I Hear Music, Tanya Chua's Jupiter, Greg Chako’s Integration 1 and Integration 2, Greg Lyons’ Island To Island, Camerton’s Remixed, Sachiyo’s My Life My Songs, Skye’s Never Say Goodbye and Aisyah’s Pearls.
21 Jul 2022, Thu
22 Jul 2022, Fri
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