Esplanade Presents

Music

Dialogue

Darren Moore and Aaron James Lee (Singapore)

17 Jun 2022, Fri, 7.15pm & 8.15pm

30mins

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Concourse

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Synopsis

Singapore’s top jazz drummers Darren Moore and Aaron James Lee share the stage in a rare drum set duo concert. Both musicians will use Carnatic Indian rhythms as a starting point to engage in an improvised dialogue that explores rhythmic concepts from the Carnatic tradition, jazz and beyond. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness two of Singapore’s most creative drummers in action.

Advisory:

Mask-wearing is required for all indoor events. No tickets will be issued. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.   

Language: English
Things to Note:
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Artist Information

Darren Moore

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Darren Moore is a drummer and electronic musician who is always moving forward. Driven by his passion for artistic expression, Darren is continually challenging himself to explore new territory. Creative improvisation is central to his practice, maintaining a through-line in his approach to varying projects and activities. He tours regularly in Southeast Asia and Japan as well as with leading improvisers. His current projects include free-improv group Game of Patience, audio-visual duo Black Zenith, improvised duo with Yong Yandsen, trio with Hirose Junji and Toshimaru Nakamura, free jazz duo FFF!!! with Japanese pianist Suga Dairo, GhostBastards with Tokyo-based guitarist Cal Lyall, as well as being the musical director for the bio-art project cellF.

Aaron James Lee

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An exceptionally talented and committed drummer, Aaron James Lee shares his father Jimmy Lee‘s passion and genius on the drum set. He often trains and jams with Jimmy, so you can be sure if you sign up for drum lessons with Aaron, you’re getting part of Jimmy’s know-how as well. That being said, Aaron is not a copy of his father—far from it. With his own style, versatility and creative ideas, as evident during his exciting performances, Aaron has carved out quite a reputation in the local music scene. Drummer Aaron James Lee has been a part of the local music scene and participated in tours, shows and recordings overseas and locally with bands and acts like The Steve McQueens, Andrew Lim, Ben Paterson, Alex Sipiagin, Jeremy Monteiro, Christy Smith, Tony Lakatos and Tan Wei Xiang. As the learning process continues, he is working as a sideman and also leading his own groups and playing with other wonderful musicians in the local scene for the love of the people and music.

Date & Time

17 Jun 2022, Fri

7.15pm

Esplanade Concourse

8.15pm

Esplanade Concourse
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