Esplanade Presents


Dialogue by Darren Moore x Aaron James Lee

Darren Moore & Aaron James Lee (Singapore)

8 Jan 2023, Sun, 6pm & 7pm


(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Concourse

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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.  


Mask-wearing is optional. However, audiences are encouraged to continue to exercise responsibility and caution, such as wearing masks when in crowded places. 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 continually challenges 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


An exceptionally talented and committed drummer, Aaron James Lee shares his father Jimmy Lee‘s passion and genius on the drumset. However, Aaron is not a mere 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 Singapore music scene.


He has 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, Tan Wei Xiang.

Date & Time

8 Jan 2023, Sun


Esplanade Concourse


Esplanade Concourse

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