Dubbed "Singapore's King of Swing", Cultural Medallion recipient, jazz pianist, composer and producer Jeremy Monteiro has garnered critical acclaim all over the world since helping to put Singapore in the world history of jazz in 1988, when he became the first Southeast Asian to play and lead a band of established international jazz musicians on the main stage of the Montreux Jazz Festival, performing as "Monteiro, Young & Holt and Friends"

 

Jeremy has performed and/or recorded with the likes of James Moody, Michael Brecker, Bobby McFerrin, Lee Ritenour, Hernie Mann, Paulinho DaCosta, Ernie Watts, Charlie Haden, Carmen Bradford, Matt Monro, Toots Thielemans and Simon & Garfunkel, to name a few. He has also played on the main stage of the EFG London Jazz Festival and is the only Southeast Asian jazz musician to have had an album released on the iconic Verve record label, "Jeremy Monteiro & Alberto Marsico - Jazz-Blues Brothers."

 

Jeremy has also released several albums through the years, including "Brazilian Dreams," "Montage," and "With A Little Help from My Friends." He released the album "Yesterday Once More - A Jazz Tribute to The Carpenters," in 2018. In September 2019, Jeremy released "Jeremy Monteiro and Friends: A Jazz Tribute to the Music of Stevie Wonder" with an album launch concert.

Jeremy Monteiro

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Dr Edmund Lam

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Professor Jeremy Monteiro

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(Board Director)

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