May 9, 2018
Singapore's King of Swing, Jeremy Monteiro, is a famed jazz pianist, composer, producer, vocalist & educator. Jeremy has been a professional musician since 1976 with more than 40 solo albums to his name. An accomplished jingle writer, he has written more than 700 commercial jingles. He received Singapore’s highest honor in the arts, The Cultural Medallion in 2002.
Jeremy has performed with James Moody, Ernie Watts, Simon & Garfunkel in great venues all over the world. He has performed at Ronnie Scott’s in London, the Mainstage of the Montreux, EFG London and many other jazz festivals.
He received Singapore’s highest honor in the arts, The Cultural Medallion in 2002.
He is a Fellow of the London College of Music and a Visiting Professor of the University of West London.
He is Executive Director of the Jazz Association (Singapore) and Managing Director of his company, Showtime Productions Pte. Ltd. which is 30 years old this year, 2018.
We talk about his development from an early age, working with some of the biggest names in jazz, his approach to improvisation, his fine work with the Jazz Association (Singapore) and much, much more!