Welcome to my blog and thanks alot for stopping by! I hope you enjoy the posts here and feel free to leave your comments or enquiries.
Just a very brief introduction of myself:
I am a dedicated and hardworking freelance professional drummer of 10 years experience available for live gigs, studio recordings, and drum lessons.
My area of expertise in the music business are:
1) Drumset, Percussion, Backing Vocals for live and studio work.
2) Guiding newbies on the drumset by providing them essential tools that help prepare them for playing in bands as well as developing their own musical voice on the instrument.
Yamaha Music School (February 2007 to July 2007)
Ossia Music School (September 2008 to November 2012)
Rhythm House (September 2009 to November 2012, concurrent with my teaching tenure at Ossia Music School)
Private Teaching Practice (November 2012 to present)
Singapore Armed Forces Band (served as vocation during National Service)
Withered Tree (Original Progressive Rock/Grunge Band)
Dorian Roach And The Cruzers (Classic Rock Covers Band)
RockSoulFusion (RSF) (Corporate Party Band)
The Inter-Minds (Jazz/Fusion)
Skunk Jive (Electric and Traditional Blues Band)
The High Rollers (Evergreens/Oldies/Classic Rock/Country covers band)
The Black Monolith (Hard Rock)
The Ninth Order formerly Seattle Sound (Top 40’s Covers Band / Pop-Rock originals)
Platinum and Gold (Social Dance and Ballroom Dance band)
City Swing Big Band (Big Band Jazz)
Stingray Martini (Funk, Party music)
The Revival Band (evergreens)
The Beatlemaniacs – A Beatles Tribute Project.
Opening for the Bellamy Brothers on 23rd January 2017 at the Kallang Theatre as drummer with The Revival Band (www.bellamybrothers.com)
Opening for The Manfreds on 24th March 2019 at the Kallang Theatre as drummer with The Revival Band (www.themanfreds.com)
My Squad Is Better Than Yours TV Show by Mediacorp’s Channel 5: https://youtu.be/p1x_D15piks
Recording Resume (featuring officially released recordings as of to date):
Sunny Deo And The Ninth Order “Mystic String”:
Lin Yin Liang:
I also perform as a freelance musician for weddings, dinner and dances, and other private functions.
Other tidbits of info you might like to know:
Other areas of interest: Socio-Politics, Writing, History, Archaeology, Marketing, Audio Engineering for Music and Film, Movies, Psychology
Some of my favourite bands/artists: Cream, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Grand Funk Railroad, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Jaco Pastorius, James Brown, Tower of Power, The Allman Brothers Band, Steely Dan, Santana, Sting, The Police, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Tears for Fears, Peter Gabriel, Paul Simon, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk, Duke Ellington, Ahmad Jamal, Bill Evans, Michael Jackson, Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Madonna, Frank Sinatra, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Keith Jarrett, Toto, Them Crooked Vultures, and much more.
Some of my favourite drummers: Ian Paice, John Bonham, Don Brewer, Mitch Mitchell, Ginger Baker, Jon Hiseman, Robert Wyatt, Peter Rivera, Ringo Starr, Charlie Watts, Keith Moon, Stewart Copeland, Carlton Barrett, Lloyd Knibbs, Steve Gadd, Jim Gordon, Hal Blaine, Jeff Porcaro, John JR Robinson, Henry Spinetti, Roger Hawkins, Al Jackson, Clyde Stubblefield, John Jabo Starks, Nate Jones, James Gadson, Bernard Purdie, David Garibaldi, Steve Ferrone, Cindy Blackman Santana, Terri Lynne Carrington, Hilary Jones, Chad Smith, Keith Carlock, Tony Meehan, Brian Bennett, Brian Blade, Bill Stewart, Steve Smith, Neil Peart, Phil Collins, Steve Jordan, Buddy Rich, Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, Jack Dejohnette, Max Roach, Philly Joe Jones, Roy Haynes, Joe Morello, Billy Cobham, Bill Bruford, Manu Katche, Dave Weckl, Simon Phillips, Dave Grohl, Jojo Mayer, and much more.