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Teo Boon Chye

saxophone

 

One of the top saxophonists in Singapore,  Teo Boon Chye is versatile, musical and virtuosic and as a result a highly sought-after sessionist, coach, performer for a diverse range of genres from pop, jazz, latinto experimental projects. He has been an endorser of Yamaha saxophone since 2011 and an important artist for Yamaha Singapore, holding workshops, performances to educate the public at large about the saxophone instrument.

He has toured and performed in Asia with renowned pop artists such as Sandy Lam, Aaron Kwok, Ho Yao San, Chyi Yu, Tony Leung, Hacken Lee, Dick Lee, Eric Moo and also with jazz vocalist Jacintha Abisheganaden. As a sessionist, he has also recorded on the albums of Sandy Lam, Tracy Huang, Fong Fei Fei, Stefanie Sun, Ho Yao San, Jacky Cheung, Wen Zhang, Stella Chang, Eric Moo etc. He is also a former member of one of Singapore's most well-known bands Jive Talkin'.

He is a highly respected improviser in the Singapore jazz scene, and has participated in the Singapore Blues Festival, Latin festival, MOSAIC Music festival, Singapore International Jazz festival among others.

 

photo by Wei Yuet