ETMusic Exclusive Artiste

HAZRUL NIZAM

Hazrul’s interest in music was spotted since he was a toddler. According to his mother, little Hazrul loves to sing-a-long to any television or radio jingles. Many years later, Hazrul decided to pursue his dreams in becoming a singer.

  • Hazrul Nizam's album received a record 8 nominations in 7 different categories in the Anugerah Planet Muzik 2004 including Most Popular Male Artiste (Regional) and Best New Artiste (Regional).
  • Indra Shahrir Ismail is an accomplished musician and a sought-after music director and arranger in Singapore. A renowned presence in the Singapore entertainment industry, particularly at MediaCorp, Indra has lent his insight as Music Director to numerous productions.
  • Carol Gomez’s musical upbringing stretches back to her childhood. Raised in a family of musicians and classically trained in piano and vocals, Carol spent the past 10 years honing her singing talent through various performing opportunities, notably in Singapore Airlines’ Performing Arts Circle and, thereafter, in various hotels in Singapore.
  • Since graduating from the prestigious Dick Grove School of Music, where he studied music arrangement and film composition, Nicholas Lim has carved a multifaceted career spanning various media. On stage, Nicholas has played for international artists such as the Supremes, Shirley Bassey and Barry Manilow.
  • John’s versatile talents have seen him collaborating with a growing number of local artists. He has performed in stage musicals such as Fried Rice Paradise, Hotpants and Re:Mix, and collaborated with Babes Conde, Jacintha Abishegenaden and Jessica Su. John also sung on several TV commercial jingles, including the award winning Life Story for OAC Insurance.
  • Multi-instrumental group Acoustic Cinematique brings flair, sensitivity and poise to their wide-ranging repertoire, which includes traditional classics such as Astor Piozolla’s Libertango, scores to beloved movies like Forrest Gump, and contemporary classical tracks.
  • Trisno, formerly the lead singer of Urban Xchange (Universal Music) and Parking Lot Pimp (EMI) is no stranger to collaborations, whether on stage or in the studio.
  • Born in Barcelona, Spain, Carlos Sendros is an accomplished guitarist and singer currently based in Singapore. From jazz to pop and oldies, his ability to tread a variety of musical genres using his guitar and voice makes him a uniquely versatile artist.
  • Soul Ethnicity’s beats are a union of East and West and Old and New. With their fusion of electronic dance and centuries-old tradition of Asian rhythm, and the juxtaposition of modern funky chill-out beats and ethnic influences, the band and its richly diverse members bear the sound of New Asia, one characterised by deep house and pulsating groove.
  • A powerhouse singer with a sultry soulful voice and strong vocals. Accompanied by her beauty and sexy dance moves, the energetic entertainer captivates music lovers wherever she goes.
  • YUE is an instrumental band that plays various ethnic Chinese instruments. The cultural diversity and richness within its members enables YUE to infuse traditional and modern music with ethnic influences to entrancing effect.
  • Bringing the best of jazz, soul, funk and house, Jazzedelics incorporates electronic DJ with live instrumentation and an irreverent hybrid of disparate musical influences into a unique, singular sound that conveys themes of unity, empowerment and universalism.
  • Jungledelics is a group of musicians, each committed to exploring and redefining percussion music. A brainchild of arranger E.T., and accomplished musicians in their own right, Jungledelics has since brought their unique fusion of instrumentations and styles to Turin, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, etc
  • ET Dance Orchestra is a full 18-piece big band comprising four trumpets, four trombones, five saxophones, as well as drum, bass, guitar, piano and vocal. The orchestra is able to scale its performance, from a small group of eight musicians to the full orchestra. Its genre-defying repertoire ranges from Dixieland, swing, fox trot, cha-cha, to the latest hits by Chicago, and more.
  • ET String Orchestra, now in its 18th year, is a professional ensemble that draws upon the talents of the finest string players in Singapore.  They have shared the stage with many international musicians, thrilling audiences with their musical reach and flexibility. They have backed world-renowned Artiste such as David Gates & Bread, Jacky Cheung, Lea Salonga, local musical theatre production Chang & Eng as well as Kitaro's recent Symphonic World Tour 2015.
  • Raw Energy is a 6-piece band outfit that has been in Singapore music scene for over a decade and has been the ‘household’ name for music/club scene locally.
  • Abby is a Singapore based singer that performs a potent mix of rap, hip-hop, neo-soul, gospel and R&B. Abby's musical influences include artistes such as Jill Scott, Eric Benet, Ryan Leslie, Macklemore, Outkast and Mint Condition.
  • With her soothing vocals and warm smile, local singer-songwriter Dawn Wong 黄川美 is one of Singapore’s most versatile and sought after female vocalists for events.
  • Born in Cincinnati, Ohio to a Gospel singer father, Richard grew up surrounded by music. His velvety smooth voice quickly became synonymous with vocal legends such as Luther Vandross, Barry White, Marvin Gaye and Ronald Isley.
  • What makes a musician? In the case of Kailin Yong, the answers are extensive and numerous. An accomplished violinist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator, Kailin combines his diverse musical talents with his calling as a global citizen and an ambassador of peace.
  • Adventurous. Funky. Refreshing. These are but a few adjectives that have been used to describe local a cappella group Vocaluptuous. Boasting an eclectic repertoire including traditional, jazz, bossa nova, R&B and pop, and an equally diverse array of languages ranging from Chinese, Malay, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese and Hindi, Vocaluptous has delighted local and international audiences with its unique brand of Singapore-infused music.
  • A unique blend of island-born, string-driven, gypsy-hearted swing music that draws from the fiery gypsy swing rhythms of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, the timeless and enchanting melodies from the Great American Songbook and Gus Kahn-era Tin Pan Alley and the swaying island music of the imaginary tropical paradise of Pulau Gypsy.
  • Local band The SBT Trio captures the imagination with a myriad of unconventional soundscapes and textures originating from an eclectic array of instruments that include nylon guitar, flutes (including Chinese bamboo flute, pan flute, and western flute), Indian tablas, cajón and various percussives.
  • With its unique harmony of keyboard, upright bass and cajón, the Chinese Jazz Trio can be relied on to deliver soulful and intimate performances at any scale.
  • Theatrical, Flamboyant, Humorous, and Passionate would describe what FAZZ is all about. Focusing on delivering entertainment through story-telling.
  • Amery’s style of repertoire has developed over the years into an open, improvisatory type revolving around mainstream English and Mandarin top 40s chart hits, and whenever needed, Argentinean Tangos, Blues and light Jazz.