For the Record: Arturo Sandoval

A Talk by Ramu Thiruyanam

“Whenever he picks up his horn, you can be assured that fireworks will soon follow.”. – SFJAZZ

A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval emerged from Cuba to become a 10-time Grammy Award winner and six-time Billboard Award winner. New listeners and familiar fans of this trumpeter, pianist and composer can get a deeper understanding of his musical ideas and the various styles of Latin music that feature in Sandoval’s recordings at this talk.

About the speaker

Known for his dedication to music education, Ramu Thiruyanam is considered by many to be one of the top up-and-coming young percussion specialists and is a sought-after performer/clinician throughout Asia.

A scholarship recipient of both the National Arts Council and Berklee College of Music, he has won numerous awards both locally and internationally, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Music Education, Performance (with a specialisation in Latin Jazz and Orchestral Percussion) and a minor in Child Psychology. He has had many successful concerts both as a soloist and as a supporting percussionist in Indonesia, Taiwan, Australia, Europe and the US, and has worked with many international artists and orchestras.

A full-time music faculty member at School of the Arts, Singapore and a Vic Firth Education artiste, he currently regularly engages himself in creative musical projects and conducts clinics throughout the year.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SGT
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1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
Free Admission
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Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay Singapore
Please use the Concert Hall entrance to access the Bay Room
The Esplanade Co Ltd