Michael Veerapen is well-known in the Malaysian Jazz scene – having established his name as a Jazz pianist, producer, record studio head and mentor, and one of the strongest driving force behind the jazz scene in Malaysia. He launched his career even before graduating from the prestigious Berklee College of Music with Suma Cum Laude in 1982, making a name for himself in the industry.
He is the musical director for some of Malaysia’s top performers like the legendary, Sudirman. In more recent times, he has composed and directed several highly successful musicals including ‘SuperMokh’, ‘Lat Kampung Boy’ – for which he won the coveted BOH Cameronian Award for Best Composer.
In 2017, he was the music director, composer, and orchestrator for the grand and successful opening ceremony of the 2017 SEA Games held in Kuala Lumpur which was broadcasted live to all major ASEAN countries. With an impressive professional track record to date, audiences can anticipate an extraordinary performance!
Percussionist Steve Thornton is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Before moving to Malaysia in 1997, Thornton lived and worked in New York. In the course of his formidable recording career he has worked and recorded with saxophonist Sadao Watanbe, and continues this gig today. Thornton has also worked with and appeared on albums by Herbie Hancock, Mongo Santamaria, jazz legend Miles Davis, and pianist McCoy Tyner, as well as Tracy Chapman, Mariah Carey, and Michael Jackson. His playing is particularly well displayed on albums by jazz vocalist Tania Maria and by romantic crooner Jon Lucien. Most recently, Thornton released an album under his own name (“Nature’s Plan”), and appeared on a CD with Keiko Lee, a jazz vocalist popular in Japan.
January 25 & 26, 10pm
Admission fee RM64
(add our optional Set Dinner in your checkout to enjoy our lovely dinner menu)
Online reservation: www.noblacktie.com.my
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Tapas: Buy 1 free 1
Beer (by the bottle): Buy 2 free 1
Cocktails: RM20 each
House wine (by the glass): Buy 1 free 1
Spirits & liquor (by the glass): Buy 1 free 1
Promo valid from 6-8pm (Sundays to Thursdays only) and all prices are subject to 10% service charge and existing government tax.
*RM10 off for students with valid Student ID, at the door.