Michael Veerapen is an established Jazz pianist, producer, record studio head and mentor who launched his career even before graudating from the prestigious Berklee College of Music with Summa Cum Laude in 1982, making a name for himself in the industry. At the 2017 SEA Games grand opening ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur, Michael was the music director, composer and orchestrator, which was broadcasted live to all major ASEAN countries.
Being the son of a musician, Steve Nanda started his introduction to jazz in his early teens. He started playing at gigs and festivals from the ripe age of 15 and continued his music career from there. At 16, he won Yamaha’s Best Asian Drummer award which also led his band to win The Best Asian Band award.