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TAN BOON GEE

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Boon Gee

BIOGRAPHY

With beginnings in the indie scene, Boon Gee was Best Drummer in Yamaha Band Alert 2000. His band Ugly in the Morning too saw radio success, but his passion for jazz lured him into an intricate world of improv lines and syncopated beats.

A well-known drummer in the local jazz scene, Boon Gee has performed in many shows and music festivals, both here and overseas. He has also played with prominent international jazz artists such as Eugene Pao (H.K.), Marcus Printup (U.S.), Bob Reynolds (U.S.), James Flynn (Aus), Hakan Rydin (Sweden), Harry Happel (Holland) and Aaron Goldberg (U.S.). 



Boon Gee has also recorded with many international and local artists, including
Mildred Jones, Harry Happel, Jacintha Abisheganaden and Nathan Hartono.

FESTIVAL & TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Alliance Française Fête De La Musique 2011 

Singapore Arts Festival 2011 

ChiJazz Festival Singapore 2010

Mosaic Music Festival Singapore 2006

Singapore Encore Tour with Jacintha Abisheganaden, San Francisco 2004 

Singapore Encore Tour with Jacintha Abisheganaden, Los Angeles 2004 

The Jazz Yatra Music Festival 2002
India
 International Jazz Festival with Ernie Watts 
2001
Aberdeen International Youth Festival, Scotland
 2000
Kutchan Jazz Festival, Japan 2000

PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

Fred Perry 60 Years of Rebellion 2012
Crazy Christmas with Dim Sum Dollies 2011
December Rains with Kit Chan 2010

Feeling Good with Nathan Hartono 2007

Bob Reynolds 2007

Aaron Goldberg 2006

Eugene Pao 2006, 2005

Eclectic Blues Ride with Paul Ponnudorai 2005

Marcus Printup 2005

Jeremy Monteiro & The Chicago Connection 2005
Ernie Watts 2001

Cinderel-LAH the Musical 2003

TV BROADCAST

Silver Tribute Charity Night 2011 with Olivia Ong & Szinc, 
MediaCorp Channel 8
A Nation's Countdown 2003 with O'Donel Levy, MediaCorp Channel 5
Tonight with Gurmit Talk Show 2002, MediaCorp Channel 5

RESIDENCIES

Crazy Elephant, Ongoing: Tue-Wed, Fri-Sun 10pm - 1am

Jazz @ Southbridge, 2004 - 2010

Somerset’s Jazz Bar, 2001 - 2002
Bernie Goes to Town, 2000

UPCOMING SHOWS

NOONGEBEAT WITH JUNKENSTEIN
Esplanade Waterfront
01 May 2013 7.30pm - 9.30pm

SAMPLER

DISCOGRAPHY

A Touch Of Class at Somerset's Bar with Mildred Jones

2000
Mildred Jones

A Touch Of Class at Somerset’s Bar with
Mildred Jones

Jazz In Singapore

2002
Various Artists

Jazz in Singapore

Ugly In The Morning

2004
Ugly In The Morning

Ugly In The Morning

The Groove Merchant

2005
Harry Happel

The Groove Merchant

Love Flows Like A River

2005
Jacintha

Love Flows Like A River

Feeling Good With Nathan Hartono CD

2007
Nathan Hartono

Feeling Good With
Nathan Hartono (CD)

Regardless

2008
Daren Tan 陈世维

Regardless - 不需理由

Blue Love

2008
Francisco Raquiza 潘展鵬

Blue Love 蓝色的爱情

Feeling Good With Nathan Hartono DVD

2008
Nathan Hartono

Feeling Good With
Nathan Hartono (DVD)

The Liminal Man

2008
Rick Smith

The Liminal Man

Palette Of Colours

2010
Andayoma

Palette of Colours

Love Has Time And Season

2010
Maggie Ko

Love Has Time And Season

Open

2010
Maya Nova

Open

Feel About You

2011
Bevlyn Khoo

Feel About You