Brandon is the founder of Progressive metal band COEN and a versatile session drummer with more than 15 years of experience playing globally on stage, touring and recording for various bands/solo artists/projects/musicians. He has performed for/worked with Grammy-award winning guitarist Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth), Grammy nominated keyboardist Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), and opened up for multiple Platinum recording band The Script, Golden Melody Awards winning singer Emil Chau, Golden Horse Award winning singer and actor Leon Lai, Jaycee Chan (Son of Jackie Chan), Wu Jiahui and Serene Koong.
Known for his YouTube video "How can you tell a good drummer and a bad drummer apart?" which has been viewed over 4 million times. Brandon continues to emphasize the importance of serving the song rather than yourself while playing with many different artists in a wide scope of genres, from the Pop, rock, latin and metal genre and a series of drum covers which can be found on his YouTube channel.
Brandon also has performed in Drumeo in 2017 and filmed a series of lessons for members of Drumeo. His videos on Drumeo has reached over a million people around the world.
Brandon Khoo uses:
Kick in - U851R, Kick out - BP40, Snare Top, Tom 1 - ATM350 Snare Bottom, Tom 2, Tom 3, - AE2300, Hi-Hat - ATM450, Floor Tom- AE3000, Overhead AB - ATM5045, Overhead XY - AT4050ST, China Cymbals - AE5100
Simon Yong is a Singaporean guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer who has recorded 2 albums “Personality Number 9” (1999) and “Flight Of Transcendence” (2008) with progressive rock band Zero Sequence, and 2 solo instrumental albums “Alien Stole My Whiskey” (2013) and “Nasty Catawampus” (2020).
He is a highly sought after musician in the tiny red dot and has also performed with international artistes such as American legendary drummer Dennis Chambers, Thailand’s guitar hero Jack Thammarat, Taiwanese pop icon Sam Lee, and Japanese metal band Babymetal guitarist Takayoshi Ohmura.
Endorses ESP Guitars and Audio-Technica, Simon has performed in front of a full-house crowd at the Singapore Indoor Stadium opening for The Script (2013), National Day 2015 at the MBS Event Plaza, the Rugby Sevens half-time show 2016 at the Singapore Sports Hub (National Stadium), opening for The Iron Maidens (2015), opening for Hong Kong rock legends Beyond (2019), SINGfest 2008 Fort Canning, Baybeats 2009 and 2013 Esplanade, Ignite! Music Festival 2010, and Mosaic Music Festival 2014 and 2017.
He has also toured and performed in Malaysia, Australia, USA, France, and Japan; and also appeared on radio and TV on several occasions. He was also one of the judges at the Singapore Polytechnic Crescendo 2007 singing competition final, a judge at the Singapore Drum Festival Drum-Off 2017 and 2018 Competition, a mentor for NAC’s Noise Singapore Music Mentorship Program 2017. While he’s not performing, he’ll commit himself to music education, masterclasses and workshops.
Soulful, funky, and energetic, saxophonist Daniel Chia serves up his signature brand of Disco Jazz as the hottest fresh act on the scene.
After getting in the studio with 2-time Grammy Award winning producer and guitarist, Paul Brown, Daniel's debut full-length album of original songs features the finest international smooth jazz artists. With his top-notch band of established musicians based in Los Angeles, "In The Moment" will take the listener on an unprecedented sonic adventure. The album garnered tremendous support and the pre-order of his album raised $10000 in less than 24 hours.
'In The Moment' was also named as the Top 27 album of 2017 by Smoothjazz.com and was played on more than 200 radio stations worldwide.
As Trevor James, Silverstein, Marca & Jody Jazz artist, Daniel is no stranger to delivering his brand of music to the world, thrilling audiences at the MIDEM Festival in France and the Sunburst International Festival in Malaysia. He has also performed at ZoukOut, Music Matters Festival, Mosaic Music Festival, Audi Fashion Festival and Earth Hour, amongst many others.
Since releasing his debut album, Daniel has performed in Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Korea, Japan and the USA. He was also invited to perform in San Diego with 4-time Grammy Award Winner Larry Carlton and 2020 looks set to be another exciting year.
Prepare for some uncontrollable foot-tapping, body-grooving, and soul-rocking - Daniel has made it his mission to make every show an unforgettable experience for his audience.
The seasoned performer from sunny island, Singapore, is not afraid to debunk stereotypes. Rocking out behind the synthesizers and saxophone has given Joanna a strong stage persona. Her performing journey began in 2005 and had since sessioned for different acts like progressive outfit - Zero Sequence, Singapore popular duo - Jack and Rai, The Simon Yong Band, DJs from Zouk SG, Heritage Singapore etc. She has also played alongside Uli Jon Roth (ex-Scorpion guitarist), Jack Thammarat and YouTube sensation Grandma Rock aka Grandma Mary.
Music has brought Joanna to perform in Cannes, Tokyo, Osaka, New York C- ity, Guang Zhou, Colombo, Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu. Locally, her more prominent gigs include festivals like Baybeats, Mosaic Music Festival, City65 Music Festival, NParks Rockestra, F1 Singapore.
Joanna now performs regularly at pubs, weddings and events with bands - Reverie, KINGS and Singapore’s very own Beatles Tribute band The Day Trippers, as their keyboardist and saxophonist. She is also the saxophonist for Singapore Eagles' Tribute Band - Johnny Come Lately, The Souls Singapore and Singapore Horn Trio - The Blackhorns.
Joanna is proud to be an Audio Technica artist and CME artist and a teacher at Thunder Rock School. Watch out for her debut progressive rock fusion album “Parallel Vortex” this coming July 2020!