With over four decades of experience behind him, Eddie has established, himself as a strong and diverse rhythm section player. Between New York, Los Angeles and Asia, he has been the driving force behind a wide array of artists such as Dave Liebman, David Sanborn, Lou Donaldson, Richard' Groove' Holmes, Ray & Tom Kennedy and Roy Eldridge.
Along with 25 Recordings under his belt, Eddie is definately a force to be reckoned with!
Eddie endorsed and uses Regal Tip 7AE Drumsticks and Regal Tip Whiskers Brushes.
Eddie teaches jazz and contemporary music in Lasalle and his students includes : Rizal (Aquanova)
Jenson Koh (Bozzworkz)
Boon Gee (Crazy Elephant)
Performed for three months for Holland America Cruise lines on the ‘Vollendam’.
Performed for Hank Lane Music, of New York City, working private functions throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Tour of Europe with the Billy Williams Quartet for three months that included performances and jazz clinics in several universities.
Performed for two weeks with Todd Coleman – Ray Kennedy Quartet in New York City.
Tour of Sweden with the Ray Kennedy Quartet for one month that included performances and clinics.
Tour of the U.S. West Coast and Canada for two weeks with the Pontiax Blues Band.
Performed for one week with Tal Farlow at ‘Elarios’ in La Jolla, California.
Performed with the Ray Kennedy Trio at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, U.S.A., that included concerts and clinics.
Performed with the Rick Haydon – Tom Kennedy Quartet at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, U.S.A., that included concerts and clinics both at S.I.U.E. and other area universities.
Performed for one month with the Dave Panichi Quartet in New York City.
Performed for one week with the Keeter Betts Quartet in St.Louis, Missouri.
Performed for one week with the Eddie Montiero Trio in St.Louis, Missouri.
EXPERIENCE: ASIABefore relocating to Singapore professionally, I played two separate engagements lasting three months each at The Westin Stamford Hotel, Singapore, ‘Somerset’ jazz lounge and bar with female vocalist, Charly Berdell.
Performed with the Louis Pragasam Ethnic Music Ensemble at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Singapore, ‘Brannigans’ club/bar.
Performed for eleven months at the Raffles Hotel, Singapore, ‘ The Long Bar’
Playing pop-rock, top forty music.
Performed for two months at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Singapore, playing jazz and adult contemporary music.
Performed for one week with the Jeremy Monteiro Trio at Jeremy’s Jazz Club, Singapore.
Live concert performance with David Ades Trio at ‘The Warisan’, Bali, Indonesia.
Performed for four months with the Chill Factor Band, a dance, R&B, hip-hop band at Emerald Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, ‘Sparks’ discotheque.
Performed for four month with the Doostar Jazz Quintet featuring vocalistBonnie Anderson at the Brown Sugar Jazz Club, Bangkok, Thailand.
Performed for two months with Eclipse Band, a pop outfit at Mae Ping Hotel, Chiangmai, Thailand, ‘Super pub/bar.
Performed at the Jazz Yatra, Mumbai, India with the Jeremy Monteiro Quartet.
Performed at the Singapore Jazz Fest with the Chromazone Band.
Produced, organized and performed for”A Night With Stanley Jordan” concert, Esplanade, Singapore.
Performed at the Harrys Jazz Fest with ,Grammy award winner, Brian Lynch.
PERFORMANCES SINCE 1995 RESIDENCY, SINGAPORE
Performed at the George Washington Ball, American Club, Singapore.
Performed at the HBO Christmas Party, Singapore.
Performed at the ‘Jazz Under The Stars’ function, Singapore.
Performed at the Mobile One ‘M1 Launch’, Singapore.
Performed for the late former President Ong Teng Cheong of Singapore at a Society wedding.
Performed twice for the National Arts Council ‘Concert In The Park’ series.
Performed concerts and clinics at National University Singapore, United World Collage and Lasalle Arts School.
Performed in the Mosaic World Music festival and the Da:Ns festival numerous times at the Esplanade.
Performed six nights a week, for 16 years, at Harry’s Quayside International Bar,
Boat Quay, Singapore.
I performed for 1 year at Southbridge Jazz, Esplanade Mall.
TEACHINGI have given private instruction at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, U.S.A.
I have been a clinician, in schools and universities, throughout the USA, Europe and Asia.
I was an ensemble and private music tutor at the National University of Singapore for 6 years.
I currently hold clinics and also give private instruction, for 14 Years, at United World College, Singapore.
I also hold clinics, concerts, lectures and give private instruction, for the past 8 years, at Lasalle Arts School, Singapore.
Albert Daily Eugene Pao Ralph Moore
All-4-One Jack McDuff Ray Kennedy
Art Davis Jackie Byard Richard ‘Groove’ HolmesBenny Green Jeremy Monteiro Rob Mullins
Bob Conte Joe Lavano Ron EscheteBob James Joe Ramano Spiro GyraCanned Heat John Beasley Stanley Turrentine
Clarence Palmer John Ore Steve BaileyClaressa Monteiro John Patton Steve Grossman Dave Burns
Junior Cook Tal Farlow
Dave Panichi Karl Denson Taramasa Hino
Dave Striker Lou Donaldson Todd ColemanDavid Liebman Louis Pragasam Tom Kennedy
David Sanborn Marcus Printup Tommy Turrentine
Doug Webb O’Donel Levy Valery Ponomarev
Eddie Monteiro Paul Quinichette Vanessa Rubin
Eric Marienthal Ralph Lalama Randy Brecker
Walter Blanding Stanley Jordan Dave Samuels
Greg Glassman Wynton Marsalis Wes Anderson Eli Degibri Brian Lynch Eldee Young
Keith Loftis Aaron Goldberg Gabriel Hernandez
Joey Calderazzo Roy”Little Jazz” Eldridge Kenny Barron
Kirk Lightsey Magos Herrera James Morrison
[LP] Billy Williams, ”A Happying For Sweden”, Seson Records, Sweden
[LP] Richard “Groove” Holmes, “A Swedish Lullaby”, Seson Records. Sweden
[CD] “Live At Harry’s”Vols.1 & 2, Recorded at Harry’s International,
Boat Quay, Singapore.
[CD]Big Mitch, “Larger Than ‘Live’, Recorded at Harry’s International, Singapore, for Surreal Studios, Alaska.
[CD] Christy Smith, “The Time Is Now Sessions”, Recorded at Lions Studio, Singapore
[CD] Mei Sheum, Mei Mei & Friends”Come With Me”, Sangaji Music, Indonesia
[CD] Mei Sheum, Mei Sheum & Friends”I Remember You”, Sangaji Music,
[CD] Tanya Chua, “Jupiter”, Recorded at Forum Studios, Singapore.
[CD] “Jazz In Singapore”, Kingsworld Management, Singapore.
[CD] Claressa Monteiro, “Now And Then”, EmArcy Records, Universal Music.
[CD] Marina Xavier, “When The World Was Young”, RDH Music Group, Singapore.
[CD] Claressa Monteiro, “Words Can’t Describe”, EMI Music.
[CD] Peppi Kamadhatu, “You Don’t Know Me”, Sangaji Music, Indonesia.
[CD] Marina Xavier, “I Thought About You”, Rain Song Productions, Singapore.
[CD] Syaharani, “Sayaharani”, Sangaji Music, Indonesia.
[CD] Nathan Hartono, “Nathan-Let Me Sing”, Yellow Music, Singapore.
[CD] Keith Loftis, “The Music of Keith Loftis Quartet”, Blake Records, New York.
[CD] Rick Smith, “The Liminal Man”, Singapore.
RECORDED “LIVE” WITH;
Billy Williams, St.Louis, Missouri – NYC, New York – Sweden
David Sanborn, NYC,New York
Kenny Barron, Rutgers University New Jersey
Rufus Reid, Rutgers University,New Jersey
Tom Kennedy, St.Louis, Missouri – NYC, New York –Sweden
Ray Kennedy, St.Louis, Missouri – NYC, New York –Sweden
Jeremy Montiero, Singapore – Bombay, India