Celebrate Teresa Teng’s iconic tunes at tribute album launch concert, “Remembering Teresa怀念邓丽君: Melissa Tham and The Jeremy Monteiro Band”
April 16, 2018
By Ang Yi An
Singapore’s very own jazz maestro Jeremy Monteiro and songbird Melissa Tham releases jazz tribute album titled “Remembering Teresa: Melissa Tham and The Jeremy Monteiro Band” in remembrance of Teresa Teng 邓丽君. They will be launching the album officially on 14 April 2018 at the Victoria Theatre with a tribute concert titled “Remembering Teresa怀念邓丽君: Melissa Tham and The Jeremy Monteiro Band”.
Audience can expect to see Jeremy and Melissa performing the songs from the album alongside a stellar band of musicians including top Hong Kong guitarist Eugene Pao, drummer Shawn Kelley, flutist Rit Xu and saxophonist Julian Chan.
Jeremy and Melissa embarked on a journey to produce this tribute to Teresa in the way they know best, through jazz. Taking on a new jazzy and sophisticated approach, the fresh treatment still honours the original beauty of the songs. The audience can look forward to bask in the smooth sounds of jazz at the live performance on 14 April. Some tunes made popular by Teresa include ‘月亮代表我的心 The Moon Represents My Heart’, ‘我只在乎你 I Only Care About You’, and ‘甜蜜蜜 Sweet’.
Tickets for the concert are priced from $35 to $80 and are now on sale at SISTIC. The album, “Remembering Teresa: Melissa Tham and The Jeremy Monteiro Band” will be available for sale at the concert this Saturday (14 Apr) and online at the Showtime Online Store now and on iTunes by 20 April. The album will go on sale at CD-RAMA stores at selected Popular Book Stores from May 2018 onwards.