Mei Sheum

Mei Sheum had an impressive performance resume and several music festivals under her belt, Mei has emerged as the keyboardist of choice for many of the region’s best known artistes, including Chang Hui Mei, David Tao, Wang Lee Hom, Jacky Cheung, Andy Lau, Sally Yeh, Francis Yip, Eason Chan, Lisa Wang, as well as local artistes such as Kit Chan, A-Do, JJ Lin, Claressa Monteiro, Dick Lee, and Tanya Chua. She performed in stadiums and concert halls around the world. Her drive to deepen her understanding of the jazz genre has brought her to the US where she studied with Jim McNeely, Mark Levine and Hal Galper. She has also jammed with world-renowned artistes such as Wynton Marsalis, Ernie Watts, and Eric Marienthal.

Mei has also ventured into the theatrical scene. She took on the role of Musical Director in “I Do! I Do!” a production by the Golden Apple Dinner Theatre from USA, and performed in musicals such as Chang and Eng, The Haunted by Theatreworks and Judah Benhur. She has played in major festivals including the JakJazz Festival, Thailand Jazz Festival, Singapore Jazz Festival, KL Arts Festival, Chijazz festival, Esplanade concert series, Mosaic Festival and Heineken Green Room Sessions. She was awarded the Top 10 Songs Award on Radio FM 100.3 in their 1998 songwriting competition.