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  Ep1Renowned bassist Nathan East discovers the lion city with Demon Chef, Alvin Leung and steals a taste of his current creation. He meets an old friend photographer Russel Wong and has the opportunity to document his journey in Singapore. He jams with music director and longtime fan Max Tu inspiring the Demon Chef to create his own mix of the iconic Singapore Sling. It’s all about inspiring friends –At Supper Club.

 
 
Nathan East
Nathan East

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Thomas and Gwendolyn East, Nathan is one of seven children raised in San Diego. At age fourteen he developed an interest in the bass guitar.  His early influences included Ray Brown, Ron Carter & Charles Mingus on upright bass; and James Jamerson, Paul McCartney and Chuck Rainey on electric bass. 

He attended University of California, San Diego where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music in 1978.

East has recorded, performed and co-written songs with Anita Baker, Babyface, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Elton John, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Quincy Jones, Al Jarreau, Kenny Loggins, and Herbie Hancock. He co-wrote the Number one hit song “Easy Lover” for Phil Collins and Philip Bailey. He performed on the Grammy award winning Unplugged album with Eric Clapton which featured the classic song “Tears In Heaven”(1992). East, a long-time member of Eric Clapton’s studio and touring bands since the early 1980s also played on Clapton’s “Change The World” which won Song of the Year at the 1997 Grammy Awards. Other DVD/Videos Nathan appears on include Babyface Unplugged (1997), Phil Collins “Live & Loose in Paris” (1998), Clapton’s “24 Nights”, “One More Car, One More Rider”(2001), Crossroads (2005), Fourplay “Live in Cape Town (2006), Andrea Bocelli’s, Vivere: Live in Tuscany (2007) & David Foster & Friends (2008).  Nathan appeared at the Barack Obama Inaugural Celebration Concert -  “We Are One” at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (2009)

 
Max Tu Yin
MAX TU YIN

Recognized as one of the most sort after music director in all of Asia – Max started his music career early and sold his first composition  to a record company at the age of 16.  He started as a bass player and established his first music group ‘ Blue Angels ‘.  Since then, Max concentrated his performance as a keyboard player and spent most of his time in the 90s as a dedicated arranger.   His repertoire covered over 3500 songs during his 25 year career.

Max has received numerous recognition such as –

Best Pop Music Arranger 1990

2000-2001 Golden Melody Awards

2002年台湾金曲奖最佳编曲得奖

2003年香港TVB8金曲榜最佳编曲得奖

1990年台湾金曲奖最佳编曲得奖

2009年台湾金曲奖《最佳作曲人奖》

 In 1998- Max took on live concert performance  and has toured with renowned artists such as Chau Wakin, Faye Wong, Jonathan Lee, Winni Hsin, Man Fong, just to name a few.  Max enjoys a relaxing bike ride on his JADE Harley Davison and a heartfelt home cooked meal with his friends.

 


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