Wow, it’s been an amazing year!
-> I was the opening act for my musical inspirations: fingerstyle legend Tommy Emmanuel & Jazz Guitar maestro Martin Taylor!
-> Performed at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra in 5 concerts including the Final Fantasy: Music From Distant Worlds concert in their Kuala Lumpur premiere!
-> Embarked on my first European tour with Tara Linda & The Tortilla Western Trio performing in Spain & Germany
-> Festival appearances at Philippine International Jazz Festival and the George Town Literary Festival
...And there’s still more music to close off 2012!
Here are 3 awesome upcoming shows:
POETRY AND MUSIC!
Tues, Dec 4: Book Celebration: Readings from Readings 2 | Doppel Kafe, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Readings by many of the writers | Music by Brian Gomez & Az Samad | 8:30PM | Free Admission
I’ll be playing a few solo pieces as a part of this book launch. It’s going to be a night of words and music. =)
Lot 2.04, Mezzanine Floor,
Central Market Annexe,
Jalan Hang Kasturi,
50050 Kuala Lumpur
THE EPIC OPEN MIC & A SPECIAL GUEST FROM NEW YORK!
Mon, Dec 10: Open Mic #3 hosted by Az Samad | The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Featured Open Mic Acts: Rafique Rashid, Froya & guest performance by Adam Rafferty | Sign-ups: 7:30PM Adam Rafferty: 8:00PM Open Mic Starts: 8:50pm | Free Admission
Come to Open Mic @ The Venue #3 on Monday, Dec 10th, 8pm with special guest funky fingerstyle guitarist Adam Rafferty! Come and watch this amazing guitarist all the way from New York City! 45-minute set yo! =)
If you've never heard of Adam, check out these video links:
For open mic acts, sign-up is at 7:30pm. 15 slots only! Featured acts are Rafique Rashid & Froya.
EVERGREEN MALAYSIAN MUSIC REIMAGINED ON GUITAR & VOICE!
Wed, Dec 19: The Malaysian Music Project with Az Samad & Cheryl Tan | The Venue, Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 9:30PM | Cover Charge: RM40 (inclusive of first drink)
Catch vocalist Cheryl Tan with myself performing Malaysian music! From classic songs from Sheila Majid, Sudirman, to modern favorites by OAG, Yuna & Mia Palencia!
This is a new ongoing collaborative project! Come and catch our first feature show together. =)
Lot C4.06.02, Connection Level 4,
168, Jalan Bukit Bintang,
55100 Kuala Lumpur
Thanks to for supporting my music! Hope to see you at an upcoming show. =)
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