Phunkmob

Live Act Jazz Modern Jazz Funk Jazz Rock
Phunkmob - Jazz Modern Jazz Funk Jazz Rock Live Act in Kuala Lumpur

Phunkmob Short Info

A driving pulse with interplays of improvisatory rhythms - The PhunkMob was formed in mid 2006 by drummer John Ashley Thomas and boasts a stellar line-up of Malaysia's finest young jazz musicians including TK on the keys, Fly on bass, and Wan Gigi on guitars. They will be showcasing original material in the jazz, funk and neo-soul genres.

Tk has played with numerous Taiwanese and local Chinese and Malay artistes and is also a prolific arranger and producer. He is an experienced and versatile musician who has played with many stellar musicians, including Motown sensations The Temptations (3 time American Music Award n 2 time Grammy Award winner vocalist Richard Street), renowned drummer Lewis Pragasam and has played with Farid Ali at the Jarasum Jazz Festival in South Korea. He is currently music director to Malaysia’s pop/jazz artist Atilia.

Fly,one of the top bassists around, has performed at the Bangkok Jazz Festival in Thailand, Mosaic Fest in Singapore, Penang Island Jazz Fest, KL Music Fest, Asian Symphony Fest in Tokyo and Osaka Japan, Taiwan Jazz Fest and the Jarasum Jazz Festival in South Korea. His credits include working with Nestor Torres together with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, 2006 BBC Jazz Award Winner Anita Wardell, guitarist Kazumi Watanabe, Eugene Pao, Jack Lee, John Neptune Kaizan, pianist Michael Veerapen, Mr. GambusFarid Ali, guitarist Jose Thomas, drummer Lewis Pragasam and percussionist Steve Thornton.

Guitarist Wan has worked with renowned South Korean singer Nah Youn Sun, Indonesian singer Harvey Malaiholo and numerous local jazz artistes including songstress Noryn Aziz, AseanaPercusion Unit, and Mr. GambusFarid Ali with whom he has performed with in China on numerous occasions. Wan is currently touring with Taiwanese pop superstar Fish Leong.
Guitarist Wan has worked with renowned South Korean singer Nah Youn Sun, Indonesian singer Harvey Malaiholo, Denise Mininfield and numerous local jazz artistes including songstress Noryn Aziz, Aseana Percusion Unit, Mr. Gambus Farid Ali and Andy Peterson. Currently an active sessionist in the local commercial pop scene, Wan has played in numerous TV shows backing a host of Malaysian artists under music director Jenny Chin, Aubrey Suwito, Mac Chew, Ramli MS to name a few.

The Phunk Mob has played at the Sunrise Jazz Festival, Genting International Jazz Festival, Mosaic Music Festival in Singapore,, jazz clubs around Kuala Lumpur such as Alexis, No Black Tie, Bangkok Jazz and NeroFico. Their debut album was released in mid 2012.

A driving pulse with interplays of improvisatory rhythms - The PhunkMob was formed in mid 2006 by drummer John Ashley Thomas and boasts a stellar line-up of Malaysia's finest young jazz musicians including TK on the keys, Fly on bass, and Wan Gigi on guitars. They will be showcasing original material in the jazz, funk and neo-soul genres.

Tk has played with numerous Taiwanese and local Chinese and Malay artistes and is also a prolific arranger and producer. He is an experienced and versatile musician who has played with many stellar musicians, including Motown sensations The Temptations (3 time American Music Award n 2 time Grammy Award ...

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Past Gigs Phunkmob

  • 08 | 2009 Singapore Mosaic Music Fest
  • 10 | 2007 Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok Jazz
  • 11 | 2006 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunrise Jazz Festival

Media

  • Video Phunk Mob - Good Morning He...
  • Video The Phunk Mob @ Bangkok Jaz...

Origin

  • Kuala Lumpur MY