|The John Thomas
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John Ashley Thomas started drumming at the age of 3 and played his first professional gig at the age of 15.
The trio combines the three musicians’ collective passion for jazz with Malaysian rhythms and harmonies. With an innate understanding of each other’s musical abilities and chosen musical direction, the trio’s inventive compositions and imaginative arrangements creates a truly unique sound.
John has collaborated with many established names in the music industry and has travelled around the world to perform. He has performed with Latin Grammy award-winning flautist Nestor Torres alongside the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, toured the Blue Note circuit in Japan with Motown legend The Three Degrees, and played at the Arts and Jazz Festivals in Korea, South Africa, Thailand, Taiwan, Penang , India, and Singapore.
John recently completed a world tour with Taiwanese singing sensation A Mei and a jazz festival performance with Nah Youn Sun. He has recently won the award for the ‘Best Young Musician in Malaysia’, an award bestowed upon him by Ministry of Information Communication and Culture Arts.
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