Jeremy Monteiro | My Foolish Heart

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My Foolish Heart

by Jeremy Monteiro

A compilation from Singapore's King of Swing featuring a selection of the best tunes from 5 different albums
Genre: Jazz: Bebop
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1. All the Things You Are
9:59 $1.39
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2. A Night in Tunisia
6:45 $1.39
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3. Orchard Road
6:04 $1.39
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4. My Foolish Heart
8:38 $1.39
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5. Summertime
6:57 $1.39
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6. Blues for the Saxophone Club
5:44 $1.39
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7. Always in Love
9:32 $1.39
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8. All Blues
13:00 $1.39
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9. Carousel in a Child's Mind
6:59 $1.39
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Jeremy Monteiro (pianist, vocalist) has won critical acclaim in many parts of the world. He has performed all over the World in addition to numerous occasions at home in Singapore, where he has been dubbed "Singapore's King Of Swing" by the local press.

On 8th October 2002, Jeremy was conferred the Cultural Medallion, Singapore's pinnacle award in arts achievement.

On 28th November 2003, Jeremy was conferred the "Lifting Up The World With A Oneness-Heart" lifetime achievement Award by Sri Chinmoy, who is the leader of the interfaith Peace Meditation at the UN (since 1970) and also the leader of the International Peace Centre. Previous receipients of this humanitarian award include, His Holiness Pope John Paul II, the Blessed Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, scientist Dr, Jane Godall, sportsmen Muhammad Ali & Carl Lewis, Musicians Ravi Shankar, Roberta Flack and Sting.

In 1988, Swing Magazine of Switzerland called him "one of the best exponents of Jazz Piano". That year, he performed with his all-star band, Monteiro, Young & Holt at the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival.

Jeremy has been mentioned in more than 400 press articles in publications around the world, including Billboard Magazine and The Washington Post. He has a total of 21 albums to his credit. He has performed and/or recorded with the likes of James Moody, Michael Brecker, Lee Ritenour, Herbie Mann, Paulinho DaCosta, Ernie Watts, Charlie Haden and Simon & Garfunkel to name a few.

In June 2004, Jeremy performed with legendary harmonica player, Toots Thielemans, together with the members of his NYC Trio, bassist Jay Anderson and drummer Adam Nussbaum.

With another of his own bands, Asiana, he has performed at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas.

In late 1992, he produced the Ernie Watts album "Stand Up", joining an illustrious alumnus of Ernie Watts' producers, which include Quincy Jones, Creed Taylor, Don Grusin and Gilberto Gil.

In March of 1990, at the same time as Natalie Cole, he was admitted as an active voting member of the National Academy Of Recording Arts & Sciences (Los Angeles Chapter), and has voted at the Grammy Awards from 1991 through 2002.

As a composer, Jeremy has been awarded a Silver Medal at the 1991 International Radio Festival of New York, as well as finalist awards at the 1990 and 1991 London International Advertising Awards for best original music score (radio, T.V. and Cinema). He has composed or produced over 700 pieces of music and is listed in the year 2000 edition of Who's Who of The World.

He served as Artistic Director of the Singapore International Jazz Festival 2001, an event organized and presented by Singapore Airlines, with major support from Heineken and American Express.

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