A Date with a Legend: Louis Soliano, will be an evening of Jazz and amazing display of musical skills. A talented drummer and vocalist, with an undeniable passion for Jazz, Louis started his career by performing for VIPs during the Vietnam war in 1967. In his drumming career, he has performed for/with many world's influential figures unbeknownst to most of us in Singapore. In 2014 and at age 73/4, Louis Soliano was honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award 2014 at the Singapore Jazz Festival.
It’s our privilege to present “A Date with a Legend: Louis Soliano” as the opening event of Singapore Drum Fest 2016. He will be collaborating with world renowned pianist Benny Green who brings a hard bob jazz pianist style. Benny Green has been placed amongst the best and also a member of the prestigious vanguard of musicians keeping the jazz evolution alive. Popular jazz bassist, Dezron Douglas, known for his musical versatility will be in the evening’s line up together with Singapore’s very own local guitarist Andrew Lim. Together with Louis Soliano, Benny Green, Dehorn Douglas & Andrew Lim, this will truly be a night of remarkable music and moments.
To commemorate this wonderful event, a mini exhibition showcasing Louis' mysterious yet intriguing, glorious yet earthly life story. His trophies, achievements and photos since the 1950s will be on display for the first time. Be sure to catch a rare jem and a true legend - Louis Soliano.