My Music Profile (Solo Musician)
I started my career in music in 1991 with “Southern Reign”, a band who is regionally known for country music. In 2001, I left the band to pursue my career as a solo musician. I cover mostly songs from the 60’s to the 80’s and I enjoy singing different types of music genres (country, pop, classic rock, smooth jazz, folk, retro). With my versatility to sing and perform different kinds of music genres, I had the opportunity to perform at many renown pubs and clubs in Kuala Lumpur and also perform with numerous great musicians in the local pub music scene.
Outlets which I have performed includes The Backyard Pub, Bernard’s Pub, La Bodega, The Social at Bangsar, Waikiki Bar, Ol Skool bistro, Royal Selangor Golf Club, Puchong United Club, NewCom Club, The Reef, Shah Alam Club, P.D. Yacht Club, Uncle Chilli’s at PJ Hilton, Hard Rock Café, Souled Out, Bulldog Pub, Dirty Nelly’s, Mandolin pub, Sanook Sportz Bar, Elinor’s Pub, Crossroads at Concorde Hotel KL, Equatorial Hotel Melaka, Armada Hotel PJ, The Pub at Shangri-la KL, The Grand Millennium Hotel KL, Holiday Villa Subang & Langkawi, etc.
The list of corporate clients I have performed for includes Shell, Fuji Xerox, ICI Paints, Toyota, BMW, Renault, Canon, Pfizer, Novartis, Jotun Paints, Epson, Mild Seven, Marlboro, DIGI, News Straits Times press, Standard Chartered, Nestle, Malaysian Tatler, Mayflower, Superbrand Awards, the MANZA ball, Malaysia New Zealand Annual Dinner, Watsons, Sunway Group, Esso, MAA Assurance, Tesco, Fitness First, Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, Sime Darby, Chartis, etc.
For enquiries for solo or band performances at private or corporate functions as well as regular gigs at pubs and clubs, you can email to me at email@example.com or drop me a message at my facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RaymondChia
Current bands I perform with…
I also occasionally perform with other musicians at pub and club gigs and also at weddings, private functions and corporate events.
‘The Union’ consist of band members (L-R) Raymond Chia (keys), Seen Teoh (lead guitar), Ridzuan Hamid (lead vocals), Gerard Singh (bass) and Arul Devadawson (drums); an 80’s music tribute band formed in 2009 to cover popular hits from the 80’s. ‘The Union’ has performed at numerous renown pubs in the Klang Valley and has also performed in many corporate functions. You can follow us at our facebook group page here.
Big Game is formed by Gerard Singh and myself in 2006, to pursue recording projects and music productions. We have so far recorded an album ‘Social Animals‘. You can check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/biggamemy
Mary Jackson & Raymond Chia
I also perform gigs with Mary Doreen Jackson during the weekdays. Mary has performed with numerous well known bands in the past such as Secrets, Mix & Match, Mystique, Majapahit, Artstream and Freedom. Together, we cover ‘light and easy listening’ songs from various genre; from the 50’s to the 90’s. You can follow us at our Facebook band page here: Mary Jackson & Raymond Chia.