Tze, piano

Award-winning composer/Jazz-pianist Tze Toh writes for film, contemporary dance, multi-disciplinary projects and created Singapore’s unique contemporary Asia fusion ensemble the Tze n Looking Glass Orchestra.

His original music has been performed in Brazil, Poland, Spain, France, Scotland, UK, New Zealand, Japan, Indonesia and Hong Kong.

He has worked with Discovery Channel, international artist harmonica virtuoso Yasuo Watani, film makers Royston Tan, Ray Pang, Phil Mitchell (Infinite Frameworks), dance choreographers Jeffrey Tan (T.H.E Dance company), theatre director/artist Ramesh Meyyappan, sand artist Lawrence Koh and HK organist Marsha Chow (organist for HKPO) and YAMAHA/BOSENDORFER Singapore.

He has performed for the ASEAN Jazz festival series, IMEX (Indonesia Music Expo), Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Journey of the Youth Olympic Flame 2010 (Singapore Showcase, Auckland), MOSAIC music festival, and official opening of Singapore’s iconic Gardens by the Bay in 2012, UN Women Singapore’s SNOW 2012 Gala dinner and most recently YAMAHA/BOSENDORFER Singapore’s Grand Piano fair.

His debut fusion album Stories from wonderland recorded with his Tze n Looking Glass sextet, was selected by Business Times as one of the top albums of 2011, for having “helped shape music in 2011”, with the track An Indian folk song meets jazz winning first prize in the instrumental category of the UK Songwriting contest.

Awards

  • First prize winner 2011 UK Songwriting competition, Instrumental category
  • Semi-finalist(s) 2011 UK Songwriting competition i) Love Song ii) Olympic theme categories
  • Semi-finalist 2010 International Songwriting Competition (ISC), Instrumental category

See Tze’s mix of Jazz, Latin, Film and more at his repertoire list.