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Sun, 04 Sept


Music Mountain, Kota Damansara

Music Mountain presents Arthur Kam

Come and enjoy a drum-filled Sunday at Music Mountain's drum clinic featuring professional drummer Arthur Kam!

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Music Mountain presents Arthur Kam
Music Mountain presents Arthur Kam

Time & Location

04 Sept 2022, 2:30 pm MYT

Music Mountain, Kota Damansara, R-5-23A, Emporis, Persiaran Surian, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

About the event

Music Mountain proudly presents Arthur Kam!

Arthur has performed with many international artists such as Hong Kong superstar Jacky Cheung; world renowned Japanese saxophonist Sadao Watanabe ; Indonesia’s Harvey Malaiholo; Singapore’s Ramli Sarip; Anita Sarawak; Taiwan’s Fong Fei Fei; Philippines ‘ contemporary jazz legend, Boy Katindig: Jerico Rozales and Sarah Geronimo under renown music director, Louie Ocampo. Among world-class drummers he had played alongside were Teddy Campbell (resident drummer of the ongoing American Idol show), Akira Jimbo , Billy Cobham, and Tommy Campbell. 

In the local scene, Arthur has performed for most of the country’s top artists such as Siti Nurhaliza, Mawi, Jaclyn Victor, Zainal Abidin, M. Nasir, Ning Baizura, Lisa Hanim, Shafinaz, Camelia, Reshmonu, Adibah Noor, Vince, Aizat, Faizal Tahir, etc. He has sessioned for many big award shows like Anugerah Juara Lagu( AJL), Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian (ABPBH), Anugerah Industri Muzik(AIM), Chinese Golden Melody(CGM), Astro Star Quest and Astro Talent Quest(ATQ).

In 2008 he was selected by top arranger Ramli MS to be the drummer for the biggest reality show in the country, ’’Akademi Fantasia 6’’ which ran for 10 weeks. Later in the same year, Arthur achieved a world record. He was acclaimed the undisputed WINNER of the UNDISCOVERED DRUMMER CONTEST, 2008 (under 18 category), organized by the MODERN DRUMMER MAGAZINE based in New York. Arthur beat hundreds of drummers from all over the world to win this coveted title, thus making him the 1st Asian and the 1st drummer outside the Americas to achieve this fantastic feat!

He graduated from Berklee College of Music, Boston, with a degree in Contemporary Writing and Productions. He has performed for the Berklee Singer Showcase, Gospel Night, and The Harry Belafonte Tribute. He does many of the Berklee Recitals, plays for a General Business (GB) Band, and recordings for the Contemporary Writing & Production department and Music Production & Engineering (MP&E) Projects involving students and faculties. He had the opportunity to perform in the Berklee Commencement 2014 alongside Jimmy Page, Valerie Simpson, Geri Allen, and Thara Memory being the honorary guest. In 2014, he was on two European Tours with Cluttered Clarity ( for 3 weeks all over Europe and performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival and with Irma Seleman in Finland and St. Petersburg for the Close Encounters Music Festival.

Arthur was based in New York from Fall 2014 till early 2016. He has worked with singer-songwriters, artists, and bands from different genres in New York, Boston, China, and Malaysia. Arthur also recorded with Cory Henry and Sharay Reed. He has been playing for Jacky’s mini concert throughout 2015.

Currently, Arthur is back in Malaysia playing for the local scene covering various showcases from the underground jazz scene to private functions to singing competitions and awards both in the Malay and Chinese scene. He is also does a lot of recording sessions for various artists from Malaysia as well as overseas (China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, etc.)

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