Jeremy Monteiro (pianist, vocalist, composer, jazz educator) 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.
He has served as artistic director of the Singapore International Jazz Festival in 2001 and the Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Festival in 2012
In November 2006, he became a Fellow of the London College of Music which is part of the University of West London in the UK. On 12th October 2006, Jeremy Monteiro was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures & Commerce in the UK (the RSA). Current Fellows of the RSA include Stephen Hawking. Past Fellows of the RSA include Benjamin Franklin, Charles Dickens, Gugliemo Marconi Yehudi Menuhin and Nelson Mandela.
In October 2016, he helped establish the Jazz Association (Singapore) Limited, to promote and encourage young musicians who are interested in playing Jazz. The Association also hopes to become a centre of excellence in Jazz.