Iskandar Ismail: The Music Man

$24.90

Monica Gwee

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Synopsis:
Iskandar Ismail has dedicated his life to pushing the boundaries and realising the possibilities of Singapore music, even as he has stayed resolutely behind the scenes. For the first time, get a rare insight into the man widely recognised as one of our foremost maestros. Composed of in-depth interviews and never-before-seen photographs, Iskandar Ismail: The Music Man delves into the triumphant, challenging but always tuneful journey of this Cultural Medallion recipient.

Experience the thrill of Iskandar’s prodigious years at Berklee College of Music and on the vibrant club circuit. Celebrate his commercial hits with recording stars Dick Lee, Andy Lau and Sandy Lam. Tune into his arrangements for the musicals Chang & Eng, Beauty World and Snow.Wolf.Lake, and his original compositions for Spotlight Singaporeand the National Day Parades. Learn how he overcame his cancer diagnosis to continue scoring international events like the Asian Games. As he finally steps out of the shadows, Iskandar Ismail: The Music Man looks back on the multiple facets of Iskandar Ismail’s life and sings to his success.

ISBN: 9789810768881
Format: Hardback
Size: 190 x 240mm
Pages: 128pp
Published: July 2013

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