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郑泽相是马来西亚音乐家,于美国West Virginia University 毕业,师从Dr. James Miltenberger 和Professor Paul Scea, 主修爵士音乐教学法。


2007 年回到马来西亚,从事爵士音乐教育至今,过去任职于UPM, UM, UCSI, Yamaha Music Academy 等,拥有自己的音乐教室传授爵士音乐。他也时常到东南亚和亚洲国家授 课。


郑泽相活跃在马来西亚和亚洲区域的音乐舞台:曾经在各个爵士音乐节演出。他参与 的Unit Asia 曾经巡回许多国家:印尼,文莱,泰国,菲律宾,越南,日本,埃及,印度,土耳其, 德国,意大利,西班牙。他自己组成的乐队WVC Malaysian Jazz Ensemble 则专攻马来西亚和 东南亚,以及中国地区,曾经巡回到这个区域的各大城市演出。他也参与制作,编曲,作曲多 位歌唱家的专辑。在WVC 名下,他们已经出版了六张专辑。


与国内外的多位歌手合作,也已经出版了二十多张专辑,担任制作,作曲,编曲,音乐 总监,钢琴家。


2016年和2020年郑泽相荣获三项马来西亚重要的艺术奖:Boh Kaki Seni Cameronian Arts Awards,最佳独奏,最佳合奏,以及最佳原创作品奖。


郑泽相也参与电影原声音乐的制作,音乐剧的音乐制作(与汉制作:姚莉玫瑰传奇,玄 奘,地藏;以及纪录片Dhammayatra。与摩登南洋:Kopi Susu 1 &2。椰楼电影:新村)以及许多 音乐会的音乐制作。

Tay Cher Siang started his piano lessons learning classical music. He took up an interest in Jazz during his teenage years and began to pursue his musical journey as a jazz pianist. He received his Masters in Jazz Pedagogy under the tutelage of Dr. Miltenberger and Professor Scea.


Tay immerse himself in the education of Jazz in Malaysia and Asia, he taught at UCSI, UM, The Yamaha Music Academy and UPM. He is also teaching at his private studio, and giving master classes, jazz clinics throughout Malaysia and Asia.


As a pianist and composer, Tay has been touring extensively with his band WVC – Malaysian Jazz Ensemble, and also with a multi nationals band Unit Asia, to China, Taiwan, Macau, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei, Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, Turkey, Egypt, India, Italy, Germany, Spain, and the USA. Total of ten albums were released throughout the Years, with original compositions and arrangements. Tay is also active in producing recordings with various artists and singers in the region. He has produced 38 albums to date.


In 2016, Tay won three Kaki Seni-Cameronian Arts Awards, the most prestigious awards for Performing Arts in Malaysia, for his compositions and performances. Another nomination came in 2020, for his production of Shakespeare and Jazz concerts of which he bagged the best original composition award. He is invited to give a TedX talk at the prestigious 2018 TedX Petaling Street, and then perform with his band at the said event. In 2023, Tay was invited to be the Artist-in-Residence at the UCSi Music Department.


Tay is also the music director and arranger for various notable Singers and musical acts in the Malaysian live music scene.


As a composer and music director, Tay has been involved with movie soundtracks, Musical productions, and Theater works. He and his band played themselves in the Hollywood blockbuster “Crazy Rich Asians”.


Tay is currently the Chairman of the organizing committee of the annual Malaysian Jazz Piano Festivals. He also writes a bi-weekly Jazz Column on newspaper China Press and Sinchew Daily,, and he hosts a weekly Jazz radio program on City Plus FM. Tay has also curated music programs for live music venues such as The Venue, Royal Selangor and Titi Jazz & Music


Tay Cher Siang

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