Athalie de Koning is an international singer and voice-over artist with a passion for Jazz. She has been listed in Thailand Tatler’s Top 300 List for three consecutive years as a leading expat in the arts. Athalie was born in the Netherlands, but has lived in Thailand, Malaysia, and England alternately over the years. She holds a Bachelor of Education in Music from the Utrecht Conservatoire and a Master of Education in Arts from the Utrecht School of the Arts.
Athalie has brought her jazzy style to venues across Southeast Asia and Europe, as well as New York. She has also lent her voice to several charity organizations, including the LEAF Foundation, the Gift of Life Foundation, Hands Across the Water, and Always Reading Caravan.
Athalie has worked for the Thai Royal Family several times. Most recently, she was commissioned by the Royal Palace to narrate a documentary about Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s SUPPORT Foundation, a Royal initiative to improve the lives of tribes around Thailand, entitled “Sillapacheep.” This project followed another documentary that Athalie narrated in 2015 about Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s conservation efforts in Thailand, “Chao Fah Anurak.”
Athalie had the great honour of singing for Princess Sirindhorn with her band Jazziam in the Forever 48 concert. She also shared the stage with His Majesty the King’s granddaughter, Khun Ploypailin, in composer Somtow Sucharitkul’s production Nemiraj. As a teenager, Athalie performed for HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana, patron of the arts.
Pang ♦ Saxophone
Pacharee Sa-nguanprasert, also known as “Pang Saxgirl,” is a protege of famous Thai saxophonist Koh Saxman. Pang is a versatile saxophonist and a improviser in styles ranging from smooth jazz to pop and funk.
Golf ♦ Piano
Golf comes from a musical family. Educated at Mahidol University of Bangkok and in Canada, Golf is comfortable on double bass and piano. He loves a good ballad or a nice soul edge.
Paul ♦ Piano
Paul graduated from Leeds College of Music in the UK with a B.A. in Jazz Studies in 2006. Since then he has toured extensively with jazz, pop, and classical ensembles.
Jade ♦ Double Bass
When he was 15 years old, Jade picked up the guitar to play folk songs. He discovered “swing” at age 22 – a graduate of Assumption University, he’s been walking the bass ever since.
Nu ♦ Drums
Sarun “Nu” Ganyl started playing the drums at age 10. He drummed his first beats at ‘Brasserie’ in his hometown of Chiang Mai, before expanding his horizons to Bangkok and beyond.
DJ ♦ Lai
DJ Lai was born and raised in New York. Moving between Asia and Europe later on, DJ Lai specializes in timeless danceable tunes – no complicated techno or EDM here! Get ready to dance it up to all your favorite classics from the 60s and 70s, all the way to today’s latest hits!
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