RIT XU

Harper's Bazaar (Singapore) - - THE NEWS -

How many flutists can you name? Well, now add 29-year-old Xu to your list. The award-win­ning com­poser, mu­si­cian and ed­u­ca­tor is well known in the lo­cal scene for be­ing a key mem­ber of jazz icon Jeremy Monteiro’s Jazz Brasileiro and clas­si­cal-pop fu­sion mu­sic group, Lorong Boys. All this in ad­di­tion to his own 10-piece mod­ern jazz band, Om­ni­form. Xu made his mark when he won first prize at the Thai­land In­ter­na­tional Jazz Solo Com­pe­ti­tion in 2011, be­fore mov­ing on to win the United States Na­tional Flute As­so­ci­a­tion’s Jazz Artist Com­pe­ti­tion three years later.

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