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Bluesy ChildAid concert raises S$1.98m

Jazz pianist Monteiro, as music director, gives show a jazzy edge

KIDS HELPING KIDS: President Tony Tan Keng Yam (in red) and his wife Mary (to his left) and Acting Minister for Education Ng Chee Meng (third from left, front row) witnessing the cheque presentation by Singapore Press Holdings chairman Lee Boon Yang to two ChildAid performers, Sri Dhea Dhanira bte Mohd Riszuan, 10, and Nur Adrianz Bin Kamaruddin, nine. The beneficiaries of the funds raised are The Business Times Budding Artists Fund and The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.


SAXOPHONIST CC Lee, all of 12 years old, and double bassist John Koh, 18, wowed the audience at the ChildAid 2015 charity concert on Friday night, as they took on classic jazz numbers with the "King of Swing" himself, Jeremy Monteiro. The boys hit their notes with poise and