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Koh, born in 1973, studied Music Education at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand (1991-1994). He has attended workshops with several great saxophone professors such as Trent Kynaston, Roger Greenberg, and Harvey pittel, and Michael Paolo.
In 1990 Koh won the award for Best Outstanding Musician from the Thailand Coke Music Award Program. In 1991 Koh and his band were selected as the champion for the Nescafe Music Festival. In 1992 Koh and his band were again selected as champion of the Yamaha Thailand Band Competition and reached the finals in Japan.
Since then he has performed in over ten different countries and recorded five solo albums. He has also performed on hundreds of records, films, television shows, and commercial jingles.
Koh began his professional career in 1989, when he was only 16 years old. Later he became a member of different bands such as Boy Thai Band (Thai modern music), The Jazz Infinity (Thai Fusion Jazz) and T-Bone (Thai Reggae and Ska Band). Koh finally formed his own band called "The Funk Machine Band" playing fusion jazz, funky and pop jazz music and played in many clubs in Thailand.
During this time Koh performed with artists such as Bird (Thongchai Macintai), Jennifer Kim, Body Slam, Loso and many other top artists in Thailand. Koh also performed in several concerts and festivals in and out of Thailand such as:
and played in several important musical functions in Italy, England, Ireland, USA, etc.
Koh has released 5 solo albums as "Koh Mr.Saxman", 4 albums with GMM Grammy (in the genre of Thai Pop and Fusion jazz), 1 album with own production and the latest album –The Sound of Saxman– with Mellow Tone. Many of his songs got extended radio play and reached the Top on radio charts.
In 2003, Koh won the prize for the "Best Instrumental Song of the Year" with the song "Rush Hour" from his first album "Mr.Saxman."
Koh teaches music and saxophone in the music departments at Mahidol University, Kasetsart University, Rangsit University and at the KPN music academy. Koh has also organized the Saxophone community in Thailand into a society called the "Sax Society" (www.saxsociety.com) and he still continues to serve as an official Endorser of P.Mauriat Saxophones (www.pmauriatmusic.com).
Passionated by the Jazz music, today, he launched his own music house called "Chillin' Groove Records" promoted through www.chillingroove.com.
"Chilling music" symbolizes a new way to feel the music melody shared with other brillant artists within Chillin' Groove Records and called "Tasty Music"...
"Yes! Music will keep us alive…" (Koh Mr.Saxman)