Ailin yong

Jazz Music Educator in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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:: Jazz is not a style but a lifestyle, it is not just music but a philosophy of life. ::

Founded "Jazz Teachers Training" in 2013, since then I have been conducting this course in various cities, including Kuala Lumpur, Klang, Ipoh and Taiping.

Over 25 years of music teaching experience in Jazz piano, Jazz harmony, Songwriting and Arranging, Classical Piano and Theory.

Jazz Columnist for Cari.com (https://column.cari.com.my/portal.php?mod=list&catid=188).

Executive Producer for an Environmental Album “你选择的现在,你决定的未来”, all music written by AiLin Yong, vocal for 2 songs. 2012.

Conducted “Introduction to Jazz Styles- Spirit, not History” to teachers, students and non-musicians, 2011. Also jazz appreciation sessions for children with no music background.

Composed, arranged and sung the song “Taib Jangan Bebankan Rakyat Sarawak” which received over 20,000 hits on youtube in a few days. On the opening night of Sarawak re-election in Kuching, Miri and Sibu, the song was sung by thousands of peoples .

Columnist for Oriental Daily on current issues and culture, 2008-2016.

Columnist for Malaysiakini Chinese 2010-2011.

Music & women's Columnist for “HQ” magazine 2010-2015.

Written jingles and arranged songs for more than 10 albums. Written songs for local Chinese and Malay, and also China recording artiste. 1991-93.

Keyboardist for GB Band in Boston. 1988-1990.

Debut album with group “焦点”, 1984, won the Entertaintment Award (娱协奖) top 10 bands, concert toured with Taiwan and Hong Kong artiste around Malaysia.

Composed theme song for Sin Chew Jit Poh 《学海》, sung by youth journalist camp held every year.

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  • Education
    • Berklee College of Music