Chet Lam 林一峰

Instrument
singer, songwriter
Location
Hong Kong
About
Chet Lam is Hong Kong's own producer, singer, songwriter, traveler, label owner... in short, just another guy.

Lam started his own label LYFE Music in 2003, now has 11 critically and commercially acclaimed Cantonese, English and Mandarin albums and a long list of sold out live shows under his belt. In 2003 Lam and the Hong Kong theatre veteran W Creative put out an original musical <Best Memories in My Life>, the ten sold out shows not only became the talk of town, also started a trend of music theatres in the industry until now.

Much loved by music critics, specially in China, Lam has been notably awarded in various fields, including 3 times Best Folk Artist of the Year in the Chinese Media Music Awards in China, Best song written for a movie in Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan(Chinese answer to Oscar), Best Singer Songwriter in 903 Music Awards in Hong Kong, etc. Apart from being one of the most important Chinese music icons of this generation, Lam is also a best selling author with 5 collective writings published so far.

Lam's fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin and English in writing and performing has brought him prestigious opportunities to be invited to collaborate with a lot of performing artists around the world including the French Bohemian group Moriarty and Grammy-nodded Venezuelen accapella group Vocal Sampling, opening for k.d. Lang, pending national hits for acts such as Eason Chan, Stephanie Sun Yanzi, Elva Xiao, to name a few.

Apart from his own signature one man music show, Lam has been organizing concerts for such music acts like Hanjin, FAMA, at17, my little airport etc. with his label LYFE. From 2012 Lam has started another production house 'Seeing Creative', organizing a series of innovative shows and band shows. 'Singing Hands', rerun of the Arts Festival programme featuring percussions artist Arai Soichiro proved to be a big success, SC since has launched 'The Future Sounds of Hong Kong Music Festival, featuring 5 of the best Hong Kong based bands, with headline shows of each band in the summer.

In 2015, Chet teamed up with Why Interactive's Kevin Wong, musicians Vicky Chan and Victor Tze to set up the first Hong Kong based crowd-funding platform 'Music Bee' mainly for Chinese musicians and artists, has raised 6 millioans dollars in 3 years for different music projects.

香港創意工業工作者,音樂人,作者,旅行者。2003年創立獨立廠牌 LYFE Music (一峰工作室),至今發表個人粵語、國語及英語專輯十一張,並與不同國家藝人團體合作演出,如法國藍調樂隊Moriarty,古巴清唱組合Vocal Sampling等;2003年首度與W Theatre聯同茜利妹創作及主演音樂劇場【馴情記】,開流行音樂與劇場跨媒體合作風氣之先;2004年3月受香港藝術節邀請與Ketchup及the pancakes演出藝術節節目 【1、2、3到你】音樂會,十月於伊利沙佰體育館舉行首次個人演唱會;05年再度與W Theatre合作音樂劇場《你今日拯救咗地球未呀?》,並邀得蘇玉華任女主角;同年與流行歌手楊千嬅舉行拉闊音樂會;2006年開始替自己及其他獨立單位舉辦音樂會, 包括農夫、野仔、my little airport、at17及與the pancakes等,致力推行香港音樂及表演文化;2007年與W Theatre三度合辦音樂劇場《一期一會》,與東亞娛樂及香港劇場界精英攜手再掀起熱潮。2011年三月再度受香港藝術節邀請,聯同藝術策展人/歌手黃馨及音樂監製馮翰銘演出多媒體音樂節目及推出概念專輯<花訣>,叫好叫座,<花訣>專輯更在中國內地引起極大迴響。2006年至2011年,於劇場多次舉行<一峰一人一結他>演唱會,口碑載譽。

林除替中港台流行歌手組合如孫燕姿,蕭亞軒,陳奕迅,黃耀明,周筆暢,張信哲,梁詠琪等創作曲詞外,至今已推出五本個人散文作品【音樂. 旅 . 情】,【隨身聽 . 隨心唱】,【思生活】,【遊子意外】及結他譜散文集【一峰一人一結他】。曾獲重要獎項包括台灣金馬獎最佳電影歌曲獎、華語音樂傳媒大獎最佳民謠藝人及年度最佳專輯<花訣>、香港IFPI最高銷量新人獎、商業電台叱吒樂壇頒獎禮唱作人獎等。

2012年林推出出道十年首張新曲精選<家課>,並成立<思人創作>工作室,繼續以「用音樂養音樂」的精神,替其他單位舉辦音樂會,如敲擊音樂家荒井壯一郎的<The Singing Hands>,與及在暑假替香港獨立樂隊舉辦音樂節。

2014年,與友人成立《Leif Creative》,創作及出版集音樂,旅行與中英對照食譜於一身的案子《慢煮快活》(Slow Food in Asian's fast Cities)。

2015年,林一峰連同音樂人馮頴琪,謝國維,以及香港多媒體創作/製作公司Why Interactive推出專為獨立音樂而設的眾籌網站《音樂蜂》www.MusicBee.cc,希望為更多獨立音樂人提供機會。


Band members:
Chet Lam 林一峰

Band interests:
Dolphins and Whales, Travel, Sustainability, Up-cycling

Influences:
Jonsi, Janis Ian, Julia Fordham, Joan Osborne, Massive Attack, Peggy Lee, Leonard Cohen, Emmylou Harris

Record Label:
LYFE Music

(Quoted from facebook)

 

Past Gigs

林一峰與香港中樂團

14 Jun 2019 (Fri) 8:00PM - 10:00PM
15 Jun 2019 (Sat) 3:00PM - 5:00PM
15 Jun 2019 (Sat) 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Venue: 

林一峰Escape Live in Concert

13 Nov 2018 (Tue) 8:15PM - 10:15PM
14 Nov 2018 (Wed) 8:15PM - 10:15PM
15 Nov 2018 (Thu) 8:15PM - 10:15PM
16 Nov 2018 (Fri) 8:15PM - 10:15PM
17 Nov 2018 (Sat) 8:15PM - 10:15PM
18 Nov 2018 (Sun) 8:15PM - 10:15PM

Venue: 
Shouson Theatre
Hong Kong Arts Centre 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Ocean Park Drink n Music Fest 海洋公園歌酒節 2018

31 Mar 2018 (Sat) 7:15PM - 10:00PM

Venue: 
Ocean Park
Ocean Park, Hong Kong