From Bangkok, and led by the pianist and composer Teerapoj Plitakul, the band combines three of the best talents on the Thai jazz scene. Teerapoj’s style has been honed through his collaborations with an array of Thai and international artists, and his leadership of the groove and funk ensemble Rootman. US-born drummer David Parente draws on two decades of experience as performing musician, and is a regular at select venues in Bangkok. Bassisist Nutchapon Choossakul has played with a variety of acts and presented his own compositions on a number of prominent Asian stages.
Teerapoj Plitakul – Keys
David Parente – Drums
Nutchapon Choossakul – Bass
Pianist , Keyboardist , Composer, Educator
Born Bangkok,Thailand Bachelor Degree in Music Education from Chulalongkorn University ,Also Studied at Swiss Jazz School (Bern) , Ecole de Jazz de Lausanne(Switzerland).Join Jazz Faculty , College of Music ,Mahidol University since 2002 for Jazz Piano Instructor.Teerapoj performed along and record session with Thai and International Artist like Fabio Morgera, Tony Lakatos, Steve Cannon , Dianne Witherspoon , Magos Herrera, Grooverider, Ronny Williams , Longinue Parsons , Koh Mr.Saxman , Mr.Team , Keaw Carabao , Prai Pathomporn etc He is Rootman Band learders of Groove , R&B , Funk Band and Teerapoj Plitakul Trio .He Performed International Festival like Jarasum Jazz festival (Korea) , JazzMandu 2012 (Nepal) , Beijing NineGates Jazz Festival(China) , A Celebration Concert at Dhaka (Bangaladesh) , Thai Festival (Kathmandu ,Nepal) ,Thailand International Jazz Conference , HuaHin Jazz Festival ,Bangkok Jazz Festival , KL International Jazz Festival 2017(Malaysia)etc.
David Parente has spent his professional life as a performing musician traveling the world and sharing music. Music has been his passion from a very young age which inspired him to pursue a formal eduction. Parente holds a Bachelor Degree in Studio Music and Jazz Performance from the world- renowned jazz program at The University of Miami and a master degree in jazz performance from Thailand’s Mahidol University. Parente has over twenty years of experience performing, teaching, as well as writing and recording music. Having moved to Thailand in 2015, Parente is now currently the drummer at the Bamboo Bar at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel as well as performing at various other Bangkok venues. Parente has been a frequent guest performer with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra and has now joined on as a full time faculty member at Mahidol University’s Young Artist’s Music Program.
Electric Bass, Double Bass ,Composer
Born Bangkok,Thailand Bachelor Degree in Jazz Studies from Sillapakorn University ,Master Degree in Jazz Studies at rangsit University , Bangkok, Thailand .Nutchapon Performed around asia with many Band in Internatuinal Music and Jazz Festival like Singapore International Jazz Festival 2015 , Thailand Jazz Compettition , Thailand International Jazz Conference ,
He also Composer and present some of his composition at Southest Asia Music Festival 2017