Jaye Foo (Jay) – CEO
Jaye Foo is a Singer/Songwriter, Performer and Music Producer. He started music at the age of 15 as a DJ and rapper, furthering his studies in different music schools including the Lasalle College of the Arts and Koyo Conservatory of Music in Japan, a partner of the prestigious Berklee College of Music.
He moved to Japan in 2012, formed and fronted a band called What the Funk?, which in just a short matter of time, received TV, radio and print exposure. Through his many performances, he reached out to thousands of Japanese. Currently, Jaye is part of a Singaporean duo known as The Glad Stones which has released 2 full length albums, toured abroad and played at festivals throughout Singapore. The Glad Stones have also been selected as Starbucks artistes and toured cafes. Their music video “Kopitiam Kaki” in 2015 gained over 54k views and they have been featured on national newspaper.
Furthermore, he has interned as a marketer at an indie record label in partnership with major record labels and now hopes to bring great music acts together at The Music Parlour to create and promote.
Justin Mendoza (Jaz) – COO
Justin Mendoza is a musician, songwriter and performer since the age of 15. He started off as a guitarist forming three bands during his youth for many years before he moved to Singapore from the Phillipines.
He played drums for a group called The Down Fall Theory which eventually turned into Audiocean as more members joined. Audiocean has performed at various major concerts such as Baybeats and the Youth Olympic Games. Audiocean also performed with West Grand Boulevard at Esplanade by the Bay in 2009. They have an EP record out (When Ocean Meets Sky) in stores now. In 2011, two of Justin’s bands, Three to Six and Ari and the gang, won both 1st place and runner up respectively at a big talent competition, outdoing 20 other acts. Audiocean’s song “Hollywood” was featured in Big Ear records Hits CD of 2009. They have also had radio exposure in 2009 to 2010 having their tunes played on 98.7 FM.
Justin pursued a Diploma in Audio Engineering in School of Music and the Arts and he now serves as the head in-house audio engineer at The Music Parlour.