Martin has been in charge of the music for this album. He has arranged, produced, mixed and mastered the album and also done various backing vocals in.
Martin has been an actor for 25 years, and has worked extensively in theatre, TV and film, but these days focusses most of his attention on his home studio (SonicPond),The current studio has been making music since 1997. In that time, Martin has produced over 250 songs for singer/songwriters, as well as hundreds of voice over demos for actors and backing tracks for vocalists.
This Mandarin-English album is the 4th album Martin has produced for Bilingual By Music.
Singer – Native Chinese
Chinese musical star Jenny Ding has recorded the famous and loved nursery rhymes in Mandarin. Her tracks were recorded in London when she was performing in the famous musical Miss Saigon. She is currently based in Shanghai and can be seen in the musical Spring Awakening and Rent
Kristin grew up in Norrköping Sweden. At age 20 she started working in London and has since appeared in various West End shows (e.g. Showboat, Chess, Napoleon, Pirates of Penzance, Peter Pan) on TV (e.g Family Affairs) and recorded voiceovers (e.g Nokia, Swatch, Clas Ohlson, TV8, MTV, Spotify).
She can currently be seen and heard in the Abba Tribute Band “Waterloo- with Katja and Camilla” which tours around the world.
Purple Wong is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Hong Kong. She works with a diverse range of international clients, creating illustrations for publishing, advertising, education and more. She makes use of vivid colours and full composition to express ideas.
Mandarin Lyrics and language advisor
Jing Deng created completely new lyrics in Mandarin for “Father Abraham” ,”My hat it has three corners” and “Kookaburra”. He also acted as guide and language expert on this album. Jing Deng holds a PhD in paediatrics, and also loves “fiddling” with music and words in his leisure time. His Mandarin version of Do You Hear The People Sing? from Les Miserables the musical has attracted several million views inside and outside China’s video sharing channel