Arthur was a child prodigy, drumming since age 6. He was the first and youngest candidate, at age 11, to complete his Grade 8/Pro Zone professional drum exam under the Rockschool Examination Board, since its introduction in Malaysia. Later, Arthur was awarded a full scholarship to Sri Cempaka International School in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur building a name for himself on drums and percussion. More of Arthur’s accolades have included the Malaysian Book of Records as the “Youngest Person to complete a Professional Drum Course”, receiving a certificate of Merit for this achievement alone. He also has received the coveted Modern Drummer Magazine’s, “Undiscovered Drummer Contest” as winner. He starred in and was the subject of the documentary, “A Day in The Life Of Arthur’’, as well as being featured in many popular magazines for his talent and contribution to youth and aspiring musicians in his home country.
Thru out his career Arthur has performed with many renown artists such as Japanese saxophonist Sadao Watanabe, Indonesia’s Harvey Malaiholo, Philippines contemporary jazz legend, Boy Katindig, Teddy Campbell (resident drummer American Idol), Billy Cobham and Tommy Campbell to name a very few. He has been a go-to drummer for years for some of the biggest award shows in Malaysia, including his selection as drummer for ’’Akademi Fantasia 6’’ (a kind of America’s Got Talent) which ran for 10 weeks.
Currently Arthur is working with musician Faizal Tahir on a nationwide tour. He is also an endorsee of SABIAN cymbals, Pro-mark Drumsticks, Latin percussion and Cadeson Drums.