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Joventino Couto Remotigue also known as Jun Kung (Chinese: 恭碩良; pinyin: ɡōnɡ shuò liánɡ; born August 18, 1977) is a drummer, singer and songwriter who resides in Hong Kong.

Jun Kung
Chinese name 恭碩良
Born (1977-08-18) August 18, 1977 (age 40)
Hong Kong
Origin Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Portuguese[1]
Occupation drummer, singer, actor
Label(s) Revolution
Website Jun's Blog

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BiographyEdit

He is known as “the drummer” in Hong Kong, and is also a singer, songwriter and music producer. Born in Hong Kong, he spent his early years in Macau and went to Drummer's collective NYC and continued his studies in music. In June, 1999 he released his first EP “Here & Now” and won the 2000 Hong Kong Commercial Radio Music Award New Artist – 1st place. In July of 2001, Jun released his 2nd album “No Where Man” and in 2008 an independent album “Ginja Rock EP”. As a musician, he was a member of Paul Wong’s band “Hann” and toured with pop singers in Hong Kong, including Jacky Cheung, who once described Jun as one of the best drummers. Jun was part of Cheung’s “The Year Of Jacky Cheung World Tour ‘07” for all 105 shows over 60 cities. After that, he was invited by Eason Chan to be his drummer for Chan’s sixth record-breaking theme concert, “Duo Eason Chan 2010 Concert ” at the Hong Kong Coliseum for a total of 18 shows, followed by the “Duo Eason Chan World Tour” which went on until 2012. Concurrently, Jun also toured with Faye Wong, Sandy Lam and more acclaimed artists in China and Taiwan.

Solo careerEdit

As a solo artist, there was “Jun K”, the long-waited 4th album that was released in September 2010 and simultaneously with the “Jun on The Moon Live 2010” concert. Jacky Cheung, Sandy Lam, 24HERBS and Terence Yin was the guests of the concert. Jun has returned to the big screen and played a part in "Rebellion” and created a very memorable character within the audiences and “Punish”, starring Anthony Wong and Richie Ren. Other than being an actor, Jun is constantly composing for movie soundtracks, his early works included “Time and Tide”, “Night Corridor”, “The Heavenly Kings”, “Gallants” and recently “Merry-Go-Around”. His original song “Here to Stay” for “Merry-Go-Around” also won “The 30th Hong Kong Film Award Best Original Film Song”. Jun is expecting to release his brand new album in the Fall of 2011.

DiscographyEdit

Order Album Information
1st Here and Now(EP)
  • Release Date: June 1999
2nd No Where Man (LP)
  • Release Date: July 2001
3rd Ginja Rock (EP)
  • Release Date: 2005
4th JUN K (LP)
  • Release Date: September 2010
  • Label: Revolution

FilmographyEdit

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Director
2001 Time and Tide
順流逆流
Miguel Joventino Tsui Hark
2006 The Heavenly Kings
四大天王
Jun Kung Daniel Wu
2009 Rebellion
同門
Sandpaper Herman Yau
2011 Punished
報應
Law Wing Cheong
Lan Kwai Fong
2012 Nightfall Wong's former acquaintance
2015 Triumph in the Skies TM's manager
SPL II: A Time For Consequences

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Interview
  2. ^ "Jun Kung". imdb.com. 

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