- Excel V. Dyquiangco
course, not in the altar - yet - but to a music career that has made him a
household name. No wonder Richard Poon’s all prepped up and stylish; he does have all
the makings of a classy superstar. His mother was a huge opera star in Taiwan and his
elder sister a singer, a dancer, a host and a theatre actress. So when the whole country
witnessed his soft, smooth elegant performance, and his boyish charm bursting into the
music scene in 2008, the hype was indeed unbelievable. He takes jazz into a whole new
level and gives it a new twist of his own.
Since then, Poon proudly graces many bars and lounges across Metro Manila, has
regular stints on television, does concerts to a packed audience, and gets invited to sing
at corporate shows and weddings as well.
Here, the big band crooner goes intimate with The Wedding Digest about his
humble beginnings, his difficulties in the industry, his ideal woman and his take on a