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Modesto Taran – singer crooner – Ref.Jane001

Semi finalist Xfactor philippines 2012 –

Modesto’s audition was aired on the 1st Week of The X Factor Philippines. He performed a heartfelt version of Frank Sinatra’s My Way.

Judges’ Comments:

Martin: “I think you’ve been waiting for this day, for long long time.”
Gary: “You did not do it Frank Sinatra way, you did it your way, and that is the way it should always be.”
Pilita: “That speaking voice of yours is talagang ang ganda-ganda.”
Charice: “You totally did it your way. I felt it that’s why I’m crying right now.”



The best in duo, trio or quartet.

Romy Posadas Trio and Art Manuntag Ref.008


This modern day crooner brings back the sound of old-fashioned romance. Arthur’s music moves people in ways you’ve never seen a performer do before. He truly is a very talented crooner that you can feel all the emotion and sincerity he puts in every one of his songs.
(The Philippine Star)


KRYPTON Band as drummer/vocalist (1981-1982)
Lead vocalist for “Elite Band” performed at Concourse Lounge-Manila Garden Hotel, Siete Pecados-Westin Hotel, Playboy Club-Silahis Hotel, and Tap Room- Manila Hotel. (1983-1984)
Lead Vocalist for “Lifeline Band” performed at Tipanan- Manila Peninsula Hotel, Tap Room- Manila Hotel, Concourse Lounge- Manila Garden Hotel, Siete Pecados- Westin Hotel, Shangri-la Hotel Lobby Lounge- Bangkok and Shangri-la Hotel- Penang, Malaysia. (1984-1987)
Worked as solo singer in hotels and bars in Bangkok, Thailand. (1987-1990)
Recorded the songs “Sinong Niloloko Mo” & “Bakit Ngayon Lang” included in the album “Di Mo Pansin” of the HOTDOG Band under VIVA Records as vocalist. (1991)
Joined Rodel Gonzalez (Band leader and founder of the SIDE A), as lead vocalist of the “Second Wind Band”, managed by TV Director Bert de Leon and Wyngard Tracy as consultant. (1992-1994)
Performed nightly at the fine dining of Barbareeba with Arminio Estalilla on grand piano. (1993-1994)
Asian style icon Ms. Bonnie Gokson saw Arthur in one of his gigs at Barbareeba singin’ then hired him to do one of the most prestigious and expensive restaurants in Hongkong called QuoQuo. (1994-1995)
Featured artist for “Miss Philippines-Hongkong” (1994)
“Soul 2 Soul”, a back to back series of concerts with Ella Mae Sayson at the Cosmo Bar. (1995)
“Cosmo Presents, Arthur and The Second Wind”, a series of shows sponsored by San Miguel Beer at Cosmo Bar. (1995)
San Miguel Super Dry Promo Tour-“Arthur with the Article Six”, a two-month series of concerts at the Streetlife Makati promoting Super Dry Beer. (1995)
Special guest of Jinky Llmanzares in her homecoming concert held at the Music Museum (1995)
“Arthur and Friends”, a Tuesday regular show at the Rembrandt Hotel with different guest artists weekly singing and jammin’ with Arthur and his back-up band Toti Fuentes (musical director), Rick Ilejay (guitar), Bobby Rasco (bass), Jerry Nalasa (saxophone) and Glenn Velarde (drums). (1996)
Performed with the Side A band in “Jammin’ with the Side A“ concert at PICC together with Ella Mae Sayson and Rachel Alejandro. (1996)
Several TV appearances with Sharon Cuneta in her Sunday specials “TSCS” (The Sharon Cuneta Show, 1995-1997)
Philippine representative for “International Song Festival” held in Jakarta, Indonesia with Ms. Ella Mae Sayson; sponsored by GMA Network. (1995)
Interpreted the song “Now And Hereafter” of Nonoy Tan, duet with Ms. Ella Mae Sayson for the 1996 Metro Pop Song Festival Grand Finals. (1996)
Performed at the Paskuhan Village-San Fernando Pampanga with Gary Valenciano, Grace Nono, Bo Razon, Bayang Barrios, Joey Ayala, and Bobby Gomez as Musical Director.
Performed at the Shangrila Plaza Mall for the “TISSOT World of Music-Christmas Special” with the UP Jazz Ensemble (1998)
Performed with several artists for the launching of NBC’s Joey 92.3 at Shangrila Rizal Ballroom
The Music Museum with Luke Mijares of SouthBorder and Rodel Gonzalez for THE REAL GROOVE concert (June 28, 2001)
Performed with Chad Borja, Retrospect atbp. at the Music Museum for the concert entitled “Jammin’ for a Cause” (July 14, 2001)
Recorded over 100 Radio & TV commercial jingles as voice talent and producer: The voice behind Super Dry “What’s On Your Mind”, Kenny Roger’s Roasters, Smart GOLD w/ Lani Misalucha, Colt 45, Coca Cola, Selecta Ice Cream, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Wendy’s, and a lot more to name a few. (1992-present)
For the record, Arthur is the very first male singer signed up by the Hyatt Regency Hotel to perform at Calesa Bar-HYATT with Rudy Francisco & Friends as his back-up band. Currently doing the Monday slot. (April 2001-present)
A back to back concert with Marissa Sanchez billed “Twosome, Coosome” with Jun Latonio as Musical Director and Dingdong Cabazor as Director. (May 15, 2003)
First solo concert @ Hard Rock Café Makati with some of the country’s finest musicians Romy Posadas, Roger Herrera, Ding Basbas, Ricky Posadas, Voltaire Pocio & Laura Austria. Special guest Bert Nievera. (September 26, 2003)
Hard Rock Café Singapore Concert billed “Sentimental Journey” w/ Bert Nievera, Willy Bayona & Eddie Mercado. (Nov. 9, 2003)
Hard Rock Café Birthday Concert (for a cause) billed “Jam For Sam” w/ guests Eddie Mercado & George Canseco. (November 24, 2003)
Shangrila Mall’s featured artist @ the fountain area for 3 consecutive days. (Dec. 5, 6, 7, 2003)
Main feature of Makati Shangrila for the 2004 New Year Countdown back2back w/ Spirit of 67. (Dec. 31, 2003- Jan. 1, 2004)
“An Evening Of Love Songs with Arthur Manuntag” @ The Narra Park of Ayala Alabang Village. (Feb. 8, 2004)
Did the opening act for the Spiral Starecase Concert held at th NBC Tent of The Fort. (Feb. 3,2004)
“Mommy’s Day Out With The Balladeer” @ The Hard Rock Café (May 9, 2004)
Main feature of Makati Shangrila for the 2005 New Year Countdown back2back w/ Flintstones & D’Gang. (Dec. 31, 2004- Jan. 1, 2005)
Serenata al Chiaro di Luna (moonlight serenade) @ the Fort featuring Arthur Manuntag & his Band (Jan.27, 2005)
Valentine Concert @ Shangrila Mall’s atrium. (Feb.12, 2005)
Valentine show @ The Century Park Hotel. (Feb.14,2005)
“LIVE BY REQUEST”- a regular radio musical @ DZMM’s Private Confessions w/ Jenny & Mari- channel 630khz AM radio every Thursday morning from 12:00am-2:00am (Phil. Time) and also heard via ABS-CBN’s TFC satellite worldwide. (2004-2005)
Main feature again of Makati Shangrila for the 2006 New Year Countdown back2back w/ Spirit of 67.
“Music of the Hearts” a very well attended first major solo-Valentine concert at the Grand Ballroom of The Intercontinental Hotel Makati (Feb.14,2006)
Hosting/Singing RJTV’s “Arthur Live By Request” w/ Romy Posadas Trio every Monday from 11:00pm-12:00mn
Appeared as Sitti Navarro’s special guest in her Cafe Bossa concerts August 11 & September 9, 2006 at the Music Museum.
A Classic Valentine Concert w/ Romy Posadas Trio @ The Hard Rock Cafe Makati – Feb. 14, 2007
Pryce Hotel Show with Shree of Viva Hotbabes July 5, 2007
“An Evening Of Songs Down Memory Lane” a solo concert for Martha’s Vineyard @ Meralco Theater August 1, 2007
Currently doing corporate shows, events, regular hotel and bar gigs around the metro the Century Park Hotel Atrium bar every Friday with Romy Posadas Trio .


A Certain Smile
A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
A Time For Love
All Of Me
All The Things You Are
All The Way
Alone At Last
An Affair To Remember
As Time Goes By
Autumn Leaves
Because Of You
Blue Moon
Blue Velvet
Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
Can You Find It In Your Heart
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Chances Are
Cheek To Cheek
Cold, Cold Heart
Come Fly With Me
Congratulations To Someone
Curtain Calls
Days Of Wine And Roses
Didn’t We
Ebb Tide
Fly Me To The Moon
For All We Know
For Once In My Life
From The Candy Store On The Corner
Georgia On My Mind
Girl From Ipanema
Goin’ Out Of My Head
Have A Goodtime
Hello Dolly
Here Comes That Heartache Again
How Do You Keep The Music Playing
I Get A Kick Out Of You
I Hear A Rhapsody
I Left My Heart In San Francisco
I Only Have Eyes For You
I Wanna Be Around
I Will Wait For You
I Won’t Cry Anymore
I’ll Be Seeing You
I’ve Got A Crush On You
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
If I Ruled The World
It Had To Be You
It’s Impossible
It’s Magic
Just In Time
King Of Broken Hearts
Kissin’ A Fool
La Vie En Rose
Lady Is A Tramp
Love Look Away
Love Story
Love’s Been Good To Me
Lulubye Of Birdland
Mack The Knife
My Foolish Heart
My Funny Valentine
My One And Only Love
My Way
New York, New York
Nice And Easy
Night And Day
No One Will Ever Know
No Other Love
On A Clear Day
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Once Upon A Time
One At A Time
One Note Samba
Only You
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Portrait Of My Love
Rags To Riches
Send In The Clowns
Side By Side
Since I Fell For You
Since My Love Has Gone
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Someone To Watch Over Me
Somethin’ Stupid
Somewhere Along The Way
Stella By Starlight
Stranger In Paradise
Strangers In The Night
Tender Is The Night
That’s All
That’s Life
The Best Thing That Ever Happened To
The Good Life
The Great Pretender
The Impossible Dream
The Last Time I Felt Like This
The Nearness Of You
The Second Time Around
The Shadow Of Your Smile
The Very Thought Of You
The Way You Look Tonight
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
This Guy’s In Love
This Is All I Ask
Three Coins In The Fountain
Time After Time
Tonight, Tonight
Too Young
True Picture
Two For The Road
What A Wonderful World
When I Fall In Love
When Joanna Loved Me
Who Can I Turn To
Yesterday I Heard The Rain
You Don’t Know Me
You Will Be My Music
You’ll Never Find
You’ll Never Know


Always And Forever
Baby Come To Me
Butterfly Kisses
Can’t Smile Without You
Cool Change
Dance With My Father
End Of The Road
Endless Love
Get Here
Goin’ Out Of My Head
Here There And Everywhere
How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
How Deep Is Your Love
How Do You Keep The Music Playing
I Believe I Can Fly
I Don’t Have The Heart
I Go Crazy
I Will
I’d Rather
I’ve Had The Time Of My Life
If This Is It
If You Don’t Know Me
Just Once
Just The Two Of Us
Just The Way You Are
Killing Me Softly
Knocks Me Of My Feet
Love Won’t Let Me Wait
Me And Mrs. Jones
More Than You’ll Ever Know
My Girl
My Love
Never Gonna Let You Go
On The Wings Of Love
One Hundred Ways
Open Arms
Said I Loved You But I Lied
She Loves Me
Somewhere Down The Road
Somewhere Out There
Soul Provider
Stand By Me
Take A Look Inside My Heart
The Lady Wants To Know
The Last Time
There’s No Easy Way
Through The Years
To Love Somebody
We’re All Alone
What You Won’t Do For Love
Whatever We Imagine
When I Need You
Where Did My Heart Go
You Are So Beautiful
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
You’ve Made Me So Very Happy



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