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Jakarta Event - Konser Jazz Simak Dialog

Keyboardist/composer Riza Arshad formed simakDialog in 1993. Living in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, this band couldn't avoid being influenced by the traditional sound of the gamelan ensemble. As one of the culturally richest and diversified countries in the world, Indonesia treasures a vast variety of art and musical forms that have been a global inspiration. Along with his long time member in the band – guitarist Tohpati, they develop certain color of their music to be part of world musical scene.

Their international debut, Patahan, was released in 2007, with worldwide distribution by MoonJune Records – subsequently gaining enthusiastic reviews in over 25 countries worldwide. The simakDialog band features six players: keyboardist, guitarist, bassist and three Sundanese percussions/metal toys.


Posted on December 2012












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