Genre : Jazz
About This Act :
Dwiki Dharmawan creates jazz influenced by the traditional music of Indonesia, where he came of age on the island of Java. His band, Krakatau, is acclaimed worldwide and his newest project, the World Peace Orchestra (WPO), aims to bring social harmony and consciousness to the globe. The powerful lineup of the WPO helping Dharmawan create a new chapter in the evolution of jazz-while making music with a grander purpose. The Soul of Indonesia Various Dwiki Dharmawan's music pieces display a bit of "change" currently taking place in the arts in Indonesia. How the traditional arts define a cultural milieu are able-or otherwise unable-to deal with the challenge of making a new national identity through creativity. Dwiki Dharmawan is one of the Indonesian musicians who are always in a restless creative search, and he is now focusing on various traditional arts to develop new ideas and achieve innovation.