[Sunday Times=Chris Lee Reporter]After being suspended for about 2 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indonesian musician Dwiki Dharmawan's international tour will start again. On June 26, 2022 Dwiki Dharmawan will make his post-pandemic premiere overseas with Yaron Stavi (Acoustic Bass/Germany), Asaf Sirkis (Drums/United Kingdom), Nguyen Le (Guitar/Vietnam/France), Boris Savoldelli (Vocal/Italy) and Ofer Asaf (Saxophone/USA).
The 1st International Moonjune Music Festival, Jajce 2022 will be held in the beautiful city of Jajce, Bosnia & Herzegovina on June 24, 25 and 26 this year. Dwiki Dharmawan will appear on the third day, 26 June. The MoonJune Music Festival will be held every year in June, and is always in a very beautiful place, and only features artists on MoonJune Music & Records. A series of the Moonjune Music Festival (IMMF) series which will be continued in the city of Toledo, Spain in 2023, then in Ubud, Bali in 2024 and in the Puglia region, Italy in 2025 to come.
This year Alexander Paul Dowerk, Asaf Sirkis, Bernhard Wöstheinrich, Boris Savoldelli, Dennis Rea, Dwiki Dharmawan, Beledo, Markus Reuter, Nguyen Le, Ofer Assaf, Sailyk Ommun, Vasco Trilla, Wadim Dicke and Yaron Stavi will perform in the beautiful city of Jajce , Bosnia & Herzegovina. Jajce is rich with almost two thousand years of long history. The event will be filmed and broadcast live stream.
Dwiki Dharmawan's journey with Moonjune Records began in 2015 when he recorded and released his debut album in collaboration with Moonjune Records, namely the album "Dwiki Dharmawan - So Far So Close" which was recorded in Los Angeles, United States, supported by Chad Wackerman (Drums). Jimmy Haslip (bass) and Jerry Goodman (violin), as well as two Indonesian guitarists Dewa Budjana and Tohpati.
In 2016 Moonjune Records fronted by Leonardo Pavkovic returned to work on their next work with Dwiki Dharmawan and this time it was recorded in London and supported by London-based musicians namely Yaron Stavi (Bass), Mark Wingfield (Guitar), Nicolas Meier (Guitar) , Asaf Sirkis (Drums), Gilad Atzmon (Bass Clarinet), Boris Savoldelli (Vocals) and Aris Daryono (Gamelan). The album, entitled "Dwiki Dharmawan-Pasar Klewer" then received a wide response from foreign jazz fans and became "Album of The Year 2016" from DownBeat Magazine (USA) and "Best Albums 2017" from jazzWise Magazine (UK).
In 2017 Leonardo brought Dwiki to Barcelona, Spain and immediately recorded two albums with Dwiki Dharmawan. At LaCassaMurada Studio. The first is “Dwiki Dharmawan – Rumah Batu” supported by Spanish maestro Carles Benavent (Piccolo Bass), Asaf Sirkis (Drums), Nguyen Le (Guitar) and Yaron Stavi (Acoustic Bass). The second was a collaboration with Markus Reuter (Touch Guitar), Asaf Sirkis (Drums) and Boris Savoldelli (Vocals) which became the album "Dwiki Dharmawan-Hari Ketiga". Both albums were released in 2018 and 2020. Previously, Dwiki Dharmawan had performed brilliantly at the 2019 Sarajevo Jazz Festival.
1st Moonjune International Music Festival innitiate by Leonardo Pavkovic and Borislav Krosjevic organized by Moonjune Music supported by The Municipally oo the city of Jajce. The Embassy of Indonesia in Sarajevo supported the present of Dwiki Dharmawan.
저작권자 ⓒ선데이타임즈, 무단전재 및 재배포 금지