Ali Akbar Sugiri is the music arranger and keyboardist from the famed Jazz Funk band The Groove. Ali is an exceptionally gifted, creative and result oriented Music Arranger with 13 years experience in determining voice, instrument, harmonic structure, rhythm, tempo, of a song for musical artists, band and orchestra. His notable professional experience includes Music arranger and producers for AFI 1 and 2 as well as AFI Junior, Rieka Roslan’s album (2003-2005) “Matahari“ and “ Bercerita,” Andien’s album (2005) “Gemintang ” song title: “Kucemburu,” Glenn Fredly’s album (2004) “Aku dan Wanita“ song title : “Dansa Yo Dansa,” and many more. Ali has also creates jingles for many commercials and become music directors for concerts such as Andien (2015).
Cecillia Cati Rahayu Wulandari Widjojo well known as Cati was born on July 6th, 1990 in Solo where she grew up. She started her music journey since she was a little girl. Cati feels comfortable and happy when she sings because she can share another part of the world to people through her voice and her music.
For the last 9 years Cati started to put her interest in singing jazz music. At first, she learned by being actively involved in the jazz community in her hometown. Later on, she learned as well through her college friends at Universitas Atma Jaya, Yogyakarta. Her singing is greatly influenced and inspired by many well-known Jazz Musician, such as Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Chet Baker, Anita O'Day, Eliana Elias, and Diana Krall. Currently, Cati is doing her study for Preparatory Program in Institut Musik Daya Indonesia.
Don’t miss Ali Akbar & His Fellowship Musicians with Ali (piano), Cati (vocal), Andri (drum), and Victor (bass) created exclusively for Motion Blue Jakarta. Watch them Live on July 14h & 15th, 2016.
|14. Jul. Thu|
06.00 PM opens
08.00 PM starts