ALMAN NAUFAL SWEETJAZZ DEBUT ON MLD FOUNTAIN JAZZ IN BANDUNG INDONESIA!

[BANDUNG, INDONESIA] Clear and windy evening in capital city of West Java must be a good time to go out to a park and spend the evening with friends or lovers. Kiara Artha Park, the whole new thematic park with a beautiful fountain in it, is open for public, and always packed with peoples. Here in this park, on 25th September 2019, a newly debuted group Alman Naufal Sweetjazz showcasing their music on MLD FOUNTAIN JAZZ. This event will be held monthly, so next month, you could see the performed band on 16th October 2019.
Alman Naufal Sweetjazz brings us a soft and a charming concept of jazz music along with an entertaining performance and a good vibe, which they had showed in its music arrangements and selected tunes. This group consists of, Alman Naufal (drums), Hera (vocal), Yopi (piano), and Kanggep (bass). You could see the clip of their appearence here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-C01U00-UQc) [AN Highlight])
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[BSJB EP. 3] Amazing Jazz Performances on The Special Stage of Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues – Heavy Jazz Aggression!



Samuel A Budiono (Piano), Donny Suhendra (Guitar), Alman Naufal (Drums), Aries Ardiansyah (Bass)

[BANDUNG, 2019.03.11] I love Monday seems real after witnessing a good evening in National Cultural Heritage, BP. Bumi Sangkuriang. Rich in historical values, the venue offers a warm memories that will contained in our heart for a long time. In their first special episode, not only one but two guests stars were on the show! Mr. Samuel A. Budiono and Mr. Donny Suhendra were on a ‘Special Stage’ along with Alman Naufal and Aries Ardiansyah. Long time ago, we know that Mr. Samuel and Mr. Donny had been in the same group called D’Marszyo, then right now, they’ve reunited on the stage and brought us a very good music.


Interview with Mr. Samuel A. Budiono

Regarding to the interview on ‘Alman Show EP.2’ with Mr. Samuel A. Budiono (link: https://youtu.be/AnXFLxCKjnk ), “D’Marszyo is obviously my very good time as a member, when i was still in Bandung and fun, Donny Suhendra is a very good friend and then with Uke, and at that time we actually tried to find a proggressive music, through that time we play also Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock whom at that time are very advance”, said the jazz pianist who’s also doing his career internationally and he’s also an accomplished architect.

On the stage, Samuel A Budiono (Piano), Donny Suhendra (Guitar), Alman Naufal (Drums), and Aries Ardiansyah (Bass) have been playing numbers of interesting jazz standards such as ‘Stella By Starlight’, ‘Feel Like Makin’ Love’, ‘Maiden Voyage’, ‘Straight No Chaser’, ‘Spain’, and ‘Cantaloupe Island’. Also with a beautiful original composition of Mr. Samuel called ‘Saji Raga’. An amazing and satisfying jazz performances had been showcased, with a series of improvisation, rendition of the song, and interplays that we all really expect to see in a jazz concert. (Watch the video of their performances on YouTube! [link: https://youtu.be/7vVu8_DT9PQ])


YD NAFIS/ MISTY NAFIS

Before that, we also had been given a blues music performances by Paper Cup, and Yoga Ogoy & Ali Ijun Band. Jazz and Bossa of duo Piano and Vocal concept had been performed by YD NAFIS/ MISTY NAFIS. In process for their upcoming single called ‘Kau Tak Sendiri’, they had played a good music with a good chemistry, that making a different vibe on the show


Yoga Ogoy & Ali Ijun Band

For furthermore info visit: @alman_naufal (Instagram), AN Entertainment ID (YouTube). Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues will be back with more of an interesting and your favorite artist and doorprize. Ultimately, we’ll see you on the next episode of Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues on 24th April, 2019!               

Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues is a monthly Indonesian music show held on the Ballroom of the National’s cultural heritage, BP. Bumi Sangkuriang. Its premier episode settled on 2019, January 16th. The show is the first and currently the only Jazz and Blues music spectacle with doorprize and variety concept. The Host of Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues is Alman Naufal and this show also aired on AN Entertainment’s YouTube channel as its first regular content.

[BSJB EP. 2] Fun and Entertaining, Good and Romantic Memories on Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues – Valentine Special!

[BANDUNG, 2019.02.20] February, the typical month of love is a nice moment for us to show our affection to the one we care. The same goes for Bumi Sangkuring Jazz N Blues who held a theme called ‘Valentine Special’, has given a thrilling set of show along with a romantic atmosphere.

Billy Saxo/Azis Saxsoul and Nissan Fortz are the guests star for its second episode of BSJB. After more than a decade experiences on showbiz, Billy Saxo is having a lot of tricks under his sleeves. A theatrical interactive performances and a romantic and jazz setlist has greatly entertain the audiences. The man who can do both of a mainstream jazz tunes like ‘Caravan’ and a sweet voice of ‘Come With Me’ has gave us a dynamics performances on stage alongside with the host’s band.

And then, the notch of the show is presented by Nissan Fortz ft. Alman Naufal Project. Upon successfully producing 2 albums ‘Day by Day’ and ‘Tarik Menarik’, the vocalist and guitarist is back with his new tunes called ‘Kisah’. The song expresses love deeply into its journey of pure love and mutual comprehension. On his Comeback Stage last night, he’s played the music greatly attractive in collaboration with Alman Naufal Project, where there are a lot of spectacles and interplays during their performances and the ‘Wayout Song’ has become the cloture piece of the show.     

Brief, the duo of a sweet saxophonist and the full of fondness song-writer have been giving a warm vibe with theirs appearences on a Ballroom of BP Bumi Sangkuriang.

Before that, Jhom Lemmon who’s played rock ‘n roll music also performing on the Debut Stage. Yoga Ogoy and The Reefer Wild in this chance was spelling a romantic tunes for all of us.   

For furthermore info visit: @alman_naufal (Instagram), AN Entertainment ID (YouTube). Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues will be back with more of an interesting and your favorite artist and doorprize. Until next month!

Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues is a monthly Indonesian music show held on the Ballroom of the National’s cultural heritage, BP. Bumi Sangkuriang. Its premier episode settled on 2019, January 16th. The show is the first and currently the only Jazz and Blues music spectacle with doorprize and variety concept. The Host of Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues is Alman Naufal and this show also aired on AN Entertainment’s YouTube channel as its first regular content.    

MAGNIFICENT PREMIERE SERIES OF 2019 BUMI SANGKURIANG JAZZ N BLUES IN BANDUNG

Wednesday, January 16th  2019, a lot of jazz and blues music lover and entertainment seeker had witness a brand new event in West Java capital city. Determined to be an event that always provide you special concert and event, Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues serves you a compilation show of various type and artist of jazz and blues music in one place. Not only that, there’s also a great news for everyones and all of concertgoers, because this occasion will be held monthly with a chance for you to get a doorprize in each of its edition. Then, feel free to come because AN Entertainment in association with BP. Bumi Sangkuriang and Bandung Blues Society is making this event free for all, free entry and open for public.

In its debut edition, it’s featured three performers, there are Krishnan Mohamad, Yoga Ogoy And The Reefer Wild, and Donny Suhendra feat. Alman Naufal Project. Krishnan Mohamad made his appearence in Solo Stage and had been showchasing a beautiful acoustic jazz guitar solo. Known for his speed and classical styles, this man brought a numbers of mainstream jazz repertoire such as “Route 66”, Waltz for Debby”, “L-O-V-E”, “In Her Family”, a medley of “Home” and “Power Of Love”, “Floppy Hat” and his original composition called “December”.

Moving into the second performer, Yoga Ogoy And The Reefer Wild. It’s a special day for this blues band that consist of Yoga Ogoy (Guitar/Vocal/Leader), Iwan (Bass), Yudiarso Wibowo (Drums), because they

had been making their debut through this event. In their Debut Stage, the boys are accompanied by the young pianist Vico Wibowo on keyboard, with five famous repertoires such as “Summer Time”, “Stormy Monday”, “I Need Your Love So Bad”, and “Simple Mind”.

Next, a legendary Indonesian jazz guitarist Donny Suhendra also made an appearance last night with several amazing jazz mainstream tunes such as: Little Sun Flower, Mr. PC, So What, My One And Only Love, Lady Bird, Sandu, and Sea Journey. Accompanied by Alman Naufal who’s recently finished his “Asia Tour #1” in Brunei Darussalam’s capital city last December, the member of ‘Krakatau’ have been making a great exciting memories for all of the spectators who’s wittnessing his performances. Donny Suhendra feat. Alman Naufal Project consisted of Donny Suhendra (Guitar), Alman Naufal (Drums), Aries Ardiansyah (Bass), YD Nafis (Piano).

“There are three main objectives of this event. First to preserving culture and developing, regaining function of Bumi Sangkuriang as National Heritage. Secondly, to facilitate a new musicians and a new generations to exhibit their work and music, and the last one is to provide an alternative of entertainment show and to expand the destination of tourism and culture in the capital of West Java”,  said Alman Naufal, the Director of Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues.

For furthermore info visit: @alman_naufal (Instagram), AN Entertainment ID (YouTube). Bumi Sangkuriang Jazz N Blues will be back with more of an interesting and your favorite artist and doorprize. Until next month!

AN INDONESIAN JAZZ DRUMMER MADE A SOLO DEBUT IN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM WITH A SPECIAL SUNDANESE CULTURE DRUMS PERFORMANCES

Image 01: Alman Naufal with Mr. Ambassador (Dr. Sujatmiko, MA) and Mr. Minister Counsellor (Ahimsa Soekartono) at Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia at Bandar Seri Begawan.

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (December 23rd, 2018). In his first series of ‘Asia Tour’, Alman has visited the capital of Brunei Darussalam to promote Indonesia’s culture, and his upcoming debut solo album. Carrying the style of contemporary jazz, this man has shown his ability of drums soloing with a touch of traditional sundanese melodies from an instrument called ‘Saron’ that played simultaneously with modern rhythms.

Image 02: Alman was playing an unique contemporary music with drums (modern rhythm) and saron (indonesian traditional instrument)

By playing a various modern rhythms on the drums and a traditional melodies on saron, Alman has successfully harmonised the swing, jazz and afro-cuban rhythms with the sundanese traditional pelog melodies.  This combination of modern and traditional
instruments and tradition giving a great result of an attractive contemporary ethnic music.