Jazz Muda Indonesia (JMI) is led by senior bass player Indro Hardjodikoro with young Jazz musicians from Indonesia. 12 year-old Kanhaiya from Bali who has played drums since the age of 3 fills the drummer position. Kanhaiya has experienced playing with Balawan’s Batuan Ethnic Band which has performed in many music events & festivals in Indonesia, including in Perth, Australia. Yongky Natanael plays piano for JMI. Yongky’s career went full blast while playing with the Young Boys Band at Indonesia’s Got Talent and Asia’s Got Talent competitions. Yongky played piano since he was 4-years old and now continues to study music at University of Pelita Harapan. Last but not least is a great singer with a strong and energetic voice. Gilang Samsoe who has just graduated this year (2017) at Institut Musik Indonesia gives JMI a voice. Gilang won 3rd prize at Indonesian Idol in 2010 and has sung at several Jazz festivals together with Indro Hardjodikoro.
They will perform at World Youth Jazz Festival 2017 and will also collaborate with some great musicians from Malaysia.