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Indra Lesmana

Back to his earliest year Indra Lesmana has started his musical career at very young agewhen his magical musical talent and original improvisation strongly indicated throughouthis performance discovered by his late father, Jack Lesmana who's Indonesian jazz multiinstrumentalist legend. Leonard Feather, a British Jazz journalist wrote on his Downbeatarticle once and described Indra Lesmana as a true Indonesian jazz prodigy.

Grew up in Sydney, Australia, Indra studied at the New South Wales State Conservatoriumof Music and got many experiences with some local musicians. He went of ...read more

Back to his earliest year Indra Lesmana has started his musical career at very young agewhen his magical musical talent and original improvisation strongly indicated throughouthis performance discovered by his late father, Jack Lesmana who's Indonesian jazz multiinstrumentalist legend. Leonard Feather, a British Jazz journalist wrote on his Downbeatarticle once and described Indra Lesmana as a true Indonesian jazz prodigy.

Grew up in Sydney, Australia, Indra studied at the New South Wales State Conservatoriumof Music and got many experiences with some local musicians. He went off to Los Angelesin 1985 to sign with Zebra record/MCA record to release his two debut albums in US called"No Standing " and " For Earth and Heaven ". His singles " No Standing" ( from album NoStanding ) and " Stephanie " ( from For Earth and Heaven ) were successfully became thehits and top list of Billboard Charts for Jazz in US and number one in radio charts.

The strong character and idealism of Indra Lesmana brought him through many success inmusic industries, but he enjoy to live in the artistic philosophy of life.

Beyond his musical career and dedication, Indra has been also known as the jazz icon andthe Indonesian Idol's head of judges ( Indonesian Idol is an affiliate program of famousUK's/US' American Idol TV program ).

Up until today, Indra Lesmana has produced more than 50 albums and wrote hundred ofsingle hits since he released his first record at age 12.

Throughout his exploration in music, he challenges the limitations, genres and boundariesto expand his discoveries of creativity. He dedicates his life in music through his independentcommunity activities to motivates Indonesian young musicians.

His virtuoso performances, spirits and movements lead him to be the Indonesianmodern-jazz icon. (www.indralesmana.com) « hide

Similar Bands: Tohpati, Bubi Chen, JavaJazz

Silver
2005

Reborn
2000

For Earth and Heaven
1986

No Standing
1982

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