Sat 08th Jul, 2017
Swing Jazz Ft Dian Pratiwi
Dian Pratiwi started singing in her birthplace Jakarta/Indonesia joining the Primary School´s choir as the lead vocalist at the age of 13. That experience has inspired her to begin a professional singing career. In 1983 after moving to Bali her endeavours were
recognized with the "Radio & Television" award sponsored by the national Radio station in 1984.
During this time she participated at the “North Sea Jazz Festival“ and also started to perform with other professional musicians like Bernard Berkhout & The Swingmates, Bob Righter, Karel Boele and Martijn Van Iterson.
Since 2002 she has developed her musical career in Dortmund/Germany, where she joined the “Glen Bushman Jazz Akadamie” Big Band led by Uwe Plath. In his latest Project „East West European Jazz Orchestra“ she has worked together with various International musicians, in September 2007 with former singer of the, Count Basie Big Band“, Dennis Rowland, Jerry Bergonzi, David Liebman. Other performances include Jazz Festivals in Rostov on Don/Russia, Novi Sad/Serbia and Prag/Czech Republic.