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Indra Lesmana

Indra Lesmana is Indonesian jazz musician, composer, arranger & producer. He was born in 1966 as the youngest son of Indonesian legends Jack Lesmana and Nien Lesmana. He's called a wonder kid since he started his performance career on keyboards at very young age. He released his first solo album at age 12. He received scholarship grand from the Australian government to study at Conservatorium of Music in Sydney. He has produced more than 60 albums and received many achievements. His virtuoso performances, talent, spirit and dedication lead him to be the Indonesian modern-jazz icon.


Best Jazz/Pop Keyboards Instrumentalist - Gadis [1989] Best Pop Selling Album : “Aku Ingin“ - BASF Awards [1990] Diamond Achievement Awards - De Beers Diamond [1995] Best Jazz/Fusion Album" producer : Ermi Kullit " Saat Yang Terindah “ - 4th AMI Awards [2000] Best Jazz Vocalist - News Music Awards [2001] Best Keyboardist - News Music Awards [2001] Best Instrumental Song : “ Reborn “ - 5th AMI Awards [2001] Best Jazz/Contemporary Jazz Album" producer : Andien " Kinanti “ - 6th AMI Awards [2002] Best Score/Soundtrack : “ Rumah Ke Tujuh “- Festival Film Bandung [2003] Best Jazz/Contemporary Jazz Artist : 7th AMI Awards [2003] Best Jazz Song : “Mimpi & Rumah ke Tujuh“ - 7th AMI Awards [2003] Best Jazz Arranger : “Mimpi & Rumah ke Tujuh“ - 7th AMI Awards [2003] Best Jazz Producer : “OST Rumah ke Tujuh“ - 7th AMI Awards [2003] Most Radical Musician : Nokia 7600 [2004] Rolling Stones magazine 41st Best Indonesian Album of All Time : "Reborn" [2007] Most Favorite Jazz Player : Jak Jazz Festival [2008] Rolling Stones magazine 68th Best Indonesian Song (1950-2008) : "Aku Ingin" [2009] Australian Award for Cultural & Art [2010] Most Prominent Jazz Musician : 33rd Jazz Goes to Campus - 4th JGTC Award [2010] Best Jazz Artist Instrumental Performance : 14th AMI Award [2011] Most Influential Indonesian Musician on Twitter [2011] Brand Personality Award / Contribution to the world of Jazz Music : Asia Pacific Brand Foundation [2012]


Yamaha CFIIIs, Fender Rhodes Mark I 1973, Mini Moog, Hammond Melodica 44 keys, Hammond XB I, CME Keyboard controller, Rolland JP 8000


" Indra Lesmana is a true Indonesian jazz prodigy" by Leonard Feather.


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