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West Java: Sundanese Jaipong and Other Popular Music

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    In the late 1970s, a revolutionary new style of popular music and dance emerged in Indonesia. Called Jaipongan, it featured dance movements that were both erotic and humorous, and the accompanying music was dominated by exuberant, highly dynamic drumming. The selections on this record feature the singer Idjah Hadidjah, accompanied by Jugala musicians.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Idjah Hadidjah, vocals
    Suwanda, percussion (2, 6, 7)
    Jugala musicians, accompaniment

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Originally released in 1987 as Tonggeret
    Produced for ICON by Yale Evelev
    Original sessions produced by Gugum Gumbira
    Recorded at Jugala Studios, 1979-1986 Bandung, Indonesia
    Engineer: Basuki Leksobowo
    Remixed at Cubbage Sound, New York
    Engineer: Bob Cubbage
    Digital Mastering: Jim Shelton

    Design: Doyle Partners
    Cover Photograph: © Abbas / Magnum Books
    Additional Photographs: Fetiadi Tanzil

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2003 (All day)
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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79815

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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Tuesday, February 25, 2003 (All day)
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Explorer Series: Indonesia
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UPC: 
075597981520BUN
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CD+MP3
Description: 

In the late 1970s, a revolutionary new style of popular music and dance emerged in Indonesia. Called Jaipongan, it featured dance movements that were both erotic and humorous, and the accompanying music was dominated by exuberant, highly dynamic drumming. The selections on this record feature the singer Idjah Hadidjah, accompanied by Jugala musicians.

DescriptionExcerpt: 

In the late 1970s, a revolutionary new style of popular music and dance emerged in Indonesia. Called Jaipongan, it featured dance movements that were both erotic and humorous, and the accompanying music was dominated by exuberant, highly dynamic drumming. The selections on this record feature the singer Idjah Hadidjah, accompanied by Jugala musicians.

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
Idjah Hadidjah, vocals
Suwanda, percussion (2, 6, 7)
Jugala musicians, accompaniment

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Originally released in 1987 as Tonggeret
Produced for ICON by Yale Evelev
Original sessions produced by Gugum Gumbira
Recorded at Jugala Studios, 1979-1986 Bandung, Indonesia
Engineer: Basuki Leksobowo
Remixed at Cubbage Sound, New York
Engineer: Bob Cubbage
Digital Mastering: Jim Shelton

Design: Doyle Partners
Cover Photograph: © Abbas / Magnum Books
Additional Photographs: Fetiadi Tanzil