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Memet Chairul Slamet: Music is in his blood

  • Cynthia Webb


Yogyakarta | Thu, September 29 2011 | 08:59 am
Memet Chairul Slamet: Music is in his blood

Courtesy of Memet Chairul SlametFifty-three-year-old Memet Chairul Slamet is founder and leader of the Yogyakarta music group known as Gangsadewa.

He composes most of their music, which could be described as alternative or experimental.

Memet’s grandfather was a musician at the kraton of Madura. His father played kroncong music, and he learned a lot about music and how to play th...