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Jakarta Post

Jubing shines in his third `Delman' album

  • Harry Bhaskara

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, August 30 2009   /  11:55 am

This is the third album of classical guitarist Jubing Kristianto in as many years. Yielding an album a year is a feat without precedent in the country. It is a testament to his productivity, creativity and great talent. As with his previous two albums this one is no less enjoyable as it contains pieces familiar to an Indonesian audience, presented with a superb technique. Like his previous two albums, Delman Fantasy (Horse-drawn Cart Fantasy) is a collection of a variety of musical genres. His successful experimentation with a vocalist in this album as well as with a percussionist in one of his previous albums has proven his versatility and creativity as a guitarist and musician. The duo with noted tenorist Christopher Abimanyu in Delman produced a stunning classical piece that only validates the genius of song composer Ismail Marzuki in Indonesia Pusaka. The al...