Jazz Gunung 2014: Alms the Earth, Through Harmony


Jazz Gunung 2014: Alms the Earth, Through Harmony

by Muhammad Hilmi


Through the theme “Sedekah Bumi Lewat Bebunyi”, Jazz Gunung 2014 will be held on 20 and 21 June. As the name implies, this event was held in the highlands, open stage precisely Java Banana Bromo, Probolinggo, East Java.

Jazz Gunung is an international music concert featuring ethnic jazz composition, held every year in the mountains. The musicians performing on stage roofed open sky and a beautiful natural background. A harmonious blend of music, nature, and human beings so as to create the beauty of jazz and fetchingly mountain.

Jazz Gunung was initiated by three people who are very concerned about the world of art, namely Sigit Pramod, a banker and photographer who loves Bromo and jazz music; Butet Kartaredjasa, a versatile artist; and Djaduk Ferianto, music artists are often invited to perform abroad brings world music with a strong Indonesian characteristic.

Since 2009, Jazz Gunung held on the outdoor stage at Java Banana Bromo Lodge, Cafe & Gallery, Village Wonotoro, Sukapura subdistrict, Probolinggo, with a beautiful backdrop of the mountains of Bromo Tengger Semeru.

Jazz Gunung organized as a gateway to the heart of freedom of the soul, the natural wisdom of the mountains that has become a symbol of indigenous culture in the archipelago. It is hoped that present jazz music as a force capable of promoting dialogue that enriches humanity Indonesian civilization so that peace may serve as a spirit of jazz itself.whiteboardjournal, logo