JAKARTA– Sad news came from Indonesian musicians, Idang Rasjidi. The 63-year-old man died due to complications on December 4, 2021 at 23:35 WIB.
Idang Rasjidi born in Pangkalpinang, Bangka Belitung on April 26, 1958. He is known as a senior jazz musician and started his career in 1989.
The musician is also known for his expertise in playing the piano. In addition, he can also imitate the sound of various musical instruments such as trumpet, trombone, and percussion as the voice of two.
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Indang’s early career began when she met Abadi Soesman who invited her to join a children’s program on TVRI. At that time, he played as a bass player. Then Idang was trusted to fill the keyboard in the music group Abadi Soesman Band.
Since then the name Idang Rasjidi began to be known as a pianist who has a jazz color. He got his basic piano playing from his first piano teacher, Mrs. Kardana. Meanwhile, he can develop it by self-study.
Idang’s expertise in playing the piano was further honed after he interacted with his seniors Ireng Maulana and Kiboud Maulana. Then, he joined the Ireng Maulana Associate. He also gained a lot of experience with Maryono (saxophone), Benny Mustapha (drums), Oele Pattiselanno (guitar), Benny Likumahuwa (Trombone), Dullah Suweileh (percussion), Jeffrey Tahalele (bass) when they were in the band The Galatic.