July '18

Fun with Balawan crew

marvelous double-neck guitarist from Bali
performed with his energetic, cheerful band!

July '18

Many instruments… means a lót… of stuff to carry!

May '18

Summer 2018: festivals in The Hague + Rotterdam with new 4-tet!

MONTAN & LAUWERENDS Keroncong-Jazz 4-tet
Anna Montan vocal, percussion
Patrick Lauwerends acoust., el. bass
Zane Wayne Massey flute, sax
Renadi Santoso percussion, flute, guitar
Rahmida Patmawati/Nova Marseline Jav. trad.+modern dance

See AGENDA for dates and festivals

In 2018 we create new Keroncong-Jazz repertoire, with new sounds!
We create new arranged keroncong traditionals and original compositions of our own, in a cross-over of jazz with etnic keroncong elements, and lyrics in Englis and Bahasa Indonesia.
Where and when possible, our dancers join us, a very special addition to our music!

January '18

Putri Kedua – Music Theatre

We have started a new project: ‘Putri Kedua – Music Theatre’!  Nice and exciting…

Music, dancing en multimedia performance of Indonesian Keroncong and Western Jazz.
Point of view: the personal background of Anna Montan’s mother in historical context of the colonial past of the Netherlands and Indonesia.