Catur Hari Wijaya
African-Inspired Drum Circle
A dynamic world musician from East Java, Catur plays more than twenty instruments such as strings and flutes but he specializes in drumming traditions from West Africa and Indonesia.
He is passionate about uniting traditional music styles, regularly composing and performing works that draw upon traditions from Ghana, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, India and Indonesia.Catur performs at major festivals around Indonesia and has studied with master African musicians including Tuza Afutu, Boubacar Gaye, Mady Keita, Mohammed Bangoura, Bassidi Kone, Mbemba Bangoura, Ousmane Fall and Karamba Chissoko. Recently, Catur visited Mali in West Africa, to deepen his musical knowledge and to experience the traditional context of drumming in the motherland of Djembe.
For more information about catur, find him on https://www.facebook.com/c4tur?fref=ts.