Esplanade Foreword February: Jukebox - Orkes Nuri

Esplanade Foreword February: Jukebox - Orkes Nuri

9 February 2018
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First presented as part of Esplanade’s F.Y.I series for schools in 2017, Nuri Terbang Malamwas performed by Orkes Nuri and directed by Syed Ahmad. Come catch Jukebox: Orkes Nuri as the team traces the evolution of Malay music from 1903 to the present.

About Syed Ahmad
Founder, music director, composer, producer and teacher. These are some of the words used to describe Syed Ahmad, an all rounded multi-instrumentalist who has been in the music scene for 20 years.

A champion of local music, Syed Ahmad is one half of Singapore indie legends The Stoned Revivals, drummer for the eccentric and eclectic group Tiramisu, and the founder and Mestre to Singapore’s first and only samba school, Bloco Singapura.