15 musicians and 6 vocalists came together from Kota Kinabalu, Kota Belud, Keningau, Tambunan and Ranau for 4 retreats in a span of 18 months with more than 12 mentors. Led by award-winning singer-songwriter Juwita Suwito and musician / social entrepreneur Wagner Daniel, this group, fondly known as the Fortissimians, are embarking on their inaugural East Meets West Tour on 1-4 May 2014. Their first stop: Ipoh, Perak! They will be joined by Melvin Goh on keys, Elliott Koon on drums and Terry Yeow (Altered Frequency) on guitars.
Come and celebrate this phenomenal journey with us in two nights of great music and inspiring stories!
Friday, 2nd May 2014
The Fortissimo East Meets West Concert featuring Juwita Suwito & Friends
Canning Garden Methodist Church, No. 20 Jalan Keliling, Canning Garden.
7:30-9:30 p.m. Call 05-5462023 for more information.
*Entrance is free
Saturday, 3rd May 2014
East Meets West at “Faces of Ipoh”
Sepaloh Art Centre, 8:30-10:00 p.m.
Chill out with Juwita Suwito in two acoustic sets amidst “Faces of Ipoh” with Melvin Goh on keys, Elliott Koon on drums and Bernedek Suni on bass with debut appearances by Roy Dinsim and Dulimah Yanggit.
Faces of Ipoh is a photography exhibition by Sepaloh Art Centre which runs from 27 April to 25 May 2014.
The East Meets West Tour is organised by Four Forty Records and will continue to the Klang Valley on 3-8 June and Kuching on 26-28 September 2014.
For more information, visit www.fourfortyrecords.com.