You could loosely describe the Jawa Pitu Band as a 'world music', as we predominantly play dangdut — music from 1970s Indonesia which is a heady mix of Hindustani, Malay, Arabic and Western music. We play our own version of dangdut with additional inspiration from western jazz/groove and also Indonesian gamelan music. With 2 percussionists in the band, we also have have strong influences from African and Middle Eastern rhythms.

The Jawa Pitu Band lineup consists of
Yana Lestari — vocals

Pipin Jamison vocals
Musa Kanda — gamelan saron, darbuka, riq
, gendang, gongs
Ascelin Gordon — guitar, bansuri

Daud Maryanto — drums
Brett Johnson — fretless bass

Mick Honegger — percussion

To find out more about the Jawa Pitu Band, please check out the following links:

Listen to the band on Spotify. For other streaming platforms see here.

Keep in touch with us via socials: Facebook and Instagram.

For live footage from gigs check out our YouTube Channel.

For bookings or any quiries please contact:


For high resolution photos of the band see here, for more photos see

Previous Performances