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Thursday, 25 February 2010

Andra (Dewa19/Andra & The Backbone)

Name: Andra Junaidi Ramadan
Born: 17th June, 1972 (Jakarta, Indonesia)

Profile: A talented guitarist from Indonesia in a well known band called "Dewa19", currently Andra is busy with his solo project band called "Andra and The Backbone" where he is also the lead guitarist, composer and producer.

History: Started to exposed in music while joining an ECA in music at school, he dreamed to be a famous drummer, but quickly change his mind after seeing all his friends at school played guitars, a self taught guitarist who always plays various genre of Rock music.

While attending school he formed a band called "Dewa19" with good friend Dhani Ahmad, a rock band which later on evolve in playing Jazz. His style of playing consists of 70's and 80's Rock music and Jazz made him one of the greatest guitarist in Indonesia.

Influences: Joe Satriani, Dave Navarro, Scott Henderson, Flea (bassist of Red Hot Chili Pepper), Jeff Berlin and Pat Metheny

Axology: Fender Stratocaster, Ernie Ball Music-Man guitars and Marshall amplifiers.


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