Donny Suhendra


July 5, 2022

Donny Suhendra (9 November 1957 – 19 June 2022) was an Indonesian guitarist and musician.

Curriculum Vitae

He started his career in 1977 as the guitarist for the band WE. In 1978-1982, he studied at ITB majoring in fine arts and design. Then in 1979 joined the rock band G'Brill in the city of Bandung. And in 1981 founded the band Fusion D'Marzio and made a recording with singer Rien Djamain. In 1985, he co-founded the band KRAKATAU with Dwiki Dharmawan, Budhy Haryono and Pra Budi Dharma, who later joined the Festival at the YAMAHA LIGHT MUSIC CONTEST Tokyo Japan in 1985. Donny also received several awards, including being the Best Guitarist in Indonesia from YAMAHA. LIGHT MUSIC CONTEST in 1985. Then in 1991 formed the Band Scene with Indra Lesmana, Gilang Ramadhan, Hari Moekti, and Mates, and made 3 albums. Also in the same year joined as guitarist JAVA JAZZ Band which produced the album Sabda Prana and performed several shows in several cities in America. In addition, he is also active as a session player for several recording artists. In 1999, he made a solo album "Here is life". Currently, Donny Suhendra is a member of the NERA Band with Gilang Ramadhan, Ivan Nestorman, Krisna Prameswara, and Adi Dharmawan. In addition, in 2006 he took part in the making of the album Syaharani & the Queenfireworks and is still actively touring with Syaharani & The Esqief. Another activity carried out by Donny Suhendra to date is as a teacher in the field of music. a.l. Participated in establishing the Gladiresik Music Lab music school together with Todung Pandjaitan. Donny Suhendra died on June 19, 2022 due to asthma, and had been hospitalized for two weeks, shortly after his concert with Syaharani & the Queenfireworks in Jombang.



List of albums: Krakatoa La Samba Primadona Back One You come


List of albums: Scene One step ahead / One Word Ozone Java Jazz List of albums: Pranic Words Java Jazz - Joy Joy Joy



Syaharani & the Queenfireworks

For you Anytime There's always love

Solo album

Here is Life Here is Life(Repackage)

Krakatoa Reunion

Krakatoa Chapter One Krakatoa Chapter Two

Session player

Filling guitar for artist artists include:

External links

Donny Suhendra - Indonesian Guitar Hero Donny Suhendra - Facebook Interview with Donny Suhendra About Donny Suhendra

Donny Suhendra's Guitar Setting

Donny Suhendra Gears Donny Suhendra Acoustic Settings Donny Suhendra Recording Settings