I Wayan Balawan (born September 9, 1973 in Bali), better known by the single name Balawan, is an Indonesian guitarist and songwriter. He is best known as a Batuan Ethnic Fusion guitarist and his ability to play double neck guitar. Balawan has developed the 8 Fingers Touch Style technique, which also known as the Touch-Tapping Style. He is often regarded as one of the fastest guitarists in Indonesia. He is also called The Magic Finger guitarist among the world's music community.
He better known by single name Balawan and as Asia's first guitarist that has developed the touch style technique with 8 fingers . the touch-tapping style on a double-neck guitar. He formed bands: Batuan Ethnic Fusion and Gamelan Maestro Project, which combined the traditional Balinese gamelan music with jazz, fusion style, Balawan Bifan Trio (Balawan - guitar, Fajar Adi Nugroho - bass & Dion Wardyono Subiakto - drums).
Tribute to Jak Jazz 1988-2007 released: 2007.
Balawan - Magic FingersI Wayan Balawan was born in Bali - Indonesia September 1973, He Grew up amongst Balinese gamelan music. At age of 8 he began to play guitar and start his first band in the age of 14. He can plays rock guitar virtuoso style like Yngwie Malmsteen since he was 10 years old. In 1993 he went to Sydney and got a scholarship to study jazz at the Australian Institute Of Music for two years.
BALI GUITAR CLUB 1st Album. 0. Balawan with tuck n patty 1997. Balawan with allan holdsworth sydney 1994.
|1||Putri Cening Ayu||3:10|
|2||All The Things You Are||3:51|
|7||Theme For The Last Ketut||4:15|
|8||Our Love Is Here To Stay||3:59|
|9||Blues For Stanley||2:07|
|11||In A Sentimental Mood||2:23|
|14||Special Place In Your Heart||3:55|
|15||It's Allright With Me||2:41|
|16||Stella By Starlight||2:27|
|17||2 Minutes Noodle||2:17|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Acoustic Music Records
- Copyright (c) – Acoustic Music Records
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