Residency Dates
  • October 2014 – October 2014
OneBeat 2014

Likumahuwa is a bass player from Jakarta, Indonesia. The son of a bossa nova
singer and a jazz musician, Barry took to music at a young age. Currently, he
is the leader of BLP, a contemporary jazz group incorporating hip-hop and
traditional West Javanese, Moluccan & Balinese influences. BLP’s music
addresses issues of identity, unity and other social issues facing Indonesia.
He has performed at major festivals in Indonesia, such as the Java Jazz
Festival, as well as international festivals, including the Taichung Jazz
Festival and Vienna Jazz Festival, and renowned clubs such as No Black Tie in
Kuala Lumpur and the Blue Note in Tokyo. In addition to being a sought-after
bass player, Barry has produced and engineered numerous albums for
up-and-coming Indonesian artists in his community.