Grace Carolline Sahertian
Grace Carolline Sahertian is a jazz singer origin Bandung. Born in Bandung October 18th, 1985 from the father and mother named Janny sahertian and Mary Sahertian. Grace has a sister named Lydia Sahertian and Ariella Sahertian. Him family likes music, so that makes Grace was used to singing since childhood and he always imitated artists on stage.
Since the age of 3 years Grace loved to eat everything with ketchup, so that if there is not, Grace was not eating. At that, time he also had George (horhe) a yamaha guitar C-330. Grace called it his best friend because it is a witness of her creation. It turned out that besides good singing, Grace also could play an instrument.
Grace Sahertian such that people know in the world of jazz Indonesia. Grace completed kindergarten and elementary school in kindergarten and elementary school Christian Yahya Bandung. A Christian educational foundation that owned a large enough bandung. Then Grace Sahertian continu junior and senior high school in junior high and senior high school christian ST. Aloysius. We think Grace is a Christian; devout religious believers. Finally Grace continue study at Art and Design Faculty (FSRD) Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) in 2005.
Grace Carolline Sahertian have idol singers like Ella Fitzgerald, Bonita, Esperanza Spalding and Jill Scott. She also really liked the flow such as Soul Jazz, Jazz Fusion and swing. Actually, besides singing garace also has a hobby pictures, so he chose FSRD majoring in Textile Crafts.
Because like singing since childhood, when the high school grace has a band with his friend. That’s getting better as she joined the Klabjazz on 2007. In klabjazz Grace more and more to meet people who like jazz. She has three appearances at Java Jazz Festival, which was in 2008, 2009, and 2010. In 2009 Grace was also peformance in Ambon plus Jazz festival and Benny Likumuhuwa Jazz Connection. And this year, Grace Sahertian has joined together Straight Ahead, a group senior musicians of jazz in Bandung.
Grace Sahertian is typical of female singers with very frizzy hair. When junior high school, Grace had planned to make straight hair, but not doing. And now it’s one that distinguishes between Grace Sahertian with other singers. What is certain is that despite all of Grace’s voice is very distinctive, we have to prove it.
When we come to the pre event Jazzylicious II, in Paris Van Java Mall some time ago. Grace Sahertian’s voice that night make us shudder. Bandung night out rain, but we did not feel cold because the appearance of Grace Sahertian.
When Grace Sahertian and Friend, as they call themselves on the stage. Grace Sahertian and Friends personil is Grace Sahertian (Vocal), Tesla Manaf Effendi (Guitar), Sindhu Banyusekti (Bass), Edward Manurung (Drum). That night they also have an additional keyboardist Chris Stanley.
Grace Sahertian and friends brought five songs from Pat Metheny Group. The first song was Better Days Ahead, then follow by And Then First Knew’s. Their third song was Follow Me, a new continued with This Is Not the American. Grace Sahertian and Friends stop his stage in the night with the song See The World. Very enjoyable to get all of that. Bandung cold at night, suddenly fell hot.
Grace Sahertian is a friendly singer, she was never arrogant to the people who greeted his. Grace hope, Bandung can continue to produce creative people who offer innovation in many good things. And may the government Bandung city focus to promote Bandung in all aspects, because she felt Bandung increasingly for ther cities who are developing, really bandung have a lot of good potential.
Stay with Grace Sahertian, stay tune on Jazz Bandung.
Write by : andHa kp
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