Young, aspiring & impartial musos

NADI Singapura

NADI Singapura is made up of young, aspiring, impartial musos who believe in uplifting their traditional drums and percussions like none other. 'NADI', which refers to 'pulse' or 'flow of consciousness' in Malay, features the most common Malayan drums found in Singapore.

Nadi, which refers to ‘pulse’ or ‘flow of consciousness’ is a newly formed ensemble made up of young dynamic and impartial musos who believe in uplifting their traditional drums and percussions like no other. Kompang, rebana, jidur and gendang are some of the most common Malayan drums found in Singapore, and Nadi Singapura proudly features these drums in their performances, in perfect rhythm and harmony.

Led by rebana artisan, Yaziz Hassan, together with prominent drummer/ percussionist, Riduan Zalani, NADI Singapura strives to instill a different approach on these Malay Archipelago drums. Dedicated to upholding while pushing the craft, they simultaneously utilize various polyrhythmic ideas, structures and techniques, adding a new breath of freshness to their presentation.

Nadi Singapura Ltd is a recipient of the National Arts Council's Major Grant for the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2022.

All About
NADI Singapura

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Story behind the name

‘Nadi’ means ‘Pulse’ or “Flow of Consciousness’

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Our Mission & Vision

Believe in uplifting the traditional drums and percussion.

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Who Are We

A dynamic ensemble which adopts an innovative approach in the presentation of drums from the Malay Archipelagoa

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