SENIMAN NEGARA DATUK (DR) AHMAD NAWAB KING OF POP JAMAL ABDILLAH LEGENDARY SINGER DATO’ KHADIJAH IBRAHIM
IN A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME COLLABORATION KONSERT GEMILANG MALAYSIA
KUANTAN & KUALA LUMPUR
Produced and Promoted by AMG Networks (M) Sdn Bhd
One of 2012’s mega concerts, Konsert Gemilang features 3 entertainment giants namely Jamal Abdillah, Dato’ Khadijah Ibrahim and Seniman Negara Datuk (Dr) Ahmad Nawab touring Kuantan, Singapore and KL from 29 September to 13 October 2012.
With almost a century’s worth of experience between them, the concert will take the audience on a once-in-a-lifetime journey through time with the artistes who have known and worked with each other for more than 30 years. To a large extent, both Dato’ Khadijah and Jamal launched their careers under the guidance of Datuk Ahmad Nawab, a composer with a knack for melodic tunes (some 2,000+ songs throughout his career from the 50’s) and a brilliant track record for drawing out the best in recording artists.
Highlights of the concert include a nostalgic and fun trip down memory lane with interesting anecdotes and experience-sharing by Datuk Ahmad Nawab, with Jamal and Dato’ Khadijah belting out the best hits that made the three of them living legends of the Malay entertainment industry.
￼Brief profile of Artistes
Datuk Dr. Ahmad Khan Nawab Khan is today the foremost Malaysian composer. He has written over 2000 songs and has worked with a myriad of artists including Tan Sri P.Ramlee, Saloma, Khadijah Ibrahim, Jamal Abdillah, Sudirman Arshad, Salamiah Hassan, Andre Goh and M.Sani.
He started in the 50s and was with the Orkestra RTM for 17 years. He received numerous awards such as the Merak Kayangan Award, the Bintang Malam Award and the highest appreciation given by the Malaysian music industry – the Seniman Negara Award. The award was granted by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail during the Anugerah Seni Negara event in 2006.
￼Dato’ Khadijah’s professional career has spanned some 32 years since emerging as ayoung star on the music scene in 1978. She quickly carved out an enviable reputation both as a live performer and a recording artiste.
Khadijah was the first female Malaysian artist to sign for an international company, WEA (now part of Warner Music Group), and went on to record eighteen acclaimed albums, singing with equal facility in both Malay and English.
Internationally, she is probably best known for her spectacular rendition of “Malaysia, Truly Asia” which has become synonymous with the country’s international tourist profile.
￼￼Jamal Abdillah’s meteoric rise to fame started in 1979, when he won the Bintang RTM competition. Widely acknowledged as the Malay King of Pop, his melodic vocal prowess and incredible range has endeared him to a legion of fans across Malaysia and Singapore. In his 32-year career, he also found fame in acting and composing.
Despite several of life’s challenges, Jamal has stayed the course as a top-in-demand artiste. Winner of numerous accolades and awards over the years in the entertainment industry, his musical collaborations with Datuk Ahmad Nawab has been nothing short of legendary.
Tickets to Konsert Gemilang are available at TICKET2U and priced at Kuantan : RM150, RM75, RM50.
Kuala Lumpur: RM500 (VIP section inclusive of Meet & Greet post concert reception) RM300 (front sec) RM200 (mid sec) & RM100 (back sec)
The concerts will start at 830pm.