Gaga Gundul


“Gaga Gundul” project is an artistic collaboration between the French band Peemaï and the Javanese collective Gayam 16 about Javanese music. The alliance of Gamelan’s tunes and percussions and western instruments, leads to new colorful sounds. Inspired by both Javanese tradition, with specific compositions for this instrumentarium, and western arrangement and improvisations, as Peemaï mixes rock, contemporary jazz and electronic music. Fred Poulet, with his sensitive and careful eyes, is currently making a film to talk about this creative human and musical adventure, and spread Javanese music and tradition.


  • March 2022: French tour with concerts, residencies, Gamelan master classes
  • From November 17 to 30 2022: Indonesian tour
  • March 2023: album recording in France with tour (concerts, master classes, workshops, meetings)
  • July/August 2023: album release French tour


Line up 


  • Hugues Mayot: tenor saxophone, keyboards, voice
  • Gilles Coronado: electric guitar, voice 
  • Alfred Vilayleck: electric bass, voice
  • Franck Vaillant: drums, voice 

Gayam 16 

  • Avyana Destyasti Lintang: saron, peking, demung
  • Sudaryanto: bonang, saron, peking, suling flutes, kendang
  • Azis Rifkyanto: bonang, saron, demung
  • Bevy Hanteriska: bonang, saron, peking, demung
  • Bagus Ariyanto Seputro Nasution: bonang, saron, demung

Teaser Gaga Gundul - Peemaï


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