Malaysian music books in the spotlight at Ipoh Music Symposium 2021


Ipoh Music Symposium 2021: Nusantara virtual programme on Oct 3 will feature an array of Malaysian music book discussions, including the Blues Gang box set and drummer Zahid Ahmad's 'Tuk Tak' biography. The 'Made In Nusantara' book, published by Britain's Routledge imprint, is the main roundtable discussion session. Photos: Handout

Malaysian music books are a rare commodity and the genre has had a good year with six music books in the spotlight on the last day of the Ipoh Music Symposium 2021: Nusantara online event on Sunday (Oct 3).

From hard rock to folk right to blues and Nusantara music, these six books, mostly in Bahasa Malaysia, will be the focus of a series of virtual events, including a roundtable discussion, author discussions and book presentations.

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