Jugala Group

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Formed by Dr. Gugum Gumbria Tirasonjaja, the Jugala Group performs Jaipongan music: a traditional dance form emphasizing fiddles and drums. The appeal of jaipongang among the young, when it was first…
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Formed by Dr. Gugum Gumbria Tirasonjaja, the Jugala Group performs Jaipongan music: a traditional dance form emphasizing fiddles and drums. The appeal of jaipongang among the young, when it was first popularized in the 1970s, scandalized the establishment; an irony considering its formation had been an attempt on the part of the authorities to deflect interest from the immorality of American rock & roll.