Nayra Dharma

Nayra Arissa Dharma was born on the 4th of June, 2000 in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Nayra's first debut appearance was at Jazz Festival Kota Tua 2015 in Jakarta, with the colaboration of the Farabi Rising Stars Band which begun in October 24th, 2015. One night, a couple of days after the event in Kota Tua, she came to visit the Papandayan Hotel to see Agam Hamzah and Donny Suhendra doing a guitar duet. Out of the blue she was offered to play, and so she did! After that night, rumors were spreaded amongst fellow jazz musicians in Bandung. That was when she started playing regular gigs as a vocalist and guitarist every Saturday nights at Uncle's Storage Café in jl. Naripan, Bandung.

Nayra had also won the runner up winner at Yamaha Folk Guitar Competition 2016 in Jakarta. Resulting, she has got contracted by Yamaha as guitar demonstrator starting April 2017 for one year. And just recently she recieved Young Talent Award from the 40th JGTC 2017 (jazz goes to campus) at University of Indonesia.

Stepping into the first recording project, Nayra with Jason Limanjaya (pianist, composer, arranger) and other profesional musicians such as Roy Bramantyo on bass, Sepsa Icha on drums and Cucu Kurnia on traditional Sundanese percusions (kendang) under the name NAYRA DHARMA GROUP, this quintet has created a unique sounds of jazz thru their original compositions.