Jopie Item is an Indonesian guitarist. He started to become a musician in 1964 when he joined Studio Irama. At 14 years old, Jopie had been an accompanist to Titiek Puspa and Mus Mualim. He has played and collaborated with many well-known musicians such as Yance Manusama, Abadi Soesman, and many more. He grew up loving and surrounded by Jazz music. At the end of 1979, Jopie performed regularly at Captain’s Bar Chris Kayhatu, Yance Manusama, Rully Bachri, and Utha Likumahuwa.