Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Suhaimi Mohd Zain, or also known as Pak Ngah is a well-known composer of traditional music throughout Malaysia. Born in Kuala Lumpur in 1958, Pak Ngah has been involved in music since his early days at school. His talent in music was recognized and he was offered to be a full time musician at the Kompleks Budaya Negara (KBN) in 1977. Through KBN, he educated himself through music seminars and courses conducted both inside and outside of Malaysia until his decided to become independently involved in the music industry music with his own company. He started to composed songs for theatre ever since he was in KBN. Theatre productions which feature him as a music director include Malam Ini Penyu Menangis, Cindai, Tikar Mengkuang Seri Tegak Berlima, Rubiah and Muzikal Lantai T. Pinkie at Istana Budaya (2006).

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