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Bonny Tumbelaka

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Bonny Tumbelaka a.k.a Bonz Borneo was an arranger and producer for Dance music. Domiciled in Balikpapan, East Borneo, Indonesia.
Starting early career in music since the 1980s. By becoming a member of vocal group named MANASA, who always get first place in every singing competition.
Then he developed into a youth coach in the Church, when he was a teenager.
Based on the experience of being a coach, in 1993 he joined the choir GEMA SANGKAKALA ( )
to deepen the notation and vocal technique.
In early 2000, he began to learn to train the Maranatha Church Youth Choir for 2 years. The songs sung in three genres: choir, acapella, group vocals and the arrangements through software for music: Cakewalk 9 (midi), Making Wave and Fruityloop.
This is the beginning where he began to explore computer music through personal computers.

Bonz Borneo moved to Jakarta in early 2003, and began to learn the House Music songs with his cousin; a DJ in a discotheque in Jakarta.
Nagaswara is the first recording company willing to accept the sample songs from both of them: 'Bonny and Nyong'. One of their songs, was released in a compilation album 'DanceMix' in proxied by Nagaswara Recording.

In 2004, Bonz Borneo make examples of songs with the Indonesian House Funky style to send to recording companies in Jakarta.
And this is the brainchild of one of his friends named Rosalinda Oroh, who later became his Manager and has now become his wife. Of the five recording companies, only one company interested in examples of that song, namely MUSICA Studio ( ). And they agreed to work together released the album 'Peterpan', one of the famous band in Indonesia.
This is the first time he entered into a professional recording studio and a lot of new knowledge that he gained about the processing of voice and sound quality as they often share the knowledge with the sound engineer (Toni and Emil) and producer (Teddy Riyadi).
In mid 2005, the album 'Peterpan In House Mix' finally on the market as much as a hundred thousand copies.
Then the following compilation album with famous DJs in Indonesia, namely: DJ. Romy, DJ. Riri, DJ. Riffy and Bonz, the album 'Indonesian Hits Remixed'.

2006, is the year when Bonz Borneo began to explore the international world by following one of the remix competition via a website in Germany:
And from three hundred participants from around the world, he entered the top 30 winners.
Thanks to support from friends at the training school for the DJ and Remixer, namely: DJ. Gassanov, DJ. Rudy, DJ. Lotus, DJ. Chichi, DJ. Alvin, DJ. Remyna and others. Thanks for all the people.

In 2007, Tony Thomas, a producer from the UK to offer a joint project to sell songs via Digital Download websites in all countries in the world.
Tony Thomas and Progress Recording, helping Bonz Borneo to realize his dreams.
And much more than dreams to be achieved .. As long as we continue to learn .. learn .. learn .. And become a professional ..

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