By V. Sivaji
Malaysiana bands, basically old-school band of the yore that consisted true blue countrymen of various ethnicities are rare. Better yet, those who could belt out great tunes and vocals beating the youngsters.
The Strollers Trio
Be it, Malay, Mandarin, Hokkien, Hindi–and even Latin, standing applauses are often always the case wherever they performed.
With a combined age of over 200 years between them, the three men are an embodiment of prowess, stamina, showmanship unseen of this day and age.
Lead vocalist Bala, 72, is a former Tenaga Nasional Berhad staff and moonlighted as a performer while working for the national electricity company before.
He says the band had stayed together for the love of music and a way to blow off some steam. He said it helps that he gets to meet more people by performing at private gatherings, birthdays, and corporate events.
Bala lists singers such as Engelbert Humperdinck, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra and Eric Clapton as his top loves in the music industry and can easily come up with cover versions of their songs.
Bonnyface, 74, is a well-known musician who began his gigs in the sixties
The Strollers’ are eager to perform wherever you go so give them a call at 016-466-0954.
Penang Hyperlocal wishes Strollers Trio all the best in their future undertakings.