Pianist ade ishs formed the eMotion Band to further exhibit his finesse in composition and arrangement. Subscribing to the philosophy that emotion is energy for motion, the band is formed with the idea of presenting emotive music that speaks directly to the listeners and take them on a musical journey.
With eight albums under his name, Indonesia-born ade celebrates stylistic diversity as reflected in his eclectic repertoire. In addition to styles, ade also embraces cultural diversity. He has performed with Dung Nguyen (Australia), Geoff Kluke (Australia), Daigo Nakai (Germany), Benny Likumahuwa (Indonesia), Candra Malik (Indonesia), Reyharp (Britain), Zamil Idris (Malaysia), and many other musicians in Australia and Indonesia of various genres.
In addition to performing around Melbourne, ade has also played at prestigious jazz festivals with world-wide recognition including Melbourne International, Wangaratta, Eltham, and Ubud Village Jazz Festival in Bali.