Leonardo Ringo, is one of the personnel from a Band called Zeke and the Popo. While his band not active for a moment, Leonardo makes some new tunes and becomes a singer songwriter with a rockabilly touch and get a big help from his friends from another band. Then Leonardo makes a Band Project called, Leonardo And His Impeccable Six.
He got many influences from a lot of people that inspiring him, like Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Graham Coxon (Blur), Todd Rundgren, Richard Hawley, Jeff Buckley, Lou Reed, Marvin Gaye, Terry Calliers and even from a Rockabily Star, Brian Setzer. That’s makes his performance more attractive.
At 2010, He makes his first album, called The Sun. This album got a lot of help from his Keyboardist, Mr. Dharmo Soedirman as a producer, and also from a golden voice singer, TIKA (from TIKA and the Dissidents), Mian Tiara, Anda and many more. And this Album got a lot of achievement from the local media, such as the Best Album of the year (2010) from Rolling Stone Indonesia, the Best Album of the Year (2010) from Trax Magazine, and become the nomination of Best Folk Group from Indonesian Cutting edge music awards 2010.
Nowadays, Leonardo complete his stage performance with a big help from the brass section (trumpet, baritone sax and trombone).
At 2011, Leonardo performed at some a big festivals such as Java Jazz Festival at Jakarta, Rockin the Region at Esplanade Singapore, and Java Rocking Land at Jakarta. And at 2013, they released their 2nd album called Built to Race. Their wardrobe endorsed by Fred Perry Indonesia.
Leonardo – Vocals, Electric Guitar
Susan Agiwitanto – Upright Bass
Dharmo Soedirman – Piano
Christo Putra – Drums
Andreas Pardede – Trumpets
Daniel Sukoco – Alto Saxophone
Wahyu Maliki – Trombone