BIOGRAPHY

Leonardo Ringo (born 5 August 1977) is an Indonesian musician, singer/songwriter, radio announcer and music video director.

 

He started his music career in the year 2000 when his first professional group, Vessel, launched its debut through Warner Music Indonesia. 

In 2003 he met Zeke Khaseli from Lain Band and together they formed Zeke and the Popo. 

The band itself just released an EP in 2019 titled 'The Three Magical Penguins'.

In 2008 some of his friends encouraged him to release his own solo album. And in 2008, Dharmo Sudirman, Anda Perdana and him started working together on Leonardo's first album, which later would be titled 'The Sun'. The album finally was released in 2010 and made it into the list of Rolling Stone Indonesia's Top 20 Best Albums of The Year.

His love for old style jazz was achieved when he formed Leonardo and His Impeccable Six in 2012. In 2013 they released a double album. One of them was titled 'Mirrors', which contains covers from various musicians, as a tribute to their favourite artists. The other one was an original album called 'Built to Race', which also reached the Top 20 Best Albums of The Year of Rolling Stone Indonesia. 

And now, after a long hiatus, Leonardo is preparing his new solo album. The title is yet to be announced. He will be working with Firzi'O as co-producer and is planned to be released in 2020. ​