Music is the driving force in my whole life, said NICKY MANUPUTTY; the vivid musician who was born and raised in Vught, South Netherlands in 1978 and having Moluccan roots, the achipelago known as the Spice Islands in East Indonesia. At 8, Nicky picked up the saxophone and therefore followed the footsteps of his father Dicky.
For more than 5 years, he joined the local music school in Vught and then moved to the music scene in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands and music city for musicians. In 1998, Nicky collaborated with famous DJs ie. DJ Denniz, DJ Roog, DJ Robert Feelgood as Saxxattack and played at annual Fast Forward Dance Parade with 100.000 audiences. In 2002 touring with the famous Dutch female singer Do (Dominique Verhulst), a worldwide number 1 hit called "Heaven" featuring Dj-Sammy for three years; then in 2005 Nicky moved to Jakarta. He is touring around Indonesia & South-East Asia, Singapore, Malaysia and even Australia.
Nicky Manuputty finally released his first solo album “My Story” in 2012 and did promotour not only in Indonesia but also in Holland. He in fact had recordings and tours with Indonesia musicians ie. Andre Hehanusa, Glenn Fredly, Tompi, Barry Likumahuwa, Idang Rasjidi, Ruth Sahanaya, Ello, Sandy Sandhoro and many more; and played in festivals. In 2013 Nicky played with DJ Otis Hats in the famous Supperclub in Holland with a great success.