David Becker Tribune | Batavia

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by David Becker Tribune

A very personal and historical account of the life and times of David Becker's Mother and her family before, during, and after the Japanese invasion and occupation of Indonesia during WWII set to song.
Genre: Jazz: Contemporary Jazz
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1. Batavia
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8:28 $0.99
2. Your New World
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4:49 $0.99
3. Selamat Pagi
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1:51 $0.99
4. Bali
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6:38 $0.99
5. Li
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6:23 $0.99
6. The Invasion
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4:19 $0.99
7. Tien & Edith
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4:23 $0.99
8. Escape to Puntjak
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6:46 $0.99
9. In Search of His Father
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6:27 $0.99
10. Metal Plate
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6:16 $0.99
11. Train to Bandung
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5:52 $0.99
12. A Long Night in Cairo
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5:04 $0.99
13. Batavia (Reprise)
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Grammy nominated, contemporary jazz guitar group, the David Becker Tribune releases in association with jamboe Entertainment their most personal recording to date. In memory of the 70th Anniversary of the invasion by Japanese forces of the former Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), David Becker presents the historical accounts of his Mother's miraculous story of life before, during , and after the Japanese invasion and occupation of the renowned Spice Islands during World War II.
“David Becker was never better, never warmer, never more mature, never emotionally stronger than on Batavia”
- Jazz Podium

“Amazing, exciting, melodic and always posses that special something". ”
- Oldie-Markt

Complete with a full, 12 page color booklet that includes personal family photos from the 1920's-1940's along with the stories and inspiration behind each song, Batavia is a true walk down memory lane meant to inform, educate, and heal.


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