Ahmad Zapuwan Ismail

Wan Gigi1

Ahmad Zapuwan Ismail bin Puasa, better known as Wan Gigi joined the School of Music in 2008. He teaches guitar and coaches a few Modern Band ensembles.

Wan Gigi graduated witha Diploma in Music from UiTM. He studied with Farid Ali, Zailan Razak, Khairil Johari Johar and Prof Madya Hjh Fakhariah.

Shredding it on stage with Amy Search at the Konsert Lagenda 2012
On stage with Amy Search at the Konsert Lagenda 2012

Wan Gigi performs on both international and home-ground circuits. His performing experiences with big names in the international and local music scene includes:

  • Laura Fygi and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra Big Band, 2012
  • Konsert Lagenda Malaysia (t/n: Legendary Concert Malaysia) tour with Zainal Abidin, Sheila Majid, Amy Search, Jamal Abdillah, 2012
  • Jeff Chang in Concert, 2009
  • Fish Leong in Concert, 2008

He is also a session musician for numerous local and international acts.

Wan Gigi is currently on tour with Jeff Chang and Bai Ann and the guitarist for ensembles like Organ Funkard Project, Atilia Haron, Elvira Arul, PhunkMob Experience and Anuar Zain.

[Click on picture to enlarge] Photo credits from Wan Gigi’s FB photo albums.

With Laura Fygi and the MPO Big Band Wan Gigi (background) at the Konsert Lagenda 2012 with Jamal Abdillah, Sheila Majid, Amy Search and Zainal Abidin With Laura Fygi and the MPO Big Band Wan Gigi2

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