Armand Maulana (Tubagus Armand Maulana) (born in Bandung, West Java, 4 April 1971; age 39 years) is a vocalist of a group of top Indonesian music group named GIGI. He is the younger brother of singer and Indonesian TV hosts Nita Tilana.
Since childhood, Armand already loves music. When he was in elementary school, Armand had ever been a member of Genesis Fans Club, a group of fans of rock group Genesis. He has also been a member of the musical theater group at school.
Stepping Junior High in the mid-1980s when the music started blaring type fusion. Armand had come to collect the albums of jazz, fusion and likes a same genre.
Armand discovered his vocal abilities as a natural talent, and he never followed the singing of education both formal and informal.
Armand Maulana began his career as a finalist Cover Boy Mode magazine in 1985, when he was in school in grade 2 SMP 13 Bandung.
At the time in high school, Armand joined the vocal group at school, and always get the trust to be the main vocal. From where Armand began to realize if his vocal abilities more, which ultimately encourages Armand to form a school band with its members is the former band's vocal group accompaniment.
Armand began his professional career as a lead vocalist began when he joined the Next Band in 1990, then he also had joined a fairly well-known vocal group Trio Libels in 1991.
In addition, he also released a solo album in 1992 titled "Kau Tetap Milikku ", before finally together with Baron Arafat, Thomas Ramdhan, Ronald Fristianto and Dewa Budjana, on March 22, 1994, founded a band with a name that GIGI until now.
As a musician / vocalist in general, Armand despite having its own color in her vocals, but his vocal character is also influenced by external factors, it is due to lead singer idol. Vocalist his idol is a bit much influence on him as a vocalist, Armand says "I am a big fans of Genesis, I'm like a Peter Gabriel vocal, but I very heavy like again when his vocal've taken over to Phil Collins, probably because her pop touch thicker. " On another occasion Armand says "If the color of early vocal-old initially but there's also i trying to find and keep color looking cave own vocals." Some other Armand's favorite vocalist of the world including Kenny Loggins, Jonathan Davis and David Coverdale.