taken from The New Starits Times 27 February 2009
KUALA LUMPUR: It was an assortment of music genre -- folk, rock, traditional and ballad.
Renowned singer and composer M. Nasir showcased an inimitable versatility at the preview of his maiden solo concert at Istana Budaya here last night.
Billed Konsert Alam Muzik M. Nasir, the three-night show opens tonight at 8.30.
At the preview, the 51-year-old sang 17 songs which he had recorded during his sterling career.
Among them were Mentera Semerah Padi, Phoenix Bangkit, Apokalips and Langgam Pak Dogo.
The preview showed Nasir in his element. He joked, laughed and shared funny anecdotes with his supportive fans, largely made up of New Straits Times staff and readers.
The concert is produced by veteran concert promoter and organiser Ali Bakar of Boxoffice (M) Sdn Bhd.
In conjunction with the concert, The New Straits Times Press (M) Berhad is selling exclusive mugs (RM30 each) and mouse pads (RM10 each) at the NSTP booth in Istana Budaya until Sunday. The booth opens from 6pm till midnight.
Proceeds from the sales will be channelled to the NSTP Charity Fund.
New Straits Times is the official media for the concert.