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Kutumba

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The word ‘Kutumba’ holds a special meaning in the Nepali language. It stands for a unique bond amongst community members. As their name, Kutumba is all about bringing together traditional folk tunes and instruments with new and improvised sounds and ideas.

Kutumba is a folk instrumental ensemble, group of seven professionals from Kathmandu. Having come together for the preservation of their culture and art, Kutumba wishes to spread love and joy of Nepali folk music throughout the world. Self motivated and self driven, Kutumba is a group with their own unique sound and vision. The seven members have different roots and backgrounds in music. Kutumba is the harmony of traditional roots, culture and new sounds.

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Arun Manandhar
Arun Manandhar
Tunguna Arun first learnt to play the guitar while watching his brothers’ play and thinking that they were cool. He started jamming with Rashil and then decided to learn a Nepali instrument to be able to join Kutumba, so he picked the Tungna. He says it was a difficult instrument to learn but the support of his band members proved invaluable.

Arun also sings during his free time. His favourite Nepali artists are Deep Shrestha and Deepak Kharel.





Binay (Bsar) Maharjan
Binay (Bsar) Maharjan
Flute

As the newest member of Kutumba, Binay Maharjan joins Rubin in the wind section to lend extra wings to the ensemble’s flute repertoire. At 22, Binay has been playing the flute for 6 years now, and has toured in China and all over Nepal. He started out under the guidance of Ram Krishna Duwal and studies under Raman Maharjan presently.

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  • azachel

    Music from Nepal? Oh jeah, what a exotic!

    17 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Vaaram

    greetings from germany - grüße aus deutschland

    27 Nov 2011 Reply
  • ivyzprak

    wow....I love u guys...U r simply the proud of we neplease...Cheers!!!!!

    16 Jul 2009 Reply

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