Rubin K Shrestha
Kutumba With Hari Maharjan
Kutumba is one of the most reputed instrumental folk Nepalese band. It only uses Nepalese traditional musical instruments such as Bamboo Flute, Sarangi (Nepali), Madal, Tungna, Dhol and Jhyamta.
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 six 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. The band has recorded some sessions for Coke Studio Pakistan, Season 6. It will be aired in late 2013.