Mainak “Bumpy “Nag Chowdhury according to many in India and abroad “..the best Indian bass player there is...: Rolf Kilius, The Songlines Magazine ,UK.
The Hindu, Feb 2, 2011 put it “... Mainak Nag Chowdhury playing the bass guitar.He has not only set his standards high in the Indian music scene but has also made a mark in the international music scene in countries like China, Germany, France, UK, USA and UAE.”
According to Indian Express, he is “ ... One of the most noted bassists in the national music scene...”( http://www.indianexpress.com/news/nuclear-reaction/496545/0)
“...better known as Bumpy ,needs no introduction...”(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Yatakas).
Mainak “Bumpy” Nag Chowdhury,as he is known nationally and internationally, is bass player, Music Composer-Arranger-Director-Producer and the creator of his own signature double neck bass guitar series, Maitrayee Basses. His versatility with different genre, particularly made a mark with his ease in dealing with and adapting Hindustani and Carnatic Classical idioms on an instrument like his custom designed double neck bass with “Taraf “ and “Chikari” strings makes him one of the busiest collaborating bass player/composer with some of the most eminent artists of the Indian Classical Scene and International Jazz Scene
He is a disciple of singer and music composer,Kalaimammani Awardee from the Govt of India, late. R . Visweswaran of Chennai, mridangist Vidwan S. Shekhar of Kolkata ,sarod maestro Pratyush Banerjee , percussionist Monojit Datta,tabla maestro Pt Tanmoy Bose and guitarist Amyt Datta of Kolkata.
He has worked extensively as a bass player and music producer in countries like China,Croatia,Belgium,Bangladesh, France, Germany,Indonesia,Malaysia,Norway,Japan,Thailand,United Kingdom,United States,United Arab Emirates,Switzerland,Slovenia and Sri Lanka apart from performing across the length and breadth of India.
He is presently working with various artists and bands in the country like his own experimental ethno jazz/alt jazz set up -Kendraka, his folk-jazz project Mainak Nag Chowdhury Folk Ensemble(MNCFE) and much sought after vernacular rock act Cactus.
Mainak is also currently working with Rooh Media Pvt Ltd as a director in the company
Mentor Theme This is my composition for the background score of the film Bi Cycle Kick. This was released from Dhoom music. Produced by Success Life Creationbassbumpy 00:01:46 148 0 Downloads 0 Comments
Aleya theme This is my composition for the background score of the film Bi Cycle Kick. This was released from Dhoom music. Produced by Success Life Creation. The poem is written by Diptangshu. Recitation by Ritwikbassbumpy 00:01:26 121 0 Downloads 0 Comments
Dil li doya This is my arrangement of the traditional song for the background score of the film Bi Cycle Kick. This was released from Dhoom music. Produced by Success Life Creation. The song is sung by Kartick Das Baulbassbumpy 00:01:27 100 0 Downloads 0 Comments
Old Mansion This is my composition for the background score of the film Bi Cycle Kick. This was released from Dhoom music. Produced by Success Life Creation the kheyal is sung by Ivy Banerjee, Tabla by Subhashish Bhattacharyabassbumpy 00:01:13 108 0 Downloads 0 Comments
Korimana Kam Charena this is a traditional song sung by the globe trotting Baul , Kartick Das Baul. The song has been arranged by me, while i was working with fellow percussionist Ratul Shankar Ghosh in the project "Just Us".This track is released in the compilation RM20 of Rooh Music.bassbumpy 00:03:40 157 0 Downloads 0 Comments
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