Where western and eastern melodies meet

Kanta dAb dAb is a sitar, bass and percussion trio from Nepal. Its unique contemporary compositions create a new form of soulful fusion grooves where Eastern and Western melodies meet to offer to the audience a rare musical journey.

We will touring in Europe between June and July 2018.


we are

Sunit Kansakar

Sunit Kansakar has been playing guitar and sitar for the past 20 years. Beside being a professional musician and a sound engineer; he is also a music instructor at the Nepal Music Center. Involved with different bands since 1994 (Mukti’n Revival, Looza…), Sunit performed at several venues and festivals both in Nepal and abroad (India, Australia, Hong Kong, UK…).

Rizu Tuladhar

Rizu Tuladhar has been a professional bass player for two decades. Head of the western band ensemble department at the Nepal Music Centre; he also teaches classic band ensemble at the Ethnomusicology Department of the Kathmandu University. Rizu played with various bands (Looza, Trikaal, Kutumba, Hari Maharjan Project, Mukti’n Revival…) and collaborated to different musical projects with international artists (Vilma Timonen Quartet, Daniel Givone….)

Nikhil Tuladhar

Nikhil Tuladhar has been a professional drummer and percussionist since 1996 playing with various rock, jazz and fusion bands (Mukti’n Revival, Trikaal, Rock Sitar, Nepathya…). He performed at various international venues and festivals (UK, France, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, USA, Holland, Finland…). He is a percussions and drums instructor at the Nepal Music Center.


Our Music

Our music draws its inspiration from the three musicians’ eclectic experiences blending ethnic traditional, Nepalese classical, and various western musical influences.

Listen to our latest songs: