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Jason
Kunwar

Composer, Lyricist, Music Producer

He is currently touring the OneBeat (https://1beat.org/mission/) music program, an initiative of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the groundbreaking New York-based music organization Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation (https://bangonacan.org/found_sound_nation). OneBeat brings musicians from around the world to the U.S. to collaboratively write, produce, and perform original music. This year, OneBeat 2019 has brought together 25 adventurous musicians from 17 countries inspired by the theme of Human Ecologies, to explore how artist communities sustain and nurture themselves through networks of mutual support. For tour details and more- https://1beat.org/

About

Jason Kunwar is an award winning film score composer, song-writer, lyricist, multi-instrumentalist and ethonomusicologist and is mostly known as frontman of neo-school folk band Night. He has worked as a film music composer for over 15 (both national and international) films and more than 20 short films and documentaries. His works include "The Black Hen", for which he won the Best musical score award in 2016 at the 2nd Annual "Asian World Film festival" held in ArcLight, Culver City, California. He has performed at various international music festivals namely, WOMEX 2017, Poland, Shambala Festival 2015, 2018 UK, Sharq Taronalari, Samarkand Uzebekistan, 2015 with his band Night.