Mainak Nag Chowdhury, also known as ‘Bumpy’ in the national and international music scene, has worked extensively as a bass player and music producer in India and all over the world.
He is a disciple of tabla maestro Pt Tanmoy Bose, Mridangist Pt s. Shekhar of Kolkata and also singer and music composer, Kalaimammani Awardee from the Govt of India, late. R . Visweswaran of Chennai and Pratyush Banerjee, renowned Sarod player of Kolkata.
Mainak "Bumpy" Nag Chowdhury has also innovated his new signature series of double neck six string basses with "Taraf" and "Chikari" strings for felicitating Indian classical playing, titled "MAITRAYEE BASSES".
Mainak has performed 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 has shared stage with the likes of Grammy Nominee Pt Tanmoy Bose (Pandit Ravi Shankar's tabla player's project Taaltantra), Grammy Nominee Pt Tejendra Narayan Majumdar, Grammy Nominee Pt Debashish Bhattacharya, Pt Chitresh das, Pt ViswaMohan Bhatt, Violin Ganesh ,Jason Samuel Smith(USA), Taufiq Qurashi, Heri, Dhruv Ghanekar, Brian Melvin (U.S.A/Estonia), Amit Chaudhuri's This is not Fusion, and has his own duo pop-rock chart-buster vernacular album with Rupam (Titled "RnB"), his much acclaimed folk project MNCFE (Mainak Nag Chowdhury Folk Ensemble) and his jazz world band called KENDRAKA.