Leonardo Trincabelli absorbed the african cultural heritage in the tradition of his native Uruguay. He started his involvement in music in Montevideo as a percussionist, singer and stage producer, while dabbling in folklore and afro-latin rhythms. Later, he moved to Barcelona and developed a passion and the technique for playing the Hang. Along side this new instrument, he also developed into Flamenco, Brazilian and Indian cultures. The highlights of his creations are summarized in 5 albums: Nara Trio 2009, Release (solo) 2010, Xalat Bu Rafet 2011, Lhas (solo) 2012, Vol.A.R. (solo) 2013 and 3 collaborations in documentaries. Currently defined as a multi-instrumentalist and composer, he is on a never-ending search of new sounds and music.
Mark Lupescu was born in Romania and emigrated at the age of 14 to Germany. He graduated from the conservatory in Leipzig as a percussionist. The music took him to many countries and the influence of different cultures is reflected in his music. In his travels in Gambia and Mali discovered the Kora, a Harp of 21 strings, which is his main instrument now. Currently he lives in Barcelona where he plays in different projects like Nara Trio, Rasakan, Nais, Nakany Kante and others. Apart from his activity as musician, he is also building handpans (www.facebook.com/lupanhandpans).