Rupesh Pariyar was born in Kathmandu, Nepal. His music journey began at a very young age. He was inspired by his uncle who was a guitarist and got inﬂuenced by his music, his band performances and jamming sessions. Rupesh grew up by listening their music and he picked up guitar as his main instrument while he was in school level. He was inspired by different music genre like rock, pop, metal, progressive metal, and percussive and ﬁngerstyle of playing guitar. He also started performing in local gigs and always involved in several musical events. In 2017 he was awarded KJC Scholarship to continue his further studies in music at Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory (KJC) and there he got to learn jazz music. At KJC he found really good vibes to learn and master the musical knowledge with amazing national and international faculty and is proud to get awarded with a scholarship. As a scholarship student he got many opportunities to perform with mainstream musicians, play in combo, get teaching experience and form his own band called ‘VOODOO U’ which is really doing great and it’s one of the best achievements of his life. Performing with these talented band members was a dream come true.