Boyan Chowdhury

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Boyan Chowdhury
Native name
বয়ান উদ্দিন চৌধুরী
Birth nameBoyan Uddin Chowdhury
Born (1979-12-19) 19 December 1979 (age 42)
Liverpool, Merseyside, England
OriginLiverpool, Merseyside, England
Years active2001–present
Associated acts
  • The Zutons
  • The Gravity Trap
  • The Venus Fury

Boyan Uddin Chowdhury (Bengali: বয়ান উদ্দিন চৌধুরী; born 19 December 1979) is an English musician. He was the lead guitarist of rock band The Zutons.


In 2001, Chowdhury became original member of The Zutons which was made up of Dave McCabe, Russell Pritchard and Sean Payne.[1] In July 2007, Chowdhury left The Zutons due to "musical differences".[2] He later formed a new band called The Venus Fury.[3]

In May 2013, Chowdhury collaborated with musician David South and scriptwriter Michelle Langan to produce Shoebox, a musical theatre play set in 1950s Liverpool.[4][5][6]

Chowdhury has also worked with musicians including, Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse and Antônio Pinto.[7]

See also[edit]

  • List of British Bangladeshis


  1. Hughes, Lorna (28 November 2014). "Zutons and High Flying Birds musician goes back to school to deliver masterclass". Liverpool: Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  2. "Zutons guitarist quits band". NME. 13 July 2007. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
  3. "Former Zutons guitarist forms new band". NME. 23 July 2007. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  4. Wright, Jade (10 May 2013). "The Zutons and Cardello stars team up for musical theatre Shoebox set in 50s Liverpool". Liverpool: Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  5. "The Bluecoat To Showcase New Songs From The Musical The Shoebox On June 6th". Liverpool: Liverpool Sound and Vision. 11 May 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  6. Southern, Lisa (10 May 2013). "Zutons set to star in new musical Shoebox at The Bluecoat". Purple Revolver. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
  7. "Boyan Chowdhury". ARTISTdirect. Retrieved 1 May 2017.

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