Chuño is an experimental music duo originated by two Argentinian, New York City-based musicians, percussionist Franco Pinna and singer Sofia Tosello.
Chuño blends the rhythms and melodies of South and Central America, using the “Arpa Legüera”, an instrument that evokes the sounds of a Charango, African Kora, and Asian Koto.
Arpa Legüera was invented and crafted by Franco P. in 2013. Its name arose from the construction of the first prototype made of a piece of wood , guitar strings and a Bombo Legüero as a resonator.
Franco’s setting includes drum set, percussion from around the world alongside the Arpa.
On the other hand Sofia Tosello brings the warmth, the storytelling and the passionate interpretation of the lyrics. Tosello also adds a tasteful percussion colors to the duo