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Artist of the Week – VeiveCura

September 8, 2014 by · 1 comment

Interview with Davide Iacono, musician and founder of VeiveCura by Dessislava Berndt VeiveCura, Photo by Chiara Incarbone Davide, how did you get into music? I’ve been connected with music since I was in my mother’s womb. She was studying piano for her last exam before graduation.

Bansko Jazz 2014 – the programme

April 29, 2014 by · No comments

The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year in August in the small town of Bansko. The concerts are free for the public. Traditionally, […]

Artist of the Week — Hampson Sisler

April 8, 2014 by · 1 comment

Tsvetelina Mareva`s interview with the composer Hampson Sisler Hampson Sisler: “Always write to the best of your ability” Hampson Sisler is one of the most prolific American classical composers living today.His first works were published at age nineteen starting with the H.W.Gray Co. and going on, with time, to Jos. Fischer & Co., Belwin Mills, […]

Bansko Jazz 2013 – the programme

July 27, 2013 by · No comments

The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year in August in the small town of Bansko. The concerts are free for the public. Traditionally, […]

“Hey You” – new video by Léah Kline

February 13, 2013 by · No comments

“Hey You!” started as a poem written in a cafe in Amsterdam by Leah Kline and was set to music by the jazz composer Dirk Balthaus. The young actor Jasper van der Veen and the musicians Wolfgang Maiwald and Jase Maxwell helped to produce the corresponding video released on January 15, 2013. Music: Dirk Balthaus […]

Synesthesia – new album by The Kandinsky Effect

February 11, 2013 by · 1 comment

The Kandinsky Effect Europe CD Release Shows Conceived on Paris’s cosmopolitan jazz scene, forged on the road in America, and informed by international currents in electronic music, The Kandinsky Effect is a jazz power trio for the 21st century. The trans-Atlantic band, based in New York City and Paris, makes its Cuneiform debut with Synesthesia, […]

ARCADIA MUNDI and Gheorghi Arnaoudov’s Phantasmagorias

November 21, 2012 by · 1 comment

LONDON FESTIVAL OF BULGARIAN CULTURE Sunday, 25 November, 2012 – 19:30 Photo: Gheorghi Arnaoudov – Photo Alexander Nishkov The launch of the new Arcadia Mundi Orchestra features an exciting blend of some the 20th century’s most thrilling works, a UK premiere by the Bulgarian composer Arnaoudov and the all-time-favourite ‘Jupiter’ Symphony by Mozart. LFBC in […]

Fado Promessa – the new album by Telmo Pires

September 10, 2012 by · No comments

Coming soon (Release: 19.10.2012) One who set forth … Fado Promessa | Fado Promise – the new album by Telmo Pires is the first one that he recorded in Portugal.

Bansko Jazz 2012 – Léah Kline

September 8, 2012 by · No comments

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with the singer Léah Kline The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year in August in the small town of […]

Artist of the Week — Ana Moura

July 23, 2012 by · 2 comments

Exclusive Interview with the Fado singer Ana Moura by Dessislava Berndt Photo: CLAUDIA SCHEER VAN ERP PHOTODESIGN SCHEERP.DE The Festival Klangart is held for the 4th time this year in Wuppertal. Art, music and nature can be filed and appreciated together with world known musicians bringing the richness of their music culture. The director of […]

Bansko Jazz 2012 – Alexandrina Simeon Quintet

June 8, 2012 by · No comments

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with Alexandrina Simeon Translation by Polina Georgieva The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year in August in the small […]

Artist of the Week – Jarle Bernhoft

May 7, 2012 by · No comments

Interview with the Norwegian musician Jarle Bernhoft by Dessislava Berndt The first time I heard Bernhoft was at the Traumzeit festival in Duisburg last summer. He was incredible. Such a live performance is not very common. “Bernhoft is a one man show” it was said. Yes, he is. That means playing guitar, recording himself while […]

Dessy Tenekedjieva – “Dignity, respect and realization of human rights are extremely important”

May 5, 2012 by · No comments

Interview with the singer, actor and producer Dessy Tenekedjieva by Dessislava Berndt Translation by Polina Georgieva I met Dessy last year at the Bansko Jazz International Festival. Our common love for music met us. Natural and cordial, Dessy promised to give an interview for our readers. I really wanted to show not only the actress, […]

Bansko Jazz 2012 – the programme

May 1, 2012 by · No comments

The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year in August in the small town of Bansko. The concerts are free for the public. Traditionally, […]

Artist of the Week – Simon Britton

April 30, 2012 by · 1 comment

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with record producer, songwriter and actor Simon Britton Simon Britton is an Emmy and British Television Awards winner. He has sold more than 50 million singles as musician, producer and songwriter worldwide. He is one half of the Red Rhythm remix, production and writing team having worked with artists like Ashanti, […]

Artist of the Week – Dessy Tenekedjieva

April 23, 2012 by · 5 comments

Interview with the singer, actress and producer Dessy Tenekedjieva by Dessislava Berndt Translation by Polina Georgieva DessyTenekedjieva, Photo: Elena Spasova Dessy, what is music to you? Music is one of the first arts that touches a human’s soul in the most emotional, inmost and pure way possible. A song can make you happy, but a […]

Bansko Jazz 2011 – The Jive Aces

March 12, 2012 by · No comments

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with The Jive Aces The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year from August 8th to 13th in the small […]

Bansko Jazz 2011 – Yoni Vidal

February 5, 2012 by · No comments

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with the guitarist and music composer Yoni Vidal The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year from August 8th to […]

Bansko Jazz 2011 – Ondřej Štveráček Quartet

October 13, 2011 by · No comments

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with Ondřej Štveráček The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year from August 8th to 13th in the small town […]

Artist of the Week — Borgore

September 20, 2011 by · No comments

Interview of Yana Radilova and Violeta Petkova with Borgore Yana and Borgore Violeta and Borgore Who is Borgore? If you search in the web, you will see that he is an Israeli dubstep dj and producer, the founder of Buygore Records and former drummer of Israeli death metal band Shabira. He also initiates the style […]