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Seven Stamps

Seven Stamps

Bodurov Trio

Label: Challenge Records
Format: CD
Barcode: 0608917336023
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Catalog number: CR 73360
Releasedate: 18-01-13
With their new album the Bodurov Trio continue delving into Bulgarian folklore and further narrowing their search to the intrinsic variations of the very popular rhythm in 7. Again they prove to be original and athentic at the same time!
  • With their new album Seven Stamps, Bodurov Trio continue delving into Bulgarian folklore and further narrowing their search to the intrinsic variations of the very popular rhythm in 7
  • The trio will is joined by the internationally acclaimed kaval player Theodosii Spassov
  • They have other measures, the rhythm in seven, serves as a basis for other so called additive measures, which provide countless variations
  • Dimitar Bodurov is a Bulgarian jazz pianist / composer / producer, currently resided in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
With their new album Seven Stamps, Bodurov Trio continue delving into Bulgarian folklore and further narrowing their search to the intrinsic variations of the very popular rhythm in 7.

Different regions have their own interpretation and names of it such as Rychenica, Chetvorno, Elenino Horo, etc. In combination with other measures, the rhythm in seven, serves as a basis for other so called additive measures, which provide countless variations.

The trio will be also joined by the internationally acclaimed kaval player Theodosii Spassov, who is one of the pioneers in combining Bulgarian Folklore with the jazz tradition, as well as a great inspiration for many musicians.
Dimitar Bodurov is a Bulgarian jazz pianist / composer / producer, currently resided in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Born on the 17th of September 1979 in Bulgaria, Dimitar played several instruments- trombone, piano, saxophone, and drums. After graduating trombone from the music high school in Varna (BG) he studied 2 years jazz piano in the Conservatory in Sofia.
Since 2000, Dimitar has been working and studying in the Netherlands. In 2002 he obtained bachelor diploma; and in April 2004 he graduated with cum laude his master degree in Rotterdam Conservatory in major jazz piano. In November 2006 he has graduated jazz composition and arranging in the same school.
Since 2004, Dimitar has been intensively integrating Bulgarian Folklore in his own music. As a pianist Dimitar has recorded several CD albums with Bodurov Trio, Solo piano, Margriet Sjoerdsma and his latest duo project Neofobic. He has given concerts in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Ireland, Macedonia and Bulgaria. Together with Margriet Sjoerdsma he has been touring in theatres, festival and clubs extensively in The Netherlands. And in the 2008/2009 season they were selected for the Jazz Impuls Double Concert Tour. As a composer he has written several mostly chamber works for various ensemble List or works: In 2002, he was awarded 3 jazz prizes: Erasmus Jazz Competition, Rotterdam; Leidse Stad Jazz Competition in Leiden, and Pim Jacobs Jazz Competition in Rotterdam. In July 2005, he participated the Solo Piano Jazz Competition in Montreux, Switzerland. And in January 2007 Dimitar won the Young Pianist Foundation Jazz Competition 2007.