This is the 3rd edit of my recordings at the Koprivshtitsa festival of Bulgarian Folklore Art. Besides vocal and instrumental ensembles with traditional dances and costumes, another genre of performance typical of the Bulgarian folklore is humour. What today would be called of “stand-up comedy” is, in fact, part of the authentic Bulgarian traditions. AlthoughContinue reading “Koprivshtitsa festival 2022 – part 3”
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Koprivshtitsa festival 2022 – part 2
This is the 2nd edit of my recordings at the Koprivshtitsa festival of Bulgarian Folklore Art. More beautiful moments from the Koprivshtitsa festival this summer. I especially liked the little girl singing at the end.
Koprivshtitsa festival 2022 – part 1
This is the first edit of my recordings at the Koprivshtitsa festival of Bulgarian Folklore Art. At the arrival to the festival, me and my gadulka teacher, Angel Dobrev, arrived at master luthier of gadulka Anton Antonov. Next there are some recordings of stage 6, with groups from the Sofia district. Hope you like it!
26th International Folk Festival Plovdiv 2022
From my recordings at the XXVI International Folklore Festival at Plovdiv’s Ancient Theatre. This is the closing day featuring groups from Bulgaria, Turkey and Georgia.
Ensemble Trakia at the 26th International Folk Festival Plovdiv 2022
This year I could finally take a vacation and part of my holiday was spent in Bulgaria, for my gadulka lessons, visiting friends and watch musical events. One of the highlights was to meet my friend bass player Stela Petrova and watch her perform with Ensemble Trakia at Plovdiv’s Ancient Theatre, closing the 26th InternationalContinue reading “Ensemble Trakia at the 26th International Folk Festival Plovdiv 2022”
It’s My Life 5-string – isolated bass
This is the last video of the custom video series made for our friend Doran Cox. The isolated bass version of Talk Talk’s “it’s my life” bass cover on a 5-string bass. The original cover video is here.I would like to thank Doran Cox for supporting my work with these custom videos!
It’s My Life – isolated bass
Isolated bass version of the custom cover video made for Doran Cox.
It’s My Life 5-string
Second custom video made for our friend Doran Cox. Talk Talk’s “it’s my life” , this time in a 5-string bass, Warwick Thumb Bass 5. The 4-string version was released previously. In both of them you hear the bass through my new wonderful Bass compressor by Empress Effects!
It’s My Life
Here’s the first of a series of custom videos made for our friend Doran Cox. Talk Talk’s “it’s my life” is a song I knew since the day it came out and I used to listen to it on the radio, even before I had a real bass to play. However I already enjoyed PaulContinue reading “It’s My Life”
Door 17 – Live with Hélder Bruno
Video recording live at Coimbra, Teatro Académico Gil Vicente, on 06/05/2022.Helder Bruno performs “Door 17”, from his latest album “Under a Water Sky”. I am playing the double bass with the “Blossom Ensemble”, who also recorded the full album with Hélder. You can also hear the full album here.