DIMITAR LIOLEV QUARTET
Dimitar Liolev alto sax, Martin Tashev trumpet and flugelhorn, Massimiliano Rolf double bass, Dimitar Semov drums.
Young Bulgarian composer and saxophonist Dimitar Liolev aims to mix rhythms and ornaments of Balkan folk and the most authentic jazz idiom, with an impressive avantgarde and creative aproach.
The strong rhythmic Bulgarian heritage and the creative and collective jazz improvisation together create an outstanding and quite unique band on the modern European jazz scene.
Liolev's new cd "Eastern Shadows" following his first album "The other side" (BlueArt, 2012) and the second one "Rhodopology" (Music Clinic Records, 2015) , presents original compositions performed by some of the most well-known musicians of Balkan area, Tashev and Semov. With the international jazz experience of Italian bassist Massimiliano Rolff the music is a constant flow of energy.