Impressions “I decided to work with “Valeri Dimchev Trio”, because I heard something that transcended regionalism. Along with the obvious stunning musicianship, their music seamlessly incorporates traditional Bulgarian folk music with jazz improvisation and incredible amount of blues. By utilizing all the above elements they are definitely taking it “to the next level”. (Vadim Budman, Volatile Records, Canada) The strongest elements in their music are the characteristic sounds of the tamboura and the tarambouka mixed with the incredible female voice of the beautiful Desislava Dimcheva (Rainforest World Music Festival Malaysia 2004) “Dimchev, though is a progressive; some of the tunes of his recital were closer to jazz than to tradition. The tamboura is a string instrument with a teardrop body and a long neck, and, in Dimchev’s hands, is capable of great subtlety. (Ed Ward Wall Street Journal) This group is incredible – the music will stop you in your tracks. “Valeri Dimchev Trio”, coming from “Old Europe”. Not to be missed. Canada - South Country Fair, July, 2001
composer, tambura player
Education 1977-1982 Folk Music school - Shiroka luka 1984-1988 AMTII Music Academy - Plovdiv   
Activities VALERI DIMCHEV - composer, arranger Bulgarian tambura player/ teacher. Teaches tambura at Sowth-West University “Neofit Rilski” - Blagoevgrad
Bulgarian Tamboura VALERI DIMCHEV was born 1963 in the city of Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria    My first meeting with the tamboura was at age of 11. I felt attracted to this instrument immediately.” The child had a long way to go still, but it was clear – tamboura was the destiny…
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