Dimitar Bodurov piano
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 (www.jazzimpuls.nl).
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.
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