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Dimitri K

Dimitri Kovachev (Димитър Ковачев) a.k.a. Dimitri K.

Won National Contest for Youth Pop Composers in 1982 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Since then have written over 250 songs for many top singers and instrumentalists. Many became the hit songs of the 80s in Bulgaria. Some songs sold over 250,000 copies at a time. Wrote the cover songs for the Melody of the Year National TV Show in 1987 and 1988. Contestants from quite a few different countries performed his songs as part of the ongoing International Golden Orpheus Festival on the Black Sea. His recorded music is part of the Golden Music Library of the National Radio in Sofia, Bulgaria.

— Produced for Prestige Records in London Medieval Voices; the CD was recorded with Sredetz Chamber Choir Sofia.
— Became member of ASCAP. Since then, through DSM Producers, New York, released background and theme music for Saturday Night Live, Maury Povich Show, etc. national prime time shows.
— Produced and released Medieval Voices Tonight: a pop interpretation of some of the chamber choir themes.
— Put on stage in New York a musical crossover called Under Manhattan Skyline; received press reviews from Newsday, New York Times and Queens Courier.
— Released Crossover, a New Age studio interpretation of the musical play Under Manhattan Skylines.
— Published by Dimitri K Publishing: Music by Van Galen’s “Life Time” CD.
— Produced for licensing: 2 smooth jazz albums: That’ll do it and Manhattan Midnight.
— Dimitri K. Publishing’s roster increases with new artists for production, publishing, soundtrack and development: Harry Hall – sax, John Valeri – guitar, Roumi Petrova – viola, etc.
— Working on the repertoire of the talented 17 years old Olivia Nicole, which produced singles: Stranded and Insane.
— Produced smooth jazz CD album Keep Moving including the artists: Zulf – sax, James Densmore – harp, etc.
— Produced smooth jazz CD album So Intensified featuring: John Valeri – guitar, LoboDen – piano, Van Galen – guitar, Brandon Miller – solo bass guitar, Jamie Strefeler – oboe, etc.
— Produced smooth jazz CD album Silence featuring featuring: Jochy Rodriguez – trumpet, John Valeri – guitar, etc.
— Produced smooth jazz CD album Slim Profile dedicated to the late jazz musician Harry Hall – alto, soprano & tenor sax, clarinet & flute.

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