Saturday, January 13, 2018

USA: Hristo Vitchev Quartet-Of Light and Shadows(2018)

Hristo Vitchev Quartet | Of Light and Shadows

"Of Light and Shadows" marks the 8th release as a leader by the internationally acclaimed modern jazz guitarist Hristo Vitchev and his highly sophisticated impressionistic quartet.

Referred by the media as one of the newest and most innovative voices in modern jazz guitar, Hristo's music has been captivating audiences all across the globe. At only age 37 he has already released 8 critically acclaimed albums as a leader plus 4 more releases as a co-leader. As JazzTimes magazine describes his music: “Vitchev’s sophisticated and adventurous work is imbued with shimmering harmonies and lyrical improvisations.”
"Vitchev’s multihued compositions are like impressionistic sound paintings." - JAZZIZ
CRITICAL JAZZ says: "Hristo Vitchev may be one of the best kept secrets in jazz today. He is the epitome of sonic gold."

"Bulgaria-born, Bay Area-based guitarist Hristo Vitchev, having firmly established himself as a gentle giant in the contemporary jazz scene, seems always willing and able to reinvent himself while holding true to the integrity of his artistry." – ECM REVIEWS