Among the newest and most innovative voices in modern jazz guitar, Hristo’s music has been captivating audiences with a variety of modern jazz formations, ranging from duets to quintets. He has already released 10 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.”
Hristo is joined by well known Bay Area organist Brian Ho on the Hammond B3, and Lorca Hart on drums.
“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