Dimitar Karamfilov is one of the most sought-after concert and studio upright bass players in Bulgaria.
He has been playing with the most prominent musicians in the country, as well as many internationally recognized artists. such as: Tom Harrel, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzon, Mario Stantchev, Antoni Donchev, Theodosii Spassov, Rick Margitza to name a few. Working with popular American band Pink Martini.
He has recorded music for Bulgaria National Television, Bulgarian National Radio, BTV Chanel among others in a number of shows and projects.
In the period 2014-2018, he taught upright bass at the “Pancho Vladigerov” National Academy of Music in Sofia.
As an artist he regularly participates in every annual jazz festival in Bulgaria, as well as in many prestigious international music forums.
He recorded his second album Turn to Love in 2020, and release it a year after.
“Turn to Love” came to life in these strange times with the intend to turn worries into hope and sadness into luminescent happiness. The idea of the album reaches farther beyond the current situation, because it praises not only love, but also the person who is an indivisible part of its essence.” Tanya Ivanova, Jazz FM Bulgaria
“Turn to Love” displays incredible craft and depth of emotion by the three virtuosos and its message affirms Dimitar Karamfilov as one of the brightest musicians of the Bulgarian jazz scene.”Peter Dimitrov, A to JazZ Festival
In November 2018 Dimitar Karamfilov presented his debut author’s project named Ecology which consists of 11 pieces. Mr. Karamfilov provoked himself and his music fans to strive for purity in their thoughts, actions and nutrition and of course live an environmentally-friendly life.
Dimitar Karamfilov recorded the Ecology album together with renowned Spanish saxophonist Arnau Garrofé, Hristo Yotsov (percussions), Alexander Logozarov (guitar), Mihail Yosifov (trumpet) and Konstantin Kostov (piano). Alexander Andonov (DJ Vagabond) joined the band for the recording of the Ecology piece which gave the name of Dimitar Karamfilov’s debut album. Dimitar Karamfilov’s album Ecology also consists of a new version of the popular Bulgarian song Rosni Mi, Rosni, Rositse. It was recorded together with Bulgarian jazz singer Marina Gospodinova and saxophone player Vladimir Karparov who made a successful career in Germany.