Konstantin Tsekov

Konstantin Tsekov

24.12.1952 г.

Blagoevgrad - Bulgaria

composer, arranger, musical producer

Konstantin Tzekov graduated from the State Academy of Music in 1977 majoring in Piano under Professor Lily Atanasova. Still as a student he focused on a carrier of a rock-musician. In 1976 following the creation of the new studio of the recording company Balkanton, he founded together with Rumen Boyadjiev and Alexander Baharov the band FSB and won recognition as a brilliant rock and pop performer, author and arranger (together with Rumen Boyadjiev) of almost the entire production of the band.

He composed music to theatre productions, documentaries and TV films (including Remains (1999), directed by Rosen Elezov). His works were released on nine LPs and three CDs. He toured throughout Bulgaria and abroad. Together with Ivan Lechev, Venko Zahariev and Stoyan Yankulov he created the album Verticals (1996). The best Bulgarian pop and jazz singers sang his songs. Since 1998 he has worked with the group of Philip Kirkorov, appearing in concert tours abroad. He co-produced and arranged the album I’ll Never Change of Jose Feliciano, published by EMI. He won the Grammi Prize for the arrangement of the song Cielito Lindo, as well as prizes at the festival Melody of the Year and at other competitions organised by the Bulgarian National Radio.

Works

CD Album:

Water from Earth’s Rivers (2003).

Albums of FSB:

Non Stop (1997); FSB AND (1978); The Globe (1979); 78 Revolutions (1980); Ten Years Later (1982); FSB VI (1984); FSB in Concert (2 LPs) (1985); I Love You till Now (Kissing You Good Night) (1987); No Way (maxi single) (1988); FSB (1989); Antology 1,2 & 3 (1999).