Bulat Gafarov

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Bulat Gafarov's musical works

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Bulat Gafarov winner of international songwriting competitions

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Discography / albums by Bulat Gafarov / Toke-Cha

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Musical Instruments of Bulat Gafarov / Toke-Cha

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of musical instruments by Bulat Gafarov | More than 500 musical instruments

Композитор Булат Гафаров

 

 

BULAT Gafarov - professional composer / famous musician multi-instrumentalist and singer with unique vocal / ethnographer / collector of musical instruments / king of World music.

In the collection of Bulat more than 500 musical instruments of the world, such as: violins, flutes, mouth harps, percussions, didgeridoo, kalimba, koto, hang & hapi drum, sitar, keyboards, percussions, brass and string instruments. Thirty of them Bulat uses in his one-man band performances. Bulat is recognized as the owner of the unique vocal, he professionally sings overtone, oriental, russian, jazz singing and beatbox.

Compositions by Bulat won main composers competitions and sounds in many films, ballets, theaters, commercials, animations and performances around the world (USA, Canada, Japan, China, Korea, Austria, France, Russia, CIS and Asia countries).

Bulat performed with own concerts in more than 50 cities of the world.

Bulat's music at the crossroads of many styles: world music, ethno, electronic, classical music, jazz, psychill, new age and experimental.

"Concerts of Bulat Gafarov is unique multimedia show. During his performances the listener makes an unforgettable ethno-musical journey..."  Moscow Times

 

 

Bulat Gafarov's musical works

Bulat Gafarov composed music for:

 

 

Movies

Films / movies:

Music for Sand art animations:

"Jaguar cars"  ;  "Japan sand art" ;  "Two sides"  ;  "Cafe"  ;  "Mask" ;  "Chess"

More videos of sand art animations with music by Bulat Gafarov here:  www.Sand-Show.com

 

 

Theatres, ballets and performances:

  • "Hotel of two Worlds" by Eric Emanuel Smitt | The directors Patric Rollen, Igor Grigurko | RATI
  • "Siege" ("Osada") | Director Evgeniy Grishkovecz | STD theatre
  • "Sleep In Summer Night" | Director Natalya Anastasyeva | "Little World Theater"
  • Performance "The Fish-Sun" | Experimental theatre "Pag&Arm"
  • "Ugaim Sulde" (2005)  | "Theatre Baikal" (Buryatia) | Dandar Badluev & German Pikus
  • Ballet "Sansara" RAMT | Nikita Dmitrievsky | Theatre "Ballet Moskva"
  • Opera improvisation "BOBBLE" by Bobby McFerrin & Tandy Beal (USA/Russia)
  • Ballet "The Little Prince" Theatre by V.S Meyerhold | Nikita Dmitrievsky
  • Ballet "ALEM" | "Astana ballet" / "Astana Opera" | MARIINSKY THEATRE | MOSCOW MUSIC THEATRE | The MuseumsQuartier Wien (Austria) | Paris, France | "Palace of Peace and Reconciliation" in Astana | KBS hall, Seoul, Korea | Alice Tully Hall, LINCOLN CENTER (USA, New York) | TOKYO BUNKA KAIHAN (Tokyo, Japan) and others

 

For computer game  "Shelter Online" | "Digital Worlds company"

Compositions by Bulat Gafarov sounds in many programs on radio and TV around the world

 

             

 

 

Collaborations and joint Projects of Bulat Gafarov

Collaborations and joint Projects of Bulat Gafarov:

 With famous Artists of the world: Bobby McFerrin (Opera “Bobble”), Andrey Makarevich (festival "Creation of Peace"), Mark Pekarsky ("Show 57 grains"), "Chaif" ("Kinotavr" 2009), Dmitry Malikov (show "Pianomania"), SATI Kazanova (Duet with Bulat. Festivals & concerts. Olympic Games), Pelagea (Siberia/Moscow), Tina Kuznetsov (Moscow), Nino Katamadze (Georgian Republic), "Volga" (Norway and Kazan tour), "Namgar" (album "Nomad", Canada tour), "Hi-fi" (song "Beda" ("Trouble")), "Green Point" band (at festivals "Kazantip", "Kino Yalta", "Kinotavr"), Garik Sukachyov (at "House of the sun"), Bogdan Titomir, Eugene Stychkin (Ballet "The Little Prince"), Chulpan Hamatova (Ballet "The Little Prince" & at "House of the sun"), Herman Vinogradov, Yuriy Balashev, Yuriy "Mono", Andreas Jones, Jan Bederman, Sergey Filatov, "Tetris" band, Vahtang Kalandadze (Beatboxer), Sergey Starostin, Sergey Klevensky, ensemble "Chukotka", "Zerkalo band", Brynjar Rasmussen/Arctic Mood, Igor Grigorev, "Couple" band (Dmitry Vasilyev, Katya Chernyavskaya), Marta Ruiz Villamil (Cuba), Edson Cordeiro (Brazil/Germany), Andrey Mongush (Tuva), Adam Matta (New York), Andreas Schaerer (Germany/Zurich), Vladimir Kryzhanovsky (Moscow), Joey Blake (Boston), Christiane Karam (Lebanon/Boston), Brenna MacCrimmon (Toronto/Istanbul), Bori Magyar (Budapest), Marina Sabianina (Moscow), Gaya Arutyunyan (Armenia), Vasily Fedorovich Shcherbakov, Lena Kaufman, Artem Yakushenko ("Two Siberians"), Dashi Namdakov, with orchestra of Moscow and others

 With famous Directors of the world: Yevgeni Grishkovets (perfomance "Siege" ("Osada"), Garik Sukachyov ("House of the sun"), Vera Glagoleva (film "Ferris Wheel"), Nikita Dmitrievsky (ballets "Sansara", "The Little Prince", "Alem"), Nikolay Basin ("Ballet Moskva"), Olga Stolpovskaja (film "Fishman"), Natalia Anastaseva (perfomance "Sleep In Summer Night"), Igor Grigurko, Patrick Rollen, Aleksey Shilin, Anzhela Golubeva (perfomance "Hotel of two worlds"), German Pikus, Artem Kochukov (film "On the low frequency"), Tandy Beal (Opera "Bobble"), John Woo (Premiere of "The Crossing" in Moscow), Stephan Gero Kämpf (Treeproduction at the Eco-Club GSE) and others

Bulat played concerts for presidents of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kalmykia, Turkey, ambassadors of France, Japan, India, Jordan, Mongolia and others.

Bulat and his Toke-cha band played at many festivals in Russia, USA, Canada, Norway, Holland, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kalmykia and Uzbekistan.

Bulat was in many countries where he studied folklore, singing and playing various musical instruments.

He has organized several successful ethnographic expeditions where he recorded a unique musical material.

On the web site of his band www.Toke-cha.ru Bulat created a unique e-encyclopedia of musical instruments.

Bulat and his band has many diplomas and awards from the Government of Moscow, India and various festivals.

 

 

 

Bulat Gafarov winner of international songwriting competitions

Bulat Gafarov winner of international songwriting competitions:

International Songwriting Competition (ISC)

Great American Song Award

USA Songwriting Competition

Malibu Music Awards

 

 

XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014 | Bulat Gafarov

Bulat played concerts at XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014

Solo, duet with Sati Kazanova & band

 

Bulat Gafarov's featured on audio channels:

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Holiday Inn

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Auchan

 

Mass media / Press about Bulat Gafarov

Mass media | Tv | Radio | Press | Diplomas:

  • TV: CNN, BBC, Russia Today, Euronews, ORT (1 Russian TV Channel), NTV, STS, Stolitsa (Capital), MIR (world), ТNТ, Kultura, Karusel & many others |  Some TV videos here  Interview with Bulat Gafarov
  • Radio: Radio of Russia, Mayak, Arsenal, Kultura (Culture), Silver Rain & more
  • Internet radios: Chillout.fm, iHeartRadio, Last.fm, Jango, Rdio, Slacker Radio, MixRadio, DI.fm, 8tracks, Indie 104 - iRadio LA, Radio Crystal Blue, ruKus Radio, Freeradio4u & many others
  • Magazines: "Jalouse", "Ethnosphere", "Alquimia", "Moscow Times", "Moskauer Deutsche Zeitung", "Castlegar News", "Moscow orientir", "Village", "MusicZeitGeist", "Hammer" and many others  | Some Press articles here  Press articles about Bulat Gafarov
  • Diplomas and Certificates | Some diplomas and certificates here  Diplomas and Certificates of Bulat Gafarov  

 

 

Discography / albums by Bulat Gafarov / Toke-Cha

Discography / albums by Bulat Gafarov / Toke-Cha:

"Phytogenesis Music" [2002]

iTunes | "Phytogenesis music"  iTunes    Amazon | "Phytogenesis music"  Amazon

"Matrix" [2003], "Live 2004" [2004]

 

"Live 2005" [2005]

iTunes | "Live 2005"  iTunes    Amazon | "Live 2005"  Amazon

"On Line" [2006-2007]

iTunes | "On line"  iTunes    iTunes | "On line"  Amazon

Double album "Eclecticus" [2011]

iTunes | "Eclecticus"  iTunes    Amazon | "Eclecticus"  Amazon

"Harmony" music for the ballet [2014]

iTunes | "Harmony"  iTunes    Amazon | "Harmony"  Amazon

"Trek of the Little Prince" for the ballet [2015]

iTunes | "Trek of the Little Prince"  iTunes    Amazon | "Trek of the Little Prince"  Amazon

 
 

Singles:

 

"NB" [ Ethno drum & bass | Jungle | 2013 ]

iTunes | "NB" by Bulat Gafarov  iTunes    Amazon | "NB" by Bulat Gafarov  Amazon

"ANYA" [ IDM | Vocal Drum'n'Bass | 2015 ]

iTunes | "ANYA" by Bulat Gafarov  iTunes    Amazon | "ANYA" by Bulat Gafarov  Amazon

"Deeply" [ Vocal BreakBeat | PsyChill | 2015]

iTunes | "Deeply" by Bulat Gafarov  iTunes    iTunes | "Deeply" by Bulat Gafarov  Amazon

 

 

Own musical projects of Bulat Gafarov

Own musical projects of Bulat Gafarov:

 

 

Bulat Gafarov's pages:

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