Михаил Йосифов

Михаил Йосифов

Real Name:
Михаил Христов Йосифов
Mihail Hristov Yossifov is one of the most active and successful young Bulgarian jazzmen. He finished the trumpet class of Rusin Atev at the National Music High School “Ljubomir Pipkov”. Later he graduated from the National Music Academy in the classes of Stojcho Radev and Angel Makedonsky. Cherishing the interest in jazz since his school days he formed ensembles with his classmates and performed at almost all the jazz forums in Bulgaria. After that he was demanded not only as a jazz musician but also as a musician for recording many music projects and film scores. Despite as a musician he has been active as a trumpet master, an arranger and composer of film scores and music for plays as well as of music for his jazz formation – Mihail Yossifov Sextet.
Amongst the musicians he has collaborated with are Mike Stern, Dave Weckel, Mezzoforte, Dephazz, Peter Herbolzheimer, Karen Bernod, Poogie Bell, Max Moya, Randy Brecker, Milcho Leviev, Teodosi Spasov, Аngel Zaberski, Antoni Donchev, Hristo Yotzov etc.
One of the founders of Brass Association – union of brass musicians that manages the brass festival Brazzobrazzie, the education project “Brass Hour” as well as many other successful music projects.
Open, curious and loving the experiment, besides the intense work with his jazz sextet Misho is actively involved in other music projects as the charming female swing trio Sentimental Swingers and the band which unites in unique way the gypsy rhytms with jazz – RomaNeno Project. The beatiful touching voice of his trumpet sounds also in the contemporary brass orchestra Brazz ViliDJ and in Angel Zaberski Big Band Brass Association.
Misho Yossifov has performed at jazz, pop and ethno festivals all over Europe – Sziget (Hungary), Exit - Novi Sad (Serbia), Nisville (Serbia), Zomer van Antwerpen (Belgium), Festival of Arts Apollonia – Sozopol (Bulgaria), International Jazz Festival Bansko (Bulgaria), etc.
In 2009 Mihail Yossifov was awarded with the Golden Lyre award as a Jazz Musician of the Year by the Union of Musicians and Dancers in Bulgaria. Soon after that he got the Golden Pen award of Jazz FM and Classic FM Radios for a special merit to Bulgarian culture.
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Михаил Йосифов Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

Мариус* Сънища Без Край (as М. Йосифов) Мариус* - Двама (Album) AveNew Productions Bulgaria 1999 Sell This Version
Herman's Wolf Band Herman's Wolf Band - IV (Album) Riva Sound Records Bulgaria 1999 Sell This Version
Karandila Gypsy Brass Orchestra Sofian Dance (as Mihail Yosifov) Karandila Gypsy Brass Orchestra - Cyclops Camel (Album) Messechina Music Bulgaria 2006 Sell This Version
N 55833 John Lawton & Diana Express* In Rhythm With You (as M. Yosifov) John Lawton & Diana Express* - The Power Of Mind(CD, Album, Dig) Intelligent Music (2) N 55833 UK 2012 Sell This Version
none Roma Neno Roma Neno - Taj Mahala(CD, Album, Promo, Dig) Vega Star Trading Ltd. none Bulgaria 2012 Sell This Version
Intelligent Music Project II Intelligent Music Project II - My Kind O' Lovin' (Album) Intelligent Music (2) Bulgaria 2014 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

none Roma Neno Roma Neno - Taj Mahala(CD, Album, Promo, Dig) Vega Star Trading Ltd. none Bulgaria 2012 Sell This Version