Atanas Dochev

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About Atanas

My name is Atanas and I am 25 years old all round percussionist from Manchester, graduate from the Royal Northern College of Music,England.

In 2013 Atanas moved from London to Manchester where he was offered a place to study at the Royal Northern College of Music. He completed his four years of full time undergraduate degree in Orchestral Percussion, World Percussion and Timpani. Atanas Dochev became a professional all round Percussionist and Music Artist with an unique sound, performing for packed audiences in London, Manchester area, across United Kingdom and Europe. Atanas also gained a lot of recording experience over the years working with bands and solo artists from Manchester and all round England. He is currently a permanent percussionist for a few bands such as Bethlehem Casuals who appeared live on BBC 6 with Marc Riley, MSC Big Band and Salsa Norte his own Salsa band. Atanas is also a freelancing percussionist with a huge passion to make and deliver more music to wider audiences. To learn about how Atanas can perform for your event, please reach out.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Electronic, Ambient, Deep house, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Jazz fusion, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Originals, Pop, Covers, Acoustic, Disco, Funk, Americana, Funk rock, Motown, Hip Hop, Soul, R&B, Rock, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Rock 'n' Roll, World music, Afrobeat, Bossa nova, Caribbean music, Brazilian music, Balkan, Cuban music, Cumbia, Latin, Reggae, Salsa, Ska, Samba, Spanish music
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Percussion, Bongos, Cajon, Bodhrán, Cuica, Djembe, Drum kit, Frame drum, Glockenspiel, Marimba, Congas, Snare drum, Tambourine, Timpani, Vibraphone, Vibroslap, Xylophone
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Event types:
Recording session, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Drum technician, Producer, Songwriter, Composer, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Singing teaching, Examiner, Community music worker, Animateur, Actor
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From customers:

Dave H, 2 years ago

'' You didn't just play the congas, you play like you own the instrument'''

MK S, 1 year ago

''Atanas, People really enjoyed it, very nice night! Thank you for playing awesome music, and keeping the time! Dance floor was packed - I had to fight to secure my dance space ''

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