Zhivko Vasilev is amongst the most popular kaval players in Bulgaria. He is well-known to the public both in Bulgaria and Europe with his constant experiments and his search of new and unexplored paths in music. Thanks to his experimental spirit of his, he starts combining traditional kaval sound with various popular styles like jazz, funk, latin-jazz, pop, electronic music, etc. The young musician was born in Smolyan, in the heart of the Rhodope Mountains. He inherited his love to music from his father. He has participated in numerous concerts worldwide, and cooperated with many world musicians such as Max Moya, Xuxa Levi, Juan Garcia Herreros, Roberto Quintero, Hector Martignon, etc.