AKAGA is one of the most popular Bulgarian bands, formed in 1992 by students at the National Musical Academy. The music of this band is a unique mix of fusion-jazz, funk, folk, reggae, soul and even hip-hop music. AKAGA have released six albums. Between 1994 and 1998 AKAGA was the official band of the Bulgarian National Television. Akaga is a respected headliner at numerous prestigious jazz festivals. Besides working on their own unique music AKAGA are one of the few musicians who can create original cover versions of world hit songs never losing their specific musical flavour.
Krassimir Kourtev – bass, vocals
Ivo Kazassov – trumpet, vocals
Georgi Velev – trumpet, vocals
Krassimir Kirilov (Jojo) – trombone, vocals
Petar Glavanov – guitars
Kalin Petrov – keyboards
Dimitar Mitev (Dundee) – percussion