Piano Faculty at Montclair Kimberley Academy

Piano Faculty at Montclair Kimberley Academy

Asen Doykin joined the piano faculty at Montclair Kimberley Academy. MKA is one of the leading liberal arts schools in the tri-state area, with strong music department and history of brilliant jazz piano students.

Performance at  The Soapbox gallery

Performance at The Soapbox gallery

On June 29th Asen is going to play a set of original solo piano music at the Soapbox Gallery as part of the Piano Hang, June 29 event , presented by David Berkman Music. This is the bi-weekly solo jazz piano series that everyone is raving about. Great NYC improvising...

Recording with the Tom Cottone Band

Recording with the Tom Cottone Band

Recording session with the Tom Cottone Band featuring the veteran trumpetist Steve Jankowski of the super bands Chicago and Blood Sweat and Tears. Some music coming out in the near future.

Students perform at Carnegie Hall

Students perform at Carnegie Hall

Asen Doykin's piano students Oliver Clarke and Max Radzymunski perform at the 2018 edition of Crescendo Youth Music Competition at Carnegie Hall and place second in their age category. Congratulations!

New album "Time Remmebered"

New album "Time Remmebered"

Asen Doykin released new album of duet music with the renown trombonist Nick Vayenas and special guest the trombonist Achilles Liarmakopoulos. The album is available on iTunes, Spotify and CD Baby.

Ono More Once Recording

Ono More Once Recording

Asen just finished recording an album of original music with the fusion band One More Once. The album was recorded by legendary sound engineer Ron Lorman who has worked with the likes of Miles Davis, Frank Zappa and Weather Report. Release coming later in the year.

Music for BBC Capital

Music for BBC Capital

Asen was commissioned to compose and produce a music piece for BBC Capital. You can listen to the full track and read Damian Fowler's very engaging article about "hold music" in the link bellow.

Berlin Performances

Berlin Performances

Asen finished a week long engagement at some of the best jazz clubs in Belrin, Germany. It was a collaborative project with between Asen Doykin and the renowned saxophonist Vladimir Karparov. Stay tuned for more news about future gigs in Europe with the Doykin/Karparov Band.

At Rockwood Music Hall with One More Once

At Rockwood Music Hall with One More Once

Asen is going to perform on March 13th, at 10 p.m. at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 1 with the fusion band One More Once. The Band was formed in 1990 with it's personal, eclectic style ranging from the rock, jazz, classical worlds, as well as their own arrangements of...

Performances in Miami

Performances in Miami

Asen Doykin will be playing at the historic jazz club Ball & Chain in Little Havana in Miami on January 24th thru 28th. He will co-lead a band with the prominent saxophonist Mark Small.

Featured artist at Vintage Vibe

Featured artist at Vintage Vibe

Asen Doykin is the featured artist of the month at the Vintage Vibe artist web site. Vintage Vibe is manufacturer of the VV electric tine piano.
Asen is performing his own composition on the instrument together with the Prophet 08 analog synthesizer. Click on the related link to watch and...

Open Ended Album Released

Open Ended Album Released

The debut album of the New York jazz formation Open Ended is released on iTunes, Amazon.com and CDbaby.com. The album is featuring the talents of Asen Doykin, Mark Small, Peter Slavov and Colin Stranahan. For more information, please visit www.openendedmusic....

Movie "If I Leap" on Vimeo.com

The short movie "If I Leap" directed by J.J. Stone and with original music by Asen Doykin is available for viewing on the video streaming web site Vimeo.com
The movie was featured at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival as well as HBO.

Introducing Open Ended

Open Ended is a musical collective put together in New York City by four like-minded musical peers with the idea of total creative collaboration. All four members of the collective are active performers on the New York music scene and bring their own approach to the creative process. Please visit...

Featured artist on iTunes podcast

Asen Doykin is the featured artists of the iTunes podcast "Piano And All That Jazz".
Original jazz piano music played by the composers themselves...no commercials and no covers. If you would like to listen you can click on the link below.

Music on Earbits Internet Radio

Music from the album "Meandering Road" available now on Earbits internet radio.
Earbits provides commercial free, high quality radio across a variety of channels. Listeners are encouraged to share their favorite music, connect directly with artists, and support them by purchasing merchandise and live performance tickets. Earbits is not just...

Recording with The Nick Vayenas Group on NPR

Link to the live recording session at the NPR WBGO studio with the Nick Vayenas Group: Nick Vayenas: valve trombone, compositions, Patrick Cornelius: alto saxophone, Frank LoCrasto: piano and Fender Rhodes, Asen Doykin: synthesizers/programming, Matt Clohesy: acoustic and electric bass,
Kendrick Scott:...

Viet Rock Musical

Asen Doykin arranged and produced the music for the upcoming release of the Viet Rock Musical at the Deetjen Theatre in Montlair, NJ.

A controversial, "in-your-face" rock musical, Viet Rock will transport the audience to 1966 and the tumultuous Vietnam Era. Written by feminist playwright Megan Terry, this first-ever rock...

Music for Leo Burnett

Asen composed and produced the music for TV commercial for the Bulgarian internet giant BTC Group. The whole project is produced by the Bulgarian arm of adverticing agency Leo Burnett. The clip will be on air for the month of December on all major Bulgarian TV networks.

All About Jazz Review

Glenn Astarita of AllAboutJazz.com has posted the first review of Meandering Road. He sumps up the review with:

"Fluid motion and cohesive expressionism are quite noticeable during the preponderance of this entertaining and altogether exhilarating studio session. Given some exposure, Doykin’s artsy approach and enviable chops should raise a...

New album finished!

Asen had just finished mastering his new album "Meandering Road". The album was recorded in New York City and consists of original music and one rearrangement of the Bulgarian traditional song "Hubava Si Moia Goro". Besides Asen on piano, The CD features the amazing musicianship of Peter Slavov-bass, Kendick Scott-drums...

New Tracks

New tracks added to the listen section from the Asen Doykin Trio live concert at the Bulgarian Consulate in Manhattan in December...

Martin Lubenov's "Veselina" CD

Martin Liubenov's latest CD "Veselina" is available at the www.choicemusic.nl and parisjazzcorner.com web sites.
Assen Doykin plays the piano on four tracks.
Martin Lubenov is already among the top Balkan-accordionists. Comparable to his famous colleague Peter Ralchev, Martin Lubenov very early found his own style. With breathtaking...

Jeremy Kushnier CD

Jeremy's new cd is an acoustic blend of rock and pop that gleans it’s inspiration from an era of analog tape and tube warmth.
Assen Doykin recorded the piano tracks for the CD.

NBC Broadcast

A material about The Piano School of NYC will be broadcasted on NBC Channel 4 News on December 19th at 7:15AM. Mr. Doykin is a faculty member of this renowned New York-based piano school.

Assen Doykin Trio on Bulgarian TV

Assen Doykin's trio performance at the Apollonia Art Festival 2004 will be broadcasted on the Bulgarian National TV Channel 1 on October 1st from 10.25 p.m., Bulgarian time. The concert took place on September 3rd 2004 at the Black Sea town of Sozopol.

New pictures

New pictures added from Assen Doykin's summer performances in Bulgaria 2004.

Varna Jazz Fest 2004

An article about Varna Jazz Fest 2004 and the concert of Bennie Maupin Quartet, featuring Assen Doykin on the piano has been published in the August web edition of the Bulgarian magazine AZ.

The Great American Jazz Piano Competition

Assen has been selected as one of the five finalists in the prestigious Great American Jazz Piano Competition. The Great American Jazz Piano Competition is held in conjunction with the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, April 30-May 2, 2004. The competition will take place on Thursday, April 29, 2004 at 7.00...

New Track Deployed: SCORPLAB

Freshly uploaded track for Houston based Scorpion Oil Tools' web site. The track, SCORPLAB, written and produced for Fluxure by Ziv Damary and features Assen Doykin on keyboards. Click the launch related site button below to check it out....

www.doykinmusic.com goes live.

The new site has been deployed and is officially live. Come back often to listen to new music, watch new videos and keep up to date with Assen Doykin.