Topic: Jazz

Russian-born Armenian flutist Yulia Musayelyan‘s music combines modern jazz harmonies, odd meters, and improvisation with folkloric styles from Armenia, Argentina, and other cultures, seeking to bridge distant traditions. She is[...]

Acclaimed Jazz Pianist & Composer ALEX MINASIAN has established himself as a versatile pianist, educator, and impresario in many different musical genres. Alex has studied with some of the greatest[...]

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — This year’s first public event at the Tekeyan Center took place on Saturday, February 25, featuring trumpeter Michael Sarian, in front of a large, enthusiastic audience.[...]

By Harout Arakelian Special to the Mirror-Spectator “World music is ‘in’ today, and I was at the bottom end of this thing, I was doing this music in the ‘50s![...]

NEW YORK — Michael Sarian is a man with a background as diverse as the music he plays, jazz, and the city he calls home now. Born in Toronto to[...]

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — At 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, music enthusiasts entered the unobtrusive but historically classic Opera House on Berry Street. The beautiful chandeliers, original architecture from 1911[...]

ANTWERP, Belgium — On Sunday, October 2, a new jazz ensemble performed at the Beestenbos café in Antwerp, founded and led by jazz guitarist and composer Alexander Baboian, originally from[...]

ANTWERP, Belgium — “It was a really cool experience to work with him and perform, especially after a hard isolating winter!” That is how Alexander Baboian described a musical event[...]

YEREVAN / TOULOUSE — Jazz pianist Rémi Panossian was born in 1983, in Montpellier, France, to an Armenian father and a French mother and started playing piano at 7. He[...]

YEREVAN — If you like jazz and live in Yerevan then you have probably been present at Arman Mnatsakanyan’s gigs or simply know his name. Chances are that his energetic[...]