Tigran Hamasyan on Tour

January 8, 2015 | By Francerocks

An Armenian-American pianist whose output pushes the boundaries of jazz and music itself, Tigran Hamasyan will tour the US in February. For those yet to be floored by the young musician’s music or videos, NPR just named Tigran Hamasyan one of their “Artists to Tell Your Friends About in 2015“.

Here are the tour dates:

2/13 @ Logan Center Chicago, IL [Tickets]
2/18 @ The Addition San Francisco, CA [Tickets]
2/19 @ Kuumbwa Center Santa Cruz, CA [Tickets]
2/20 @ Bootleg HiFi Los Angeles, CA [Tickets]
2/24 @ Regatta Bar Boston, MA [Tickets]
2/25 @ SubCulture New York, NY [Tickets]
2/26 @ SubCulture New York, NY [Tickets]
2/27 @ Clarice Smith Center College Park, MD [Tickets]

About Tigran

Tigran Hamasyan is a young musician born 1987 in Armenia.  In 2003, Tigran moved with his family to Los Angeles, California.  He began playing piano at the age of 3.  Since the age of 13, he has played in European festivals.  His reputation has steadily grown with every performance.

He has won prestigious piano competitions, most notably, the 2006 Thelonious Monk jazz piano competition under supervision of Herbie Hancock.  He has earned serious recognition with 4 albums and hundreds of concerts all around the world (Montreux, Montreal, North Sea, Juan Les Pins, Marciac, London Jazz Festival, Winter Festival in NY).  Recently, Tigran was named the winner of the 2013 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Contemporary Music.

Tigran’s unique profile displays dazzling piano dexterity with an undeniably profound sense of composition.  He’s equally at ease with jazz, classical music, Armenian popular repertoire, rock, heavy metal, or avant-garde.

More about Tigran Hamasyan on France Rocks here

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