Tigran Hamasyan is a pianist and composer of Armenian origin, based in Los Angeles since 2003.
He started studying the piano at the age of 3, and at 13 he was already invited to European jazz festivals.
His reputation grew with each concert, as evidenced by the prestigious awards he won, including the first prize offered by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz in 2006.
Explosive creativity as well as eclectic musical tastes allow him to easily move from traditional Armenian music to American jazz, from progressive rock to classical music.
With astonishing dexterity and a deep sense of composition, Tigran is among the most promising and charismatic pianists of the moment.