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Aga Zaryan

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Aga Zaryan

Aga Zaryan born January 17, 1976 - is an internationally recognized jazz vocalist of the new generation. Aga conveys the finest of the history of jazz to today's audiences, continuing the traditions of great artists like Shirley Horn, Carmen McRae and Joni Mitchell. She is known for her distinctive style, class and intimate approach to singing, with a characteristic lightness of phrasing and warm, slightly matte-toned voice. Aga Zaryan has been successful in integrating ambitious artistic goals with popular appeal, recording four albums to date, all of which have earned gold, platinum or multi-platinum status in Poland. In 2008 she was honored with the Polish muisic industry's most prestigious prize - The Fryderyk Chopin Award. She was nominated for the title of Woman of The Year 2008 by Gazeta Wyborcza-Wysokie Obcasy, one of Poland's most influential and widely circulated newspapers. Aga was also named Jazz Vocalist of The Year in the European Jazz Forum Magazine's yearly Jazz Top readers' poll in 2007, 2008 and 2009. She has appeared in clubs and at festivals in Poland, England, the USA, Germany, Israel, France, Norway, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Turkey, Portugal, Russia and Iceland....
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Awards

'Best Polish Female Jazz Vocalist' Jazz Forum's Readers Awards 2007 & 2008 & 2009 [6] 'Best Poetic Album' Fryderyk Award for 'Beauty is Dying' 2008[4][12] '50 Most Important Ladies of the Capital 2008' - Życie Warszawy (Warsaw press)[5] 'Best New Artist' Mateusz Award - Polish National Radio 3 award for 'Picking up the Pieces' 2007[13][14] Second Prize at the International Jazz Vocalists' Competition in Zamość, PL - 1998 Nominations 'Woman of the Year 2008' - Gazeta Wyborcza magazine (Wysokie Obcasy) 'Wdechy' 2007 'Co Jest Grane' (Whats going on) magazine's Warsaw cultural awards[15] 'Best Polish Jazz Vocalist' Jazz Forum's Reader's Awards 2004 and 2005 'Best Jazz Album' "My Lullaby" Fryderyk 2002[16]
  • Remembering Nina & Abbey

    Parlophone Music Poland
    2013
  • A Book Of Luminous Things

    Parlophone Music Poland
    2011
  • Looking Walking Being

    Parlophone Music Poland
    2010
  • Umiera Piękno

    Parlophone Music Poland
    2007

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