Born in Yerevan, Armenia, in the family of leading Armenian composers...
More than 20 years of music education in 2 leading conservatories of former USSR - Moscow (Russia) & Yerevan (Armenia)
Professor of Piano at the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music
Performed with: Larry Coryell, Charles Davis, Matana Roberts, Ed Cherry, Ray Vega, Murali Coryell, Joe Lee Wilson, Melissa Walker, Phillip Manuel, Deborah Davis, Tex Allen and many others...
Current Projects: Arthur Satyan Acoustic Ensemble, Arthur Satyan Organ Quartet.
Designed current program of Jazz Studies at the Lebanese Higher National Conservatory of Music. Dean of the Jazz Department.
Arthur Satyan mostly plays NORD Keyboards.
Arthur's current Nord Keybaords gear:
Nord Stage 2 EX (88 and 76), Nord Wave, Nord Lead 4, Nord
Lead 2x, Nord C2D Combo Organ., Nord Lead A1.
Others Synths: Korg, Roland, Dave Smith, Novation.
Acoustic Pianos: Steinway & Sons, Yamaha, Boesendorfer.
Arthur Satyan, the Dean of Jazz musicians living in
Lebanon was the melodic wheel of 'Three Wheel Drive' the
now legendary trio that instructed and inspired a
generation of young Lebanese Jazz musicians. He was the
pianist that Jazz stars like Larry Coryell, John Hicks,
Sonny Fortune and Charles Davis came to Beirut eager to
hear and play with.
Jack Gregg for 'Lebjazz'
Willing to teach
Creator and currently Dean of the Jazz Department at the
Lebanese National Conservatory of Music since 2004.
Jazz Piano, Improvisation and Theory, Jazz History, Jazz
A. Satyan has developed '4-day Intensive Masterclass'
course for advanced students and 'Let's play Jazz' Clinic for beginners, were all
instrumentalists can attend.
Dozen clinics at Universities: AUB, USJ, ALBA, etc... , numerous private music schools,
clubs and Music Camps.