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Tigran Hamasyan

Tigran Hamasyan was born in Gyumri (Armenia) in 1987. From the age of 2 he showed an extraordinary interest towards music. The tape player and piano became preferable than many other toys he had.

At the age of 3 he was singing the great deal of Led Zeppelin's, Deep Purple's, Beatles', Louis Armstrong's, and Queens' songs trying to accompany himself on the Piano. ( the amateur video records of this period are available). It was obvious for the parents the music is inseparable part of this child's life. At the age of 7 he entered the world of jazz. He was listening different jazz melodies and improvising on piano all day long. Soon he begins to attend music school for classic education. In 1997 their family moved to Yerevan. The profound study of the art of Duke Elington, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Art Tatum, Miles Davis, Bud Powell and others was began. He comprehended everything so fast and so deeply, that soon reached a high technique and unique jazz thinking. At the same time the first own compositions appeared.

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