About Tigran Hamasyan
Tigran Hamasyan is an Armenian jazz pianist. He plays mostly original compositions, which are strongly influenced by the Armenian folk tradition, often using its scales and modalities. In addition to Tigran's folk influence, he is much influenced by American jazz traditions and to some extent, as on his album Red Hail, by progressive rock. Hamasyan has released ten solo albums so far, including releases for Nonesuch and ECM—his latest, StandArt, came out via Nonesuch in 2022.