The Guardian reviews TIGRAN’S Shadow Theater

May 29, 2014

From The GUARDIAN November 1, 2013

TIGRAN: SHADOW THEATER
On Universal/Verve Records

TIGRAN can count Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea and Brad Mehldau as fans. But even if the 26-year-old Armenian pianist and singer/songwriter stuns piano stars (more…)

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THE GUARDIAN TALKS TO TIGRAN

May 29, 2014

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WHAT’S ARMENIAN FOR JAZZ? By John Lewis

(From The Guardian, October 25, 2013)

Somewhere, there’s home-movie footage of a three-year-old TIGRAN Hamasyan at his childhood home in rural Armenia. He is listening to Black Sabbath’s Paranoid and freaking out on a toy guitar. “That was my childhood ambition,” he laughs. “Still, to this day, if I could become a killer guitar player in a couple of years, I’d quit playing the piano and start learning now. I’d love to front a thrash metal band!(more…)

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