Archives: tigran hamasyan

Favorite albums of 2009

I’m staying out of the “Best albums of the year” conversation that happens around this time each year, but allow me to indulge with my favorites of 2009.

The Armenian Tinge: In Richmond and Beyond

This weekend, the Armenian Food Festival returns to St. James Armenian Church in Richmond. Local oudist Raffi Bandazian and his Narod Ensemble will be performing seven sets in two different arrangements over the course of the four day festival.

Twitter review: Tigran Hamasyan – Red Hail (Plus Loin, 2009)

Originally reviewed by Dean Christesen on Twitter: @RVAjazzTigran HamasyanRed Hail Plus Loin Music2009Some may remember the album review I conducted on Twitter back in March. Like it or not, I did it again, this time with a young (b. 1987) Armenian pianist named Tigran Hamasyan and his newest album Red Hail. I don’t necessarily predetermine […]