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Tigran Hamasyan in session

A weekly show celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. Kevin Le Gendre presents Armenian pianist Tigran Hamasyan in session playing solo piano.

A weekly programme celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. Kevin Le Gendre presents pianist Tigran Hamasyan in session playing solo piano pieces from his latest release "For Gyumri".

Tigran's genre blending compositions take inspiration from the folk music of his native Armenia as well as from the American jazz tradition which he started studying aged 9.

Plus, vocalist Zara MacFarlane shares some of the musical moments which have inspired her through the years.

Produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin' Else.

1 hour, 29 minutes

Music Played

  • Pete Lee

    Edinburgh

    • The Velvet Rage.
    • Ubuntu.
  • Pete Lee

    Edinburgh

    • The Velvet Rage.
    • Ubuntu.
  • R+R=NOW

    Colours In The Dark

    • Collagically Speaking.
    • Blue Note.
  • R+R=NOW

    Colours In The Dark

    • Collagically Speaking.
    • Blue Note.
  • Tigran Hamasyan

    Fides Tua (live session)

  • Tigran Hamasyan

    Fides Tua

    • Live in session for J to Z.
  • Maria Grand

    TI:Isis

    • Magdalena.
    • Biophilia Records.
  • Maria Grand

    TI:Isis

    • Magdalena.
    • Biophilia Records.
  • The Pointer Sisters

    That's How I Feel

    • The Pointer Sisters.
    • Blue Thumb/Soul Music.
  • The Pointer Sisters

    That's How I Feel

    • The Pointer Sisters.
    • Blue Thumb.
  • Urbex

    Aux Contemplatifs

    • Sketches of Nowhere.
    • Igloo Records.
  • Urbex

    Aux Contemplatifs

    • SKETCHES OF NOWHERE.
    • IGLOO RECORDS.
  • Tigran Hamasyan

    Road Song (live session)

  • Tigran Hamasyan

    Road Song

    • Live in session for J to Z.
  • Tigran Hamasyan

    Self - Portrait (live session)

  • Tigran Hamasyan

    Self Portrait

    • Live in session for J to Z.
  • Bill Frisell

    Change In The Air

    • Music IS.
    • Sony.
  • Bill Frisell

    Change In The Air

    • Music Is.
    • Sony.
  • Shirley Scott

    Hoe Down

    • Great Scott!!.
    • Impulse!.
  • Shirely Scott

    Hoe Down

    • Great Scot!!.
    • Impulse!.
  • Enemy

    Brandy

    • ENEMY.
    • Edition.
  • Enemy

    Brandy

    • Enemy.
    • Edition.
  • Zara McFarlane

    Peace Begins Within

    • Arise.
    • Brownswood Recordings.
  • Zara McFarlane

    Peace Begins Within

    • Arise.
    • Brownswood Recordings.
  • Sarah Vaughan

    Mean To Me

    • Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi.
    • Sony.
  • Sarah Vaughan

    Mean To Me

    • Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi.
    • Sony.
  • Cymande

    Changes

    • Promised Heights.
    • Alaska.
  • Cymande

    Changes

    • PROMISED HEIGHTS.
    • ALASKA.
  • The Congos

    Fisherman

    • Heart of The Congos.
  • The Congos

    Fisherman

    • Heart of the Congos.
  • Nina Simone

    Love Me Or Leave Me

    • Let It All Out.
    • Verve.
  • Nina Simone

    Love Me Or Leave Me

    • LetI It All Out.
    • Verve.
  • Tigran Hamasyan

    Someday My Prince Will Come (live session)

  • Tigran Hamasyan

    Someday My Prince Will Come

    • Live in session for J to Z.

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