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Concert: Armen Donelian
Sunday, May 28, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pianist Armen Donelian returns to the Roe Jan Library, with Jay Anderson (bass) and Dennis Mackrel (drums), for an afternoon of jazz featuring selections from Donelian’s new album, Fresh Start, including both standard and Donelian originals.
For forty years, pianist, composer and Fulbright Scholar Armen Donelian has distinguished himself as a performer, recording artist, educator and author. In 25 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle and Far East, he has appeared since 1975 as a featured solo pianist, leader of his own quintet and trio, and with Jazz legends including Sonny Rollins, Chet Baker, Paquito D’Rivera, Mongo Santamaria and Billy Harper.
Donelian’s distinctive music blends diverse influences including his Armenian origin, his Classical technique and his association with some of the biggest names in Jazz.