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Arthur Satyan

Born in Yerevan, Armenia, in the family of leading Armenian composers...

More than 20 years of music education in 2 leading conservatories of former USSR - Moscow (Russia) & Yerevan (Armenia)

Professor of Piano, Founder and currently the Dean of Jazz Department at the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music

Worked and Performed with: Larry Coryell, Charles Davis, Matana Roberts, Ed Cherry, Ray Vega, Murali Coryell, Joe Lee Wilson, Melissa Walker, Phillip Manuel, Deborah Davis, Tex Allen, Ryo Kawasaki, Salim Washington and many others...

Current Projects: Arthur Satyan Acoustic Ensemble Arthur Satyan Organ Quartet Arthur Satyan ARTology Band


Participation (Grand Prizes, 1st, 2nd and 3rd places) at Numerous Classical and Jazz Competitions in former USSR and worldwide. ARTology - the Best Fusion Album at Akademia Music Awards 2017 2nd place at 7 Virtual Jazz Club Competition 2018


Arthur Satyan mostly plays NORD Keyboards. Nord Keyboards Artist. Arthur's current Nord Keyboards gear: Nord Stage 2 EX (88 and 76), Nord Wave, Nord Lead 4, Nord Lead 2x, Nord C2D Combo Organ., Nord Lead A1, Nord Stage 3 Compact Others Synths: Korg, Roland, Dave Smith, Novation. Acoustic Pianos: Steinway & Sons, Yamaha, Boesendorfer.


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"Arthur Satyan, the Dean of Jazz musicians living in Lebanon was the melodic wheel of 'Three Wheel Drive' the now legendary trio that instructed and inspired a generation of young Lebanese Jazz musicians. He was the pianist that Jazz stars like Larry Coryell, John Hicks, Sonny Fortune and Charles Davis came to Beirut eager to hear and play with."

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Primary Instrument


Willing to teach

Advanced only


Founder and currently Dean of the Jazz Department at the Lebanese National Conservatory of Music since 2005. Jazz Piano, Improvisation and Theory, Jazz History, Jazz Combo, Composition.

Clinic/Workshop Information

A. Satyan has developed '4-day Intensive Masterclass' course for advanced students and 'Let's play Jazz' Clinic for beginners, were all instrumentalists can attend. Dozen clinics at Universities: AUB, USJ, ALBA, etc... , numerous private music schools, clubs and Music Camps around the globe.


Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Playing Around

Arthur Satyan Music



Musicma / Arthur Satyan Music


Art for Art's Sake

CD Theque / Arthur Satyan Music


My New Tune

From: ARTology
By Arthur Satyan

Voco a Poco

From: ARTology
By Arthur Satyan


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