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Revolutionary Album Set To Blend Latin Rhythms With Big Band

Tumbao 21, a collaborative music project, is making headway in the Latin music scene, with an album that will pay homage to Latin Big Band, “The Big Three” (Tito Puente, Machito, and Tito Rodríguez) and West Coast Latin musicians, creating a new paradigm for Latin music. Tumbao refers to a drum or bass pattern of Afro-Cuban origin. For Tumbao ...

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Armen Nalbandian Music Director for Poetry in Motion II

Armen Nalbandian Music Director for Poetry in Motion II

Reprising his role as Music Director for Poetry in Motion, pianist/composer Armen Nalbandian will be performing new original compositions with a new ensemble.

Created specifically for the April 28th Poetry in Motion II event will feature Eva Scow, Ray Moore, and members of the Park.

Nalbandian's compositions are being written to feature many poets including: Joshua ...

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Armen Nalbandian to Celebrate the Life & Music of J Dilla

Armen Nalbandian to Celebrate the Life & Music of J Dilla

On the anniversary of the passing of James “J Dilla" Yancey, Armen Nalbandian will perform as part of a celebration of his music and life.

Nalbandian will perform with his new ensemble, and joined by a special guest. Others performers include Johnny Q & Fashawn.

All Proceeds go to the Maureen Yancey Foundation, the mother of ...

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Armen Nalbandian Trio Announced as Finalist in Gilles Peterson Worldwide Talent Search

Armen Nalbandian Trio Announced as Finalist in Gilles Peterson Worldwide Talent Search

Jazz musician Armen Nalbandian and his trio have been announced as finalists in Gilles Peterson Worldwide Talent Search on behalf on the World Wide Festival. TALENT SEARCH FINALISTS REVEALED The first stage of the Worldwide Talent Search has ended and the finalists can now be announced. The 20 finalists have been selected based on fan ratings. The finalists ...

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Armen Nalbandian to Perform John Zorn's Masada for Benefit for the Stone

Armen Nalbandian to Perform John Zorn's Masada for Benefit for the Stone

Fresno Art Museum and Blacksmith Brother / Noise Boutique present: RHYTHMS OF ART concert series Armen Nalbandian Solo piano performance of John Zorn's Masada (Proceeds to benefit the The Stone) Thursday, May 29th 2008, 7:00pm On Thursday, May 29, 2008 Fresno Art Museum's Musical Director/Artist-in-Residence Armen Nalbandian will conduct a solo piano performance of John Zorn's Masada starting at 7:00pm ...

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Armen Nalbandian Celebrates 30th Birthday by Revisiting His Musicial Past with Special Concert

Armen Nalbandian Celebrates 30th Birthday by Revisiting His Musicial Past with Special Concert

On Thursday April 10th, Armen Nalbandian will be celebrating his 30th birthday (which is on April 6th) by hosting a special concert that highlights his musical past, present, and future. The concert will take place at the Fresno Art Museum at 7pm. Nalbandian is currently in his 4th year as the Fresno Art Museum's Artist-in-Residence\Musical Director. Scheduled ...

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Armen Nalbandian Meets Jean-Michel Basquiat at the Fresno Art Museum on March 20th

Armen Nalbandian Meets Jean-Michel Basquiat at the Fresno Art Museum on March 20th

Pianist/Composer Armen Nalbandian will present original music inspired by artist Jean Michel Basquiat as part of his Rhythms of Art program at the Fresno Art Museum on March 20, 2008. The concert will feature The Armen Nalbandian Trio and special guests. Armen Nalbandian is currently in his fourth season as the Artist in Residence/Musical Director of ...

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Armen Nalbandian & Han Bennink to Perform Duets on January 31st, 2008

Armen Nalbandian & Han Bennink to Perform Duets on January 31st, 2008

On January 31st, 2008 at the Fresno Art Museum, legendary musician Han Bennink will join pianist Armen Nalbandian in a concert of duets as part of Nalbandian's Rhythms of Art concert season. Nalbandian is currently in his fourth year as Musical Director/ Resident Artist of the Fresno Art Museum. "Bennink plays the continuum of jazz ...


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