You will find remarkable and distinctive performers in this catalogue, that though the Armenian influence and not only, make their music so uniquely outstanding. 

Many of them have elevated their art to a top tier of jazz, all of them telling their musical stories, intertwining the ancient with the modern world to create an existential feeling .

In its evolving state today, the Armenian jazz music is represented by the artists from different corners of the world, who creatively pursue their own vision. Not only do they build on tradition, but are also infused with fresh sounds, signatures, personalized modes of expression.

Discover the inventive ways the music balances ethnicity with a modernist verve!


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Universal Inspiration

with Armenian Jazz Highlights




Datevik Hovhanissyan


Tigran Hamasyan


Vahagn Hayrapetyan & Hover Choir


Armenian State Jazz Big Band


Arto Tunchboyaciyan


Arshak Sirunyan


Vardan Ovsepian


Human Element


Vahagn Hayrapetyan


Seven Eight Band


Artyom Manukyan


"P" is for pomegranate, THE GOLDEN POMEGRANATE. Armenian Jazz Highlights will very soon present a brand new Armenian musical project at the "Golden Pomegranate" fest in Moscow.


Follow the news and come to Ploschad Revolutsii on September 15 at 16:00 for the show!

Armenian jazz builds musical bridges across countries.

August,20, 2017 . Armenian Jazz Highlights was proud to co-organize the live broadcasting of a joint musical performance , where the jazz musicians from Russia and US  at  Koktebel Jazz Party 2017, went live to join Vahagn Hayrapetyan’s quintet in Yerevan. Together, they performed the lively  “Straight, No Chaser” composition by Thelonious Monk. The Armenian side of the show was represented by: Tigran Harutyunyan(trumpet), Davod Melkonyan (alt saxophone), Simon Dolmazyan (bass), Arman Mnatsakanyan (drums), Vahagn Hayrapetyan (piano).

Armenian State Jazz Big Band is hitting the road for a grand tour in Russia !!! It includes the south of Russia and culminates in Moscow on September 19, 2017 at Dom Muziki.

13-19 September, 2017. The Armenian State Jazz Big Band is hitting the road for a grand tour in Russia’s south. It will include cities like Sochi, Krasnodar, Rostov, where the band will take part at the Rostov International Jazz Fest. The tour will culminate by a concert in Moscow on September 19, 2017 at Dom Muziki.

Armen Hyusnunuts, the artistic director of the band has taken it seriously and prepared a real treat for the Russian audience- the gems of the band’s repertoire in swing, ethnic and jazz styles will be performed in the series of tour concerts. The band will feature famous guests, like Vahagn Hayrapetyan ( piano and vocal) as well as Jivan Gasparyan-junior (doudouk), the famous follower of his legendary grandfather and Artak Nersessian (harmonica).

The tour is organized by the Esse Music Agency and supported by the RA Ministry of Culture and Armenian Jazz Highlights.

Please, visit the tour’s website for more information and tickets:


Sincerely Yours,


Grant Khandjian


Tamara Kalantaryan

Project Manager

Valeri Tolstov

Communications Manager




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