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Arthur Satyan Trio Live at Onomatopoeia The Music HUB

Friday, July 17th, 2020 - 7.30 pm
Hosted by onomatopoeia - the music hub

► Arthur Satyan /Keys
► Khachatur Savzyan /Bass
► Fouad Afra /Drums

INFO 00 961 1 398 986


Arthur Satyan, the 'Dean of Jazz Musicians' in Lebanon, is one of the most important and influential jazz musicians in the region. He was the pianist that Jazz stars like Larry Coryell, John Hicks, Charles Davis and Sonny Fortune came to Beirut eager to meet, hear and play with. Coming in 1996 to re-open the biggest in the area Casino du Liban with Three Wheel Drive band he sets the beginning of serious jazz scene in Lebanon.
Professor of Classical Piano at the Lebanese National Conservatory of Music since 1998 he opens the 1st in the Middle East Jazz Department in 2004. Being appointed as the Dean and designing the current jazz program he taught, influenced and inspired almost every jazz musician. He is first to academically introduce, spread the word and keep alive the teachings of great beboppers Charlie Parker, Monk, Barry Harris in the region. Most of the Lebanese young jazz musicians playing nowadays around the globe came out of Arthur's teachings.

Arthur has performed with many jazz masters like Larry Coryell, Charles Davis, Ray Vega, Ed Cherry, Joe Lee Wilson, Melissa Walker, Phillip Manuel, Matana Roberts, Deborah Davis; Salim Washington, and such blues stars as Murali Coryell, Kenny Neal, Boney Fields, John Nemeth, Joe Louis Walker, etc…
The quality of Arthur's arrangements, compositions and piano-playing has raised eyebrows among visiting stars Ahmad Jamal, Zakir Hussain, Steve Potts, Stefano di Battista, etc...

Arthur is also active in the Latin, Funk & Fusion styles. Since 2002 Arthur is performing and touring with his own bands A.S.T., ARTology and Organ Quartet.

Arthur Satyan also collaborated and toured jazzifying the music of Lebanese famous Julia Boutros, Charbel Rouhana, Rony Barrak, Soumaya Baalbaki, Iraqi guitarist and composer Ilham al-Madfai, popular Syrian fusion bands Itar Shameh, Lena Chamamyan and Basel Rajoub.

Arthur Satyan holds the Master of Composition Degree from Komitas Armenian National Conservatory of Music.


concert proceeds will assist underprivileged children's music classes part of onomatopoeia’s music skills development program (MSDP)
يعود ريع هذا الحفل لدعم برنامج اونوماتوبيا لتطوير المهارات الموسيقية

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