“Lady Jazz”, “Ella from Yerevan”, “Queen of Jazz”- that’s how Datevik Hovanesian has been described by jazz lovers and connoisseurs alike, starting from the Soviet era, when she performed not only with the Armenian jazz state orchestra, but also throughout the country and together with the most famous artists of that time.
“Dictator” is a strong song to put out as a single and will feature the album art, which was created by my father Vartan Malakian.
Gulo, a song by singer, musician and instrumentalist Vigen Hovsepyan, has been selected by New York Music Daily as one of the 100 best songs of 2017.
Nora Sourouzian is an opera singer who lives in Copenhagen. She is half Armenian, half French. She has traveled around the world to sing in international high-class operas, making acquaintances with world-renowned singers and conductors along the way.
The group started by writing songs in the Hamshen dialect, and in Turkish. Hamshen folk songs are a significant part of their repertoire. Oftentimes, mostly at concerts, they present songs and melodies with no names.