2019 Art of Jazz Series: Arshak Sirunyan Quartet @ Gibbes Museum of Art
Charleston Jazz and The Gibbes Museum of Art present the 2019 Art of Jazz Series: Arshak Sirunyan Quartet August 21 at the museum. Born and raised in Yerevan, Armenia, composer and pianist Sirunyan moved to the United States in 2002 and has recorded several acclaimed albums as a leader. In 2014, he released Hoodman’s Blind, which featured several Grammy Award winning artists, such as Mike Stern, Omar Hakim, and Eric Marienthal. Two of its tracks won 1st place in the 2014 International Songwriting Competition. This concert features Arshak on piano, Cheikh NDoye on bass, Ron Wiltrout on drums, and Robert Lewis on saxophone.