Arthur Satyan (Armenia)
Armenia born jazz pianist, composer and educator. In the early 90's, Arthur developed into the city's top piano man, working with all kinds of combos and big bands, at same time earning his "Master of Composition" Degree from Yerevan State Conservatory of Music. Arthur was invited to Lebanon in 1996 for the opening of the biggest casino in the Middle East "Casino Du Liban". Two years later he was appointed to the faculty of the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music in Beirut.
Professor of Piano and the Dean of Jazz Department at the Lebanese National Conservatory of Music since 1998, he taught, influenced and inspired almost every young jazz musician in the region.
Arthur has performed and worked with many jazz masters such as Larry Coryell, Charles Davis, Ray Vega, Ed Cherry, Joe Lee Wilson, Melissa Walker, Joe Louis Walker, Deborah Davis, just to name few.
The quality of Arthur's arrangements, compositions and piano playing has raised eyebrows among visiting stars he jammed with: Ahmad Jamal, Zakir Hussain, Steve Potts, Stefano di Battista, Arturo Sandoval, etc...
Satyan released two albums ‘Art for Art’s sake’ (2003) and ‘ARTology’ (2013) and currently getting ready to launch the third ‘Playing Around’ this summer.
To read more about Arthur Satyan, please visit https://www.arthursatyan.com/