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Ceremonies
Armen Chakmakian
Ceremonies
Genres: Dance & Electronic, World Music, Jazz, Pop
 
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Armen Chakmakian, pianist/keyboardist from the Grammy-Award winning band Shadowfax, creates a tapestry of captivating and vibrant sounds on his debut solo release, "Ceremonies". This album is a celebration of music that cr...  more »

      
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All Artists: Armen Chakmakian
Title: Ceremonies
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Truart Records
Original Release Date: 3/17/1998
Release Date: 3/17/1998
Genres: Dance & Electronic, World Music, Jazz, Pop
Style: World Dance
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 653444321028, 4015307654524, 6260521700078

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Armen Chakmakian, pianist/keyboardist from the Grammy-Award winning band Shadowfax, creates a tapestry of captivating and vibrant sounds on his debut solo release, "Ceremonies". This album is a celebration of music that crosses genres and cultural boundaries striking a common chord within each of us. His signature sound is a masterful weave of passionate piano, with Armenian and Middle-Eastern flavors, exotic world rhythms, and jazz textures. To create this rich and rhythmic synergy, he has assembled an array of stellar instrumentalists including Djivan Gasparyan, Alex de Grassi, Greg Ellis (Vas), John Bilezikjian and members of Shadowfax.

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"I just love music that inspires my imagination!Music that's enchanting!Music I can feel!Music that paints a hundred scenes! I close my eyes and the music takes me to a far away place, A Distant Land! The musicians on this CD are magical. The percussions excellant! The hand claps!The Finger Cymbals! The most beautiful piano I have ever heard! This is the best CD I've bought in a long time! It's a MUST HAVE CD!"
Incredibly Passionate, Richly textured, Inspiring CD
simmaury | 05/29/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Just listen to the samples! This is a incrediblly Inspiring and passionate work of art. My favorite song is #2 Kiss And A Sigh. The passionate piano playing and the ryhthms make your spirits fly. Check out this CD from one of the most talented composer/musicians around. Enjoy!"
Simply stunning
Maijken | Sherwood, Oregon, United States | 05/17/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I can't begin to describe how the music on this cd made me feel. I was moved beyond words. The beautiful melodies and tasteful blending of the instruments makes this album one to last all time. I will listen to it time after time, over and over again. And will feel incredibly moved every time, by every song. The artist is very gifted and has a remarkable ear for incredible music! Definitely a must have by anyone that enjoys this kind of music! Bravo Armen, bravo!"