“Con Alma” band founded on November 2010 by trumpeter Yervand Margaryan and pianist, vocalist Narine Arakelyan. All the musicians of the band are leading musicians from Yerevan and play in many different proects in Armenia, and also abroad. The group members are: Yervand Margaryan (trumpet, flugelhorn), Narine Arakelyan (keyboard, vocal), Vahagn Grigoryan (alt saxophone),Marat Hakobyan(saxophone) Aram Karapetyan (bass), Narek Khechumyan (percussion), Ashot Harutyunyan (drums). The name of the group comes from one of Dizzy Gillespie’s greatest compositions and translated from spanish means “from all the soul”. These words are their destinctive motto. The group plays in many styles, such as jazz, latin or funk. The important criterion is – to play a melodic, interesting and in the same time a creative music. ”Con Alma” constantly performs with concerts in Yerevan’s concert halls and jazz clubs. The concerts always end up succesfully and win the sympathy of auditory,that’s why the performances of the group are full halled. Although that the group is founded for a short time, ”Con Alma” already recorded two Live DVDs in association with Armenian TV companies.
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