George Garanyan - 75 years old

PanARMENIAN.Net - On August 15, saxophone player George Garanyan, one of the legends of Soviet jazz, became 75. Garamyan was a teacher for many saxophone players, including Armenian jazz star Alexander Zakharyan. Last year, the he gave a brilliant concert in Yerevan, together with his «apprentice» Zakharyan,.



For over 40 years, Garanyan has headed «Melody» jazz band and conducted Armenian State Jazz Orchestra under the supervision of Constantine Orbelyan. George Garamyan also composed music for 40 films. He now runs a broadcast on «Kultura» Russian TV channel and gives solo concerts.
 Top stories
Sisi spoke by phone to French President Francois Hollande and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi about the Libya situation.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry denied any rift with EU leaders, saying, "I keep hearing people trying to create one.
"As two neighbors, Iran and Russia have common viewpoints toward political, regional and global issues," Dehghan said.
At least 2,500 and possibly up to 5,000 suspects have traveled from Europe to conflicts in Syria and Iraq, Wainwright said.
Partner news
Soghomon Tehlirian assassinated Talaat Pasha on March 15, 1921

Operation Nemesis was a covert operation by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation carried out from 1920 to 1922, during which a number of former Ottoman political and military figures were assassinated for their role in the Armenian Genocide.