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.
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