Tigran Hamasyan @ Cosmopolite, Oslo

After a personal recommendation from Richard Henshall of prog metal band Haken, we went to a sold-out Cosmopolite Scene to see the Armenian pianist Tigran Hamasyan and listen to his diverse sound-world, featuring elements of jazz fusion, progressive music and Armenian folk. There were even a few Black Sabbath style riffs and respect paid to Norway’s own Jan Garbarek and Terje Rypdal.