Contemporary Folk | Armenia/Spain
Vigen Hovsepyan is a singer and multi-instrumentalist bringing to life Armenian folk songs with a fresh contemporary approach. A self-taught musician living between Yerevan and Barcelona, he performs on the guitar, duduk, darbuka, bendir, and cajón.
Born in 1987, Hovsepyan grew up in the Erebuni district of Yerevan, Armenia. His interest in music was immediately sparked when he moved to Barcelona, Spain at the age of 14. By the age of 17, he was proficient in the above referenced instruments.
In addition to his current solo career, Hovsepyan was a member of both the HAV Folk Trio and Barcelona Ethnic Band, both based on Barcelona, Spain. He has also collaborated with Norwegian composer/pianist/cellist Håvard Enstad. Vigen Hovsepyan currently resides in Yerevan, Armenia, where he maintains an active recording and touring schedule.
"Enchanting!" - Jazz Weekly