Ara Topouzian – Armenia
Kanun – Armenian lap harp, Duduk – Armenian reed flute
Ara is an Armenian-American musician who is an expert in traditional rhythms as well as modern styles including jazz, fusion, new age and blues. Ara’s music has been featured in several PBS documentaries and he received two AFMA Armenian Music Awards for best traditional album (2000) and best traditional instrumental album (2001). Ara formed American. Recording Productions (ARP) to preserve and record traditional music and has toured under this label throughout the United States.
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