Samvel is an active pianist and composer. Born and raised in Yerevan. Has participated and won a prizes in many competitions such as 2012 Montreaux and 2011 Nottingham International Jazz Piano competitions.As a band leader and a sideman he has appeared Yerevan,Kavkaz,Montreux Jazz Festivals and Golden Apricot 7th Int.Film Festival. The winner of The Best Compilation Album of the year 2000,2001 in Armenian Music Award (with Armenian State Jazz Big Band). Music director of All Armenian Fund Benefit concert at MGM Grand Las Vegas 2002. Performed in USA,Germany,Austria,Poland France, Spain,Georgia,Thailand, Russia,UK China, Singapore,Caribbean Switzerland.
Samvel was born in Armenia in 1982 before relocating to Los Angeles in 2003 he was actively involved in Armenian music scene from 1998. He was a pianist of Armenian State Jazz Big Band from 1999 to 2003. Besides touring and recording two studio albums with the Big Band he has worked with several internationally renowned artists as such as Grammy Winning artists Arto Tunçboyacıyan and Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, American jazz singer Deborah Davis. Just to name few.After living in United State for six years Samvel had an opportunities to work in many projects as a keyboardist and arranger ranging from country shows in Tennessee to fusion bands in Los Angeles.He appeared in 9 studio albums.
Currently he is residing in Dubai U.A.E. He is been actively involved in Dubai music scene since 2012 as sideman as well as a leader. As a sideman he has performed in 2014 & 2015 Blended Music Festivals, Dubai Youth Expo 2020, Dubai Film Festival and several other high profile events.His current projects include Samvel Gasparyan quartet and Creative Culture fusion band.Since 2013 he is collaborating with GEMS Education for private teaching and band programs .
Graduated N5 music school named after M. Mirzoyan in Yerevan, Armenia Attended College of Variety Music and Art in Yerevan, Armenia
Graduated Yerevan State Conservatory with BA in music in Yerevan, Armenia Completed Berklee Summer Program in Valencia, Spain