Komitas Jazz Night with Joel Martin 18 May 7pm

Komitas Jazz Night with Joel Martin

Date: May 18th at 7pm

Place: St. Andrew Armenian Church

11370 South Stelling Road Cupertino, CA 95014-5023.

Joel A. Martin is a Norwalk CT-based pianist, producer, composer, and arranger who has collaborated with, and/or written music for, Grammy Award-winners Alan Menken, Kathleen Battle, Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, cellist Eugene Friesen of the Paul Winter Consort, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jaimoe of the Allman Brothers, among many luminaries.

3.5 years ago his musical journey crossed paths with Armenia. On March 10, 2022 Joel released his 9th CD “Jazzical: Komitas – Passion of Fire” paying homage to Armenia’s cultural and artistic icon, Komitas Vartabed. This acclaimed music has been recreated in Joel Martin’s trademarked Jazzical®️ style for a new global audience with a world tour being planned in support of this project as well as a national campaign to win the Grammy in 2024.