"Living Today: Pianist Introduces Armenian Troubadour To Jazz World"
Columbia Greene Register-Star September 23-24, 2014 Armen Donelian FEATURE ARTICLE
"Jazz The Way It's Meant To Be Heard"
Columbia-Greene Register Star September 8, 2013 Armen Donelian Quartet, Concert at Home of Richard Collens, North Hillsdale, NY
"The Jazz Education of Armen Donelian"
Columbia College Today Summer 2012 Armen Donelian FEATURE ARTICLE
"Jazz Pianist Armen Donelian At Congregational Church Sunday"
The Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror July 19, 2012 FEATURE ARTICLE
"Armen Donelian: Consummate Musician"
All About Jazz March 2, 2012 Armen Donelian FEATURE ARTICLE
"Those who still believe that jazz is a down-and-dirty genre of music must cast their ears toward..."
Berkshire Eagle October 18, 2011 Armen Donelian Trio, Pittsfield CityJazz Festival, MA
"A resourceful pianist with a far-ranging résumé, ArmenDonelian has a spruce new album, 'Leapfrog'..."
New York Times September 22, 2011 Armen Donelian Group, Cornelia Street Cafe, NY
"Although he has a blue-chip resume, a distinctive personal sound as a pianist and composer and has just..."
Hartford Courant September 22, 2011 Armen Donelian FEATURE ARTICLE
"One of the true veterans dotting the NYC landscape, Armenian-American pianist Donelian plays..."
Hot House September 2011 Armen Donelian SPOTLIGHT
"The pianist Armen Donelian has a crisp, reflective style, and a sure-footed way of arranging music..."
New York Times April 9, 2010 Armen Donelian Group, Cornelia Street Cafe, NY
"Mr. Donelian is a pianist with a crystalline touch but a penchant for avant-gardism..."
New York Times September 23, 2005 Armen Donelian Group, Cornelia Street Cafe, NY
"The jazz pianist and educator Armen Donelian, who lives in West Orange, is interested in..."
New York Times February 10, 2002 Armen Donelian FEATURE INTERVIEW
"Donelian’s technique and interpretation are superb and made a deep impression on Armenian Jazz fans."
NAB Artists Management, 1999 for live solo piano performance by Armen Donelian, Yerevan Chamber Hall, Armenia
Armenian Mirror-Spectator, 1998 for live performance of Armen Donelian Trio, Tufts University, Medford, MA
"One can tell it’s a master’s work. His music talks to us of things to come."
Metronom, 1986 for live performance of Essence led by Armen Donelian, Bilsak Jazz Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
"Smooth, harmonically sophisticated solos..."
New York Times, 1985 for "Heatwave" broadcast of Armen Donelian with Paquito D'Rivera Quintet, WGBH-TV (PBS)
"His playing is a revelation. Harmonic intricacies open up all sorts of possibilities, yet he’s always there with just the right note or..."
Ottawa Citizen, 1984 for live performance of Armen Donelian with Anne-Marie Moss, Cock & Lion, Ottawa, Canada
"A strongly individual identity...Donelian’s work subsumes the passion of Chick Corea, the rigor of Richie Beirach, and Bill Evans’ ascetic romanticism."
New York Post, 1983 for live performance of Armen Donelian Quartet, 7th Avenue South, NY
"Armen Donelian immediately proved himself a virtuoso... he played hard-edged, exclamatory chords offset by lightly sounded lines that seemed weightless ..."
San Francisco Chronicle, 1980 for live performance of Armen Donelian with Billy Harper Quintet, Keystone Korner, San Francisco, CA
"He spun out a melodic spiderweb that entranced the audience completely."
New York Daily World, 1978 for live performance of Essence led by Armen Donelian, Sweet Basil, NY