Manhattan based musician, composer and producer. Noteworthy credits include over fifteen published releases and three movie soundtracks. Performance highlights include the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, Electrafire modern rock opera, Bat Boy rock musical and ABC World News.
WORD FROM THE CRITICS:
...it was one of the best albums I'd heard this year. 'Plan B' really is a beautiful album, and I can't recommend it highly enough.
- Ruth McNerlan
...he has far too much of a gift for melody and a way of getting inside your soul the way he uses his voice, and his extensive musical background prior to his solo career definitely shows...
- Nick Karn
MUSIC JUNKIES ANONYMOUS
...Song after song brings sultry beats, dreamy chords, melodies you can drift away on, and that warm voice...
- Jennifer Layton
...smooth...has a lot of drive and commercial appeal...
- The Music Review
...His voice is expressive and yet intimate. His solo guitar playing is soulful and is reminiscent of Carlos Santana's acoustic work... J. Armen is a talented singer/songwriter and guitarist, who's album "Plan B" I highly recommend.
- Henk te Veldhuis
BRIDGE GUITAR REVIEWS
...he can really pick a guitar. His lead style brushes against the blues, but it's got a lot more Santana flavor, and laid against his jazzy chording, is really pleasant...
- Steve Knowlton
...approach of Armen has a soothing, penetrating quality...
- Bill Ribas
...The sonic quality on this CD is first rate and the overall smoothness of "Plan B" is a refreshing and welcome change in the music industry. I give this CD my highest rating...
- Raffi Meneshian
CEO POMEGRANATE MUSIC
...From 1 to 10 the CD is a perfect 10. Brilliantly done J.! ...when someone has as much talent as he does you'd have to be deaf to give him anything else!..
- Brandon Dilks
All reviews in their entirety are posted at www.jarmen.net