Gevorg Dabaghyan

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Gevorg Gourgeni Dabaghyan (Armenian: Գևորգ Դաբաղյան; b.1965) is an Armenian[1] duduk player[2] of liturgical and folk music, born in Yerevan. In 1991 he founded the Shoghaken Folk Ensemble,[3] a group of Armenian folk musicians and singers who specialize in traditional Armenian music.[4]

He was part of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project in 2005[2][5] and appears on the Silk Road Journeys: Beyond the Horizon, a 2005 album by Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble.


Solo recordings

  • [1996] Music of Armenia.Vol.3: Duduk(Celestial Harmonies)
  • [2002] Miniatures(Traditional Crossroads)

With Shoghaken Folk Ensemble

  • [1996] The Music of Armenia, Vol. 5: Folk Music(Celestial Harmonies)
  • [2002] Armenia Anthology(Traditional Crossroads)
  • [2004] Traditional Dances Of Armenia(Traditional Crossroads)
  • [2005] Hasmik Harutyunyan with The Shoghaken Ensemble - Armenian Lullabies
  • [2007] Shoghaken Ensemble - Music from Armenia(Traditional Crossroads)

With Komitas Quartet

  • [2005]Vache Sharafyan-On The Fortieth Day(Traditional Crossroads)
  • [2008]Lost Songs from Eden(Traditional Crossroads)

With Rabih Abou-Khalil

With Mannik Grigorian

  • [1996]Mannik Grigorian – Van: Armenian Folk Songs(MEG Recordings)


  1. ^ Afrique magazine , Issues 269-274. Groupe Jeune Afrique. 2008. p. 53.
  2. ^ a b Nidel, Richard (2005). World music: the basics. Psychology Press. p. 151. ISBN 978-0-415-96800-3.
  3. ^ Jenkins, Mark (8 February 2008). "Rev. of Shoghaken Ensemble, Music From Armenia". The Washington Post. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  4. ^ Cohen, Aaron (19 April 2004). "Shoghaken shines light on Armenia". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  5. ^ Toumani, Meline (10 April 2005). "Music: A Silk Road That Leads Somewhere Truly New". The New York Times. Retrieved 7 December 2010.