Tigran Hamasyan was born in Gyumri, Armenia, in 1987. From the age of 2 he showed an extraordinary interest towards music. The tape player and piano became preferable than many other toys he had. At the age of 3 he was singing a great deal of Led Zeppelin's, Deep Purple's, Beatles', Louis Armstrong's, and Queens' songs; trying to accompany himself on the piano. At the age of 7 he entered the world of jazz. He studied jazz melodies, improvising on piano.