Frightening virtuosity from Armenian pianist Tigran Hamasyan at Kings Place on Thursday night. Music from new solo album An Ancient Observer on @nonesuchrecords Blends Armenian folk with jazz, electronica, hip hop and classical. Amazing watching him play. Looks so effortless. Like the keyboard is made of water and he's just ruffling its surface, but stirring up great ripples of sound. Engrossing groove games and bar line stretching rhythmic stuff going on. Nairian Odyssey was a jigsaw puzzle of interlocking piano riffs and vocalised grooves (yep, he can beatbox too) reminiscent of great Indian percussionists such as Trilok Gurtu. Standing ovation thoroughly deserved.