Armen Chakmakian is a keyboardist, composer, recording artist, and producer. Formerly the keyboardist for the GRAMMY® award winning band Shadowfax, their 1992 CD, Esperanto was nominated for a Best New Age Album GRAMMY® Award. He has released two solo albums on his label TruArt Records: Ceremonies (1998); Caravans (2004). Two tracks from Ceremonies also appear on the famed Buddha-Bar and Buddha-Bar IV compilation albums.
He continues to compose and perform his own concerts as well as other artists and productions. In 2006 Armen toured South America with Cirque du Soleil's show, Saltimbanco.