Monthly Archives: December 2014
A good year..bring on 2015!
By all accounts, this was a pretty good for me. I really can’t or shouldn’t complain about too much. Sure, it never goes perfectly, but when you compare and contrast to others – music and all that is associated with … Continue reading
2014 in review for Hye Times blog
Kind of interesting for those of you into web stats. Check our what WordPress.com did for me. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2014. If it … Continue reading
State Fairgrounds 1935 – Armenian Festival
On Sunday, July 7, 1935, the Armenian Democratic League held their 15th annual convention in Detroit at the Michigan State Fairgrounds. The convention was a festival that featured opera and choral singers along with traditional Armenian dance music and musicians. The … Continue reading
What’s in a name?
I have the official name for my film documentary! Drum roll please….! Guardians of Music: A History of Armenian Music in Detroit will replace the working title of Detroit Hye Times which is what I have been using since I … Continue reading
Next up – the narration
Yesterday I got together with my editor Brian Golden to record the voice over narration for the documentary. A relatively easy task (you might think) but nevertheless a very important one. This allows Brian to put together the clips based … Continue reading
The Christmas season can be a very reflective one for us…if we ever have time to enjoy it. It seems that the older I become, the more that time passes so quickly and if we want to enjoy it with … Continue reading
Roger Krikorian and his legacy
It seems like yesterday that ‘one of our own’ passed away. I am speaking of Roger Krikorian who was a world-class Armenian dumbeg musician from the New England (Boston, MA) area. He died in 2007. I still remember where I was … Continue reading
Light at the end of the tunnel
This week I finished my first draft of the narrative script for the film documentary which is crucial to finish the film. I had to review all twelve interviews and put clips that I thought could be used in the … Continue reading