Tag Archives: Folk music

Basement Records: A Story about Dino Pappas

Recently I was listening to the Fresh Air program on NPR and they had a great story about an author who wrote a book about collecting the most rare 78 RPM recordings from around the world. Recordings that would be over … Continue reading

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Importance is recognized this 100th Year

As the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide draws closer, I have witnessed something I have not seen before – and I think like it. I realize that is an odd way to begin a blog on this subject, but … Continue reading

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Jazz meets Armenian

I had a great opportunity to play a concert with some fine musicians right before Christmas. A number of months ago, jazz guitarist/composer Colton Weatherston approached me about combining Armenian and Middle Eastern music with jazz rhythms. This is not … Continue reading

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