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Think Like An Artist

Over the weekend, my family and I visited downtown Farmington, Michigan for the annual Art on the Grand, which is an artisan festival that I am sure we have all experienced in in one fashion or another in our communities. … Continue reading

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The old neighborhood – Stockade, Sammy Gs, Solvey Street – Part 1

This week I did something I haven’t done in over twenty years – I went back to the “old neighborhood”.┬áLet me set the record straight, I was never part of the old neighborhood but I feel the close kinship to … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

When I started my Detroit Hye Times project, I didn’t realize how close I was going to be with the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide which is in 2015. It was not my intent in creating this project … Continue reading

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It all started at 4AM this morning

I got up pretty early this morning to get my Kickstarter campaign launched…4AM to be exact. My friend Mark Gavoor, also a musician, has written a blog for many years now and as I always look forward to reading it, … Continue reading

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Wanted: Vintage photos for project

Multiple tasks need to be accomplished for this project to stay on track and be completed in 2014. Sure, the fundraising is important, but the content is what will make this film. To date, I have interviewed several musicians and … 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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