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Sosy Krikorian Kadian (1928-2016)

Far too often whenever we hear that someone has passed away, we automatically look at their age at the time of their death and evaluate their life by how long they actually lived. I think sometimes we do not look at … Continue reading

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Guardians of Music One Year Anniversary

Hard to imagine that exactly one year ago today, my film documentary, Guardians of Music: A History of Armenian Music was released on Detroit Public Television. Like everything else, it seems like it was yesterday. My wife, Della seems more proud … Continue reading

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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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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

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The old neighborhood – Findlater and St. Johns Armenian Church, Part 2

The main reason for the drive to the “old neighborhood” was to head to the Hai Getron (Armenian Community Center) on 6705 W. Lafayette. Known as the Findlater to most of the Armenians, the building – which still exists – … 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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