Topic: Armenian music

By Harout Arakelian Special to the Mirror-Spectator “World music is ‘in’ today, and I was at the bottom end of this thing, I was doing this music in the ‘50s! There was Latin fusion and Cuban stuff with jazz, but that was about it.[...]

GLENDALE —  “Kef Time LA,” an evening of “Armenian folk music and line dancing, will take place on September 9, starting at 7 p.m., hosted at Miaseen Studios, 1651 S Central Ave.  Timeless folk favorites such as the Tamzara,[...]

BALTIMORE — One hundred years ago, as the members of the fledgling Armenian-American community witnessed the holocaust of their compatriots and families back in Ottoman Turkey, a young woman, born in Turkey, brought as a bride to Boston,[...]

YEREVAN / CAIRO — Haig Avakian born in 1964, Cairo, is a musicologist, pianist, vocal coach, chorus master, publicist and philologist. He studied at Noubarian Armenian School, Heliopolis, Cairo; in 1983, he received a certificate from[...]

CHICAGO — On Friday, April 8, 2022, celebrated Armenian American sisters Ani (cello) and Marta (piano) Aznavoorian will release their debut duo album, “Gems from Armenia,” on Cedille Records, Broadway World reports. The[...]

LOS ANGELES — Like many who devote their talents to the Armenian community rather than gain fame in the wider world, Sarky Mouradian was the community’s asset. To Armenians in Los Angeles, he was something of a living legend. Others[...]

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — On Tuesday, February 8, a group of devotees of Armenian culture ventured out in the snow and cold to St. John’s Armenian Church, to attend a performance about which they knew little. Local Armenians had received an[...]

GLENDALE — The Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) Los Angeles Chapter together with the Metro Los Angeles Chapter, organized a commemoration of the centennial of Armenian composer Arno Babajanian (1921-1983) at the hall of the Armenian[...]

ԼINCOLN, R.I. — As we pulled up to the well-kept, unassuming 1950s-style ranch, my driver announced: “this is the House that George built.” Getting out of the car, I stared up at the home, which was as well-constructed as one could[...]

TALLAHASEE, Fla. – Armenians can be found in nearly any corner of the world and in nearly every profession, so perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that one of the longstanding members of George Clinton’s Parliament-Funkadelic[...]