DZM CONNECTIONS and REFLECTIONS

Don Zerilli Mooradian

The Melancholy of Autumn

What makes an “autumn song?” Certainly, most of them share the melancholy of warm summer loves falling to disrepair and, ultimately, despair moving into the cold, barren winter. I don’t … Continue reading

September 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

SUMMER  SONGS  CONJURE WARM MEMORIES

Time slowed, warmed, sometimes boiled in the summer heat. Or it crashed with thunder and lightning, sparking old myths and primal fears. As a child and even young teen, summer … Continue reading

July 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Set Your Imagination Free, See a Different World

Some people can envision unique connections where others see ordinary objects. Sometimes it is the imagination. Sometimes our minds are prompted with drugs. Sometimes it is just learning to see … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Leonard Cohen Sings Himself to Sleep

I have spent many a night with Leonard Cohen—not just listening to his music but seemingly with him in the very same room as his somnolent voice drifted in from … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Century-old photos of Paris are Stunning

I enjoy looking at old photos and I love Paris–been twice. These Rare 100-Year-Old Photos of Paris Are Stunning

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brasil 66 Delivers Rowdy and Smooth Vibes

Keeping with the Rio Olympics theme, here is Sergio Mendez & Brasil 66. Again, remember this music shared the AM charts with The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, Motown, … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Brazil’ Song is a State of Mind

In keeping with the Rio Olympics theme, I offer you the song known mostly as Brazil but also as Old Brazil and originally as Aquarela do Brasil. It was written … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment