[Dixielandjazz] FW: Movie Star

Jim Kashishian jim at kashprod.com
Sun Nov 12 09:48:02 PST 2006

Hal wrote:
"The uncredited soldier singing at the Christmas Party is Ross Bagdasarian,
also known as 'Dave Seville' , the leader/creator/voice of 'Alvin and the

Bagdasarian:  if you pay attention to credits at the end of films, you will
catch a lot of Armenian last names.  (We're a creative bunch!)  :>

Armenian name:  3 syllables, the third being "ian", as in "son of".  If it's
only two syllables, then someone back when dropped one of the syllables.

Just some more "triia"....

Jim Kashishian
P.s. Some Armenians will tell you "a" can't follow "k", but there's a whole
bunch of us that don't seem to know that, and wander around with a
supposedly misspelled last name.  Besides, Kash has a nicer ring to it than

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