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  • Las Cruces Sun-NewsFive things to do this weekendLas Cruces Sun-NewsBlumenfeld brings with her two versatile musicians from New York, accordionist Sam Reider and singer Mario Rincón, both acclaimed American folk musicians and multi-stylists. Abrepaso will be accompanied by flamenco guitarist Jake Mossman. There will be ...and more »

  • RTE.ieEd Sheeran is bringing Beoga on tour this summer - RTERTE.ieIrish trad band Beoga have been announced as the opening act for Ed Sheeran's Irish tour this summer. The Antrim-based five-piece group first worked with Sheeran when they co-wrote his massive hit Galway Girl for his 2017 album ÷ [Divide]. They also ...Support act for Ed Sheeran's Irish dates announcedBuzz.ieEd Sheeran chooses Irish act to support him on his Irish tour this ...Independent.ieEd Sheeran joined by Northern Ireland trad band Beoga for summer datesBelfast Telegraphall 14 news articles »

  • The ColumbianEverybody Has a Story: Mom's lost recording a surpriseThe ColumbianLast year, my daughter-in-law Gina called to tell me she had been contacted by a gentleman in Forest Grove, Ore., who has an establishment called Lost Wax, a record store. He found Gina through Ancestry.com. He told her that a record had a piece of ...and more »

  • The GuardianColombia's cowboy music: vallenato steals the show in ValleduparThe GuardianThat morning the hotel had invited local vallenato star Jose-Ricardo Villafane to play accordion to guests. He demonstrated the four vallenato tempos (also known as airs) that all competitors must perform, his fingers fluttering over his keys. “Paseo ...

  • The Daily Advertiser'Bee' Cormier molded future band leadersThe Daily AdvertiserFuneral services will be held Wednesday for Cajun music legend Elton “Bee” Cormier, who died Sunday at Acadia-St. Landry Hospital in Church Point. Cormier, 84, was the founder of the Church Point Playboys in 1949. Cormier became renowned for his work ...

  • Texas StandardTen-Year-Old Accordionist Takes On The Big Squeeze CompetitionTexas StandardRicardo Cabrera saw his first accordion when he was just seven years old. At the the Conjunto Festival in San Antonio, he went into a music store that sold accordions. He picked up a red one and started playing. People liked it. When he was nine-and-a ...

  • CBC.caMystery accordion men keep popping up on the TTC to play DespacitoCBC.caA pair of mysterious accordion men have been playing Despacito on subway trains for TTC commuters. Reaction has been split; some have loved the pop-up performances while others hate hearing it on public transit. (Jose Taboada/Twitter). A pair of ...Toronto commuters turn on accordionists playing Despacito in ...National Post​A Guy with an Accordion Keeps Playing "Despacito" on the TTCExclaim!​A Guy with an Accordion Keeps Playing “Despacito” on the TTCBrinkwire (press release)all 5 news articles »

  • Reading EagleConcert review: Hot Club, guest accordionist excel in unamplified show (VIDEO)Reading EagleIn the endless menagerie of jazz formats, an unamplified concert is perhaps the rarest bird of all. But thanks to Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest's new partnership with the WCR Center for the Arts, that is what the audience heard Thursday night when the Hot ...

  • 1011nowLance's Journal: The Running Accordionist, Apr. 9, 20181011nowLance's Journal: The Running Accordionist, Apr. 9, 2018. By Lance Schwartz |. Posted: Mon 6:39 PM, Apr 09, 2018 |. Updated: Mon 6:41 PM, Apr 09, 2018. Addie Hejl will be on her way to Australia this summer and she can't wait to run down under. Addie ...

  • Sioux City JournalVeteran accordionist says the misunderstood instrument deserves an encoreSioux City JournalSOUTH SIOUX CITY -- Burt Heithold never set out to become an accordionist, even though he's been playing the instrument for the past 50 years. "No, I originally wanted to take up the organ," the 59-year-old Wayne, Nebraska, native remembered. "However ...

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Souvenir de Lille
A delightful french musette piece for accordion, composed by myself.
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Samba Romantica --- Domi Emorine
Between 1983 and 1989, Domi Emorine won twenty-four prizes as a child prodigy.   In 1990, not yet fifteen years old, she won the World Accordion Championship and the UNAF prize.   In 1991, she won the Silver Medal; and in 1993 the SACEM medal in the 'Voice and Wind' category.   Five years later, Domi won the World Championship again.   She also did something unique in the annals of acc...
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Polka Italienne --- Domi Emorine
Between 1983 and 1989, Domi Emorine won twenty-four prizes as a child prodigy.   In 1990, not yet fifteen years old, she won the World Accordion Championship and the UNAF prize.   In 1991, she won the Silver Medal; and in 1993 the SACEM medal in the 'Voice and Wind' category.   Five years later, Domi won the World Championship again.   She also did something unique in the annals of acc...
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Paris-Moscow --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
For information on these amazing performers, see their separate biographies attached to other music files. This audio sample is from the title track of  their CD, The Paris-Moscou Duo, which we gave away in our January 2007 contest.   
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Hiver --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
Roman Zhbanov graduated from The Conservatory of Novosibirsk. When he was fourteen, he won the regional contest of young bayanists.  At eighteen he won the International contest in Kligental (Germany).  At nineteen he won the forty-seventh International Trophee Mondiale, in Italy.  Later, he became a laureate of international contests in Andorra, Spain, Russia and France.  He has perfo...
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Boys of Bluehill (local copy)
HI Folks, This is an Irish Hornpipe played on my Roland FR-3X LIVE. I am playing through a software LOOPER (Mobius). I can play once through with one sound and then the recording automatically repeats so I can layer on another saound.Even though I did this at home on St. Pat's day I performed an hours worth of these live before an audience.I hope you emjhoy it. LooseBruce
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Boutade --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
Bayanist Roman Zhbanov is known to music lovers of Novosibirsk from their childhood.  He performed as a soloist with The Russian Folk Instruments Orchestra of the TV and radio company 'Novosibirsk'.  Recordings of his performances on radio and TV programs were made time and again. Since 1996, five CDs have been issued, and two films made. This is a far from complete list of achievements ...
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Badinerie --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
For information on these amazing performers, see their separate biographies on the Contest Page; Domi was introduced in our October contest and Roman in our November contest.  Check out these samples.  The 'Hiver' is amazing!
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Accordion Mechanic --- Domi Emorine
Between 1983 and 1989, Domi Emorine won twenty-four prizes as a child prodigy.   In 1990, not yet fifteen years old, she won the World Accordion Championship and the UNAF prize.   In 1991, she won the Silver Medal; and in 1993 the SACEM medal in the 'Voice and Wind' category.   Five years later, Domi won the World Championship again.   She also did something unique in the annals of acc...
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typisk trekkspill
Hi, everyone!  I am new to this forum, and would like to introduce myself.  I am a Norwegian all-round musician, playing accordion and keyboards.  Most of my work is composing and arranging for all kinds of instruments, bands and choirs.  This is a demo page of a little composition for accordion orchestra.  More demos can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=126261&id...

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