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  • Wall Street JournalA Balancing ActWall Street Journal... than it is and whose woodsy surroundings are redolent of the Russian country estate where "The Seagull" takes place. (So is Joe Cerqua's folk-flavored incidental music, pungently played by an onstage trio led by the virtuoso accordionist Sergei ...

  • Standard-ExaminerFeatured musicians talk festival, bluesStandard-ExaminerMusicians and artists ranging from blues legends with homemade instruments to Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer to zydeco accordionist will descend on Ogden Valley for an unforgettable weekend of music, food and community activities. The gathering, better ...

  • PROFILE OF THE WEEK: Mike MartinoDelco News NetworkThat prediction was an understatement because for the past five decades, Mike Martino has brought joy and delight with his mastery of the accordion. As music lovers listen to this interesting man speak of his journey, he transports them spellbound ...

  • Labor Day weekend to feature Rhythm & Roots FestivalWarwick BeaconBluegrass-fused-with-rock jam band, Leftover Salmon also joins Saturday's incredible lineup, along with “the best living zydeco singer and accordionist,” CJ Chenier, who will fill the dance floor for his entire set. Terence Simien & the Zydeco ...and more »

  • 'Once' is one of a kindHuntington Beach IndependentDonna Garner increases the energy level as Girl's accordionist mother. Matt DeAngelis is a manic Czech drummer, and Benjamin Magnuson is a sympathetic bank officer who grabs his guitar and joins the band. You'll either love “Once” or you'll loathe it ...and more »

  • Matte honors tradition, but still playing Kingpins styleThe Daily AdvertiserThe CFMA responded to his efforts, showering Matte with Male Vocalist, Accordionist, Best CD, Traditional CD, Song and Band of the Year awards. The traditional Cajun CD was Matte's first since 2000, when he released “A La Vieille Maniere” with Jason ...

  • Los Tigres del Norte among music acts at Mexican FiestaMilwaukee Journal SentinelIn a recent New York Times interview, singer-accordionist Jorge Hernández took pains to emphasize that Los Tigres' songs about drug smuggling don't glorify drug lords. "The bad guys get their comeuppance," he told Times reporter Larry Rohter. A ...

  • 93-Year-Old Accordionist Keeps On PlayingWTVY, DothanMost people know someone who lived into their 90's and stayed in relatively good health, but how many people can still play an instrument like a pro at that age? The accordion is no small instrument. It's bulky, heavy, and requires a great deal of ...and more »

  • Keighley NewsAccordionist plays at Keighley supermarket to boost Skipton's Connor Wrighton ...Keighley NewsSUPERMARKET shoppers in Keighley are being asked to dig deep for the appeal to raise cash for Skipton tot Connor Wrighton. Accordionist Derek Steele will playing for shoppers at Sainsbury's, in Cavendish Street, today (Aug 7). Derek, who works for ...and more »

  • Accordionist wows folk dancing club with range of international musicWauwatosa NowAt six years old, Nick Bratkovich learned the one thing he said every Serbian immigrant son is expected to learn. That is, how to play the accordion. "At first I didn't like it. But I learned to like it, and when I found out not only do I like that ...

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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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