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  • Caladh Nua to perform in Troy as part of music hall's annual traditionTroy RecordFor a band many of whose members – the current lineup also includes vocalist Lisa Butler, accordion player Derrek Morrissey, fiddler Paddy Tutty, and multi-instrumentalist Caoimhín – first began playing in pubs, “fleadhs” (informal festivals) and other ...and more »

  • PopMattersSpending Time with 'Les Blank: Always for Pleasure'PopMattersA Taste of Cajun and Creole Cooking (1990) is another film set in Southwest Louisiana and features accordionist Marc Savoy. Music is a part of the story, but as the title suggests, the film is primarily about food. Savoy and his family and others ...

  • Irish TimesWB Yeats 150th anniversary marked by full moon harpists in south GalwayIrish TimesThere will also be poetry readings by Pete Mullineaux and Gerry Conneely and music by violinist Clair Egan and accordionist Eoin O'Neill. The event, which is part of the Yeats 2015 programme, takes place at Kiltartan church on the Lady Gregory Yeats ...and more »

  • Under the Radar Mag“Weird Al” YankovicUnder the Radar MagFollowing more than three decades as the premier maestro of musical parody, "Weird Al" Yankovic suddenly finds himself having the best year of his career. His 2014 release, Mandatory Fun, was the yuckster-accordionist's first Billboard #1 Album.

  • St. Albert GazetteChamber series feature sassy Latin musicSt. Albert GazetteThe St. Albert Chamber Music Series takes the Latin quarter to new heights as the Vaughn String Quartet, partnering with classical accordionist Antonio Peruch present a world-class performance at Don's Piano Showroom this coming Saturday, March 7.

  • Burns Times HeraldOngi etorri! Basque evening scheduled at library March 12Burns Times HeraldCome join us for a festive evening of Basque history, music, food, and wine, on Thursday, March 12, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Harney County Library. The program is free and open to the public. David Lachiondo, Basque historian and accordionist, will ...

  • 'Holocaust Survivor Band'New York TimesPlaying the drums, he teamed up with Mr. Sosnowicz, an 85-year-old Polish accordionist. This Op-Doc video profiles the two men and their group, which they've named the Holocaust Survivor Band. In recent months they have performed for audiences at ...

  • MLive.com'No business being sad' with Buckwheat Zydeco, coming to Bell's Eccentric CafeMLive.comDural grew up the son of a traditional Creole accordionist in Lafayette, La. He learned to play the organ and formed Buckwheat and the Hitchhikers, a funk band in the '70s. After backing Clifton Chenier, Dural picked up the accordion and dubbed himself ...

  • Sussex ExpressTop accordionist and jazz clarinettist set for church gigSussex ExpressThe folk duo comprises accordionist Paul Hutchinson and clarinet player Karen Wimhurst (The Cauld Blast Orchestra, Zaum, Misbehavin'). Spokesman James Soars said: “Paul is a member of the much-loved duo Belshazzar's Feast. Twenty years of touring in ...

  • Accordionist Interprets French Waltz Tradition In 'Musette Explosion'NPRFresh Air. 37 min 37 sec. Playlist; Download · Transcript. Will Holshouser has played all kinds of music on the accordion, including Cajun, avant garde jazz and indie rock. He joins Fresh Air's Terry Gross in her studio to play features from his new ...

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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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