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  • INFORUMAt 88, Chmielewski keeping the polka beatINFORUMFrom the Sturgeon Lake, Minn., farm where he and his 14 siblings were raised, the accordionist and head of the Chmielewski Funtime Band says he still plays at least two shows a week. He used to travel across the country playing shows, but his touring ...

  • Stroud News and JournalFrench folk-accordionist to play in Rodborough pubStroud News and JournalFRENCH folk-accordionist Garance Louis will play a set of post-musette and 'dirty tango' at the Prince Albert on Wednesday, June 3. Garance will be joined by her band, The Mitochondries, at the Rodborough venue, from 8pm. Originally from Perpignan ...and more »

  • KQEDBecca Stevens Unleashes Her 'Perfect Animal'KQEDWith a rock-inflected sensibility informed as much by American folk music and Björk as Billie Holiday, the album features her longtime collaborators, keyboardist/accordionist Liam Robinson, bassist Chris Tordini, and drummer/percussionist Jordan Perlson.

  • Pianist Polly Ferman and Accordionist Antonio Peruch Present HOMAGE TO ...Broadway WorldPianist Polly Ferman and concert accordionist Antonio Peruch will present Homage to Tango tonight, May 22 - 7:00 PM at Symphony Space/Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street in Manhattan. The event is sponsored by Pan American ...and more »

  • Accordionist tunes up Rowley gigHalesowen NewsGUEST artist at the Black Country Accordion Club's concert in Rowley Regis on Monday (May 25) is Robert Burton. Described as a “versatile entertainer” he will perform a range of music including a sing-along and pop from the 1950s and 60s. Doors open at ...

  • Pianist Polly Ferman and Accordionist Antonio Peruch to Present HOMAGE TO ...Broadway WorldPianist Polly Ferman and concert accordionist Antonio Peruch will present Homage to Tango on May 22 - 7:00 PM at Symphony Space/Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street in Manhattan. The event is sponsored by Pan American ...and more »

  • Review: Accordionist Patricia Bartell sweeps symphony with soloThe Spokesman ReviewTwo of the brightest planets in Spokane's musical firmament teamed up this weekend, when accordionist Patricia Bartell joined Eckart Preu and the Spokane Symphony Orchestra on the stage of the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. In keeping with Preu's ...

  • Concert lets accordionist 'play outside the box'The Spokesman ReviewSpokane accordionist Patricia Bartell will be appearing with the symphony during its performance of Piazzolla's Bandoneón Concerto, and while she has played with the symphony before, this weekend marks the first time she has appeared as a featured ...

  • Worthing HeraldAccordionist George retires from buskingWorthing HeraldFundraising accordion player retires. Accordian player, George Spewing, retires at the age of 86. Pictured with charity volunteers from Chestnut Tree House and his sisters, Paula White and Cynthia Maynard. Worthing. Picture : Liz Pearce. 010515 ...and more »

  • MassLive.comVideo: Sophie Crafts, world-traveling accordionist from LeverettMassLive.comSophie Crafts, a Leverett native, has busked her way across the United States and Europe. Check out MassLive's video interview with Crafts, shot earlier this month in downtown Northampton. Crafts, whose accordion repertoire ranges from Italian folk ...

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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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