Mexican polka that is – Conjunto – Norteno – Tex-Mex. Here’s Joel Guzman squeezing out the Rosa Ana Polka. Mighty fine, mighty fine.
Back when I was playing a lot of button accordion, and hadn’t yet fallen hard for clawhammer banjo, I did a little busking in places like Kensington and St. Lawrence Markets. I played a hodgepodge of material, squeezebox music from various countries. I think the… Read More
I stumbled onto this great footage of the late Danny Poullard playing Creole button accordion at the Augusta Heritage Centre. It’s a great little clip – enjoy.
Back when I played a lot of button accordion, there was a lovely little mazurka I used to like to play. I don’t recall the name of it. It may be that wherever I found it, it was just called Mazurka. If you’re unfamiliar with… Read More
It’s been a while since I’ve posted button accordion music here. This morning I’d like to feature Yves Lambert. A few years ago we were lucky enough to enjoy M. Lambert and his group at the International Accordion Festival in San Antonio. He is a… Read More
Since I immersed myself in clawhammer banjo music I haven’t listened to nearly so much button accordion music as I used to, and haven’t played my squeezeboxes so much either. That doesn’t mean I love those musical traditions any less. Let’s listen to a taste… Read More
Time for a shot of creole button accordion music. I know you’ve been waiting for it…. Here’s Cedric Watson performing Le Soleil est Levé Mr. Watson is also a fiddler and recently some videos featuring him playing gourd banjo have appeared on the YouTube. Here… Read More
Here’s the late Boozoo Chavis and the Magic Sounds….just because we need more accordion music around this joint.
I just came across this charming video on YouTube featuring Cajun accordionist Nathan Abshire.