The third volume of stories from the graphic novel Squeeze Box Man is in and I’m super-excited to see them. This is a huge issue, bar far our biggest – 74 pages. Jacob Yerex has once again done a fabulous job bringing my characters to… Read More
I was surfing around YouTube this morning, clicking from this to that, when I came across an NPR Tiny Desk Concert featuring a group of performers from the Ukraine called DakhaBrakha. I had never heard of these folks before but I decided to give it… Read More
I could watch this video 10 times in a row….
Let’s start the week off with some fiddle and accordion. Here’s Calvin Volrath and Roger Lanteigne….
Here’s The King of Zydeco, Clifton Chenier…
Here’s Dick Contino rocking out on the accordion. I love the fantastic interplay between Dick Contino on piano accordion and Corky Bennett on Hammond B3. These guys just cook.
It’s about time I posted some Quebec accordion music around this joint…
I stumbled across Winse Saunders on the YouTube machine this evening. I don’t know anything about him except he’s from Newfoundland and he squeezes the hell out of that accordion of his. If any readers know anything about Mr. Saunders, please comment.
Check out the videos posted on YouTube by antonincarla. I really enjoy this fellow’s playing. His name is Lauréat Caron. Here are some samples on three different boxes. If these tunes interest you, I think you’ll enjoy all the music he has on his feed.