The late great Clifton Chenier!
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.