All posts tagged “button accordion

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Reel de Mattawa

I came across this version of Richard Forest’s Reel de Mattawa on the YouTube this morning. I like the harmonica/button accordion combination. I think I’ll do some work on this one on fiddle.

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Little Bird

We were living in a very Portuguese neighbourhood of Toronto. From time to time I would hear folk tunes wafting out of someone’s garage. Over near the flea market there was a guy who played on his front porch for passersby. He had a triple… Read More

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Melodians and Masks

I stumbled across this curious video on the YouTube machine tonight. These two excellent players are wearing masks to cover up the unbridled mirth and glee they usually exude while playing. Here they are playing without masks… These videos are from Gilles Poutoux’s YouTube channel,… Read More

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Smokin’ Bow

Surfing around the YouTube machine, diving deep down the button accordion wormhole, I stumbled across this wonderful performance featuring Calvin Vollrath on fiddle and Roger Lanteigne tearing it up on the button accordion on The Smokin’ Bow Reel, one of Mr. Vollrath’s many excellent compositions.