All posts tagged “concertina

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Porter’s Reel

I came across this performance at the Old Time Tiki Parlor YouTube channel. The players are Jody Kruskal, David Bragger & Susan Platz. I love the concertina with the 2 fiddles. I’m familiar with this tune from a recording by Spencer and Rains.

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Bonaparte’s March

Here’s Bonaparte’s March, featuring a concertina player! It’s Nathan Lee McAlister, Jack and Lee Ann Sours. Anyone who has heard me play clawhammer banjo knows this is one of my fave tunes to play.

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Concertina Time

Enjoy some videos about a very special instrument. You don’t see these in your average pop band. More likely you will see a Chemnitzer Concertina player lead a Chicago style polka band, along with bellows-shaking accordion, bass, drums, and a pair of trumpets. Here’s a… Read More

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I’ve been thinking lately that I’d like to take on one or two button accordion students. In my trusty notebook, I’ve been putting together some notes on how to go about it. The triple row button accordion (called a concertina in Portuguese circles) is in… Read More