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.
I know you need a break. Here’s a French-Canadian reel called Pays de Haut performed by Velocipede.
This is Reel de la Pointe au Pic performed by Gaston Nolet. The previous examples were played on a one-row accordion. M. Nolet is playing a 3-row box. I don’t recognize the maker of his accordion. It’s a beauty.
Here’s the St. Anne’s reel as a Quebec button accordion tune…from CherzeduKbec Interestingly, it’s also popular among Appalachian style players. Here’s a version from Sam Worley featuring clawhammer banjo… I haven’t learned this one on clawhammer yet, but it’s on my list.
Wow, this is Denis Pépin! Beautiful.
Here’s a tune called Reel de Mattawa, composed by Richard Forest. Le Reel de Sherbrooke and one more, here’s Don Messer
Here they are as white as ghosts Baymen in their little boats Women in their petticoats Down in Petty Harbour Tonight, I’d like to feature a Newfoundland reel called Muscles in the Corner. I play this tune and I thought maybe I’d video myself playing… Read More
Here is some Irish concertina music performed by Noel Hill.
Mighty fine accordion. That player’s name is Jamie Spurvey and he sure can cook. Here’s a nice Scottish piece adapted by a Newfoundland player Here’s the Fogo Island Accordion Group And here’s one more featuring Jamie Spurvey again, with Gordon Cormier.