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  • Brattleboro ReformerCajun Music Fest wraps up Kampfire's concert seriesBrattleboro ReformerDUMMERSTON — When Jeffrey Broussard was a 6-year-old child, he snuck his daddy Delton's accordion off the shelf each day so he could teach himself to play it. Since Broussard had five brothers, Delton couldn't figure out which son was using it ...and more »

  • The Daily AdvertiserHuval, Ramblers may rule Le Cajun AwardsThe Daily AdvertiserLast year, Cajun musician Kyle Huval released “Straight Allons,” a 12-song CD brimming with variety, from French originals like “Loin de Moi” (“Far from Me”) and “Boy with a Broken Heart” to an accordion-flavored cover of “Don't Mess Around with Jim ...

  • Minneapolis Star TribuneTerrific Mavericks dance the night away at Minnesota Zoo at first of two gigsMinneapolis Star TribuneIt seemed as if he band's two trumpeters, saxophonist and accordionist were given more solo opportunities than in the past – and chances to literally step into the spotlight. Conversely, flashy guitarist Eddie Perez seemed to have fewer solo showcases ...

  • NRToday.comAltan brings traditional Irish music to RoseburgNRToday.comIn 1994, the group secured the fourth best-selling album but also lost Kennedy, who died of cancer. Since then, accordionist Martin Tourish has joined the band. The quintet has played all over the world, including the Sydney Opera House in Australia ...

  • Idyllwild Town CierGigi Rabe and Her Atomic Hipsters perform '60s retro musicIdyllwild Town CierTo say that Gigi “Gee” Rabe knows music is an understatement. This virtuoso accordion and steel drum player holds a Master of Arts in ethnomusicology from the UCLA, and has completed her Ph.D. coursework in the same field. Her areas of research, which ...

  • PenBayPilot.comCamden Opera House Blue Café presents: Accordionist Marianna FilippiPenBayPilot.comFriday, August 31, 7:45 pm. Marianna Filippi, 25, received her Bachelors of Music Honors Degree in music composition from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, Wales. Her musical language is inspired by the music of Maurice Ravel and ...

  • Tone DeafWatch a talented young accordion player impress a herd of cowsTone DeafThe young accordion-wielding lass featured in this video is clearly pretty moosical, enticing a herd of cows over with her musical stylings. As her initial song finishes, the cameraman can be heard encouraging her to play another song, saying “They ...

  • countryliving.com'America's Got Talent' Fans Are Not Happy That Accordionist Hans Beat Out Youngest Contestant Ever, Sophiecountryliving.comAmerica's Got Talent fans are not pleased after the youngest contestant ever, Sophie Fatu, failed to advance, while accordionist Hans, the first Australian to make it to the live finals, continued on to the next round. Viewers took to Twitter to ...

  • ABC NewsAustralian cabaret star Hans blazes trail on America's Got TalentABC NewsKnown professionally as Hans, the self-proclaimed "international superstar, sex symbol, accordionist, home wrecker, Madonna fan", impressed the judges — including German supermodel Heidi Klum and Spice Girl Mel B — with his performance of the song ...and more »

  • Ahram OnlineMusicians mourn loss of Egyptian accordionist Saleh El-ArtisteAhram OnlineSaleh El-Artist was considered one of the best accordionist players Egypt and in the Arab world. His repertoire includes countless performances over nearly 20 years of musical experience. He performed alongside Fathy Salama, participating in his Grammy ...

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Souvenir de Lille
A delightful french musette piece for accordion, composed by myself.
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Samba Romantica --- Domi Emorine
Between 1983 and 1989, Domi Emorine won twenty-four prizes as a child prodigy.   In 1990, not yet fifteen years old, she won the World Accordion Championship and the UNAF prize.   In 1991, she won the Silver Medal; and in 1993 the SACEM medal in the 'Voice and Wind' category.   Five years later, Domi won the World Championship again.   She also did something unique in the annals of acc...
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Polka Italienne --- Domi Emorine
Between 1983 and 1989, Domi Emorine won twenty-four prizes as a child prodigy.   In 1990, not yet fifteen years old, she won the World Accordion Championship and the UNAF prize.   In 1991, she won the Silver Medal; and in 1993 the SACEM medal in the 'Voice and Wind' category.   Five years later, Domi won the World Championship again.   She also did something unique in the annals of acc...
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Paris-Moscow --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
For information on these amazing performers, see their separate biographies attached to other music files. This audio sample is from the title track of  their CD, The Paris-Moscou Duo, which we gave away in our January 2007 contest.   
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Hiver --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
Roman Zhbanov graduated from The Conservatory of Novosibirsk. When he was fourteen, he won the regional contest of young bayanists.  At eighteen he won the International contest in Kligental (Germany).  At nineteen he won the forty-seventh International Trophee Mondiale, in Italy.  Later, he became a laureate of international contests in Andorra, Spain, Russia and France.  He has perfo...
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Boys of Bluehill (local copy)
HI Folks, This is an Irish Hornpipe played on my Roland FR-3X LIVE. I am playing through a software LOOPER (Mobius). I can play once through with one sound and then the recording automatically repeats so I can layer on another saound.Even though I did this at home on St. Pat's day I performed an hours worth of these live before an audience.I hope you emjhoy it. LooseBruce
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Boutade --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
Bayanist Roman Zhbanov is known to music lovers of Novosibirsk from their childhood.  He performed as a soloist with The Russian Folk Instruments Orchestra of the TV and radio company 'Novosibirsk'.  Recordings of his performances on radio and TV programs were made time and again. Since 1996, five CDs have been issued, and two films made. This is a far from complete list of achievements ...
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Badinerie --- Roman Jbanov & Domi Emorine
For information on these amazing performers, see their separate biographies on the Contest Page; Domi was introduced in our October contest and Roman in our November contest.  Check out these samples.  The 'Hiver' is amazing!
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Accordion Mechanic --- Domi Emorine
Between 1983 and 1989, Domi Emorine won twenty-four prizes as a child prodigy.   In 1990, not yet fifteen years old, she won the World Accordion Championship and the UNAF prize.   In 1991, she won the Silver Medal; and in 1993 the SACEM medal in the 'Voice and Wind' category.   Five years later, Domi won the World Championship again.   She also did something unique in the annals of acc...
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typisk trekkspill
Hi, everyone!  I am new to this forum, and would like to introduce myself.  I am a Norwegian all-round musician, playing accordion and keyboards.  Most of my work is composing and arranging for all kinds of instruments, bands and choirs.  This is a demo page of a little composition for accordion orchestra.  More demos can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=126261&id...

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