Month: January 2011

Melodeon or Accordion or Accordéon or what?

“So what is that you’re playing?” I get that all the time. They’re pointing at my accordion. “Isn’t that supposed to have … like … piano keys or something. Is that a concertina?” Saltarelle Pastourelle III, a magnificently fine buttonaccordion, or melodeon, or accordéon…

Bernard Loffet Recordings

Just had some coin to spend so I treated myself to downloads of Bernard Loffet’s two CDs, Action! and Moteur! and, honestly, I can’t say enough nice stuff about them.  I got them on Amazon for $9 US each. They are top notch Breton music,…