Vivant: Derriere les Carreaux / Knife Edge Before you do anything else, give that track a listen. Careful, though. One can, if one is the type, fall… Read more “Tribute: Vivant”
In the United States, the fourth thursday of November is Thanksgiving. I love this holiday and love having the opportunity to express my gratitude for the extraordinary… Read more “Gratitude at 40,000 Hits”
Frédéric Bordois’ waltz, from La Chavannée’s Le Long de la Riviere (and also in their tune book).
Another tune from my performance at the Hubbard Free Library! BONUS CLIP: Talking about the phenomenon of accordéon face. It’s not a gormless dysfunction, it’s style.
Last night I played a free gig at the Hubbard Free Library, in Hallowell, Maine. It was short — about 45 minutes was requested — and cookies… Read more “At the Hubbard Free Library”
While continuing my conversation with Andy Cutting, I’ve done a small bit of recording. My own journey with the Nik continues! Here are four two-beat bourrées done… Read more “Bourrées à Deux Temps”
Discussing his non-collection, Andy Cutting sent along pictures of some of his accordéons. Not pictured are any of the three Mory boxes, which are somewhat ubiquitous in… Read more “Andy Cutting’s Boxes (Pics!)”
Part One is Here.Andy Cutting does NOT have an accordéon collection. Listening to Andy Cutting, one is entranced, of course, by his playing, but one also marvels… Read more “Andy Cutting Interview Part 2: Gear Talk”
Part Two is HERE. Andy Cutting was not the first to bridge the channel between English melodeon and Musique du Centre-France, but his work in the 90s… Read more “Andy Cutting Interview Part One”