Month: June 2013

Wals Voor Polle

This waltz, by Wim Poesen, became something of a beloved chestnut for me after I heard the House Band’s version on their Stonetown CD. I recently went into a friend’s studio to get a quality recording of my Baffetti, and laid down this recording…

Stephane Deliqc’s "Vivre"

The duo of Mark Prescott and Clive Williams play Stephane Delicq’s tune, “Vivre,” at their June 2013 concert.

Sous le Ciel de Paris (Still Learning)

A few months ago I mentioned that I was determined to learn the Edith Piaf classic, “Sous le Ciel de Paris.” I had been asked to accompany a singer, but then decided I wanted to learn the Tune itself. I saw the Anders Johannson…

Vivant: Tree of Life

I wrote about Vivant — the duo of Clive Williams, melodeon, and Mark Prescott, violin — some months ago, including some lengthy commentary by Clive himself! At the time I was enthusing about their first recording. Clive mentioned that a second disc was in…

First Tunes with the Baffetti

Videos down below! The Dino Baffetti Tex-Mex II/34 arrived on Thursday! Very exciting! I had intended to do an internal examination of the box, a la Owen Woods or Daddy Long Les, but I found I couldn’t bear to take a screw driver to it,…