Month: February 2016

J’ai Vu le Loup Lundi!

From 1993, a reminder that these two kids — Chris Wood and Andy Cutting — originally came together over a shared fascination for Quebecois music. I don’t recall many times seeing Andy on a one row, though I do see a couple in his…

Marc Perrone Monday

One of the true masters of the resurgent generation of the 1970s, Marc Perrone has influenced every accordionist playing today. Here he is concert with Marie-Odile Chantran.

You had me at Mazurka …

Some mazurkas wot we might play! “So,” said Steve Gruverman, “at NEFFA, do you want to do a mazurka –“ “Yes.” “– workshop with –“ “Yes.” “– Lynn Baumeister?” “Yes.” “Yes?” “You had me at Mazurka.” To summarize: At the New England Folk Festival…

La Guinguette Mazurka

Norbert Pignol’s  9/8 mazurka, La Guinguette, played by Tommaso Massarelli,

Loic Lundi!

Here’s one of my all time favorite impromptu videos featuring Etienne Loic. A very Auvergnat jam session taking place at Embraud in 2013. Enjoy this oceanic wave of bourrée. More can be found at an earlier post, here. Something about his feet …