Musician Profile Search Results: “accordion”

Al Granato

AL GRANATO discovered the accordion at the age of 8, which he played till he got fourteen. At that age he went over to pop and rock music, and started playing keyboards At his eighteenth he turned back to his old love: the accordion, and...

Albert Hammond

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Amede Ardoin

In the early 1930s, Creole accordionist Amede Ardoin made some of the first and most important recordings by a French-speaking musician from South Louisiana. In an era of strict segregation, many of these selections found him accompanied...

Andrea Parkins

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Antonello Messina

The pianist, accordion player, composer and bandoneon Antonello Messina was born 24 July 1969 in Palermo, Italy. At the age of 10 years, he began taking classical piano lessones. He then went on to study music theory with the music teacher...

Art Van Damme

The hippest cat ever to swing an accordion, Art Van Damme dared go where no man had gone before: jazz accordion. He started taking accordion lessons at the age of nine, and moved on to classical studies after his family moved to Chicago,...

Buckwheat Zydeco

Buckwheat Zydeco - accordion, Hammond organ Stanley Dural was born in 1947 in Lafayette, La., a close-knit community where many black people express their Creole heritage by speaking French, and by playing and dancing to zydeco. This...

Clifton Chenier

In the history of popular and vernacular music it is usually hard to pinpoint the genesis of a new genre or style on one particular individual. Many musicologists acknowledge today that blacks in Louisiana adopted the accordion before...

Coba

Coba has won several international accordion competitions, he has released CDs in Europe and Japan, even reaching no.1 in the charts. coba has come to be more than a name - it means music which crosses thematic boundaries and which has a...

Dallas Vietty

Originally from California, his formal education includes study of arranging, composition and piano performance at California State University Northridge in Los Angeles. His professional experience includes performances with groups large...

David Janesh

Born/raised in Youngstown Ohio. Studied music (classical accordion) from age 9-20 with “Mickey Bisilia" - one of the instruments most renouned teachers. Competed and won various national competitions thoughout those years. I play the...

El Dave

Dave plays stuff.

Famous Accordion Orchestra

The Famous Accordion Orchestra is an accordion quartet (and sometimes a larger group). Led by composer/accordionist Bob Goldberg, the group bridges styles from traditional to modern, and is suited a wide range of performing venues. The...

Frank Marocco

Frank Marocco was born in Joliet, Illinois USA 1/2/31. He studied classical Accordion for 9 years in The Chicago area. Frank Marocco also studied clarinet, Piano, Harmony & Theory. Began his professional career playing in clubs and hotels...

Frode Haltli

Frode Haltli (b. 1975) studied accordion at The Norwegian State Academy of Musicfrom 1994 and at The Royal Danish Concervatory of Music where he ended his studies in 2000. He was awarded the “Young Soloist of the Year 2001" title by...

Giuliana Soscia & Pino Jodice Quartet

Giuliana Soscia is a very versatile artiste. She graduated in 1988 in pianoforte with full marks at the “S.Cecilia" Conservatory of Music of Rome, under A.M.Martinelli and Maestro S. Cafaro. She won numerous piano competitions and...

Goran Alachki

Goran Alachki was born in Pozarevac 31.01.1965. His parents were very big musical talents though they never worked professionally. Gorans mother was a teacher, and his father in military service. His father played a lot of musical...

Guy Klucevsek

GUY KLUCEVSEK has created a unique repertoire for accordion through his own composing and by commissioning over 50 works from composers including John Zorn, Aaron Jay Kernis, Lois V Vierk, Fred Frith, Alvin Lucier, Mary Ellen Childs,...

Jacques Pellarin

Presentation (Inverted biography) Acoustic trio/ solo (today) - Quartet (2007-2005) - Change of course (2004) - Baïkal Duo (2003-1985) - Her studies (1985-1969)...

João Barradas

João Barradas, was born in Portugal, Porto Alto, Samora Correia in February, 1992. João began to learn the accordion at the age of 6, at Music School of Samora Correia, at the age of 7 entered IMVM in Lisbon and the age of 9 entered the...

Joe "Sonny" Barbato

Joe “Sonny" Barbato is a pioneering voice in jazz accordion. He is one of Boston's finest musicians, which is evident on Sonny's exhilarating, charming and fresh new release “Crackerjack." As an established sideman in New York...

Jordan Kostov

Jordan Kostov (accordion) was born 1978 in Kavadarci, Macedonia. Graduated on Faculty of music art in Skopje, section - accordion. Production Bojan Ugrinovski-Chicken Madness. Jordan Kostov’s music gravitates around few styles:...

Juan Herrera

I was born. Then I died. Then I rose again. Then I had a peanut butter sandwhich.

Julien Labro

Deemed “brilliant” by Howard Reich of the Chicago Tribune, Julien Labro has established himself as one of the foremost accordion and bandoneon players in both the classical and jazz worlds. His artistry, virtuosity, and creativity as a...

Karen Street

Karen studied music at Bath University, Welsh College of Music and Drama and Guildhall School of Music. She became the British Virtuoso Champion in1981/2 and competed in the Coupe Mondiale (World Championship) in Hamburg and Folkstone. She...

Kimmo Pohjonen

Finnish accordion adventurist Kimmo Pohjonen’s singular mission is to expand the capabilities, sound, scope, performance and experience of the accordion to levels never before attempted, seen or heard. Accordion, voice, effects, surround...

Luciano Biondini

Born in Spoleto in 1971, Luciano Biondini started studying the accordion seriously at age 10. He has been awarded many prizes for classical accordion, e.g. Trophée Mondial de l'Accordéon and Premio Internazionale di Castelfidardo. Since...

Manfred Leuchter

Musical Education: Autodidact Duo: Manfred Leuchter (Akkordeon); Ian Melrose (fingerstyle Gitarre, whistles) Trio: Manfred Leuchter (Akkordeon); Afra Mussawisade (Percussion); Florian Zenker (Gitarre) Quartet: Manfred Leuchter (Akkordeon);...

Nick Ballarini

Nick Ballarini, accordionist, pianist, and bandleader is one of the area's most versatile musicians. Nick plays for weddings, corporate events and jazz festivals as a pianist and bandleader, as well as playing his accordion at Irish,...

Nihad Hrustanbegovic

Nihad Hrustanbegovic is the Bosnian/Dutch composer, concert accordion artist and pianist. During the music education in Bosnia and Herzegovina Nihad Hrustanbegovic won the first price at the Bosnian and ex YU music competition in 1991 as...

Patrick Farrell

Patrick Farrell is a Brooklyn, NY based accordionist, brass fanatic, composer and bandleader. Described as a “wizard” by Feast of Music and “supersonically fast” by Lucid Culture, he is among the foremost practitioners of his...

Pauline Oliveros

Composer/performer Pauline Oliveros based in Kingston, New York since 1981 has performed worldwide as a soloist on her just tuned accordion and with the Deep Listening Band. (Tuning chart) As a composer her recent awards include the Bessie...

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Richard Galliano

Richard Galliano has succeeded, through his musical emphasis on melody, rhythm, and harmony, in imposing his instrument in musical contexts that previously ignored it-jazz festivals (Marciac, Vienne, Montréal, etc.) and classical concert...

Rob Curto

New Yorker Rob Curto brings passion, energy and musicality to the accordion, shedding new light on the instrument’s many timbral and rhythmic possibilities. The Los Angeles Times writes that, “Curto’s originals..combine traditional...

Simone Zanchini

Considered one of the most interesting and innovative accordion players on the international scene, his quest takes him to the limit of contemporary, acoustic and electronic sound experiment, and more other contaminations mixed together.,...

Sivuca

Severino Dias de Oliveira alias Sivuca Accordion player - Guitarist - Vocal artist - Pianist - Composer NB: Click on 'Videos' at the bottom to watch a number of embedded music videos with Sivuca! There are also a cornucopia of music videos...

Tagliata Massimo

Massimo Tagliata Accordion player, piano player, arranger Massimo Tagliata, born in Siracusa in 1973, begun his musical career very early as performer and composer. When he was 13teen he took the exam for composer, transcriber and...

Uri Sharlin

Accordionist, pianist and composer Uri Sharlin is a bonafide innovator who synthesizes melodies from around the Mediterranean Sea with world rhythms, forming a music that breathes joyfulness and melancholy with expressive clarity. Upon...

Victor Prieto

Victor Prieto is a native of Galicia, Spain born in the town of Orense in 1975. At the age of nine Victor was encouraged by his mother to study the accordion-an instrument deeply ingrained in Galician folklore. While studying classical...

Will Holshouser

Will Holshouser has developed his own sound as an accordionist, composer, and improviser. His music brings together jazz, folk and experimental music. He is active in the U.S. and internationally with his trio, with David Krakauer &...
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