Accordions Around the World: Special Extended Edition

Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

July 18, 2013

5:00pm – 9:00pm

Throughout Bryant Park

Special Extended Edition!

June 20, July 18, and August 15 are extra special evenings in our Accordions Around the World series, with many more accordionists joining our usual six to add to the park's energy and ambiance.

From 7:00pm until 9:00pm the fun continues on the Fountain Terrace with an Accordion Jam and Dance Party, led by the band Forro Da Madame playing northern Brazilian hoedown-style music.

Today's featured styles: Classical, Klezmer, French, Gypsy, Cumbia, Pop, Ukrainian, Indie, Dominican, German, Slavic, and Balkan

Featured musicians:
Forro Da Madame - Northern Brazilian Hoedown-Style Music
Uri Sharlin - Original Worldly Folk Music
Robert Duncan - Classical, Tango & Musette
Brooke Watkins - French & Gypsy Music
Tony Kovatch - Valse Musette & Gypsy Jazz
Albert Behar - French Gypsy Jazz & Waltz Musette
Matt Dallow - Eclectic Rock Accordion Covers
Joshua Camp - Indie-Circus Eclectic Folk
Maria Dessena - Modern Classics Re-imagined
Yuri Lemeshev - World, Film, Classical, Jazz
Mary Spencer Knapp - Jazz, Soul & Pop featurnig Bass & Ukelele
Edwin Torres - Perico Ripiao from the Dominican Republic
Bud Gramer - Continental/German/Standards/Ballroom
Patrice Escandon and Kirk Damato - Shanties, Folksongs & TMBG/Punk
Peter Stan - Gypsy Balkan Music
Phillip Racz - Music of Planet Earth
Matthew "Max" Fass - Eastern European Tunes
Jenny Luna - Balkan and Turkish Music
Karen Yair - 1930s Argentine Tango
George Saenz - Tex-Mex/ Latin Fusion
Michael Bellar w/ Rob Jost (acoustic bass) - Low-Burn Bastardo Improvisation