Accordions Around the World
in Bryant Park

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Rob Curto - Brazilian Bluegrass
Jenny Luna - Balkan + Turkish
Erica Mancini - American Roots + Standards
Seaninho do Acordeon - Brazilian Forró
Uri Sharlin - World
Papa Bavarian - German Oktoberfest
Brooke Watkins - French Musette
Sadys Rodrigo Espitia - Colombian Cumbia + Vallenato
David Hodges - Bandoneon: Argentine Tango
Fabio Turchetti - Italian Folk

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Accordion Queen - American Popular
Calpulli Accordion Ensemble - Mexican Traditional
Doug Makofka - Baroque Classical
Hannah Temple - Eastern European Banquet
Mark Vidor - French Folk Dance
Earl Accordionist - Polka + Tango
Evan Perry-Giblin - Pan-Latin Folk
John Sherman - Cajun, Appalachian + Blues
Niall O'Leary - Irish
Vitor Gonçalves - Brazilian Choro + Forró

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Mary Spencer Knapp - American Soul + Pop
Robert Duncan - Tango, Musette + Classical
Junior Castro - Colombian Vallenato
Eduardo de Carvalho - Brazilian Forró
Alan Morrow - Waltz, Tango + Blues
Akbar Chaudhary - Harmonium: South Asian
Sam Reider - American Roots
Shoko Nagai - Japanese + Jewish
Joseph Rutkowski - Polish, Italian + French
Jody Kruskal - Concertina: Old Americana

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Eva Salina - Balkan
Albert Behar - Gypsy Jazz + Waltz Musette
Mary Spencer Knapp - American Soul + Pop
Peter Flint - American Jazz + Classical
Julian Hintz - American Rock
Mario Tacca - French Musette + Waltz
Niall O'Leary - Irish
Livia Mattos - Brazilian
Gregorio Uribe - Colombian Cumbia + Vallenato
The Dolomites - Japanese + Romanian

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

 
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Manguito - Central American
Stefan Jekel - French
Melinda Fields - Balkan
Paul Stein - Klezmer + Yiddish
Laren Droll - Cajun + Zydeco
Nathan Koci - French, Balkan + English
Mayumi Miyaoka - Classical, Japanese, Tango + Waltz
Vitor Goncalves - Brazilian Choro + Forró
Jordan Shapiro - Cajun, British + Balkan
Bob Goldberg - World

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Emilio Magnotta - Italian Traditional
Mindra Sahadeo - Harmonium: Indian-Derived Music
Gregorio Uribe - Colombian Cumbia + Vallenato
Bob Nusbaum - 60's Classics + Americana
Brooke Watkins - French Musette
Pete Scalzitti - Classical + Film Soundtracks
John Sherman - Cajun, Appalachian + Blues
Zoran Dobrijevic - Balkan
Paul Belanich - Balkan + Polka
Albert Behar - French Musette

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Papa Joe De Clemente - Italian + American Standards
Maestro Tito Castro - Bandoneon: Argentine Tango
Eli Bass - French Musette + Jazz
Ismail Butera - World
Alma Mia - Colombian Cumbia + Vallenato
Melissa Elledge - American Rock + Roots
Shoko Nagai - Japanese + Jewish
Tony Kovatch - French Musette
Jeremy Bloom - Balkan
Eduardo de Carvalho - Brazilian Forró

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

 
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Gregory Grene - Irish
Matt Dallow - American Rock + Blues
Christina Crowder - Klezmer
Yuri Lemeshev - World, Classical + Jazz
Kenny Margolis - Zydeco + Blues
Suzanne Davenport - Musette
Eva Salina - Balkan
Sadys Rodrigo Espitia - Colombian Cumbia + Vallenato
David Hodges - Bandoneon: Argentine Tango
Lyndon Blaylock - Concertina: English

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

 
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Take a cross-cultural musical journey - from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more - with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.

Charley Layton - Vaudeville, Ragtime + Musette
Christy McNamara - Concertina: Irish Traditional
Karl Sandeman - Celtic, French + Latin
Yuri Lemeshev - World, Classical + Jazz
Art Now - American Standards
Uri Sharlin - World
Jenny Luna - Balkan + Turkish
Maestro Tito Castro - Bandoneon: Argentine Tango
Phil Passantino - Zydeco, Cumbia + Vallenato
Melissa Elledge - American Rock + Roots

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

 
Friday, August 28, 2015

6 groups featuring an accordion and music from Eastern Europe, Colombia, France, Ireland, Argentina, and New Orleans.

Slavic Soul Party
Throbbing funk grooves, Gypsy accordion wizardry, and virtuoso jazz chops: an acoustic mashup of the gospel, techno, funk, dub, jazz, and Latin influences of NYC’s neighborhoods into a fiery Balkan brass setting. slavicsoulparty.com

Foncho Castellar & Los Alegres De Colombia
Cumbia and vallenato rhythms led by the renowned accordionist and folklorist who has been promoting Colombian culture in the US for 30 years.

Avalon Jazz Band
Parisian and Golden Age swing with a repertoire of timeless American standards and French jazz songs: old classics with a hot twist celebrating France, love, and music. avalonjazzband.com

Niall O'Leary Irish Band
A celebration of Irish music brought together by the former All-Ireland and World Dance Champion, who is in demand as a musician, dancer, choreographer and master dance instructor in North America, Ireland, Mexico, Japan and Thailand. nialloleary.com

Los Chantas
From the guardia vieja to the present in the great Argentine tango tradition, the multinational ensemble plays original arrangements of songs by Gardel, Troilo, Salgán, and Piazzolla with an improvised style in milongas and clubs around NYC since 2002. loschantas.com

Krewe de la Rue
Heartfelt and punchy dance hall mix of Cajun and Creole music, capturing the style and energy of the festivals and clubs throughout Southwest Louisiana. krewedelarue.com

Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.

 

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