- Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park
- 5:00pm – 7:15pm | Throughout Park
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.
Accordionists play throughout the park at 5pm, and at 6pm, a band with a different infectious, global beat performs each week on the Fountain Terrace.
Produced in collaboration with Ariana's List.
David Hodges, (bandoneon), Argentine tango
Jody Kruskal, (concertina), old American tunes
Nicole Renaud, French chanson
Raif Hyseni, Balkan music
Rob Curto, Brazilian bluegrass
Shoko Nagai, Japanese/Jewish music
Vintage standards are white-hot with authentic interpretations of classic French, Latin, and American jazz standards from the 1920s through the 1940s, featuring female vocals in 7 languages, plus accordion, and violin.
Carte Blanche musicians:
Kate Dunphy, accordion
Tomoko Omura, violin
Cristina Kaminis, vocals
Sean Clapis, guitar
Dan Parra, bass
Cristhian Quimbay, percussion