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things accordion for Vancouver, BC (Canada)
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|In Tune With Fun: Learn to Play
the Accordion in Eight Simple Pages Click to read
a page at a time
(Note Henri Ducharme's analysis of this 1953 comic).
Men of Music: Charles Magnante
Click to read a page at a time
(click link to download/save whole comic as large PDF file)
Accordion Revolution by Bruce Triggs: "is the squeezebox remix of music history. Discover how the “Beer Barrel Polka” saved the record industry during the Great Depression; the highest paid instrumentalist in show-biz was an accordionist who secretly married sex-symbol Mae West. And a psychedelic accordion band almost played Woodstock."
Here are the best ways to buy the book - in print (in Canada, US and internationally) and in eBook formats - ePub or Kindle.
Accordion Bruce's Etsy Shop features Accordion Revolution flaming-heart enamel pins, One Less Guitar bumper stickers, Accordions Against Racism, This Machine Irritates Fascists and other accordion buttons.
Accordion Babes calendar + CD
How To Be An Accordion Player Booklet
A 45-page instructional booklet by Geoff Berner - This indispensable volume comes complete with chapters describing:
How to Choose an Accordion
How to Pay for Your Accordion
Approaching the Buttons of Your Accordion Without Fear
and much more!
When accordions fly - Biker Tank
Noir t-shirts with Flutina Girl on the front & on the back:
"Ruthlessly pursuing the idea that the accordion is just another
$20 here in Vancouver, or $25 with postage.
To order, phone 604-782-7245 or email:
Finnish band Korpiklanni t-shirt: 19Euro (also in 'girlie', hoodies, etc)
Accordion Hoodie - US$37
| Buster sends postcards to his
friends back home when he and his father
go to San Antonio, Texas for the International Accordion Festival. (Age
Click below to order from Amazon.com:
Buster Plays Along (Passport to Reading) - hardcover $10.92
| Squeeze This!
A Cultural History of the Accordion in America
by Marion Jacobson
Jacobson considers the accordion's contradictory status as both an "outsider" instrument and as a major force in popular music in the twentieth century.
One Less Guitar stickers available at Spartacus Books- $2 (or $8 for 5)
Debra Peters' 3 Instructional DVDs
Sergiu Popa - Gypsy & East European Accordion instructional DVD