Monthly Squeezebox Circle get-together -next up will be a Zoom session on Friday, March 5 - email for details Contact: To
add your event, band, or other resource to this website - or for more
information, email us!
and bands in and around Vancouver:
live at Accordion Noir Fest
Barbara Adler & Fang - Live
at Accordion Noir Fest
Embargodescribe themselves as "a
multi-genre indie group. Taking from multiple musical backgrounds
including Classical, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Rock, Pop, Electronic and
Folk traditions, they blend elements with an intimate knowledge of
tonal harmonics and a deep love for making great music.
The Beer Barrels - 'oompa music'
from "a 3 piece Oompa-pa dance band who have been performing
professionally for approximately the last 30 years."
Berner: The Whiskey Rabbi
- watch Geoff's solo performance at the Vancouver World Peace Forum,
Nov 11 2010: part 1
& part 2
Quartet: Great modern jazz. Saul plays sax - look for Kim
Darwin on accordion now and again....
Bon-Bon: swooning cabaret chanteuse back after a long stay
Konstantin Bozinov plays lute,
guitar, and accordion with Bulgarian folk dance group Kitka.
He specializes in East European folk music and has spent many years
touring, playing at traditional weddings, and recording. He is also a
professional lute player, specializing in renaissance and baroque
Crooked Road Band - promise
'Celtic music for all occasions', playing traditional dance tunes and
folk songs from Ireland, England, Scotland, and elsewhere on button
accordion, celtic harp, Irish bagpipes, and more.
Double Rainbow -
accordion/banjo ensemble playing all sorts from Jazz to Gypsy, Klezmer
to Country, Latin to light orchestral, Celtic to Calypso, Zydeco to
Funk to Total Fun!! Sue Baines squeezing and Steve Cottrill twanging
draws on Jazz, Brazilian Sambas, French 60ies pop and Cabaret music to
concoct its own unique sound
Parisian Cafe to a New Orleans Riverboat, Singer-Songwriter, Sulty
Harmonies, Originals, Zydeco, Soul, Jazz, Classics in English French
Ronald Mytko -
cajun-style diatonic accordionist (played with the Pinegrove Ramblers):
Tyson Naylor: from Dan Mangan to
Sick Boss Dividing his time between Berlin and Vancouver
Tyson is currently playing piano/organ/accordion/etc with Dan Mangan,
the Crackling, the Abramson Singers, Francois Houle's Living Ditches,
Sick Boss and his own Tyson Naylor Trio
- South Surrey's own taste of Louisiana. Dan Kahila on accordion.
The Oktoberators- Oom Pa in Vancouver. Ready to serve up Octoberfest
around the region all year round!
English ceilidh, English country, American contra and French Canadian
dance tunes played on melodeons, banjo, guitars, whistle/flute, fiddle,
tuba and percussion. Contact: Graham Baldwin: firstname.lastname@example.org;
604 720 2790
A gypsy jazz quartet that took a left turn into Western swing? A Paris
café band whose waltzes suddenly detour into wild Balkan dances? - w.
Alison Jenkins on accordion. Back in 2015 after a while off.
' is a 21st century interpretation of the folk music and traditions of
the Norse and proto-Norse tribal societies since the collapse of the
Roman Empire to the Viking Age and beyond'
Classical, Celtic and popular music, featured on radio and tv. Creator
Haggis Fat Choy Robbie Burns Chinese New Year Dinner. Performs solo
and with Black Bear Rebels Celtic Ceilidh Band.
Zeellia: Ukrainian soul
now w. Alison Jenkins on accordion
Alan Zisman: plays with the Gram
Partisans (and co-hosts the monthly Squeezebox Circle drop-ins
and manages this website)
experience accordion played this well at least once in your life;
Georgia Straight article (Nov 26 2009). Jelena has recently helped
organize the 20-player BC Accordion Orchestra
Marian Rose - folk/square/old-time dancing and accordion too! In Quick BC (near Smithers)
- on the Sunshine Coast offering lessons on accordion, piano, banjo
(4-string), mandolin, jazz guitar, & music notation and
editingusing Sibelius. Phone: (604) 747-1335
- Beginner to intermediate students, kids or adults are fine;
comfortable teaching people who want to learn by ear OR by sheet music.
Specialities: Folk, Celtic, Eastern European styles. Can make house
calls around Vancouver, or teach out of a studio.
Debra Kartz: Chilliwack BC:
Beginner to intermediate lessons in
person or Skype. Free initial assessment. Scholarships (based on need)
available, along with free donated instruments. 704.702.8142 or
email@example.com. Read Chillwack Progress article.
Ronald Mytko - teaches
cajun-style diatonic accordion (played with the Pinegrove Ramblers):
Debra Peters - from
Burnaby to Austin - Debra comes back to town every couple of months and
is offering Vancouver-area lessons when she's here -
for lessons during these periods, email her: firstname.lastname@example.org
She also sells 3 volumes of DVD lessons: ABCs
of Piano Accordion Basics
Dr Ross (Ross Braes) is a
piano accordion teacher and seeks students of all ages, youngsters
especially. He uses both the Palmer-Hughes method books and his own
materials. Contact Dr Ross at cell: 604 340-3348 or check his website
Pavel Ryzlovsky :
accordion, piano, organ, clarinet, saxophone, harmony, music theory and
history – for your pleasure or for exams, all styles, all ages,
improvising, music notation, at two Vancouver locations or at your
place, e-mail email@example.com,
cell: 778 939 2252
Amy Stephen -
plays keyboard accordion. She toured internationally as accordion
player and vocalist with Canadian Celtic-funk band Mad Pudding,
performed and recorded with world music group Jou Tou, klezmer group
Tzimmes and the Vancouver Intercultural Orchestra. Amy also plays and
joyfully teaches piano, penny whistle, Celtic harp, and music theory.