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March 13, 2005

Richard Galliano

My favorite living accordionist is, without a doubt, Richard Galliano. He is a Frenchman in his late 40s who has done for French Musette (a kind of swing waltz) what Astor Piazzolla did for Tango. Piazzolla encouraged Gallianno to take Musette in new directions. Galliano is both a Jazz player and classical concert artist. Here are some tracks that feature both sides of his playing:

Posted by bbarnes at March 13, 2005 12:07 PM

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Thanks for these songs, (I enjoy accordian all my life), please,can you provide more songs /La comparsita)and many others. Again, Thank you. sestan

Posted by: gerrald at July 15, 2005 9:22 PM

Do you have any concerts in the Geneva, Switzerland area in the near future?

Posted by: Judy at November 1, 2005 10:30 AM

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