The First Ever Southern England Chromatic Button Accordion Rally
Saturday 7th October 2017 near Didcot Oxfordshire
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by george garside
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Folk Music of the British Isles
Topic: irish trad on piano box
Replies: 6
Views: 143

Re: irish trad on piano box

for what its worth Mick Foster was twice all Ireland piano box champion so he definitely knows how to play Irish trad! Have a look at youtube cavan fleadh 2012 mick foster for a video of him playing informally outside with others . He is definitely not miming but is simply exhibiting exemplary bello...
by george garside
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Folk Music of the British Isles
Topic: irish trad on piano box
Replies: 6
Views: 143

irish trad on piano box

For an; absolutely brilliant example of Irish trad on piano box have a look at youtube peter st, masons apron Foster and Allen. I have also posted this under teaching and learning as a shining example of bellows control and phrasing so apologies if posting the same thing twice is a hanging offence! ...
by george garside
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Folk Music of the British Isles
Topic: Irish piano accordion
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Irish piano accordion

For an; absolutely brilliant example of Irish trad on piano box have a look at youtube peter st, masons apron Foster and Allen. I have also posted this under teaching and learning as a shining example of bellows control and phrasing so apologies if posting the same thing twice is a hanging offence! ...
by george garside
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: bellows
Replies: 4
Views: 170

Re: bellows

for a lesson in absolutely superb minimal bellowing with precise phrasing have a look at youtube Peter's St, Masons apron foster and Allan.

Watching Mick you would think he was playing a British Chromatic rather than a piano box!.

george
by george garside
Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: bellows
Replies: 4
Views: 170

Re: bellows

different tunes can require different amounts of air and your problem could be eliminated simply by starting with the bellows open more before you start the tune. The exact amount of initial 'opening' being arrived at by trial and error. Also you may be making the 7th chords too long - try tapping t...
by george garside
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: Never A Bad Colour.
Replies: 29
Views: 538

Re: Never A Bad Colour.

seconded!

george
by george garside
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Accordion Competition via the Internet to participate from home
Replies: 13
Views: 361

Re: Accordion Competition via the Internet to participate from home

I to have no wish to be rude so suffice it to say that as far as I am concerned the second word is ''off''!!

George.
by george garside
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Teaching & Learning
Topic: practicing leaps in LH
Replies: 9
Views: 343

Re: practicing leaps in LH

the purists may frown on it but in the early days of 'leaps' there is no harm in using a mirror to watch the bass. Some would argue that this results in a back to front image of the bass in the brain- it doesn't matter as in normal playing you cant see the bass anyway and a mental arse upards image ...
by george garside
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: tinnitus...
Replies: 18
Views: 470

Re: tinnitus...

so are we saying that box playing does not exacerbate or bring on an episode of tinnitus

george
by george garside
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Accordion Chat
Topic: tinnitus...
Replies: 18
Views: 470

Re: tinnitus...

so are we saying that box playing does not exacerbate or bring on an episode of tinnitus

george