The First Ever Southern England Chromatic Button Accordion Rally
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by JIM D.
Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4832
Views: 153382

Re: The Music Game

"I wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" Perry Como
by JIM D.
Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:56 am
Forum: Tunes & How to Play Them
Topic: Lesson Of The Week
Replies: 21
Views: 3224

Re: Lesson Of The Week

Yes the Roland treble keyboards have pressure sensitivity and also an aftertouch pitch feature that allows you to bend the pitch down. If you select an organ sound. aftertouch can also be used to switch between the fast and slow rotary effect speeds. JIM D.
by JIM D.
Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:57 am
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4832
Views: 153382

Re: The Music Game

"The Chains That Bind Me" The April South Band
by JIM D.
Wed Aug 07, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: Tunes & How to Play Them
Topic: Lesson Of The Week
Replies: 21
Views: 3224

Re: Lesson Of The Week

I think this tread is becoming another "Apple's and Orange's " discussion, Roland accordions are in fact keyboards but with a unique exception THEY HAVE BELLOWS and are designed after the original concept of the accordion itself. The design of the accordion is yes it has fixed reeds but it can be vo...
by JIM D.
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: restoring an accordion
Replies: 13
Views: 1978

Re: restoring an accordion

Hi Arty; Yes I have seen accordion cases of all sizes and different qualities. In the years your accordion was built firms from Germany, Italy and US made accordions and shipped the instrument packaged without cases. These accordion firms were not in the luggage business and left it up to the import...
by JIM D.
Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: The Pub
Topic: The Music Game
Replies: 4832
Views: 153382

Re: The Music Game

"Unchained Melody" The Righteous Brothers
by JIM D.
Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: Tunes & How to Play Them
Topic: Lesson Of The Week
Replies: 21
Views: 3224

Re: Lesson Of The Week

Unless your electronic keyboard has bellows - no - you can't do it!!
by JIM D.
Wed Aug 07, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Accordion Makes & Models
Topic: Paolo Soprani and V Soprani
Replies: 7
Views: 1938

Re: Paolo Soprani and V Soprani

In the 60's Bell accordion imported diatonics from Paolo Soprani and applied their Badge. When the Guilietti firm provided button boxes to their customers they always imported the Paolo Soprani Line and left the original badge intact. JIM D.
by JIM D.
Wed Aug 07, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: How do I ....... ?
Topic: restoring an accordion
Replies: 13
Views: 1978

Re: restoring an accordion

Hi Arty; From your Pic's I think this one is worth a go for a rebuild. If you think this might be of sentimental value to you, take it back across the pond. My shop is only 2 hours from upstate N.Y. There's a market for these box'es here and the cost for a rebuild will only be 1/4 of the total value...
by JIM D.
Wed Aug 07, 2013 5:09 pm
Forum: New on Here?
Topic: newby
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: newby

Hi Pete; It looks like Rich beat me to this one. If you have piano keyboard experience the book " Mighty Accordion would be my first recommendation. JIM D.