Could anyone give me some links to blues notes for accordion?
I've looked through all the Internet and saw nothing except a few books in the UK. But it would be complicated to deliver this book to Russia, where I live in.
So I rely on your help.
law #245: It's very difficult to play an accordion while wearing a straight jacket. Corollary to Law #245: Or handcuffs. Be careful...
have a good weekend, kiddies!
Has anyone ever played with an accordion and drum with 1 or 2 feet at the same time? Any advice?
What would you need to get started on something like that?
I recently ordered a Hohner 20-button Anglo concertina, and am having a heck of a lot of fun with it. I've only had it since Thursday, and already I'm working on a repertoire of Welsh folk music, morris dance tunes, and WWI soldiers' songs. This coming weekend I'll probably post some videos on Youtube.
Since it's a cheap introductory-level instrument, though, I know I'll want to replace it with something better (and with 30 buttons) before too long. To that end, I want to sell a Sano Zon-Rio 120-bass piano accordion, which I purchased a few years ago but never got the hang of. It belonged to a professional accordionist before me, and is in very good shape; tight bellows, no sticky keys, no odors. The only issues are that it needs new straps, and the little straps with which you snap it closed are missing. It's cream-colored pearlescent celluloid, and comes with a case. I'm asking $175 plus whatever it costs to ship, but I'm willing to be flexible considering the strap issue. Photographs (taken with my phone) can be supplied upon request; I'm posting this from work otherwise I'd include pictures now.
I will gladly, of course, take a 30-button Anglo concertina as a trade; and in that case I'd happily pay for the shipping of both instruments!
I've been playing accordion since January now. I play at least 20 minutes a day, and in general, I consider myself strong for a girl anyway. I lift toddlers and groceries and dig in the garden.
You may recall that I play the accordion upside down...
At the end of the 20 minutes, my right arm (that is, the one playing bass) is REALLY tired, to the point that I almost can't use it. Also, I have trouble when moving around a lot on the bass side with the hand strap putting weight on my wrist in a very painful way. I've shortened the shoulder straps quite a bit, but somehow I never seem to get the weight to sit right. Anyone have any suggestions? Is this a common problem? Should I just stuff a towel between my shoulder and the strap?
By the way, I haven't encountered any other problems yet with playing upside down.