played on a key of ‘D’ Acadian accordion, in the key of ‘A’
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Ryan’s web site – http://www.captainfiddle.com Ryan Thomson has been leading the Crawdad Wranglers band since 1989. This evening concert was recorded several years ago at the village green in Southbridge, Massachusetts. Because of pouring rain during much of the concert, many of the audience members were seated in their automobiles to stay dry, and honked their horns to signify applause. The Crawdad Wranglers continue to perform throughout New England for concerts and cajun/zydeco dances. Contact Ryan Thomson through his web site for booking information. Ryan also teaches accordion and fiddle in workshops, classes, and private lessons. Band members at this concert include: Ryan Thomson – accordion, Brian Richardson – guitar, Steve Brown – drums, Bill – bass, Paul Mangion – rub board and cajun triangle.
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Ryan’s site – http://www.captainfiddle.com The Crawdad Wranglers, led by Ryan Thomson on accordion, perform at the annual Bread and Roses Festival in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The band continues to perform throughout New England. Other regular band members include Paul Mangion on percussion and vocals, Steve Brown on drums, Jeff Lind on bass, and Brian Richardson on guitar.
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Joel Guzman doing a MADD accordion improv at an Accordion Workshop in Alamo, TX summer 2005.
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First song is “Evangeline Special” from Iry LeJune and the second song is “Jambalaya” from Jo-El Sonnier
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I’m Coming Home -taken during 3rd Stop of 8th Annual Cajun & Zydeco Music Festival, Soest, Germany November 2008
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Ryan’s web site – http://www.captainfiddle.com Ryan Thomson has been leading the Crawdad Wranglers band since 1989. This Saturday evening cajun concert had a Mardigras theme. The performance was held in the Wadleigh Memorial Library, in Milford, New Hampshire, as part of the “Acoustic Cafe Coffeehouse on February 20, 2010. The band continues to perform throughout New England for concerts and cajun/zydeco dances. Contact Ryan Thomson through his web site for booking information. Ryan also teaches accordion and fiddle in workshops, classes, and private lessons. Band members at this concert included: Ryan Thomson – accordion and fiddle, Brennish Thomson, 13 years old – fiddle, canadian wooden spoons, Jeff Lind – bass, Paul Mangion – rub board, guiro, snare drum, banjo, and cajun triangle.
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The reason I made thease videos is because I had giving up playing completely. I stopped playing an was wishing that someday someone else would pick up where I left off at, but now I can play better an with both hands, I will never give up again. ok, my last lesson! i hope this helps someone out!
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The Cajun House Party Band with Woody Vermeire on fiddle and vocals performs a rockin’ version of Diggy Liggy Lo, made famous by Doug Kershaw – at Pete Olson’s Cajun – Zydeco – Country Dance/Potluck on his acre in Sonoma, CA, April 18, 2010. (Woody Vermeire, Fiddle & Vocals; Billy Wilson, Pedal Steel; Pete Olson, Guitar; Dana Mandell, Bass; Sam Siggins, Drums)
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Played on a ‘Cajun Accordion’ brand, built by Elton Doucet, from Church Point, Louisiana. With extinct German Hohner reeds, Hohner bellows and Hohner buttons. Sounds pretty dang old school with it’s specific tuning.
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