Janis Siegel On Piano Jazz Siegel, a singer, is one quarter of the jazz supergroup The Manhattan Transfer. Throughout the 30 years she's spent with that musical institution, she's also released her own recordings featuring hip, seductive arrangements of standards, as well as newer works. Here, she visits Piano Jazz along with pianist and accordion player Gil Goldstein.
June 14, 2013 - NPR
MUSIC BEAT: Nicolas Valdez's unfinished business The 32-year-old musician, poet, actor, performance artist and Chicano activist who plays button accordion with Los Nahuatlatos is moving back to Los Angeles in the next few months. At the top of his to-do list is to complete the now long-delayed debut album by Los Nahuatlatos. The young band — which includes singer-percussionist Joaquin Abrego, guitarist Pablo Mancias, trombonist Dan Klein ...
June 13, 2013 - San Antonio Express-News
Benny Andersson in Arab Times I wanted to go back to where I came from, to my folk music roots. I was raised on accordion,said Andersson. "That's one of the great things with having been a member of ABBA, you can do anything you like."
Dave King in ChartAttack If it didn't have mandolin, accordion, fiddle and whistle, it would be punk rock, and if it didn't have guitar, bass and drums, it would be traditional Irish music,says King. "You can't be bothered being labeled."
Clint Mansell in Los Angeles Times We started thinking about what Darren called clown music, which was essentially New Orleans funeral dirges,Mansell says. "That led to an idea of a sort of ragtag of instruments that were broken down, like a wheezy accordion. Those felt too...