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Special Edition Bugari Evo Now In Stock

We have just taken delivery of this brand new Bugari Evo Haria P41 digital accordion in a unique Royal Blue casework, which is now available to view at our Sunningdale branch. Phone us today on 01344 873717 or email us at sales@theaccordionshop.co.uk to try it for yourself!

Further information can be found by clicking on the following link: http://www.theaccordionshop.co.uk/accordions/bugari-evo-haria-p41-120-bass-digital-accordion/

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Charity Accordion Christmas Evening

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Monday 4th December 2017 – 8:00-10:30pm

Iver Village Hall, Grange Way, Iver, SLO 9NW

Tel: 01895 235601

Admission: £5

Proceeds to Charity

Free Parking

 

Programme:

– Uxbridge Accordion Band

– Accordion Solos and Duets

– Raffle

– American Supper, bring your own food and drink

– Play along Christmas Carols

 

Karen Street’s new tango ensemble in concert!

Carismático: Tango de Amor

The Pheasantry

152 King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4UT

Thursday 9th November

Tickets £25 available from

020 7439 4962

https://www.pizzaexpresslive.com/whats-on/tango-de-amor-carismtico

Enjoy a night of Tango Nuevo , passion and virtuosity with Carismático, a new ensemble led by accordionist Karen Street with special

 guest tango vocalist Martin Alvarado.

Performing the compositions of Argentinian composers  Astor Piazzolla, Saul Cosentino, and her own creative and nuanced compositions.

The evening will also feature the mesmerising voice of Argentina’s finest tango vocalist, Martin Alvarado. Described as ‘totally beguiling’ by BBC Radio 3  and “one of the great voices in tango today” by La 2×4 Radio, Buenos Aires, he has performed around the world to sell-out audiences and in 2013 won the Latin UK award for Concert by International Artist of the Year.   This year he has completed his 38th international tour, visiting Russia, Finland, Spain, Estonia, the Aino Ackté chamber Festival in Helsinki and the Astor Piazzolla Tango Passion show at the Kremlin Palace Concert Hall. He is also headlining at the Buenos Aires Tango Festival.

Joining me in the line up are pianist Yshani Perinpanayagam (winner 10th Yamaha Birmingham Accompanist and Park Lane Group Artist) bassist Dave Mannington (founder of the Loop Collective) saxophonist Andy Tweed (member of Saxtet and teacher at Birmingham Conservatoire)  Rob Millet (principle percussionist at Ballet Rambert)

Here is  a new video of us performing Ultimatum by Saul Cosentino.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4sRDj-v680&t=7s

Our Facebook page is getting regular views.

@TangoCarismatico

http://www.carismatico.bigshedmusic.co.uk/#music

Special Christmas Offer!

We’re pleased to announce that we’re currently running a special Christmas offer. For a limited time only, you can get a package worth over £500 consisting of a brand new Chanson 48 bass accordion in pearl red, complete with a gig bag, straps and a tutor book, for just £399! Contact us today on 01344 873717 (Sunningdale), 01706 658283 (Rochdale) or via email at sales@theaccordionshop.co.uk to reserve yours!

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New E Soprani accordions now in stock!

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve just taken delivery of a large shipment of E Soprani accordions arrive in stock at both our Sunningdale and Rochdale shops. These extremely popular instruments are built by the highly respected Paolo Soprani company of Castalfidardo, Italy, and represent excellent value for money. We currently have 48, 72 and 96 bass models in stock in a wide range of colours and tunings. For further information, please phone us on 01344 873717 or send us an email at sales@theaccordionshop.co.uk.

News from Guildford Accordion Club

Guildford Accordion Club Newsletter 18th August 2017

Tillingbourne Accordion Orchestra
TAO had a successful sunny day at Canbury Bandstand on August 13th.
There was a very appreciative audience and many familiar faces.
Thank you to everyone who came and supported the orchestra.

Bellows Across Borders
London Accordion Orchestra welcomes the world famous
Accordion State Youth Orchestra, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany)
to give a joint concert at Diorama Arts Centre at 4:30pm on 3rd September 2017.
We are delighted to be able to bring one of the best accordion orchestras
in the world to London for this unmissable concert. The Accordion State Youth Orchestra has performed on all 5 continents
ncluding concerts in USA, Canada, Russia, China, Brazil, South Africa, Namibia,
Costa Rica, New Zealand, Fiji and India.
Touring with the orchestra are renowned American Baritone Douglas Yates
and virtuoso Bandoneonist Antje Steen. We are honoured to be able to
present their first concert in the UK at the futuristic Diorama Arts Centre in
Central London (near Warren Street Station).

Kennet Accordion Orchestra 
Musical Director Nigel Pasby A.B.C.A.(TD) L.B.C.A They are going to perform a wide varied programme to suit all musical tastes.
Movie themes, Pop, Classical, you will be amazed at the sound.
Join them at Newbury Bandstand, Victoria Park RG14 1DJ Sunday 10th September 2017
Check us out on: :www.kennetaccordionorchestra.com or contact Nigel on 07595380810

Amaryllis Accordion Duo
On September 15th 2017 our next club night we look forward to welcoming
Tracey Middleton and David Garwood.
They been playing together for about 22 years, and often appear at prestigious festivals
such as Cheltenham Folk Festival and Stratford upon Avon Arts Festival.
We have also seen them here before. Their diverse repertoire covers everything from
18th century dance music to Walt Disney. This should be a night not to be missed.

Music Classes
The English Folk Society offers this autumn at Cecil Sharp House a term of tuition in folk music.
There is an Accordion class for beginners at 10am; and a class for improvers at noon.
Each class is limited to nine members, so early bookings are recommended.
Cecil Sharp House is a short walk from Camden Town, with a direct tube link from Waterloo.
The centre also offers classes in melodeon, whistle, fiddle, banjo, guitar and singing.
(Saturdays, dates 9th 23rd 30th September.  14th 21st October.  4th 18th November.  2nd 16th December ).
Further details from www.efdss.org

Button Accordion Workshop with Andrew Mac Namara
by IMDL (Irish Music and Dance in London)
19th Return to Camden Town Festival Button Accordion Workshop with Andrew Mac Namara
Sunday 29th October 2017 11am-1pm
London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square, London NW1 9XB This workshop is for Intermediate to Advanced students. £10/£6 U18
Beginners may attend to observe the workshop for a concessionary rate of £8 More information about this and other events during the 19th Return to Camden Town Festival, see www.returntocamden.org

Our Next Clubnight
September 15th 2017
Hope to see you all then
Doors open 7pm

Exclusive new models in stock from the Cooperativa Ballo range

We are very pleased to be able to announce the launch of a brand new range of models which are designed and produced exclusively for us by the world renowned Cooperativa factory in the Italian town of Vercelli. We are proud to present the Ballo range of extended keyboard compact body instruments, which consists of the 96 bass 39 treble key “Paris”, New York” and “Roma” models. These top quality instruments complement the existing 72 bass 34 treble key “London” Ballo model which is extremely compact and has proved very popular indeed. For further information on these, or any of our accordions, please either click on the following link, http://www.theaccordionshop.co.uk/accordions/cooperativa-96-bass-39-key-ballo-compact-accordion/  phone us on 01344 873717 (Sunningdale), 01706 658283 (Rochdale), or email us at sales@theaccordionshop.co.uk

Coop NY

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54 Drake Street
Rochdale
Lancashire
OL16 1NZ

Telephone: 01706 658283

Sunningdale Store

Verve House
London Road (A30)
Sunningdale (Near Ascot)
Berkshire, SL5 0DJ

Telephone: 01344 873717