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A Trip South: A Colombian holiday

...the Aguardiente bottle. The accordion player led the songs, directing the...in on the action. He and the accordion player proceeded to have what must...Hilarity can be contagious. The accordion player was a bottomless pit of lyrics...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-08-02/trip-south-colombian-holiday
Outdoors
Dale Wygant Appreciation Week observed this week

...mayoral proclamation establishing this week "Dale Wygant Appreciation Week" in Juneau. Wygant is a well known local accordion player who has played at many community events over the years, often with his Oompah Polka Band.The proclamation was...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-10-11/dale-wygant-appreciation-week-observed-we
Art
Irish music trio focuses on tradition

...you hear in the New York St. Patrick's Day scene. It's more what you hear in Ireland," said Furlong, the accordion player for the trio An Rua. "This is more geared toward the traditional tunes that we learned from our parents and grandparents...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092100/Ent_Irish.html
Entertainment
Woodford, Wygant, Oil Barrel Band play January Gold Street concert

...It will be a much bigger sound than I would have by myself," Woodford said. Other Gold Street performers are accordion player Dale Wygant, the political satire duo the Empty Oil Barrel Band, guitarist Mark Heard and old-time banjo player...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123109/art_541404086.shtml
Polka and more at Saturday's Scandinavian Dance

...Lodge, Sons of Norway of Juneau. The dance is $5 per person, and free to children 12 and under. Dale Wygant, accordion player will be joined by The Polka Band: Ken Guiher on trumpet, Brian Van Kirk on alto saxophone, Paul Shannon on trombone...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111110/art_734482004.shtml
Arts
Crossing borders through music

...which commissions new musical compositions for unusual combinations of musicians. "Normally you don't bring an accordion player from Italy, an erhu player from China and a composer from Germany and put them together," composer Martin Brody...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083100/Ent_Crossing.html
Entertainment
Altan brings songs and music of Ireland

...Altan is a bigger band than McLaughlin's ever brought to town. The band features twin lead fiddles and a lead accordion player as well. Guitar and bouzouki accompany the melody instruments. A bouzouki is a stringed instrument similar to a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011499/Ent_altan.html
Entertainment
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Altan is a bigger band than McLaughlin's ever brought to town. The band features twin lead fiddles and a lead accordion player as well. Guitar and bouzouki accompany the melody instruments. A bouzouki is a stringed instrument similar to a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011499/Ent_altan.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...which commissions new musical compositions for unusual combinations of musicians. "Normally you don't bring an accordion player from Italy, an erhu player from China and a composer from Germany and put them together," composer Martin Brody...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083100/Ent_Crossing.shtml
Best bets

...The classical duo of Joseph Petric and Guy Few will take the stage for the first half of the concert. Petric, an accordion player extraordinaire and Few, a pianist and trumpeter, will play the music of Bach, Chopin, and 20th century English...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052600/Com_bestbets.html
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