Be A Scale Hero | Part Two
Faster than a chromatic scale, powerful like a Hohner Fun Flash, able to play long scales in a single moment! It’s Scale Hero! Last time, we learned the C, G and F major scales for …Read More
Be A Scale Hero
Scales? Why would I need to know my scales on the accordion? Why should I be a Scale Hero? That’s a great question! Let me answer it for you. Scales are extremely valuable for …Read More
3 Ways Exercise Benefits Your Music
PLAYING THE ACCORDION takes skill, dedication, and fitness. Yes, I said fitness. Your body is your greatest ally when it comes to music. Athletes value their bodies, taking care of them, nourishing them, and treating …Read More
Ivy’s Music: The enthusiasm and smiles of a five-year-old accordionist.
The following article is featured in the Summer 2016 Issue of Accordion Life Today. To learn more about the magazine and to subscribe, click here. I first met little Ivy Eyer in December …Read More
Push Those Buttons!
Where Do I Start? When it comes to the bass side of the accordion, many accordionists or even just onlookers just shake their heads. It’s so complicated! It has SO MANY buttons! How …Read More
Are You My Type? Accordions: Similar but Different
Piano accordion, diatonic, chromatic, b-system, c-system, bayan, squeezebox, button accordion . . . . so many names and types! If you’re new to the accordion world it can all be confusing and a little overwhelming. …Read More