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The one-row button accordion creates the defining sound that drives the waltzes and two-steps of Cajun music. Dirk begins with the basics: how to hold the instrument, use the bellows, find the notes, play "double" octaves, "squeezing" notes, playing triplets, adding left hand chords, more. Songs include "La Valse de Quatre-vingt-dix-neuf ans (The 99 Year Waltz)," "The High Point Two-Step" and "Johnny Can't Dance." You also get close-up footage of "The Ossun Two-Step" and "The Creole Stomp." Dirk plays a diatonic accordion in the key of C. Beginners. Includes booklet (or PDF file on the disc) with lyrics and playing tips. 75 min.

DVD - Learn to Play Cajun Accordion: Vol. 1 - Starting Out

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taught by Dirk Powell; with Christine Balfa guitar and vocals

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The one-row button accordion creates the defining sound that drives the waltzes and two-steps of Cajun music. Dirk begins with the basics: how to hold the instrument, use the bellows, find the notes, play "double" octaves, "squeezing" notes, playing triplets, adding left hand chords, more. Songs include "La Valse de Quatre-vingt-dix-neuf ans (The 99 Year Waltz)," "The High Point Two-Step" and "Johnny Can't Dance." You also get close-up footage of "The Ossun Two-Step" and "The Creole Stomp." Dirk plays a diatonic accordion in the key of C. Beginners. Includes booklet (or PDF file on the disc) with lyrics and playing tips. 75 min.
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The one-row button accordion creates the defining sound that drives the waltzes and two-steps of Cajun music. Dirk begins with the basics: how to hold the instrument, use the bellows, find the notes, play "double" octaves, "squeezing" notes, playing triplets, adding left hand chords, more. Songs include "La Valse de Quatre-vingt-dix-neuf ans (The 99 Year Waltz)," "The High Point Two-Step" and "Johnny Can't Dance." You also get close-up footage of "The Ossun Two-Step" and "The Creole Stomp." Dirk plays a diatonic accordion in the key of C. Beginners. Includes booklet (or PDF file on the disc) with lyrics and playing tips. 75 min.