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Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park
Jul 1, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm| Free
Accordions Around the World
5:00pm – 7:15pm | Throughout Park
Take a cross-cultural musical journey – from France to Colombia, from the Balkans to Louisiana, from Cumbia to Jazz, and more – with accordions, harmoniums, concertinas, and bandoneons.
Accordionists play throughout the park at 5pm, and at 6pm, a band with a different infectious, global beat performs each week on the Fountain Terrace.
Produced in collaboration with Ariana’s List.
Calpulli Accordion Student Ensemble, traditional Mexican melodies
Jeremy Bloom, Balkan music
Joseph Rutkowski, Polish, Italian, and French music
Maria Dessena, antiquified pop standards
Jordan Shapiro, Balkan/Cajun/British Isles
The Adlers Band
Started as 3 family members over 30 years ago, the band has a rare energy that evolved beyond German and Austrian traditional music with a fresh sound and an Oktoberfest flair.
The Adlers Band musicians:
Barry Adler, accordion, vocal
Eddie Spatarella, drums, vocal
John Grisbacher, sax, clarinet
John Miksza, guitar, vocal