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Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park
Jul 8, 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.
AK, Medieval songs, modern world
Carl Riehl, klezmer
Jenny Luna, Balkan music
JP Schlegelmilch, contemporary Brooklyn music
Papa Bavarian, German Oktoberfest and polka
Sadys Rodrigo Espitia, traditional Colombian cumbia and vallenato
Regional de NY
In the style of great Brazilian ensembles of the past, this group of 5 NYC musicians plays traditional choro in a contemporary context, bringing together modern arrangements and performance to create a style that reflects their time, place, and backgrounds.
Regional de NY musicians:
Vitor Gonçalves, accordion
Hadar Noiberg, flute
Kahil Nayton, cavaquinho
Cesar Garabini, 7 string guitar
Ranjan Ramchandani, pandeiro
Program (subject to change):
Cabaceira Mon Amour
Pro Ze Nogueira
Andre de Sapato Novo
Um Tom Para Jobim