Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration
Plan now!! Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration
The Leavenworth International Accordion Celebration, June 16 - 19, 2011 will have major attractions for us Italians. Evening concerts include:
Thursday, June 16 Steve Albini from the San Francisco area...Italian American and an extraordinary musician
Friday, June 17 Mario Pedone born in Italy, raised in Venezuela and now living in Texas ...fabulous accordionist
Saturday, June 18 Vincenzo Abbracciante from Puglia Italy; one of the world's most exciting accordionists; this is a MUST!
Check out our website at http://www.accordioncelebration.org/ .
Subject: Vincenzo Abbracciante 2011 USA Tour
Vincenzo Abbracciante from Puglia, Italy.
Vincenzo is a third generation accordion player with mind blowing
technique and style like no other. Vincenzo started his career winning the championships playing the
standard accordion favorites. Now, he has flown to another level of accordion playing in the jazz world.
He is one of those young players that will change the face of the jazz accordion for years to come.
Here's an older video of Vincenzo playing "Ciribiribin:"
Vincenzo's first USA performance and jazz workshop will be held at the Accordion Festival in
Leavenworth, WA on June 18th, 2011.
Vincenzo will be playing the latest Borsini accordion which has taken a year to build by hand.
Dennis Caldirola <Dennis@FestaSeattle.com>
Director, FESTA ITALIANA Seattle
("Celebrating All Things Italian")