By Christa T. for Accordion Americana In 1998, The Time Jumpers began as a garage band comprised of some of the sharpest and most respected session musicians in Nashville. It started as a practice band, with no particular concept other than as a musician's "workshop" in which each could hammer out, nail down and hone their … Continue reading The Time Jumpers: Any time is ‘Jumpin’ Time’!
By Christa T. for Accordion Americana Invented in 1829, the accordion came to North America early on and before long was heard in the mountains and in the bayous…. in big cities and small towns…. in the country, the deserts of the West, and deep into Mexico, on the Great Lakes and the Great … Continue reading A History of the Accordion in Americana Music
By Christa T. for Accordion Americana There is no place in America that is more "about the music” than Louisiana. While it is true that New Orleans was the sweet spot for those responsible for the birth of several distinct genres of music, Louisiana, in its own right, has served as a fountain of inspiration … Continue reading Steve Conn: Music with a Mission