This is beyond accordion music. The 21st Century Accordion Ensemble is not just your everyday stage full of flailing reed-squeezers. Their arrangements are written by virtuoso Bayan accordionist Stas Venglevski. The precision of the execution (under Stas's direction) is breathtaking. And then to have Milwaukee's foremost chanteuse, Robin Pluer, join them onstage as a surprise guest - - well, let me tell you, the musical high point of the year, and I'm talking goosebumps and emotional clouding of the camera viewfinder.
All I can do is stand by and humbly whisper "Thanks".
A Trip to Bloomington - We just returned from a very fun two days at the Hunters in Bloomington. It had been quite a while since we had visited them down there. As usual, their home...
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