Monday, 12 November 2018

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace at the inaugural New Orleans Accordion Festival, November 3, 2018.
Mark "Tuba" Smith - sousaphone and vocal
Kenneth Terry - trumpet
Malcolm Morris - bass drum
Michael Ward-Bergeman - accordion

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Howard's Uvula

Titty Pink - Howard's Uvula from herb n renewal on Vimeo.

Lick the Frog. "Howard's Uvula" is from the album "Magic Cookie" by Titty Pink, featuring vocals by Yulene Velasquez and original compositions by MJWB. Inspired by a magic cookie and a Kambo ceremony that left Howard's uvula miraculously and permanently elongated. Images were created by Herb n Renewal using Studio Artist (Synthetik) and FCPX.

Friday, 18 May 2018

Hyper-Accordion Loops I

Melodic, Harmonic, Rhythmic Hyper-Accordion Loops. All sounds created by an acoustic accordion transformed by various sorts of digital signal processing.

Monday, 12 March 2018

Panorama Jazz Band

A playlist of Panorama Jazz Band recordings featuring MJWB on accordion.

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Oh Matey

Under One Sun performs Billy Drewes' Oh Matey at Clonick Studios, Oberlin, OH. 

Friday, 4 March 2016

St. James Infirmary Blues with Yo-Yo Ma, Rhiannon Giddens and the Silk Road Ensemble

This arrangement/performance appears on the Grammy Award Winning album Sing Me Home.

Much of the raw material for this arrangement was transcribed from the recording which appears on GIG 365 : MJWB. This arrangement for the Silk Road Ensemble would not have been possible without the following musicians who performed on that recording.
Ionita Manole: accordion
Cristinel Turturica: cimbalom
Mielu Bibescu: clarinet
Lucian Stoica: violin
Marius Gore: bass

St. James Infirmary Blues from GIG 365 : MJWB