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The Barimar Quartet at Pizza Express, Dean Street, Soho, London. 12.00 Sunday 7th October 2018

The Barimar Quartet

The Barimar Quartet at Pizza Express, Dean Street, Soho, London. 12.00 Sunday 7th October 2018. The name Barimar conjurs up the magic of the golden era of accordion music.  Barimar, born Mario Barigazzi in 1925, along with Gorni Kramer, Wolmer Beltrami, Gigi Stok, Nando Monica and Carlo Venturi were Italy’s most prominent global accordionists. Fortunately, the Barimar Quartet, comprising of Accordionist Iuri Vallara, a student of Barimar, violinist Marina Mammarella, bassist Agide Bandini and percussionist Domenico Fontana, are bringing Barimar’s music to London.

Barimar releases a new CD and Sheet music album

Barimar in his 90s

Barimar releases a new CD and Sheet music album. An inspiration to accordionists of several generations, Barimar is as hungry to express himself musically as he’s ever been, in fact even more so. ZZ Music is pleased to be able to offer to it’s subscribers the new CD and Sheet Music by Barimar, or a special package for both at a discounted price.

Nando Monica – Another accordion great from Parma

The large light-orchestra Bocelli with Nando Monica

Nando Monica was born in Langhirano near Parma in 1921. He started learning the accordion very young and by the time he was aged 9 he would go out to play at dances with his father, and amateur Double Bass player.

Nando Monica – Another accordion great from Parma

The large light-orchestra Bocelli with Nando Monica

Nando Monica was born in Langhirano near Parma in 1921. He started learning the accordion very young and by the time he was aged 9 he would go out to play at dances with his father, and amateur Double Bass player.

Gigi Stok – Romano Viazzani’s childhood accordion hero

Gigi Stok with Fratelli Crosio Accordion

Gigi Stok –  Romano Viazzani’s childhood accordion hero Having an accordion-playing father I was exposed to the accordion at a young age not only when my father sometimes got his accordion out to practise or when his musician friends came round for a jam. He was a keen amateur and had circumstances been different I’m […]