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Accordion Bay would like to bring the following information to your attention. It is only possible for us to offer the Accordion hire facility within the UK; however we are delighted to offer a global sales service.Our experienced carriers, TNT, can safely transport instruments world wide on our behalf, for very competitive rates and with surprisingly short time scales. Should you be interested in purchasing an Accordion for dispatch out with UK please contact us by telephone or Email to discuss carriage costs.
With a background working with the wonderful family business previously run by Bruce Millers, Norman English now devotes his enthusiasm and vast knowledge of accordions to facilitate the needs of accordionist world wide.
Accordion Bay is here to showcase the quality boxes that both amateur and professional players have come to expect from Norman. Norman can also offer accordion rental, a repair service and a search and find service for that special instrument. I am happy to offer advice and guidance when required unlike some faceless internet shopping sites. Accordion Bay has the personal touch previously only experienced on the high street. Accordionists are very welcome to chat by telephone or email with Norman or arrange to meet with him within a reasonable travelling distance, (North East Scotland). When he would be happy to demo any instrument you may wish to consider.
Norman’s life time devotion to accordions leads him to believe in the benefit of trying before you buy (when ever possible) and there are many amusing anecdote from Norman’ long association with Bruce Millers, of an instrument being played down the telephone to help a decision be made.
With the added bonus of web cameras, Norman English and Accordion Bay intend to continue to offer you a unique, professional yet friendly experience when shopping the modern way. Norman English looks forward to hearing from you.
A great musical evening in Tarvis Aberdeenshire
A Harvest Home gathering at Tarvis in Aberdeenshire saw musicians “jamming” together in the best Ceilidh tradition. The picture shows John King, Stuart and George Davidson and Accordion Bay’s own Norman English finishing up what was a great musical evening with saxophone players, Bothy Ballads, fiddlers and of course Norman on the Beltrami accordion. It was an entertaining evening and fun for all ages.
Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain
Meldrum was host to Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain on Friday 3rd September. The event was in aid of the Aberdeen branch of Parkinsons UK and the Parish church.As in previous years the event was a sell out and a great evening of Accordion and Fiddle music was enjoyed by all, both young and old.
The evening was ably compered by the enthusiastic Stewart Begg, who introduced the star performers and welcomed them in their 25th year touring together. Phil and Aly entered to a standing ovation and that set the tone for the rest of the show.
Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain were enthusiastically supported by young local talent, always a feature of these events. The audience was delighted by the fiddle playing of two young brothers, George and Stuart Davidson. These young folks had come fresh from the Kirriemuir Festival where both brothers made first and second places in the competition. They entertained with both solo tunes and as a duo and the banter that accompanied their excellent performance showed confidence and humour.
We were equally entertained by Gregor Allan from Tarvis Aberdeenshire. Gregor showed a maturity and demonstrated his musical talents on a Hohner Marino accordion. He too showed a sense of humour and seemed at ease with his audience. Stewart Begg made a point of informing us all that Gregor continues to “busk” at local supermarkets and has achieved a total of over £10,000 for Leukaemia research. Gregor studies at the Aberdeen Music School and demonstrates an ability that belies his years.
In keeping with their usual laid - back style Phil and Aly mixed good “crack” with great music and performed music from around the world. The 25 years of touring showed in the humour and great rapport that is the hall mark of these well loved performers.
On leaving school David studied music at the Royal Military School Of Music, Knellar Hall and following a sound grounding, that was to stand David in good stead for branching out in to all types of music, he toured the world entertaining royalty, political figures and visiting dignitaries .
Having travelled the world with his music and seeing the range of Accordions played by some of his mentors, David’s enthusiasm for the instrument has led him to Accordion Bay and a desire to help fellow pro musicians, or those looking for a suitable gift for a budding accordionist, to find just what they are looking for at an affordable price.
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This is one of those stories destined to not only change the life of one man, but also of one town, one country. What happened in 1863 seems to be a legend, but was in fact a reality, important enough to start an industry that would become famous all over the world: the accordion industry. An Austrian pilgrim returning home from a visit to the Loreto sanctuary asked for hospitality for the night at a farmhouse near Castelfidardo.