This site is about all things "Accordion". Whether you're an accordion player, wish to be one, or simply enjoy accordion music, hopefully you will find something here that you find useful and something that will bring a smile to your face and brighten your day. Contact me anytime at anthony@theaccordionplayer.com. Thanks for visiting.

Tips And Tutorials

 

 

Sitting In On A Jam Session

Participating in a jam session is one of the most rewarding and satisfying things that we as musicians can do.

 

The Etiquette of Jamming

If you are going to participate in a jam session there are a number of considerations in addition to being a competent musician

 

Playing Back Up

In any jam session if it’s not your turn to play the lead then it’s important that you know something about playing back up

 

Chord Progressions

Here are some comments you may find useful with respect to chord progressions

 

Major Chord Construction

In a jam session the 3 main groups of chords you will use; are major chords, minor chords and seventh chords. This will give you some idea as to how to play these cords using your right hand

 

Playing a Minor Chord

This will give you some idea as to how to play minor chords using your right hand

 

How To Play A Seventh Chord

 

Finding Music To Play

There are a lot of resources available  for you to find music to play. Here are some ideas I hope you will find useful