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New CD From Helen Rich

New CD (2017) featuring the music of Gerald Corossman performed by Helen Rich

Helen Rich has recently released an excellent new solo accordion CD. “All hands for’ard” features a selection of 18 of the varied compositions from the late Gerald Crossman. Some are played on a Cooperativa double cassotto 120 bass accordion, and others on a Paolo Soprani 96 bass musette accordion. The tracks include: All hands for’ard, El Pico, BAA March, Annette, Granada Mia, Rancherita, Bohemian Polka, Marcha Espanol, A Night in Montmartre, Dancing Clown, Las Fallas, Brasileira, Fortitude, La Vida Latina, Jolly Jack, Valse Acrobatique, El Valiente, and Gay Time.

Copies of the CD are available for £10 each (plus £1p&p), from Rob Howard, 42 Avondale Rd, Edgeley, Stockport, Cheshire SK3 9NY.

Gerald Crossman (1920-2015) – accordionist, pianist, organist, bandleader, composer, arranger, adjudicator, writer, and a former NAO Vice President – was one of the most accomplished and significant figures of the post-war accordion movement in the UK. See here for the biography of Gerald Crossman written by Rob Howard

Granada Mia – Music available from the Accordion Central shop

In further news Accordion Central will be adding a significant amount of Gerald Crossman sheet music to our shop in the next few days, all with pdf downloads @ just £3.00 per arrangement with all proceeds going to the Winstons Wish Charity. See our Accordion sheet music here.