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Re: Brand New TRIPLE-ROW ZYDECO ACCORDION Bravenet Page

Rosie Ledet plays a 2 row Baffetti.


In Norteno/Conjunto/Tex Mex.. Santiago Jimenez ( Flaco and Santiago Jr's father) started the whole thing with a 2 row Pokerwork later Ericas and only in the 50's did the Corona (and pre Corona) 3 row come about and quickly adopted by the majority of players... The main reason was all keys on the draw primarily.. but that is a very specialized technique almost entirely used by the Latino players. Santiago continues to play the two row.

I would like to see more 2 row plying in Zydeco.. An Eb/Bb box would be great



The Zydeco players seem to get either F/Bb/Eb (cinco letres)

or GCF which is what most would consider the universal key set up for 3 rows.


One other note on three rows...


The inner row is not the "added" row to a two row. A GCF box is a CF with an added outer G row..

An F/Bb/Eb box is a Bb/Eb box with an added F row.

An ADG is a D/G with an added A row etc

Look at the bass button layout and you will see what I mean.



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