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Richard Galliano

1950 -

Origin: France

Main instrument: Accordion/bandoneon

Genres: Jazz, Latin

Musical heir to the great Astor Piazzolla, Richard Galliano is considered one of the most influential accordionists of our time. An inspired soloist and a masterful improviser, this French musician and composer helped the accordion gain respect as an instrument within jazz circles. From pop to classical, Galliano can take on any musical style with ease thanks to his incredibly versatile talent. With his new musette, he revitalized a French music tradition that was widely considered old fashioned.

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