Three of New York’s most in-demand virtuoso musicians, each with a distinctive voice on his instrument, explore and expand on Parisian musette. They bring this multicultural dancehall music to new places through the highest improvisational communication, emotionally honest performances, and original compositions. Featuring Matt Munisteri (guitar/banjo), Marcus Rojas (tuba), and Will Holshouser (accordion).
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"Swings with speed and clarity, sways with mystery and eroticism....Not simply an archeological paean to past masters, this debut recording from Musette Explosion makes the genre relevant to NYC's musical landscape."
-- Elliott Simon, New York City Jazz Record

Some past appearances:

  • Monterey Jazz Festival
  • Birdland, NYC
  • Chautauqua Institute, Logan Chamber Music Series
  • Djangofest Northwest
  • International Accordion Festival, San Antonio TX
  • featured in interview on Fresh Air (NPR) Nov. 2014

Art by Na Kim


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