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Erik Franks

Swinging jazz accordionists will always be a rarity but Erik Frank, who got popular in 1944 with “Novelty Accordion,” provides often stood in addition to the group. The accordion was an extremely popular device in Sweden through the initial half from the hundred years and Frank was mostly of the accordionists who got a real experience for jazz. He was a specialist musician by enough time he was 16 and, as well as the accordion, Frank was a saxophonist who performed in big rings (but didn’t single). On accordion he worked well continuously in the studios, (especially with pop performers) and led classes in 1936, 1939-42, 1944-48 and 1951-52. Frank was versatile enough to try out reputable bebop but is usually best-known for his golf swing period recordings and his periodic use Alice Babs. He produced few recordings after 1952 (classes in 1968, 1980 and 1982) but Erik Frank was still mixed up in past due 1990’s, swinging aside in his eighties. A Dragon Compact disc, Novelty Accordion 1936-68, gets the most his pre-1980 recordings like a leader.

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