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Joaquin Diaz

Dominican Republic singer/accordionist Joaquin Diaz plays the perico ripiao type of merengue, which emphasizes extremely fast and challenging rhythms. He was located in Montreal when his Arhoolie recording Merengue Alegre arrived in 2002, offering his playing on both diatonic and chromatic accordion.

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