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Diatonic button accordion (German make, early 20th century).

A button accordion is a type of accordion on which the melody-side keyboard consists of a series of buttons rather than piano-style keys. There exists a wide variation in keyboard systems, tuning, action and construction of these instruments. For example:

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Los Angeles Times
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 02:56:15 -0700

Among Latino aficionados of the diatonic button accordion — the type mastered by conjunto and norteño greats like Flaco Jiménez and Ramón Ayala and newcomers like La Santa Cecilia — the instrument was not only never a joke but actually quite revered.
 
Monitor
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:07:30 -0700

I picked up a couple of times, here and there, the button accordion, but I got used to the piano accordion." Other notable piano accordion players in these genres include Bruno Villareal, Agapito Zuniga and Herbie Lopez. Salgado said he was self-taught.
 
Morning Sentinel
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:45:00 -0700

Mike Worthley, playing in the area for over 40 years, plays guitar, button accordion and vocals. He lives in Phillips. The North Church has undergone extensive restoration this past year and the Farmington Historical Society is eager to show the ...
 
Warrnambool Standard
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:10:40 -0700

His father was a button accordion player who could “play anything and sing anything”. Mr Brooks' prowess with the guitar won him a prize in Melbourne from the Victorian Banjo Club when he was a young man. Apart from his performances with Tommy, Tuddy ...

mySanAntonio.com (blog)

mySanAntonio.com (blog)
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:41:28 -0700

Bajo sexto musician Max Baca leads the Grammy-winning San Antonio-based Los TexManiacs; Josh Baca plays button accordion. Known as “Little Josh,” the young conjunto musician stole the show with lightning fast runs and a fine melodic sense, ...

IrishCentral

IrishCentral
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:31:41 -0700

Kathleen Fee (singer) and her brothers Ken (fiddle) and John (button accordion) Vesey are joined by Walter Ensor (guitar), Patrick Dineen (bass), Frankie McCormick (mandolin/banjo), and drummer Ryan Cavan to make up this band. There are some ...

Irish Independent

Irish Independent
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:36:52 -0700

He also loved Irish music and played the button accordion, which he learned to play as a very young member of the AOH band in Blackrock during 1950s. Jim's accident was a further tragedy for his family after the death of his two young sons. It occurred ...

Quad-Cities Online

Quad-Cities Online
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:41:25 -0700

Paddy will play a few traditional tunes on his button accordion and Erin will sing an Irish song or two. Their presentation will be followed by questions and answers, book sales, and autographing. Hart's latest mystery, "The Book of Killowen", is the ...
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