My Choice Guy Klucevsek
- 1Claire, Buoyant02:48
- 3No More Mr. Nice Guy05:21
- 424 Preludes and Fugues for Piano, Op. 87: Prelude No. 801:12
- 524 Preludes and Fugues for Piano, Op. 87: Prelude No. 102:40
- 624 Preludes and Fugues for Piano, Op. 87: Prelude No. 1502:47
- 7Starting Over09:18
- 8The Heart of the Andes03:12
- 9Don't Let the Boogie-Man Get You02:38
- 10Accordion Misdemeanors: Acadians in Louisiana00:41
- 11Accordion Misdemeanors: Mexicans in Texas00:59
- 12Accordion Misdemeanors: Lament for the Accordion Maker00:55
- 13Spin Cycle04:21
- 14Life, Liberty and the Prociutto Happiness03:37
- 15Clarissa (Mrs. Dalloway)03:19
- 16One Less Bell to Answer03:28
Info for My Choice
Guy Klucevsek's choice from his albums recorded for W&W label. Klucevsek is one of the most versatile and renowned accordionists in the world, this outstanding composer, accordion virtuoso and improviser hascontributed significantly to the renaissance of the accordion over the past 25 years. His music fuses elements of regional accordion styleswith jazz and avant-garde music. Forget everything you thought you knew about the accordion.
Guy Klucevsek, accordion
is one of the world’s most versatile and highly respected accordionists. A composer as well as accordion virtuoso, he has performed and/or recorded with the American Composers Orchestra, Laurie Anderson, Alan Bern, Brave Combo, the Boston Pops Orchestra, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Dave Douglas, Bill Frisell, the Kronos Quartet, Natalie Merchant, A. R. Rahman, Tom Waits, John Williams and John Zorn; appeared as a guest on Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood; and accompanied soprano Renee Fleming at the memorial service for Senator John McCain.
Guy’s group Accordion Tribe — a quintet of international composers/accordionists Bratko Bibic (Slovenia), Lars Hollmer (Sweden), Maria Kalaniemi (Finland) and Otto Lechner (Austria) — released three albums, and is the subject of Stefan Schwietert’s documentary film, Accordion Tribe: Music Travels.
Guy waa commissioned by the AAA for “Three Tributes”, which was a wonderful trilogy, in 2016. He premiered this at our fest in Buffalo, NY.
Guy Klucevsek has written over 100 pieces for accordion, not only for the concert hall, but for collaborations with choreographers, theatre artists, and filmmakers as well. His discography includes 23 recordings as soloist, leader, and co-leader on Starkland, Tzadik, Winter & Winter, Innova, Review, Intuition, CRI and XI.
He is the recipient of a 2010 United States Artists Collins Fellowship, “recognizing the most compelling artists working and living in the United States.”