Reels, waltzes, polkas and schottisches played on accordion and fiddle with a sense of adventure and mystery that leads the listener down completely unexpected paths. Vermont accordionist Jeremiah McLane and Seattle fiddler Ruthie Dornfeld have joined forces to create an exciting new duo that plays traditional music from France, the British Isles, North America and Scandinavia. The duo also features original works in the folk tradition including pieces by Gilles Chabenat, Tapani Varis, Andy Cutting, and compositions of their own. Together, Jeremiah and Ruthie create subtle changes in mood, texture and dynamics that give the listener the impression they are two musicians with the same mind. Their firm grounding in traditional dance music, mastery of their instruments, and innovative spirits make for a musical experience of unforgettable energy, passion, and adventure. Whether it’s French Valse Musette, Irish Reel, Argentine Tango, Swedish Hambo, Quebecois Quadrille, or Cajun two-step, these two performers interpret traditional dance music in a way that has never been done before.

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