Accordion - Sweden/Finland

Markus Räsänen is an accordionist based in Järvsö, Sweden. 

The old fiddlers of Finland and Sweden intrigued Markus from the very beginning. The heavy bowings, the grounded connection of nordic folk music and all the swirling polskas created a firm foundation to stand on. He pays great attention to transfer different bowing techniques onto the accordion. Markus has toured extensively throughout Europe, as well as Canada, the US and Russia as a solo performer, and with many different folk groups.

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