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Coeur Vagabond

Accordion soloist Coeur Vagabond can play a full repertoire of Parisian Waltzes and Javas from the 1930's and 40's, popular Italian songs and tarantellas, Tango, Oompah Polkas, or eastern European and Klezmer tunes.

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Set List / Repertoire

French
Accordeon Samba
Fugitive
Calinere
Enivrante
Flambee Montalbanaise
Jeanette
Zingarella
Balajo
Coeur vagabond
Caprice musette
L'interdite
Ca gaze
Galopade
Indifference
Convoitise
Rivalite
Reine de musette
Le retour des hirondelles
Brise napolitaine
Music from the film Amelie
A collection of songs by Edith Piaff

Italian
Vieni sul mar
Wedding tarantella
La donna e mobile
Non sei tu
Torna a sorrento
Adio a napoli
Santa lucia
O sole mio
Ah! mari!
La mattinata
Carnival of venice
Tra veglio e sogno
Aballati aballati
Figghia di'n massaru
Fischiettando
La palumella
Pizzicarella mia
Pizzica pizzica
Pizzicarella
Serenata amalfitana
Sonos'e memoria
A collection of tarantellas

Oompah
Cherry Polka
Redwing Polka
Sauerkraut Polka
Dance Hall Polka
Drunten im Unterland
Es Burebuebli inid
Freut euch des Lebens
Clarinet Polka
Ein Prosit der Gemutlichkeit
Du, du liegst mir im herzen
Beer Barrel Polka

Klezmer and Eastern European
A large selection of Russian, freylechs, bulgars, Balkan, and assorted Hungarian, Polish and Finnish dances.

Folk
English Irish and Scottish dance music.

9 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 9
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  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Set the perfect ambience for an amazing afternoon

5 stars - Coeur Vagabond are Highly Recommended booked Coeur Vagabond for their Wedding in Bristol

“We left our wedding service with Coeur Vagabond playing Edith Piaf, La Foule whilst friends were literally exploding confetti over us - it was totally brilliant. He played beautiful music that was at the perfect level and just made a wonderful atmosphere for chatting and meeting people. Coeur Vagabond was immaculately dressed, friendly but very professional. We had spoken a few times over the phone before our wedding day to talk about the music and timings. After that he dealt with the venue directly and we didn't need to do anything on the day, he just got on with it.”


Drinks reception at Royal Albert Hall

5 stars - Coeur Vagabond are Highly Recommended booked Coeur Vagabond for their event

“We were happy to engage Coeur Vagabond for a private reception at the Royal Albert Hall in January 2018. On the night, Café Maestro was on time and looked great with his quirky style, which was perfect for our event. He played a one hour long set, as guests enjoyed a cocktail reception, however, was never intrusive. His choice of music and volume level were perfect for the area and setting. Many of our guests commented on his contribution to the evening and we will certainly welcome John Slater back to the Hall on another occasion. Thank you, Sian Cappucci Philanthropy Events Executive”


He was thoroughly professional and very accommodating.

5 stars - Coeur Vagabond are Highly Recommended booked Coeur Vagabond for their event

“Coeur Vagabond performed at my daughter's wedding in September. He was thoroughly professional and very accommodating and we recommend him to others unhesitatingly!”


A great addition to our perfect day

5 stars - Coeur Vagabond are Highly Recommended booked Coeur Vagabond for their Wedding at Brimpsfield Village Hall in Gloucestershire

“Coeur Vagabond was a great addition to our perfect day - he was well presented, on time and guests loved having some music for ambience. He was super friendly and fitted right in!”


Couer Vagabond was perfect for our event. His music really added to the atmosph...

5 stars - Coeur Vagabond are Highly Recommended booked Coeur Vagabond for their event at The Holburne Museum in Somerset

“Couer Vagabond was perfect for our event. His music really added to the atmosphere without being obtrusive. He was really flexible and had a good sense of where to go at different times - moving to different locations as best fitted where most people were and what they were doing.”

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Prices

Price from £246 + travel from Somerset

Based on 1 person performing up to 3 hours

  • South West From £246
  • Wales From £259
  • West Midlands From £259
  • South East From £264
  • East Midlands From £297
  • East of England From £297
  • North West From £323
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £337
  • North East From £401

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* Accordion soloist with a wealth of experience!
* Repertoire includes a mixture of musette, Italian, Oompah, tango, klezmer & eastern European tunes!

Accordion soloist Coeur Vagabond plays a mixture of musette, Oompah, tango, Italian and eastern European and klezmer tunes, and has been entertaining at weddings, garden fetes, birthday parties and corporate events for many years.
 
His musical training began at the tender age of 5, on the piano. Later in life, living on a small canal boat, he missed his piano, but found a battered old accordion at a stall in Halifax market. It set him on a long journey. After some years of teaching himself, he was taught by Yorkshire based Nigel Waterhouse, one of the finest accordionists in the UK. 
 
The canal boat is now gone, as Coeur Vagabond has married and settled down in a house in Bristol. His little car gets him to gigs a lot faster than the little boat ever could.
 
His earliest repertoire was mainly klezmer, his tunes gleaned from an inspired collection of musicians, jewish fiddlers, accordionists and singers that met in a local Heptonstall pub. He took this music from town to town as he traveled the country, embellishing the tunes with his own improvisations.
 
Later, inspired by the golden age of musette from the 1930’s, he learned a large repertoire of tunes from such greats as Gus Viseur and Jo Privat, who played at the height of the bal musette scene in Paris.

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