All original accordion and pump organ based songs of poignant beauty featuring some antique instruments.
The pump organ is 130 years old and the oldest accordion on thie recording is from the 1930's.
These vivid and sometimes melancholic melodies will transport you to a pre-industrialized world, and possibly elsewhere...
guest musicians on breathing bellows:
Stefan Bienz: upright bass Michael Mazza: trumpet
Daryl O'Neill: banjo Brad Waring: vocal
Dominic plays pump organ, accordion, alto and contra-alto clarinets, trombone, toy piano.
written during a roadtrip in the Kootenays
BREATHING BELLOWS was recorded @ Dilated Ear Studios in Penticton BC
mixed with John Raham in Vancouver BC
recorded and produced by Dominic Legault