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Dallas Vietty
Accordion
Jazz – Musette- Gypsy Jazz

Musical Projects

Hot Bijouxx

Hot Bijouxx

Hot Bijouxx performs an energetic mélange of Prohibition-era jazz, French gypsy swing-waltz, and Brazilian bossa nova. Renditions of Great American Songbook standards are metamorphosized by Hot Bijouxx’s arresting arrangements. Learn more… 

Musette Project

Musette Project explores the French accordion waltz music of 20’s-50’s known as Musette. Sometimes called Swing Musette or Bebop musette, it is a genre within a genre. Most closely connected with the music called Gypsy Jazz/Jazz Manouche. Learn more…  

Tempus Fugit

TempusFugit

Tempus Fugit is an alliance of jazz musicians Darius Scheider -guitar and Dallas Vietty – accordion, to create and perform original music inspired by the legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt. The unique sound of the band is based on the passionate and joyful conversations between the acoustic guitars and the accordion. 

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Bio

Dallas Vietty is an American jazz accordionist located in Philadelphia, PA, specializing in the Parisian swing-waltz style of Musette and Gypsy Jazz. He began playing the accordion in 2001, and has studied jazz and arranging at California State University Northridge and accordion performance with Stanley and Joanna Darrow at Acme Accordion School, Roberto Cassan in Boston, and Victor Prieto in NYC.

As a soloist he performs widely, and won first place in the Free Bass category at the American Accordionist Musicological Society Festival in 2011.  As a band leader, his groups have performed at Musikfest 2012, Djangoary Festival 2011 and 2012, Djangofolies Festival 2012, Djangology Festival 2012, TEDxPhilly 2010, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Tinicum Arts Festival 2011-2015 and many other concerts around the country. Dallas is an in demand side man, and has worked at Iridium Jazz Club, BB King’s NYC, Twin’s Jazz Washington D.C., and many others. As an educator he has taught the past 4 (2012-2015) years at the famous Django music camp Django in June, regularly leads workshops at the American Accordionist Association Conference and the American Accordion Musicological Society, and has a prolific private studio and revolutionary online teaching presence. He is one of a few who have a curriculum and knowledge of Musette and Gypsy Jazz for the piano accordion.

He currently leads Musette Project, a contemporary take on the modernist waltz compositions of the mid-century Parisian accordionists, and Hot Bijouxx, an early 20th century inspired  hot swing group. 

Accordion Gear

In 2015, Dallas Vietty became a Siwa & Figli Featured Artist. Dallas plays performs around the country on his amazing Siwa and Figli Super Cobra Elegant model accordion courtesy of Accordion Gallery.

Dallas uses AMT ACCW wireless microphone system for the truest and clearest possible accordion amplification.

[Updated August 2015]

Gigs & Teaching Events

Sep
3
Thu
Hot Bijouxx – Bethlehem, PA @ The Brick
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 3 @ 9:00 pm

Ticket Price: Free
Age Limit: All Ages

Sep
4
Fri
Hot Bijouxx – Philadelphia, PA @ Paris Bistro and Jazz Cafe
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 4 @ 11:00 pm

Ticket Price: Call for Price
Age Limit: All Ages

Sep
5
Sat
Hot Bijouxx – Philadelphia, PA @ Paris Bistro and Jazz Cafe
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 5 @ 11:00 pm

Ticket Price: Call for Price
Age Limit: All Ages

Sep
8
Tue
Musette Project – Philadelphia, PA @ Heritage
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 10:00 pm

Ticket Price: Cover
Age Limit: All Ages

Sep
10
Thu
Hot Bijouxx – Bethlehem, PA @ Historic Hotel Bethlehem
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm – Sep 10 @ 9:30 pm

Ticket Price: Call for Reservations
Age Limit: All Ages

Sep
13
Sun
Dallas Vietty – Erwinna, PA @ Sandcastle Winery
Sep 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Ticket Price: $15
Age Limit: All Ages

Oct
4
Sun
Hot Bijouxx – Bedford, PA @ Gazebo on the Square
Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ticket Price: FREE
Age Limit: All Ages

Oct
18
Sun
Musette Project – Bethlehem, PA @ Historic Hotel Bethlehem
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 18 @ 9:00 pm

Ticket Price: Free
Age Limit: All Ages

Oct
30
Fri
Hot Bijouxx – Philadelphia, PA @ Paris Bistro and Jazz Cafe
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 11:00 pm

Ticket Price: Call for Price
Age Limit: All Ages

Oct
31
Sat
Hot Bijouxx – Philadelphia, PA @ Paris Bistro and Jazz Cafe
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 11:00 pm

Ticket Price: Call for Price
Age Limit: All Ages

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