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Larry Miller (accordionist)

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Origin  Iota, Louisiana
Role  Accordionist
Name  Larry Miller

Associated acts  Moulin Rouge
Instruments  Cajun accordion
Genres  Cajun music
Larry Miller (accordionist)
Born  July 7, 1936 (age 79) (1936-07-07)
Occupation(s)  Accordion maker, musician, accordionist
Similar People  Marc Savoy, Iry LeJeune, Dewey Balfa

Larry G. Miller (born July 7, 1936) is a Cajun accordion maker from Iota, Louisiana. The brand name of his accordions are 'Bon Tee Cajun' and 'Bon Cajun'.

Biography

Miller is the son of sharecropper Abraham Miller and Algena Leger. He and his son Mike published a book in 1988 called 'You Can Play Cajun Accordion: Designed For Beginners.' Miller didn't begin to build accordions until he was 52 years old in 1988. Before he worked in primary and secondary education for 22 years. He was also one of the founders of the Cajun French Music Association. Miller retired from building accordions full-time in 2006. His grandson Jay continues to build accordions under the brand 'Bon Cajun.' Before retiring, he'd built around 85 accordions a year and repaired around 200 in the same time.

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Larry Miller (accordionist) Wikipedia


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