Will Holshouser: accordionist & composer

Introducing Musette Explosion
featuring Matt Munisteri, Marcus Rojas, Will Holshouser
cover art: Na Kim

The latest

Will was interviewed on NPR's Fresh Air about accordions, hymns,
and Musette Explosion, and plays a few short tunes:
listen on Fresh Air archive

Hey ... Introducing Musette Explosion was #6 on Billboard's Jazz Album charts the week of Nov. 29th, 2014.

Review of Musette Explosion: "... swings with speed and clarity, sways with mystery and eroticism....Not simply an archeological paean to past masters, this debut recording from Musette Explosion makes the genre relevant to NYC's musical landscape."
-- Elliott Simon, New York City Jazz Record

Mel Minter reviews the CD in his blog, "Musically Speaking":
click to read
And here's Michael Steinman's review in his blog, "Jazz Lives":
click to read

Upcoming shows with Will Holshouser:

Regina Carter & Southern Comfort:
Dec 31, 2014 / First Night in Evanston, IL


Will Holshouser Trio video "Nocturnal" click to watch

Musette Explosion video by Cruz-Dann Productions click to watch

Regina Carter's Tiny Desk concert on NPR click to watch

NY Times review of Regina Carter & Reverse Thread: click to read

New York musicians, please sign this petition
in favor of union benefits in NYC jazz clubs:

New Musette Explosion album available now

Introducing Musette Explosion

Available here ("add to cart"), or on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby

Will Holshouser Trio CDs are available here:

through this site

Download via emusic

distribution info

... and on iTunes.


Holshouser, Bennink & Moore
"Live in NYC"

through this site