Dermot ByrneSeptember 12 2011

Dermot Byrne

Dermot has added another Pietro Mario Accordion to his two that he is currently playing. Along with his two voice B Flat (A/A#) and C#/D, Dermot now has a three voice Pietro Mario in E Flat (D/D#) with MMM reed configuration.

Thanks Dermot for choosing Pietro Mario
- Pietro

September 12 2011

Alan Kelly

Alan has now released a new album. "The Alan Kelly Gang" - Small Towns & Famous Nights. Alan recorded this album using exclusively his Pietro Mario Accordion Model PM-P-B-3

Jamie SmithSeptember 2011

Jamie Smith

Jamie is accordionist and composer with the group "MABON". The music is described as Interceltic World Music.

Listen to Mabon and Jamie Smith on their many YouTube video's.

Jamie plays a Pietro Mario Accordion, model PM-P-B-3.

Dr. Renato MorelliApril 2011

Dr. Renato Morelli

Dr. Morelli is Professor of Ethnomusicology in Italy. He is also a very keen Irish Traditional Music enthusiast.

April 1/ 2011


The long awaited PIETRO MARIO FOUR VOICE DIATONIC ACCORDION is now available. Designed and built to the exacting standards of PIETRO MARIO, this four voice accordion has no equal. Read more...>

Dan PossumatoApril 1/2011

Dan Possumato with the PM-D-B-2  (D/G Tuning)

Dan lives in the west coast of the USA and is proof of how infectious Irish Traditional Music can be to all peoples and cultures around the world. Listen to Dan play and it becomes obvious that he is truly an Honorary Irishman.

November 15th, 2010

New Four Voice Pietro Mario Button Accordion Model

Pietro Mario will introduce a new model to the range of Button Accordions. This will be a Four Voice ( LMMM ) model with Pietro Mario Handmade Reeds and with very high quality specifications. This model will be available in any key configuration.

Jeff Taylor with Elvis CostelloNovember 15th, 2010

Jeff Taylor Plays Custom Pietro Mario Accordion

Jeff Taylor with Elvis Costello. Jeff's accordion is a Custom Model PM-P-B-3. View Elvis and Jeff playing on many YouTube videos or catch them live on tour.

August 12th, 2010

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, Cavan, 2010

PIETRO MARIO accordions will be at the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Cavan on the 20th, 21st and 22nd of August 2010. We will be in the Cavan Institute Block A, Cathedral Road.

August 1st, 2010

A custom PM-P-B-3 for Jeff Taylor

Renowned accordionist and session musician from Nashville, Jeff Taylor has asked PIETRO MARIO to build him a custom PM-P-B-3 accordion. Jeff plays with the group ‘Time Jumpers’ and with such greats as Vince Gill and Elvis Costello plus many more. Listen to Jeff play on his many YouTube videos.

Bobby GardenerJuly 4th, 2010

Bobby GardIner receives his D/D# PIETRO MARIO accordion

PIETRO MARIO is very pleased to have made this accordion for Bobby Gardiner, one of the truly greats of Irish Traditional Music. The accordion is a three voice with three sets of middle range reeds tuned to D/D# (Eb) with PIETRO MARIO hand made reeds.

April 12th, 2010

Custom made PIETRO MARIO Accordion for Bobby Gardiner

PIETRO MARIO has the pleasure to make this giant and gentleman of trad music a custom made, 3 voice m-m-m reed configuration with PIETRO MARIO HANDMADE REEDS.

April 5th, 2010

Dermot Byrne receives his new A/A#

Dermot receives his new model A/A# with the new PIETRO MARIO HANDMADE REEDS. This compliments his PIETRO MARIO C#/D model.

Dermot Byrne with Altan

Patty FurlongApril 5th, 2010

Patty Furlong with her new pietro mario accordion

Patty Furlong is a well known and respected box player and teacher from New York, USA. Patty is now playing a PIETRO MARIO accordion PM-D-B-2 (C#/D).

Sandra SteinortMarch 28th, 2010

Sandra Steinort with her PM-P-T-3b

Sandra is a multitalented musician and founding member of the unique traditional group 'Cara' in Germany. Her PIETRO MARIO model is PM-P-T-3B

Hirofumi NakamuraMarch 26th, 2010

Hirofumi Nakamura chooses the

Hirofumi is an outstanding trad player with many musical interests from Tokyo, Japan. His choice is the PIETRO MARIO model PM-P-B-3.  

January 31st, 2010

NEW Models

Pietro Mario has now introduced 2 new models:

  • Along with the model PM-D-B-3 which is l-m-m (low, middle, middle frequency), we now offer another version which is a 3 voice button accordion with 3 sets of middle frequency reeds (m-m-m).
  • Pietro Mario is also now producing model PM-P-T-3 with a 5 coupler version, in addition to the existing 3 coupler accordion.

January 31st, 2010

NEW PIETRO MARIO Specification reeds

After 2 years of research and development, Pietro Mario has now introduced its own exclusive reeds. The Pietro Mario reeds are fully hand-made professional reeds of the highest quality. We also offer Pietro Mario tipo a mano (TAM) professional quality reeds.

We now offer a choice of reeds to our customers; for each model, you may order the existing reed specification, OR, you may replace those reeds with Pietro Mario reeds.

January 27th, 2010

Frankfurt Music Fair

Pietro Mario accordions will be exhibiting at the Frankfurt Music Fair, March 24th to 27th.

November 20th, 2009

New Pietro Mario model for Dermot Byrne.

A custom Pietro Mario two voice A/A# accordion is now in production for Dermot. He will use this along with the C#/D Pietro Mario model that he is currently playing.

Adam DyerOctober 27th, 2009

Adam Dyer - New kid on the block? Regarded by Alan Kelly and Martin Tourish as being the one to watch out for in the future of Irish traditional music.

Adam plays Pietro Mario model PM-P-T3

Alan KellyAugust 8th, 2009

Martin Tourish joins the Pietro Mario accordion player list. Martin chooses the model PM-P-T-3 as his instrument. All those who have heard Martin play will attest to his talent and the unique style he brings to Irish Traditional Music. Thanks Martin – Pietro Mario.

April 28th, 2009

Dermot Byrne receives his new custom made Pietro Mario accordion (C# / D tuning)

January 7th, 2009

Dermot ByrnePietro Mario accordions to hand craft a custom made Pietro Mario button accordion for the legendary Irish traditional music accordionist, DERMOT BYRNE.

Dermot Byrne

Alan KellyStop Press!!

The fantastic Irish traditional accordionist, Alan Kelly, joins the ever growing list of Pietro Mario players. Needless to say we are very pleased, knowing that Alan will have a great influence in the development of Pietro Mario accordions.

November 7th, 2008

Well known and respected in the Irish traditional music scene DECLAN PAYNE now playing Pietro Mario accordion. Declan also plays with the group The Border Collies.

Murty RyanOct 1st, 2008

Renowned box player, Murty Ryan of Ennis, Co. Clare, collects his new Pietro Mario box.

Deirdre ChawkeAugust 24th, 2008

Deirdre Chawke of Líadan chooses Pietro Mario as her main accordion.







August 22nd - 24th, 2008

Accordions shown at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, Tullamore.

April 1st, 2008

Denis Carey of Steamboat Music in Limerick appointed Director of Sales for Ireland.

March 12th - 16th, 2008

Pietro Mario range of accordions launched at the Frankfurt World Music Trade Show.

March 12th, 2008 website online.


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