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I was roaming through the backstreets during my lunch break when all of a sudden I heard the sound of music. I followed the music and after a while I found this guy.
I looked at his hands and he was holding an instrument. I had a slight brain freeze and couldnt remember what it was called.
I asked him and he said it is an accordion. I asked him a bit more about it and he said that they range from really expensive which cost literally thousands and cheaper ones which can be hand for a few hundred. I smiled and asked him which category his belonged to and smiled and said the cheaper range.
I asked him how long he has been playing for and he said that he has been practicing for a few years but isnt part of a band, he is a soloist.
I asked him to let me know if he has a show or anything sometime and I will come and check it out and gave him my name card.
I have walked past the art work in this tunnel a few times and always thought to myself that it would be nice to take a picture with it, but I could never think of how to use it. Pretty crazy how things work out sometimes :)
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Also by Ade Ogunsanya
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