Greg Speck aka Captain Squeeze
As a resident of New Orleans, LA since 2010, Greg Speck (“Captain Squeeze”/”Commodore Squeeze”/”Squeeze”) has joined the musicians’ community as an accordion/keyboard member. He has been a professional musician since his teen years in upstate New York where he learned about the world of Eastern European accordion music from his ancestors and was a band leader for jazz, R&B, and a zydeco bands for most of his music career. He has a Masters Degree in Music from Goddard College. He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2014, Upstate New York chapter, given the Master of Blues and Zydeco Artist Award for his contributions to the music community in that region. For twenty years he was the engineer and music producer at Stonewall Studio, Rensselaerville, NY, where he worked with many high school students producing their first CDs along with seasoned professionals who came to the country studio site. He is a member of the steering committee for The New Orleans Accordion Festival and performs and tours with Captain Squeeze and the Zydeco Moshers, The Big Easy Play Boys, Marshland and many other bands as a freelance musician in New Orleans, LA and beyond.