I have this piano accordion, a small accordion, 3 registers, 80 basses. However, I'm not able to get any technical help from anyone experienced or to go to musical school, so I'm trying to learn it by myself. I don't have any school musical background, however I know about chords, notes, those basic stuff.
I'm doing absolutely fine regarding the piano part of the accordion. I learned to play songs by ear, which I'm very happy about, because I can pick up pretty much most of the songs easily.
The problem is this bass section; it's so complicated. I just can't work with this Stradella stuff. I've tried playing it (fast tapping rhythm change) but I just can't do it. Also, I don't even know how could I fit that type of playing into some rock songs or stuff like that. Any advice on how to play this thing would be helpful. It seems to me that basses can't be played like the left hand of the piano; it's just too loud, and in my case I can't play one bass note over a few right hand piano notes because it's too loud and the right hand part is hard to hear.
I want to learn to play this so that I can play songs for my friends and for myself. It doesn't have to sound extra spectacular, but still I want it to sound decent. As I said, right hand part is doing great but I just can't play the bass part.