Accordion Revolution – Due 2019

A New Book by Bruce Triggs – Due in the Spring of 2019!

Uncover the hidden history of the Accordion in North America: from the Industrial Revolution to the Rock and Roll upheaval of the 1960’s.

  • The book features the ‘squeeze’box in Rock ’n’ Roll and the Folk Revival, and big sections about jazz (especially several women jazzers from the 1940s); Ethnic Music; African American accordion; 150 country and western accordionists; African American “windjammers”; Country & Western accordions; Irish American button-boxes; Zydeco, Klezmer; Tex-Mex, and the lost tale of the electric rock accordion.
  • With over 45 illustrations including the Accordion Family Tree and  700 Years of (combined) accordion history.

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