We are delighted to announce that the entire collection of accordion books from author Rob Howard are available to buy online through Accordion Central!
The fascinating collection of books includes the latest “Accordion Anthology“, which is already set to be a huge success for the Author.
Since 1983 Rob Howard has contributed articles and reviews to accordion magazines, and in 2003 wrote his first book, ‘An A to Z of the Accordion’. The success of this led to three sequels and numerous other publications followed.
Visit our shop now to browse the collection online. If you would like any more information before making your purchase, please do call us on 0330 043 1674 (charged at your standard local rate) or contact us via email.
About the author
Rob Howard began playing the accordion in 1968, and was at first self-taught, then in the 1970s had lessons at the Manchester School of Music with Kevin Munster and Ken Farran. Rob has also had piano, guitar, bodhran and harmonica lessons, though the accordion is his favourite instrument and passion.
A teacher of English in secondary schools, his day job led to forming the St Pius RC High School Accordion Band in 1977 (which grew to a membership of 27 players plus a drummer) and also playing in the school orchestra for shows such as Oliver, Joseph, West Side Story, etc, and performing solo in many school concerts. All this experience proved invaluable when Rob became the Concert Secretary of the Stockport Accordion Club in 1990, presenting artists of national and international renown up to the present time.