Everything you need to know to start playing now! Features: Complete button reference chart, Lessons for playing accordion in a variety of musical styles from the traditional polka to bluegrass, Latin, Cajun, Zydeco, Celtic, & more! Lessons on improvising & blues soloing, Informative sections on MIDI accordions, accordions around the world, basic maintenance & repair, & playing accordion in bands. Covers basic technique with lots of practice tips. Includes CD for play-along & practice.