The accordion is like an instant one man (or woman) band – it has a very full sound and is instantly recognisable.It’s portable. You can pick up an accordion and carry it with you wherever you go. You can stand up and even wander about while playing, or you can sit down comfortably. The accordion is a very social instrument. It’s easy to make new musical friends, join bands and entertain others once you have mastered a few basic chords and techniques.There are many different types of bands you can join.You can play a wide variety of musical styles including old time music songs, folk dance tunes, classical music, blues and pop.