We were lucky enough to have AJ Castillo come by the Sam Ash Studio with his accompaniment, Anthony Perez, to give us a first hand look at Hohner Accordions. He had so much to say, and what’s more, he had some great songs to share with us!

Hohner Panther: The Overview

He began our accordion eduction with the Hohner Panther. So, let’s have a look and see what AJ had to show us.


  • Matte Black
  • 31 buttons and 12 bass buttons
  • Keys: G an F
  • Perfect for beginner
  • Double-Strap Bracket

Hohner Panther: Full Jam Session

Hohner Compadre: The Overview

Up next, we had the Hohner Compadre. Let’s see what AJ had to say about it.

  • Perfect for the beginner and professional alike
  • Wonderful tone that projects really well
  • 5 colors as seen above
  • 31 buttons as well as 12 bass buttons
  • Adjustable bass strap to accommodate many players
  • 2 straps and a bag included

Hohner Compadre: Full Jam Session

Hohner Corona II Classic: The Overview

Moving right along, AJ took us through the beautiful Hohner Corona II Classic.



  • 31 Diatonic Keys,
  • Great for the professional Accordion player
  • Adjustable bass strap
  • Keys: GCF, FBE, ADG, EAD
  • 2 Straps Included

Hohner Corona II Classic: The Full Jam Session

Hohner Anacleto: The Overview

AJ ended his session with us by taking us through the Hohner Anacleto. This is an elite accordion with a lot of sounds to offer. Check it out!

  • Professional Quality
  • Great Design
  • Superior Action
  • 5 Switches
  • Adjustable Bass Strap
  • 2 Straps Included
  • Case Included
  • Keys: EFG


Hohner Anacleto: The Full Jam Session


When it comes to accordions, you can’t go wrong with Hohner! Check them out for yourself below.

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Dave Stutts
Dave Stutts is a native of the greater Hampton Roads area of Virginia. He received his Bachelors of Music degree in Theory & Composition from the prestigious Christopher Newport University music school. He is a music composer living and working in New York City. He specializes in orchestral/symphonic work as well as pop and digital music. His scoring work has ranged from Chamber Ensemble pieces (String Quartets/Brass Quintets), larger ensembles compositions (Wind Ensemble/Symphony Orchestra/String Orchestra), as well as short film and video game work.He is also a songwriter and a regular gigging musician in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. He refers to his style as Pop/Rock and Blues. His musical career began when he started playing guitar at age 5. He later progressed to Bass in middle school, Drums in High School, and finally Percussion and Piano in college. When asked, he has cited Michael Giacchino, Hans Zimmer, and John Williams as his major film and video game inspirations, and John Mayer as his primary pop inspiration.