The Smiling Man Behind the Last True Accordion Repair Shop in New York City

Great Big Story profiled the wonderful Alex Carozza, proprietor of Alex & Bell Accordions for the past 60 years and the last accordion repairman in New York City. Speaking from his shop, a smiling Carozza declared that he would never retire because of his love for the instrument.

The instrument is like some part of your life. You care for the instrument more than anything else. I love this more than anything else.