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Primo Scala 's Accordion Band, directed by Harry Bidgood
Harry Bidgood , who directs Primo Scala 's Accordion Band, was taught the piano at an early age by his father who was a composer. As soon as he left school he went on to the Variety stage as a solo pianist, and also played at cinemas in the 'silent' days. He was an Army drummer during the last war, after which he was for a time pianist at the. Old Vic, thereafter forming the dance-band combination with which he spent three-and-a-half years at the Piccadilly Hotel.
Bidgood took over the directorship of Primo Scala 's Accordion Band some years ago. It has been recording for the last ten years, and broadcasting regularly since the beginning of this year.
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