Pictured above with Johnny is Dermot O'Brien RIP and Gary Blair
Johnny Coleclough was born in Newton Heath, Manchester, UK
as a child his parents bought him an accordion which he taught himself to
play, he took this to Egypt during his national service, and later played
with various bands, orchestra's and his own trio, where he developed his ability further.
He was fortunate enough to have people like Rudi Mancini and Mantovani among
He was President of Stockport Accordion Club for some years until leaving
to live in Spain in 2011
Thank you for visiting.
An excerpt from Crescendo August edition 1965
Found at the National Jazz Archive