The AAA Life Time Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have devoted their life to the accordion as a performer, educator, manufacturer/publisher.
In 2003, the American Accordionists' Association presented its first Lifetime Achievement Award to Carmen Carrozza. The event held at Colonial Terrace in Wallkill, New York drew accordionists and affecionados from near and far.
|2002||Carmen Carrozza||Colonial Terrace|
|2003||Dick Contino||Fiesta - Wood Ridge, NJ|
|2004||Charles Nunzio||Fiesta - Wood Ridge, NJ|
|2005||Tony Dannon||Dearborn, MI|
|2006||Frank Marocco||Fiesta - Wood Ridge, NJ|
|2009||Faithe Deffner||NYC Tavern on the Green|
|2012||Joan Sommers||Charleston SC|
|2016||Mario Tacca||Colonial Terrace|
|2018||Lou Coppola||Alexandria, Virginia|
|2019||Joey Miskulin||NY State|
|2021||Linda Soley Reed||Online Presentation|
|Upcoming 2022||Frank Busso Sr.||Conshohocken, PA|
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