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  • Dan Ager Interview
    Audiocomment       Local guitar player and vocalist Dan Ager began playing regular gigs at the age of 15. He attended the music program at Olivet College for two years, recorde in Nashville, and has performed throughout Michigan, in many states and Canada. Dan has performed in concerts with Moe Bandy, Susie Nelson, ...
    Audiocomment     Local guitar player and vocalist Dan Ager began playing regular gigs at the age of 15. He attended the music program at Olivet College for two years, recorde in Nashville, ...
  • Norm Seiss Interview
    Audiocomment       Born and raised in Alpena, Norm Seiss has played accordion and been involved in the music business for over 65 years. Inducted into the Michigan Polka Hall of Fame in 2001, Norm's music focuses on German style oompah music, polkas and waltzes. In this interview, Norm discusses the passage of ...
    Audiocomment     Born and raised in Alpena, Norm Seiss has played accordion and been involved in the music business for over 65 years. Inducted into the Michigan Polka Hall of Fame in ...
  • Bobby Rigg Interview
    Audiocomment       Bobby Rigg started playing drums under the tutelage of his dad Tubby Rigg, then played drums at St. Bernard's and in the City Band. Enamored by the sounds of rock and roll, he formed the band The Chevelles with Ralph Pinkerton, Donny Hartman and Jack Smolinski. Their success in the ...
    Audiocomment     Bobby Rigg started playing drums under the tutelage of his dad Tubby Rigg, then played drums at St. Bernard's and in the City Band. Enamored by the sounds of rock ...
  • Marvis McNeil Interview
    AudioImagecomment       St. Paul Lutheran Church organist Marvis McNeil recounts her life in music from her roots in Alpena to playing the violin in regional orchestras,and piano in supper clubs and private parties. Marvis talks about her musical family as well as her musical achievements in the Alpena Public School system.
    AudioImagecomment     St. Paul Lutheran Church organist Marvis McNeil recounts her life in music from her roots in Alpena to playing the violin in regional orchestras,and piano in supper clubs and private ...
  • Al Zdan Interview
    Audio       Local session bass guitarist, Al Zdan, first began playing professionally in the 1953.He built his own double-neck guitar which can be seen in the photo of the group The Monarchs. Al has played with numerous bands including, The Nomads, The Harmony Boys, Johnny Woloszyk and the Polka Jacks, The Belusar ...
    Audio     Local session bass guitarist, Al Zdan, first began playing professionally in the 1953.He built his own double-neck guitar which can be seen in the photo of the group The Monarchs. ...
  • MaryAnn Hubbard Interview
    Audio       Mary Ann Hubbard talks about her role as an music educator and performer. She has taught music at ACC, Blue Lakes Fine Art Camp, Resurrection Lutheran Church School of Music and privately. MaryAnn performs in the Alpena Symphony Orchestra, The Windsong Quartet and organizes the annual "Flute and Friends" concert.
    Audio     Mary Ann Hubbard talks about her role as an music educator and performer. She has taught music at ACC, Blue Lakes Fine Art Camp, Resurrection Lutheran Church School of Music ...
  • Carole Cadarette Interview
    Audio       Carole Cadarette began playing music at the age of 14 with The Cadarette Family Band. Starting out on keyboards, she took up the autoharp in 1979 and performed with Carol Witherbee and Diane Madsen to form Three on A String. Currently Carole performs solo as a vocalist and keyboardist around ...
    Audio     Carole Cadarette began playing music at the age of 14 with The Cadarette Family Band. Starting out on keyboards, she took up the autoharp in 1979 and performed with Carol ...
  • Cal Howard Interview
    Audio       Coming from a musical family, Cal's love for music began at the early age of five and was influenced by his travels growing up in a military family. While his father was stationed in Hawaii, Cal learned traditional Hawaiian music and torch dancing which contributed in developing a passion for ...
    Audio     Coming from a musical family, Cal's love for music began at the early age of five and was influenced by his travels growing up in a military family. While his ...
  • Jim LaCross Interview
    AudioImageTextcomment       Jim LaCross started playing sax and clarinet in local Alpena bands in the 1950's- including theThe Jim LaCross Trio, The Monarchs and The Kombo Katz. In 1960 Jim set off on tour with the Hal Wallace Quartet, a traveling show band that had been playing at Twin Acres. Jim was ...
    AudioImageTextcomment     Jim LaCross started playing sax and clarinet in local Alpena bands in the 1950's- including theThe Jim LaCross Trio, The Monarchs and The Kombo Katz. In 1960 Jim set off ...
  • Jim Weeks Interview
    AudioImageText       Jim Weeks, guitarist and radiologist, makes music with fellow doctor, Dave Larkin, in a band called House Call. They've performed locally at the Guitar Summit, the Thunder Bay Folk Festival and in the summer, you can find them on the shore of Grand Lake keeping the seanachie tradition alive. In ...
    AudioImageText     Jim Weeks, guitarist and radiologist, makes music with fellow doctor, Dave Larkin, in a band called House Call. They've performed locally at the Guitar Summit, the Thunder Bay Folk Festival ...
  • Lois Centala on her father, musician Bill Jerome
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  • Bill Lawrence  Interview
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  • Randy Ladkau Interview
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  • James Rasche Interview
    Audiocomment       August 2016 James Rasche began playing guitar at the age of 14 and performed in the local Alcona music scene. In this interview, James talks about some of his early years playing at the Mountain Inn, Slanty Shanty, and Rainbow Lounge, as well as many local festivals, dances, and parties ...
    Audiocomment     August 2016 James Rasche began playing guitar at the age of 14 and performed in the local Alcona music scene. In this interview, James talks about some of his early ...
  • Bates Interview
    AudioImageText       The first time Wayne Bates played guitar in a bar he was around 12 years old, and the bar was The Bolton Bar. Wayne learned to play fiddle at the age of 10, then Hawaiian and Spanish guitar. He likes playing old time country and continues to play in the ...
    AudioImageText     The first time Wayne Bates played guitar in a bar he was around 12 years old, and the bar was The Bolton Bar. Wayne learned to play fiddle at the ...
  • Greg Altman Interview
    Audio       A lifelong musician, Greg Altman has been playing guitar for twenty years. For most of that time he has played as a solo artist and with numerous local artists, in a variety of venues throughout Northeast Michigan. For more than a decade, Greg performed in and produced concerts to benefit ...
    Audio     A lifelong musician, Greg Altman has been playing guitar for twenty years. For most of that time he has played as a solo artist and with numerous local artists, in ...
  • Bonnie Bartz Interview
    AudioImageText       Bonnie Bartz is the lead vocalist of Alpena's Wild Rose, a group that offers a mix of blues, classic R & B, and Rock. She is also a founding member of the Thunder Bay Folk Society and president of its board. In this interview, Bonnie talks about her musical background, ...
    AudioImageText     Bonnie Bartz is the lead vocalist of Alpena's Wild Rose, a group that offers a mix of blues, classic R & B, and Rock. She is also a founding member ...
  • Loretta Beyer Interview
    Audio       Area piano teacher and performer, Loretta Beyer talks about her roles in the Alpena music scene as well as her own music education in Zimbabwe.
    Audio     Area piano teacher and performer, Loretta Beyer talks about her roles in the Alpena music scene as well as her own music education in Zimbabwe.
  • Jerry Ruczynski Interview
    Audio       Jerry Ruczynski got his start filling in for Bob LaMarre's drummer when he was in grade school. Initially inspired by Bobby Rigg's sparkle blue snare drum, Jerry's first drum set consisted of sand filled cigar boxes.Jerry went on to work with The Tom Ferguson Quartet, The Dolly Gray Band, and ...
    Audio     Jerry Ruczynski got his start filling in for Bob LaMarre's drummer when he was in grade school. Initially inspired by Bobby Rigg's sparkle blue snare drum, Jerry's first drum set ...
  • Carey Deadman Interview
    AudioImageText       Renown studio trumpet player, teacher, and orchestrator, Carey Deadman got his roots in music in Alpena. Locaaly, Carey took private lessons from Dave Antolini, studied with Brad Moors and John Hopkins and toured nationally with the Young Americans while he was at Alpena High School. In his professional career, he ...
    AudioImageText     Renown studio trumpet player, teacher, and orchestrator, Carey Deadman got his roots in music in Alpena. Locaaly, Carey took private lessons from Dave Antolini, studied with Brad Moors and John ...
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Musicians of Northeast Michigan