Lenny is the Drummer and Band Leader from Sugar Bush WI. While Polka bands are not as popular as they were 50 years ago, Lenny exceeds expectations by finding us plenty of gigs year after year.
Gary from West Kewaunee, plays the lead Trumpet and Vocals. He also picks most of the songs that will be played. His unique style sets the flavor for the whole band.
Joe, our "Tuba Virtuoso", is from the town of Lincoln (North of Casco) Joe has played with many bands through the years and has likely played more gigs than any of the other band members. He played clarinet in school. Fortunately for us, his brother, Dan, taught him how to play the tuba.
Phil, our "Principal Clarinetist", is the only member with formal training in music beyond high school and is an excellent musician and vocalist . He is also a member of the Eddie Larsen Orchestra. Phil began playing the Tenor Sax and Clarinet with the SugarBush Boys in 2018.
Bruce has been playing 2nd trumpet with the SugarBush Boys since 2019 and also subs on the Tenor Sax or 1st trumpet as needed. He is known for his remarkable ability to read music. It is a rare event that we catch him playing a wrong note.
Vic Kapinos, Tenor Sax, Musician Emeritus, from Allouez, is one of the 2010 founding members of the band. Vic retired from the SugarBush Boys having played his last job on Dec 31, 2017
Al is from Maribel and played the 2nd Trumpet from 2010 till March, 2019.
Larry, from Mishicot, our "Quality Control Officer", plays the Keyboard and Trumpet (often at the same time.) He also sings, arranges music for the band and runs the sound system.
Wayne lives in Green Bay and plays the Alto & Tenor Sax, Trumpet and Clarinet. He arranges music for the band and manages the website & Facebook page.