Polka/Waltz Musicians and Bands Index
Jim Brunner aka Blue Eagle Recording Studio /Records
Kaminski, Mildred E. (Nee Lemke) aka Concertina Millie
Don Fleury Band
Suzy Hart and the Heartbeats aka “Hart Beats”
Kenny Hottenroth Orchestra
Landowski, William “Bill” G. and the Village Brass
Jimmy Monsen – “Solo Classics” – Easy Listening from Sussex, Wisconsin…Once again Jim shows his versatility, this time recording a selection of classic songs all intended for your easy listening. Included are a variety of old polka favorites, including a song that Jim recorded as a “45” in 1983, “As Long As I Can Wake Up In Your Arms”. Also see son Dave Monson a 2005 HHS Graduate.
Harold Schroeder – Accordion maestro will be missed
Varitones, The – Page ( Gigmasters) [Active: 19??-], Polka, [Sussex] (Lee G. Boudreau, Scott Lorenz, Roger A. Pulver, John Wudtke)
Dave Monsen – 2005 HHS Graduate: was born on April 14, 1987. He grew up listening to the music of his father, Jimmy Monsen. Eventually took concertina lessons. When he entered Middle School, he joined the school band, and studied the saxophone. In 2000, at the age of 13, Dave was featured on his father’s CD, playing saxophone to the Saturday Night Waltz. He has been on stage with his father since then, and also has made appearances with other local bands. David also has learned to play the guitar which he incorporated into this CD along with his keyboard skills. At age 15, David is well on his way to being an extraordinary musician, already having the capability of playing several different instruments, and enjoying several different types of music, as evidenced in his first CD, Polkas With A Punch. ” This CD contains nine (9) tunes. Dave Monsen performs the bass, guitar, drum machine, electronic instruments and vocals.