The Bill Denbrock Big Band

Authentic full band arrangements of music of the swing / big band era

The Bill Denbrock Big Band has been performing for big band music lovers for over 25 years. They perform annually for the Port Austin Art Fair and have had performance dates all around the thumb area as well as dates in farther away sites such as Mackinac Island, Bay City, Saginaw, port Sanilac, Sandusky, and Lapeer.

The musicians are all volunteer performers and are from all walks of life, teachers, students, professionals, etc.

The group will consist of 10-14 members playing brass, wind and percussion instruments. See for bios of the band members.

Nancy Denbrock - Piano
Sherry Krann - string bass
Kent Gabrielson - drums and vocals
Bill Denbrock - alto sax
Cheri Diebel - alto sax
Claude Mestack - tenor sax
Bob Gulash - tenor sax
Deb Sturm - baritone sax
Ray Karman - trumpet
Tom Laity - trumpet
Bruce Vandyke - trumpet
Thomas Agee - trumpet
Ron Louks - trombone
Terry Lutz - trombone
Mimi Herrington - trombone