- The Westerly Winds Big Band comprises 18 musicians, mostly from Marquette County, Michigan. The Band specializes in jazz from the Swing Era of the 1930s and 1940s, but also plays more recent big band charts. The band mostly plays at dances and concerts in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Members of the bandALTO SAX: Steve Leuthold, Bruce Houghton TENOR SAX: Betsy Grugin (announcer), Peggy Clark BARI SAX: Dick Bornslaeger TROMBONE: Steve Grugin (music director), Jim Sodergren (equipment manager), Gordon Erickson (asst. music director) BASS TROMBONE: David Allen (business manager) TRUMPET: Shawn Malone, Nate Mann, Bill Rinne, Mike Crothers PIANO: Andra Sullivan GUITAR: Dan Richards BASS: Dave Williams VOCALS: Julie Williams DRUMS: Dan Lindblom