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People Choice Band
The Peoples Choices roots go back to the late 1960s. The original Peoples Choice was formed at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, and was made up of members from two other bands — The Chosen Few and The Horde. The band played into the early 70s. The group started as a six-piece, and later became a seven-piece group. The constant of the group was always having a horn section. The group had 13 different members during this time.
The next chapter of The Peoples Choice started in 2002 when several of the original members re-united, and with a couple of new faces, played at a Rock and Roll Reunion Concert in Central Wisconsin. Following this successful event, it was decided to keep playing. This newly formed band started playing under the name, TR and The Baker Boys. After being asked to play another Rock and Roll Reunion Concert in Stevens Point as The Peoples Choice, it was decided to change the name back permanently. Today, The Peoples Choice is a 9 piece group featuring a 4 member horn section. In addition, the group has a professional soundman. The Peoples Choice plays all types of music with their specialty being Classic Rock. Bookings have included weddings, fundraisers, private parties, corporate events, and clubs throughout Wisconsin.
John BakerPercussion and Social Commentary
.Original member of The Peoples Choice. Member of the Milwaukee band Dr. Sax and the Maniacs for 20 years before moving to Wausau. Over 40 years of playing in various groups throughout the Midwest. CLICK FOR MORE
Tim RomangLead Singer
Tim RomangLead and back up vocals in bands since 1996. A definite face for radio. Previous bands include Todd Heart and the Pacemakers, The Red Snappers, Sturgeon Eddy and The Eight Balls, and TR and The Baker Boys. (TR is Tim Romang) CLICK FOR MORE
Eric HendricksonLead Guitar and Vocals
.Known as ``Lord Squidly Von Tidbits``. Multi-instrumentalist playing in dozens of bands for over 30 years. Currently playing with several bands. Substitute with River Cities Jazz Band. Includes sharps and flats in his repertoire. CLICK FOR MORE
Bob KaiserVocal & Guitar
35 years as a high school band director. SBE and MME degrees in Music Education. Over 40 years experience playing in various groups.
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Jessa WeegeSound Guy
.Making people louder for 20 years CLICK FOR MORE
JJ JohnsonTrumpet, Flugal Horn, and Percussion Toys
JJ JohnsonAlso known as Johnny One Note. Over 20 years experience playing in swing, dixieland, variety, and rock bands. BA degree. CLICK FOR MORE
Dale SmithBass & Chorus, Sax - Singer
Dale SmithFavorite color is plaid. Original member of The Peoples Choice. 32 years as a high school band director. BME and MME in Music Education. Over 40 years playing in rock, jazz, and variety bands. CLICK FOR MORE
Larry ZunkerTrombone, Wind Controller, and Percussion Toys
.Plays in two big bands. Plays wrong notes for free. Played with a 9-piece horn band in the 70s called Take. Band director for 31 years. BME and MME in Music Education. Over 40 years experience playing in bands. CLICK FOR MORE
Steve BenaszeskiKeyboards and Vocals
SteveMasters Degree in Vocal and Instrumental Music. Played 11 countries in Europe with the United Stated Collegiate Wind Band. Former Audio Engineering Instructor at the Dave Kennedey School of Recording in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and directed bands and choirs in the public school system for 25 years. CLICK FOR MORE
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