The Band


John Gunther

front man, lead vocals & yodeling

John has been singing and playing since the age of 12. He is a self taught musician. He picked up playing the drums at 9 years old by watching the drummer in his fathers' band. Not only is John the timekeeper of the band, but he yodels and plays the cowbells as well. John has been playing semi-professionally around the country for over 50 years.

Val Sigal


Born in Russia, educated at the prestigious Ural State Conservatory, and holding a Master's Degree in World and Classical Music Performance, Val Sigal has entertained worldwide audiences of all ages. Val's broad range of musical expertise allows him to connect with audiences of all backgrounds bringing music of their heritage to life. Whether the music is French, German, Italian, or American, Val's nimble fingers dance up and down the ivories of his signature Roland accordion, and the listener is carried away to those far away and mysterious lands.


Martin Bappert

6 & 12 string guitars & vocals

Marty teams up with John for the second time in their musical careers. Marty has been playing the guitar since the age of 5. His guitar playing is like no other. He has worked with various German and American groups such as Stone Witness, Alpine Combo & The Bavarian Boys. his electric and acoustic guitar playing compliments our German style.

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