Sam's Swing Band
Sam's Swing Band is a full size swing band in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They play music mostly from the 30's and 40's, including many tunes that were played by well known musicians like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, etc. Dick Meyers founded the band in 2014. Who is Sam? Sam is Dick's grandfather. Sam was a trumpet player who inspired Dick to start playing the trumpet when he was a boy. Dick hasn't stopped playing since then. Dave Swan is the current leader of Sam's Swing Band. The band is available for hire in the Grand Rapids area.