Jim Wonnacott
Music Director


Larry Patch Paciorek
Managing Director & CFO
216-524-BAND



Ron Davis
Marketing Director
216-244-0646

Board of Directors
Ron Davis
Don Day
Doug Day

George Ellis
Larry Patch Paciorek
Joe Trzcinski
Jim Wonnacott

To make a TAX-DEDUCTIBLE
donation, please
make your check
payable to:

CLEVELAND TOPS
SWINGBAND FOUNDATION

mail to:

PO Box 31666
Cleveland, OH 44131

 


In Memoriam

Dick Wooley, co-founder of the Cleveland TOPS Swingband, Music Director/CEO Emeritus, arranger, composer, and visionary passed away on March 16, 2015 at age 85 after a long battle with lung disease.
Dick's legacy will live on through the dedication of the Tough Old ProS, the
CLEVELAND TOPS SWINGBAND.



We are pleased to welcome the Reinberger Foundation as a new supporter of the Cleveland TOPS Swingband.

Their grant will enable us to
continue our mission of
"Classic Big Band Music
For Seniors By Seniors."



In Memoriam

Betsy Guy, our original girl vocalist passed away November 28, 2015.
The members of The CLEVELAND TOPS SWINGBAND remember her as a real sweetheart who really knew how to deliver a song lyric and loved to sing.


A Celebration o
f Life was held Tuesday, December 29 at the Cleveland Skating Club in Shaker Heights
from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.



Read the Cleveland Plain Dealer notice.



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Jim Wonnacott
Music Director

TOPS BAND PERSONNEL

SAXOPHONES
Ken Mehalko
Mark DiSanto
Larry Patch
Rudy Vincent
Larry Patrick

TRUMPETS
Jim Wonnacott
Joe Trczinski
Mike Galloway
Frank Cosenza
Jim Anastasi

TROMBONES
Bruce Lehtinen
Ralph Joseph
George Ellis
Gary Twining

RHYTHM
Doug Day, piano
Don Day, bass
Bob McKee, drums

VOCALISTS
Ron Davis
Ruth Griebel
Larry Patch

SUPER SUBS



Next for the Band :

5/27 - Public Hall 10-11 AM.
6/1 - Rehearsal at Trinity 2-3:30.
6/8 - McGregor Home 7-8 p.m.


Ron Davis is on YouTube!

Download May 26 update


Celebrating 10 YEARS:
2005-2015
and Still Swinging!

Click pic to play video.



VIDEOS
Site updated 5/26/16
at 8:00 a.m.  


"Georgia"
Ron Davis
Kenston High School
Concert


"My Heart Belongs To
To Daddy"
Band Feature
Kenston High School
Concert


"You Make Me
Feel So Young "
Ruth Griebel
Kenston High School
Concert


"I Got Rhythm"
Bruce Lehtinen, Trombone
Rocky River United Methodist Church
Recordings - We now have a total of eight CDs available, and you can order online.
Our "Spotlight" Series showcases each of
our fine vocalists: Ron Davis,
Larry Patch, Ruth Griebel, and Betsy Guy (Ret.)
More...
TOPS has new friends at Kenston intermediate School... More...

TOPS is supported by:

Cuyahoga Arts and Culture | The Ohio Arts Council
The McGregor Foundation
The National Endowment for the Arts
The Reinberger Foundation

and Many Generous Individuals.
We are a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Foundation

Our Foundation support is important but unfortunately does not cover all our expenses. If you would like to help support our mission in the form of a TAX-DEDUCTIBLE monetary donation,
please make your check payable to: CLEVELAND TOPS SWINGBAND FOUNDATION and mail to:
PO Box 31666, Cleveland, OH 44131
.

Sorry, we are unable to offer credit card service at this time.
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Larry Patch Paciorek: 216-524-BAND E-mail Larry

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