The Metro St. Louis Live Music

Historical Society




later known as

The Z Band




The Z Band was founded in 1970 and thrived until 2010!



Here's an early "45" cut by Z:

Handbags and Gladrags



Jim Zimmer /Vocals

RIP Mike Zimmer /Drums

Steve Aubuchon /Trumpet

Ed Kotowski /Drums

Kent Cooper /Keys

Larry Baudendistal /Bass

Ken Ray /Trombone

Bill Sextro /Trumpet

Rob Bernstein /Keys, Vocals

RIP Jeff Warfield /Drums, Vocals

Jay Marino /Guitar, Vocals

Denny Preis /Bass, Vocals

Jenni Moser /Vocals

Bob Tominia /Guitar, Vocals

Brian Wilkerson /Drums, Vocals



Listen to a GREAT 70's Radio Spot by The Z Band for:

Pevely Dairy


Jennifer Sparlin /Vocals

RIP Mike Sommerville /Guitar, Vocals

Dennis Moser /Sax

Andy Marks /Drums, Vocals

John Goodwin /Drums, Vocals

Joe Turek /Bass, Vocals

Rocky Pirrello /Keys, Vocals

Mike Mitchell /Guitar

Anita Battreal /Vocals

Randy Blaterman /Guitar

Hugh Smith /Sax

Roy Hessling /Keys, Vocals

Colleen McFarland /Vocals

Jim Stonebraker /Guitar, Vocals

Tom O'Brian /Sax

Darrell Harbison /Guitar, Vocals

Kevin Rauscher /Trumpet

Dave Tichacek /Sax


Listen to Jim Zimmer and Z Band sing:

More Than a Woman

From their album :Another Saturday Night"




Here's the "B" side to Handbags:

Aire Of Good Feeling


Lew Winer /Sax

Carol Drazek /Drums, Vocals

Marv Doctor /Sax

Dawn Webber /Trumpet

Dan Smith /Trumpet

Bob Bosch /Guitar, Vocals

Bob Wolf /Guitar, Vocals

Dan Ferrell /Bass, Vocals

RIP Tim Farrell Guitar, Vocals

Melissa Wense /Vocals

Terry Kannewurf /Drums, Vocals

Karla Harris /Vocals



 Listen to Joe Turek and The Z Band sing:

Old Time Rock and Roll

From their album "Another Saturday Night"




The Z Band performed at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000



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