Lemmana Septet

Lemmana Septet
Lemmana Septet

The LEMMANA SEPTET circa 1960….so named by taking the first letter of the players’ last names. This group played weekends at the Waterton Lakes Pavilion in 1960.  L to R  Stan Antonuk (guitar) ( See The Country Gentlemen, Ed and Gloria van Wert) Ron Mayer ( Trombone) Clarence Heringer (trumpet) Don Leppard (drums) ( See John Fyke, The Med HattersMarguerite Nering) Bob Eisenbarth (sax) Dave Naismith (bass) Bob Ayling (piano).  From this group Don Leppard went on to play professionaly in the Air Force band until moving to Victoria where he continues to be a highly regarded and very in demand drummer. Some of the other players continued to play an active role in the Medicine Hat music scene for the next 50 years.