AlpenMusikanten – Polka Band

Well,...Alpen-Musi-Kanten, of course. Alpen means Alps or Alpine, and Musikanten means simply musicians. Hence, Alpine Musicians. Of course, for some folks it's pretty challenging to pronounce. They have even been called the Alpine Muskrats! Ha!
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[jwplayer mediaid="4489"]The AlpenMusikanten have been playing together since 1990. Originally it was only a trio, comprised of Alan Walling, Wolfgang Lackner and Manfred Zehentmayr. Gordon Strand joined shortly after, followed by former AlpenMusikanten drummer Clayton Paul (who eventually moved back to his native Little Rock, AR). Clayton Paul was replaced by the AlpenMusikanten's current drummer, Paul Durapau, who has been a full time member since 2005.