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Rich Regent and John Dudzik

Rich Regent and John Dudzik at Turner Hall

Turner Hall - Milwaukee

What We Do

  • Music programs, with or without a theme.
  • Music from the 30's, 40's and 50's.
  • Craft background music for a dinner or event, with popular and standard tunes.
  • Handle most song requests. .
  • Play Ethnic Style Music like German, Italian, Polish Polkas and Croatian with A Musical Journey Through Europe.
  • Educational musical describing terms and techniques with song examples.
  • Wedding receptions.
  • Plan and play a Polka Mass.

Everyone enjoys hearing the music of Rich Regent, clarinetist, and John Dudzik, accordionist. A mix of improvising skills and entrancing harmony which combine to energize jazz, tangos, Polkas, dazzle Dixieland, play danceable waltzes or create emotional blues.

For a larger event, if you wish, add our percussionist Chris Dudzik or vocalist Sue Baley.

Please hire the Rich Regent Band for your next event.

E-mail Rich Regent Band or phone 414-282-0312.

Rich Regent and John Dudzik

Our Events and Venues

  • Adoration Evangelical Lutheran Church - Greenfield - Polka Mass and Outdoor Picnic
  • Birthday Party - Private
  • Blum Coffee Garden - Greenfield
  • Brookfield Regency
  • Clifden Court - Greendale
  • East Castle Place - Milwaukee
  • Engel Haus - Germantown
  • Gables of Germantown
  • Greenfield Farmer's Market
  • Greenfield Public Library
  • Hickory Park - Greenfield
  • Hobbies Unlimited Club
  • Jackson Park Farmer's Market - Milwaukee Alderman Mark Borkowski stops by to enjoy the music.
  • Layton Terrace - Greenfield
  • Luther Manor - Brown Deer
  • Memorial Day Patriotic Event - Greenfield Community Center
  • Milwaukee Accordion Club - Knights of Columbus Hall
  • Milwaukee Public Library Central - "Music Is Fun" and "A Musical Journey Through Europe"
  • Milwaukee Public Market - Both Outdoors and Indoors. With compliments from Erik Brooks, South Milwaukee Mayor.
  • Moose Lodge No. 49
  • Muskego Regentcy
  • R & B Stagecoach Inn - Muskego, with Lisa Hare, Wisconsin Polka Queen, dancing to some of the tunes.
  • River Oaks - Mequon
  • Saint Ann Center for Intergenerational Care - Milwaukee
  • Senior League Club at First United Methodist Church - West Allis
  • Silverado Care Center - Brookfield
  • Sprecher Traveling Beer Gardens - Root River Park. With Lisa Hare, Wisconsin Polka Queen, dancing to some of the tunes.
  • Town of Norway - Octoberfest
  • Turner Hall Ballroom - Center Stage Talent Show. Judged by John McGivern, host of PBS TV show Around the Corner, and announced by Portia Young of WMVS-TV and WMVT-TV.
  • Vretenar Memorial Park Band Shell - St. Francis, Outdoor Catholic Polka Mass
  • Zablocki Library - Discovery Lunches


Rich Regent, clarinetist, is known for his beautiful tone, whether he is working with Dixieland bands or at the Milwaukee Public Market, performing show tunes in a pit orchestra, or entertaining as a soloist expressing and embellishing songs of faith in a church. He also performs with the Dixie Doodlers since 2002 and plays the recorder. More about Rich Regent.

John Dudzik, accordionist and vocalist, can perform just about any tune. With his Roland electronic transposing accordion, he can create the realistic sounds of most musical instruments, in any key. John sings in Polish, German, Croatian and English. He has his own group The Fanfares and is an active member of the Milwaukee Accordion Club.

Greenfield Farmer's Market

Sprecher Traveling Beer Garden - Root River Park

Adoration Church Picnic

Christmas 2016

These Clarinet and Accordion Guys have been Wisconsin musicians since they were teenagers. They first met each other in 2005 to provide music for a wedding reception, then again went their separate ways playing music in their own musical groups. But in 2015 they became re-acquainted to perform a Polka Mass at a church. One of the tunes they arranged for that Service was Just A Closer Walk With Thee, in Polka style! Entertainment for nearly any event. Clarinet + accordion = awesome! Check out these musicians as they serenade crowds with songs of yesteryear. Get ready to sing and clap along. The hotest, most sought after, duet in Wisconsin. We know live music and can help you, within your budget, while exceeding your expectations.

Greenfield Farmer's Market

Town of Norway Octoberfest