Second Wind

Based in Seattle WA

It's easy to see why folks keep requesting Second Wind for all of their events. From the Opening Gala for the Goodwill Games, or a trade show at the Kingdome, to a private party for the richest man in the world.

Second Wind has performed at over 300 weddings, parties, fund raising galas and corporate events. This award winning group knows how to keep party goers dancing. As Helen Stusser, the gala chairman for the Seattle Repertory Theater wrote, "It was incredible to see how the dance floor became alive as soon as Second Wind started to play!" A variety band for all ages Second Wind performs classic hits from the forties to the nineties and delivers them with all the flavor of the original. With five vocalists, including a classically trained lead singer, this ensemble can handle just about any style with some of the best harmony vocals in the Northwest.

Many years of experience performing together for over eleven years, this solid line-up of professional musicians features a college music professor, two high school music directors, along with two recording artists who have released their own CD's of original music. Several members have also performed in national touring bands and have played in cities all over the U.S. and Canada.

Second Wind performs as a 6 piece, Including sax and trumpet or as a 10 Piece band with a full 5 piece live horn section. The band also includes a capable sound technician to operate the sound and assure quality in the production.

Read what people have been saying about Second Wind:

"Our 50th Anniversary celebration was definitely a success thanks to your energizing music. I'm glad we added your brass section—they added the extra element of class we wanted for our party. I also received many compliments about your professionalism and repertoire of songs."
Valerie K. Williams, Director of Client Services
Sparling Corporation

"Many thanks for your great contribution on Saturday, November 14th, to our REP 25th Gala. The music and dancing were indeed the centerpieces of the party and without the Second Wind, this part of the evening would not have been nearly as energetic and successful."
Benjamin Moore, Managing Director
Seattle Repertory Theater

"We all wish to thank you for a WONDERFUL performance. We truly enjoyed your music."
Sandy Salgado
Microsoft Corporation

"Thanks very much for putting on such a wonderful show and GREAT dance music! Your band really made the party! You guys are the best and REALLY KNOW how to have a GOOD TIME! Thanks for everything!... We loved you!"
Chris and John Mitchell
Mitchell Wedding, Seattle

"So many thanks for a marvelous party. Your music kept us happy and it was exactly what I had in mind, after all the preparations, to let loose and really have fun!"
Hyde Tennis, mother of the bride
Kay Bullet’s Residence, Seattle

"A big thanks for yet another fabulous performance by Second Wind at Auburn's Fourth of July Festival. Second Wind's music was the heartbeat of the festival. Your repertoire appealed to all ages. It was great to see families spread out on a blanket near the main stage soaking up the terrific mix of music, everything from Van Morrison to swing standards."
Lori Corso, Cultural Programs Specialist
City of Auburn

"Thank you so very much for the fine musical entertainment you provided for the 28th Annual Festival of the Fountains. The guests enjoyed the mix you provided and danced the night away to the sounds of Second Wind."
George and Barbara Akers, Chairs
Festival Of The Fountains, Pacific Science Center
Sample Songlist
Classic Rock & Top 40 Swing & Standards
I Got You (I Feel Good) James