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    Milenberg Joys DSC 1960

    bob erwig

    by bob erwig

    Milenberg Joys - Dutch Swing College Band in 1960.
    Leader Peter Schilperoort had left the band for a few years to persue a career as an engineer in aviation.
    In 1960 he returned and reorganized the band to become a full professional unit.
    From Austria he had Oscar Klein on cornet, coming from a Dutch dance orchestra he found trombonist Dickie Kaart. Former members who stayed in the band were Jan Morks clarinet, Bob van Oven bass and Martin Beenen drums. Former real estate agent and banjo player Arie Ligthart became the band’s business manager as well.