is a lead vocalist, trumpet, and M.C. for the group and is an original
member of the TOUCH joining in October of 1995. Being a multi-talented
musician, he plays Trumpet, Trombone, Concertina, Accordion, Keyboard,
Drums and is the featured vocalist for the "Touch". Since
the 1960's--playing with the Buffalo Hi-Notes and then organizing
the Goral Boys-- Ken has carried the nickname "Maly Lush,"
because of the similarity between his voice and the late renowned
to joining the Touch, Ken was the leader of Western New York's popular
Pop band "New York Transfer" along with Tadj, Steve Michaels,
John Hill, Dave Kolata, Jim Edwin, Artie Lutz, Bill Bushen, and
Mitch Gawrys playing at most of the finest lounges, weddings, parties,
and banquets in WNY for over 30 years.
is a retired Architect for Erie County in New York. Other interests
for Ken are his family-- wife, Carolyn; loving daughter and son-in-law
Matt & Julieann Zdyb and Grand daughter Alexandria Thea; and
two sons-- Nick and Ken Jr. Nick proudly contributed vocally to
the song "C'Mon Back" on the "Touch This" album.
Ken Jr. has been traveling with the group as a record salesman,
driver and "Jr. likes to Party!"
the rest of the band, we are avid Buffalo Bills fans, Ken is a true
fan of the Buffalo NHL Hockey team, the Sabres. Ken and Tadj put
together a Sabres Polka Single in 2006, "Let's GO Sabres"
Let's get the Stanley Cup (Stasui's Cup) the Play was tremendous
and we're looking forward to the 2006-2007 season with a new version
and Traveling are some of Ken's hobbies.
forward to seeing and entertaining Polka fans around the Country!