A Washougal resident is among a group of men who perform a variety of music from the 1950s to current hits.
Dave Capron is a member of the River City Band, which has entertained people at clubs, wedding receptions, concerts, private parties and corporate events.
Capron, 62, predominantly plays clarinet, as well as keyboards, percussion, saxophone, flute and harmonica. His musical career began in junior high and high school as a school band member.
Capron graduated from St. Helens High School, in St. Helens, Ore., in 1966. Twenty-five years later, he played in a stage band at Clark College and earned an associate of arts degree in music education.
From the early 1970s to the late 1980s, Capron sang with “The Gospel Sons.”
“We toured around the region and played in churches,” he said. “We ate far too many potlucks. They were great times though.”