Shortly after this, Alfred and Anton changed the name of the band to Vrazels' Polka Band. A third brother, Lawrence Vrazel, Jr. joined them playing drums for the following 12 years. The band started playing for larger crowds at the annual picnics at Moravian Hall in Corn Hill, Marak Hall in Marak, Flag Hall in Cyclone, Star Hall in Seaton, and the SPJST Hall in Buckholts. Their popularity grew and the number of engagements began to increase rapidly. Today they find themselves with a full schedule of appearances performing approximately 50 engagements per year all over Texas and other states. They regret that they cannot comply with all requests for their services.

Only two years after the band was organized, Radio Station KMIL 1330 AM in Cameron was established and the Vrazels' were engaged for a Sunday afternoon program. In the early years they all gathered at the station to do the program live and unrehearsed. The radio program was initially only thirty minutes long, but due to its popularity was increased to two hours. It is now heard every Sunday afternoon from 12:15 to 2:15 PM and is in its 45th year of continuous broadcasting. Alfred has always served as the host on the program using selections from their supply of recorded music in addition to recordings by various other bands.

The band made their first recording in 1959 and has recorded since that time twenty 45 RPM records, nine 8-Tracks, 13 LP albums, two videos, six cassettes, and three CD's.

The members feel very close to their audience when they play. They play for the people, not themselves. Although some of the musicians read music, they all play "by ear" and not by notes and are self taught. Their music renditions are the most emulated by other polka musicians.

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