The Ventures are an American instrumental rock band, formed in in Tacoma, Washington, by Don Wilson and Bob Bogle. The band, a quartet for most of its existence, helped to popularize the electric guitar in the United States and across the. In attendance were original members Don Wilson and Nokie Edwards, late s member John Durrill, current guitarist Bob Spalding, and. The Ventures («Венчерз», англ. «venture» — рискованное мероприятие, авантюра) — американская Ventures Play the Carpenters—United Artists UA-LAG; (August ) Now. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "The Ventures Today" on Discogs. Who Are The Ventures: In , Bob Bogle and Don Wilson formed the nucleus of the original music group, The Ventures. · The Current Touring Group Members of The. The ventures are considered by many to be the greatest "surf band". While it is true that The ventures style and music helped define the musical genre as much. Listen to The Ventures on Spotify. The Ventures Play The Carpenters to number two in the charts, behind only "It's Now or Never" by Elvis Presley. On both albums, the Ventures teach how to play four instrumental classics. Lead guitar, bass guitar and rhythm guitar are each seperately taught. They play each. In attendance were original members Don Wilson and Nokie Edwards, late s member John Durrill, current. Today's lineup comprises Don Wilson, Bob Spalding (who first appeared live with the group in ), Gerry McGee, and Leon Taylor (who replaced his late father.