Astra K is a pure talent with a lyric-based, melodic sound and soaring vocals. Her performances are passionate, full of energy and a powerful expression of her art and sound. Eclectic in style and genre, she uniquely pays tribute to other artists (spanning generations of hits) while her original music draws from her soulful Chicago roots fused with indie folk, country and bluegrass. Continue reading
A full time musician located in Southern California who has played numerous corporate, private, wedding and casino engagements-as well as having played in Nashville with his full band. Just recently opened for Al Stewart at The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano. J-Mann can play anything from conversation- friendly background music, to uptempo crowd pleasing sing-alongs. Continue reading
After spontaneously purchasing a hammered dulcimer at a Renaissance festival in college, Scott Williams has developed a repertoire of Celtic, colonial, medieval, rock, and Renaissance music. As a multi-instrumentalist, Scott performs and records the majority of what he calls his “backing tracks.” These tracks are studio mixes of guitars, cello, bass, drums, mountain dulcimer, mandolins, and synthesizers to create the foundation of his music. He then performs live with the hammered dulcimer to combine the sounds for a presentation of what sounds like a full ensemble. Continue reading
Prepared solo sets perfect for evening entertainment at your restaurant, party, weddings or other gathering. Jazz, blues, solo guitar arrangements, fusion takes on modern classics. Continue reading
Instrumental and vocal jazz at its finest, featuring Bill Shreeve on soprano, alto, and tenor saxophones and flute. A three to seven piece band featuring classic standards to contemporary jazz and original material, this band showcases some of Southern California’s finest musicians. Continue reading
Brandon W first picked up the guitar a little over 15 years ago and has been a gigging musician for 12 of those years. Early in his career he played intimate settings such as small venues and coffee shops. Years later he helped create the alternative rock group called Hope Departed. Continue reading
Marta Z is enjoying her DJ Electric Violin performing and studio recording careers as one of South California’s leading and much sought-after violinists. In addition to her experience as a classical musician with Doctorate Degree in Violin Performance, she has crossed over to the non-classical scene, playing her electric violins and recording in genres leaping from Flamenco to Jazz, Folk, Indie, Pop, Rock, EDM and House Top40’s. Continue reading
Stephanie B has performed in the United States, Japan, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Panama, France and Switzerland, including solo harp performances of her own compositions at the Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), as a guest artist at the International Music Seminars in Montpelier, France, and at the International Conference on Women in Music. She has performed for President Obama, the President of Israel, and the President of Ireland. Continue reading
Terri has been singing professionally since she was 18. She appeared in four Broadway shows: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Into the Light, Jerry’s Girls and Starlight Express and sang back up for Carly Simon on her album Coming Around Again and did numerous TV commercials and voice-overs. Terri was a featured performer in The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies 22nd and 23rd seasons. Continue reading
The multi-talented, Lisa Campbell, began playing in the San Diego Market in 2011. Her influences inlcude: Jewel, Robert Plant, Stevie Nicks, Alison Krause, to name a few. Lisa performs acoustic folk and pop tunes, sometimes accompanied by mandolinist Paul Yancey, aka Paulo. She’s also plays her own band. Continue reading
Matt Heinecke has over 20 years of professional experience as an accomplished singer and guitarist, first performing in Coronado coffee shops as a high schooler. His passion for music led him to USC where he studied classical and jazz guitar and voice. Continue reading
With a vocal range that can only be described as a gift, Mario Rocha’s singing will move through you. Continue reading
With roots in Castellamare, Sicily (Italy), Tony has brought his charming personality, exceptional musical talents, and knowledge of Italian culture and language to audiences around the world. Continue reading
Angie Whitney is a native Californian who commenced her musical career at the very young age of four, singing duets with her twin sister, Rachel. The twins soon advanced to becoming members of their father’s church choir in Vallejo, California, and their talents developed throughout their early years due to the growing demand for appearances before local groups and organizations. Continue reading
Vocalist Trish Hatley is one of the most beloved and enduring figures on the West Coast music scene today. With her easy sense of swing, beautiful tone and innate sensitivity to the lyric, she effectively balances technical mastery and genuine accessibility, making her extremely popular among jazz fans and critics alike. Trish performs and records with her own quintet, as well as the vocal jazz trio Trish, Hans and Phil. She has appeared in multiple Pop Symphony concerts and loves “singing with swingin’ Big Bands” whenever the opportunity presents itself. Trish is particularly revered for her mastery of the Great American Songbook. In the words of music blogger Robert Nicisoa, “She sings songs that were written years ago but her approach breathes new life and sparkle into all of them!”
Trish has released eight critically acclaimed CD’s to date; six with the Trish Hatley Quintet and two with the vocal jazz trio “Trish, Hans & Phil.” Her most recent CD “I Remember, 2nd Set,” released in 2015, is a follow-up to 2010’s “I Remember,” a heartfelt homage to the classic jazz standards. “I Remember, 2nd Set” has been well received by critics throughout the U.S. and Europe. Paul Richards of WHLI Radio in New York City describes the recording as “relentlessly and ridiculously good from beginning to end.”
Joe Cardillo creates a unique combination of live loops using percussive beats by thumping his guitar, laying down the chords, and playing bass lines (using the octave guitar pedal).In addition, he sings the melody while often times looping vocal harmonies. Perhaps the most unique aspect of his show is Joe’s ability to open up the songs by picking up any of his four saxophones and playing soulful solos with the loops in the background.Joe’s sound can be described as a melting pot of One Republic, Dave Matthews, Van Morrison, and Jason Mraz topped off with tasteful saxophone solos.
Throughout his music career, Joe has opened up for acts such as Sister Hazel, Dispatch, Everclear, Eric Martin, The Pat McGee Band and worked with Lakewest Studios producer Jack Gauthier (Dispatch, Pete Francis, Rich Price, Cardinal Direction).Joe has brought a whole new meaning to a “solo” act. In fact, when listening to his CD, numerous people have commented their disbelief in one person being able to produce the array of instruments and vocals without pre-recorded tracks. In order to truly appreciate and understand his style, a fan must see him play live at a show.The interaction and relationship Joe employs with his movement of tapping the various floor pedals to create loops and different sounds, while simultaneously playing his instruments and singing provides the audience with a voluminous sound and a distinctive live show that will make them come back for more.
“Joe Cardillo and Friends” is a hand picked super-group of some of San Diego’s best musicians. Collectively they have played over 5,000 shows and have shared the stage with Jason Mraz, Sister Hazel, Foreigner, Donavon Franlenreiter, Dispatch, Everclear, ZZ Top and more. Joe Cardillo Trio play a versatile mix of adult contemporary, rock, blues, top 40, pop, country, R&B, jazz, funk and all your favorite sing a longs. With a combination of smooth vocals, guitar, saxophone, bass, keyboard and drums they have the ability to create different vibes while still sounding like the same band. JC & Friends has a catalog of over 500 songs, are great at reading the crowd, and are natural entertainers. They are a perfect addition to add that extra energy and sparkle to make your event a most memorable one.
It is Dawn Mitschele’s shimmering, angelic vocals that, once experienced, will always be remembered. She combines her impressive voice with resonant stories, which makes for a magical live performance and exquisite recordings. Continue reading
Singer/guitarist Matt C. has entertained for parties, weddings, and corporate events around the country for over twelve years. Matt has a fun, upbeat guitar style complemented by a smooth voice, which was voted by NBC San Diego as one of the city’s “Top 10 Voices.”
His repertoire ranges from today’s chart toppers, through the wide reaches of rock and roll, all the way back to the classic jazz of the 40’s and before. Whether performing Bob Marley or Bob Dylan, John Mayer or Johnny Cash, Matt brings each song to life with his fresh acoustic arrangements and easy-to-listen-to sound.
Raised on a smorgasbord of musical styles in his hometown of San Diego, California, Steve Nieves brings over 35 years of live performing experience to his exceptional solo events.
As a seasoned professional in San Diego, Bill has been an ambassador at The San Diego Nighttime Zoo for over 12 years, a regular at the San Diego County Fair and has entertained at all the major hotels, restaurants and theme parks in Southern California from Disneyland to Knott’s Soak City.
•Performs annually in Reno and Las Vegas
•San Diego County Fair daily performer 12 years and running
•Steady performer at Sea World, Wild Animal Park and The World Famous San Diego Zoo
•Music Director for Saint Patrick’s School and Church of North Park (12 years and running)
•Summer Solo Show at the Bahia Hotel, Hilton on Mission Bay, Double Tree Hotel, and The Tin Fish
•“Julian Fiddle and Banjo” contest winner 2 years in a row
•San Diego Unified Special Ed Tech (14 years)
•Many fund raisers for St Augustine High School and Saint Patrick’s Elementary •Hosts annual volunteer Christmas performances for Mercy and Children’s Hospitals
Electro Hip-Hop Violinist as seen on Americas Got Talent. He is one of the most profound and unique acts of today. He is globally recognized for his incredible talent to recreate music and songs of today on the violin while using his ability to dance to the beat of the music like no one else!
While finishing a 60 city U.S. tour and overseas shows in Europe and Dubai, and has shared stages with iconic stars such as Kanya West, Jamie Fox, Phillip Phillips, Ceelo Green and The Black Keys!
A phenominal act who will bring the music to life at your event!
Prodigy William Joseph has been playing the piano for about as long as he’s been able to form sentences. Now in his mid-twenties, he has toured with Josh Groban and Clay Aiken, and has collaborated with Barbra Streisand, Natalie Cole, Kenny G, Il Divo and Peter Cincotti. Best known for his interpretation of Led Zeppelin’s “Kashmir,” William has been winning fans and gaining recognition for his visceral and dynamic technique and unforgettable live performances.
Having released his second album titled “Beyond” in late 2008, William builds upon his repertoire, only strengthening his unique fusion of Classical meets classic Rock. Music industry mogul David Foster, who produced the album, speaks highly of his self-proclaimed protégé, exclaiming “William sat down and played this beautiful piece magnificently and to perfection…A standing ovation later and I knew I had to work with him.”
Ron Johnson is a sensational Vocalist and Keyboardist. He also plays guitar.