Entertainers

Jay Vazquez

Jay Vazquez cannot be summarized in a single paragraph. Armed with an electric keyboard, a four octave vocal range, and three languages, he has any genre and any decade at his disposal. Jay’s ability to read the crowd and play exactly what reminds them of their younger days is what makes him the most in-demand entertainer in the GTA. Rock and roll, conga lines, Frank Sinatra, audience participation, Italian classics- these are just some of the things you can expect at a Jay Vazquez performance.

Shannon Graham

Shannon’s music harkens back the era of showtunes and Hollywood sweethearts. Her vocal style is reminiscent of Doris Day, Judy Garland, and Barbra Streisand. She brings her saxophone along for the fun to perform hits from the big band and rock n’ roll eras. Shannon has been performing professionally for over a decade, with twenty years of experience on the saxophone!  Even the most discerning audiences delight in her talent, stage presence, and cheerful banter.

Filipa Sousa

Filipa comes alive on stage and nothing makes her happier than bringing joy to others with music. She has performed all over the world in beautiful places such as Portugal, Thailand, Indonesia and, of course, Canada. Her passion shines through in her performances and will leave a lasting impression.  English, Portuguese and Spanish – she sings it! And her versatile repertoire will have everyone clapping, dancing and singing along.

Antonella Vizzini

Antonella is an accomplished vocalist entertaining audiences for over 25 years. She is a versatile performer singing in many different genres, such as pop and jazz , in several languages such as Italian, Spanish and French. Antonella is humbled to share her talent and bring joy to Seniors in Retirement Residences across the GTA.

Natalie Wong

Natalie is a virtuosic and versatile violinist who performs in orchestras, chamber music, musical theatre, jazz and pop concerts. She is currently a core member in the tutti first violin section of the Niagara Symphony Orchestra, and she is the concert master of the Summerhill Orchestra. She also performs rock, pop and jazz in her solo show. You’ve never heard the violin like this!

Carla Casanova

Carla Casanova was born in Venezuela but left her roots at a very early age to travel with her family across the globe. Carla’s show is a colorful palette of songs ranging from Latin American classics that will get everyone dancing and tapping their feet, to North America’s greatest hits from the 40s, 50’s and early 60s. 

Matt Zaddy

Matt Zaddy is a multi award-winning singer songwriter.  His deep love of music and songwriting led him to learn a vast repertoire of music, particularly from the 50s and 60s.  Matt has performed for senior communities across Peel, Halton, and Toronto region. A mix of classic rock and roll, crooner, and folk music, Matt’s performances will make you laugh, and pull at your heart strings. A storyteller at heart, his performances always include tales of his own life, and how music has always marked the occasion, and the best memories.

Heather Christine

Heather Christine is a soulful and captivating entertainer who performs across Canada to
audiences as large as 25,000. As an Award-Winning vocalist, Heather Christine connects with audiences with her vivacious stage presence, expressive voice and engaging personality. Also a seasoned theatrical performer, Heather Christine has toured extensively through Canada’s theatre circuit performing as leading ladies Karen Carpenter, Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn. Her show is full of great songs, memories and stories.

Loralee McGuirl

Juno nominated and multi award-winning soprano, Loralee McGuirl, has been dazzling audiences worldwide for over 20 years.  In addition to her operatic training, her career has expanded into many genres including celtic, gospel, musical theater, Jazz, pop, country and her own original music as a soloist. Her versatility has included tribute shows of Julie Andrews, Patsy Cline, Doris Day, Linda Rondstat, ABBA, Cher and Celine Dion. Loralee’s passion for music radiates through her shows and leaves audiences wanting more!

Victor Chin

Victor loves to sing and entertain. His passion for music started at an early age, as both his parents were talented musicians. Fast forward, and here he is. Singing the old standards by the great crooners: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Andy Williams etc – the songs that made the 40’s and 50’s so special, when music was the glue bonding people together. His show magically brings everyone back to relive those special moments. Tap your feet,  snap your fingers and dance the night away – just like you used to!

Do Do Wong

Do Do is a singer who has performed across Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan, Thailand, and Las Vegas. Do Do is currently one of top in-demand female Chinese vocalists. She sings in Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, and English. In 2019 Do Do won A1 Chinese Radio’s “Canto Pop Singing Contest”, and is now a DJ at the radio station, hosting the show “MaMa Villa”. Do Do is known for her beautiful voice and dazzling showmanship. She always fits the theme with her repertoire and costumes.

Julia Juhas

Julia is a professional Film/TV + Theatre Actor, Singer, Dancer and an Embodied Mindful Movement Coach + Certified Yoga Teacher. Julia is a graduate of Sheridan College’s Music Theatre Performance Program and upon graduating went on to perform in Mirvish Productions, The Stratford Festival and in many theatres across Canada and the U.S. Her show includes jazz, r & b, music theatre, pop and good old rock and roll.  Julia’s infectious energy will inspire your residence to feel the heart of the music and move and groove to the beat in their chair or on their feet.

Teresa Prado

Born and raised in Toronto by Cuban and Italian parents,  Teresa definitely has a sound of her own. Admiring the sounds of infamous Cuban icons, as well her father and grandfather who were professional musicians in Cuba, Teresa always knew her destiny was music. Teresa combines RnB, Cuban & Caribbean music together in her rhythmic and high energy shows.

Diedrey Francois

Deidrey (DD)is an engaging, lively & soulful professional entertainer. This Posi Award Nominee has sung with power houses like Jackie Richardson & Patti Austin & has received airplay on CBC.  Deidrey’s aim is to bring joy through variety:  familiar,  fun singalongs, powerful ballads & rockin’ songs to keep you happy, giggling & dancing.

Bruce Tournay

With a strong musical theatre and church background Bruce has enjoyed performing as a pianist and vocalist for over thirty years. Bruce was showcased on the mainstage for Carnival Cruise Lines. His experience entertaining in so many environments has given him an engaging presence and a repertoire of songs that entice the audience not only to reminisce but also to clap along, sing along and even dance!!!

 

Vili V

Vili V is a senior-friendly entertainer bringing an exceptional concert experience to residences, homes, and long-term care facilities.  Interactive, humorous, and charismatic Vili offers various themed shows from the vintage era of music. Songs and a personality seniors love! Also a gifted singer-songwriter, five of Vili’s songs have been awarded by the UK Songwriting Contest and, his debut original album ‘Indigo Blue’ was released through EMI Music Canada. He has performed with Country legend George Hamilton IV, Alan Frew of Glass Tiger (’80s hit band), and with Elvis Presley’s vocal backup group the Jordanaires!  

Kelly Davies

Kelly Davies has been entertaining audiences with his guitar, voice and wit professionally for the last 25 years playing in one of Canada’s favorite top 40 swing bands. While spending some time in Nashville, Kelly fell in love with traditional “old” Country and song writing, reminding him of his childhood, making music with his father and grandfather. Recently, Kelly started a series of online concerts bringing him into tens of thousands of homes weekly with a wide range of sing-a-longs and requested favorites for viewers to enjoy. Kelly always looks forward to sharing his talent and endless repertoire of the golden era creating a truly joyful environment to be in.

Keith Dindayal

Keith Dindayal has been a professional musician for over 50 years. Keith immigrated to Canada from Trinidad in the mid 70’s and has played with a variety of bands including Odyssey, The Ink Spots, and The Platters to name just a few. His first love is Caribbean style music but he is comfortable with the oldies, Latin and other music genres. Keith currently enjoys entertaining in seniors residences and long term care homes where he has years of performing experience. Keith can provide an upbeat performance of Caribbean/Latin music or much loved oldies taking the residents on a trip down memory lane.

Barbara Mantini

Barbara Mantini is a powerful and versatile vocalist and actor with a professional career spanning over 30 years, regularly appearing on stage in theatres, jazz clubs and music festivals. She is the recipient of a 2020 Niagara Music Award for “Jazz Artist of the Year”. Along with her sisters Sandra, and Ann, Barbara is a member of the singing group “The Mantini Sisters”, who have performed across Canada and the United States since 1998.  Together they’ve produced three full length albums, “Moments To Remember”, “The Mantini Sisters Christmas” and “Pretty World”. Barbara’s wish is to reach the heart of her audience through her passion for singing and the magic of song.

Andy Phillips

Andy Phillips has been entertaining a diverse group for many years. Playing worldwide from Europe, Mexico and the United States, he has incorporated a variety of musical styles to his repertoire. His aim is to bring joy to people through music.

Jeff Gilles

Jeff’s interest in music and songwriting developed in tandem with his interest in the dramatic arts, and when he began working professionally in the Canadian theatre industry, he often found himself playing the role of both actor and musician. After Canada-wide appearances as Buddy Holly in the smash hit musical Buddy: the Buddy
Holly Story, Jeff found his way to the weird world of tribute performers and
impersonators, and has since worked extensively as a singer, multi instrumentalist and band leader for shows honouring pop music’s greatest artists, with tributes to the
Beach Boys and Simon & Garfunkel being particular favourites.