Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, Michael grew up in New York City where he studied and was surrounded by both classical as well as cantorial music. He has one of the most unique voices, having performed in over 2,000 concerts across the globe in places such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, on Broadway, at Opera Colorado, Israeli Opera and the Mozart Theater in Vienna. With an extensive repertoire consisting of more than 400 songs and arias from well-known musicals, operas, romances and the classics, his breath-taking voice encompasses virtually every musical style. He is also one of the leading international young Cantors, recording and performing cantorial music.
With a unique and soulful style, Cherrill began her career singing in pubs and clubs throughout Great Britain. Discovered in a Toronto night club, she recorded with A&M records in Canada for five years and had top forty hits on the United States and European charts. Her successful recording career lead to a hit television series on CBC in Canada along with appearances on many of the American music and talk shows such as The Tonight Show, Merv Griffin, Soul Train and the Midnight Special. Over the years through life experiences she developed a mellow, bluesy, jazz style which critics have called exceptional.
Opening for Cherrill is cimbalom musician, Gyorgy Lakotos. The cimbalom, developed in Hungary, is an elaborate stringed instrument of the dulcimer family that was primarily used by central European gypsies. Gyorgy is considered to be one the best cimbalom players in the world and has performed in several movies, on television shows and in many concerts.
Born on the French island of Martinique, David moved to Florida when he was nine years old. Growing up, his idol was Elvis Presley who he started to impersonate. Because that went so well, he began to study other legends and became so good at it that he was eventually called the “Man Of Many Voices”. With a repertoire that includes such legends as Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Roy Orbison, Ricky Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Elton John and Billy Joel, he has performed worldwide at such famous venues as The Hard Rock in Florida and The Bellagio in Las Vegas to name just a few.
Across The Universe is a live band made up of extremely accomplished touring and studio professionals who bring the music of the Beatles to life with an attention to detail that has been described as incredible. The band will take you on a musical journey through the lives of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr with Beatles songs like All My Loving, Come Together, Day Tripper, Eight Days A Week, Help, Hard Days Night, She Loves You, and Yellow Submarine. The South Florida Beatles music radio station called Across The Universe “One of the best Beatles tribute bands” and once you see them, we think you will too!
With a unique baritone and singing ability and an amazing resemblance to Neil Diamond, Neil Zirconia expertly captures the very essence, style and passion of the legendary singer. Come along as Zirconia takes you on a trip down memory lane with a selection of Diamond’s songs that express love, friendship, loneliness, joy, freedom and sorrow. You will want to sing along as he expertly performs Sweet Caroline, Cracklin’ Rosie, Forever In Blue Jeans, Love On The Rocks, Beautiful Noise, September Morn, America and Song Sung Blue to name just a few
While she was appearing to rave reviews at the famed Copacabana in New York City, Judy Scott caught the eye of Jerry Lewis who immediately signed her to appear with him at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas and the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach. The audience response was so great that he then featured her on the next Jerry Lewis television special. She later went on to tour nightclubs around the United States and the world with Jackie Mason and David Brenner, appeared on numerous television shows and on major cruise lines. In addition to her solo act, Judy produces and performs with a swing band called Sentimental Journey. A superlative performer, she also wrote and performed her one-woman show Say It With Music which is a tribute to the life and music of Irving Berlin, all over the country.
Opening for Judy is native Floridian, Gary Clark. Gary is a pianist, composer and arranger who delights in performing. Much sought-after, he is inspired by the jazz and great vocalists and pianists of the ‘20s, ‘30s and ‘40s.
One of the finest tenors performing today, Andrea Garofalo moves audiences with the brilliance and beauty of his superb voice. Andrea was the first-place winner of the prestigious Canadian CHIN Classical Music Awards as well as having earned the title of “The Golden Voice” from The Sistine Chapel Choir at the Vatican in Rome. Singing his signature Pop To Opera© worldwide, he has made numerous recordings in Italian, Spanish, French and English. His larger-than-life showmanship awakens the emotions of the audience as it brings down the house with his power and passion.
Named one of the Top Ten Tribute Artists in the Country by Billboard, John Tarangelo presents a show dedicated to such legendary entertainers as Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Vinton, Paul Anka, Tony Bennett, Elvis, Dion, Little Anthony, The Mystics, The Platters, The Drifters and more. The New York Times called one of his performances “A show like no other, a can’t miss performance”. A New York native, Johnny T joined the famed doo wop group The Mystics in 1980 and performed with them at the Apollo Theater, Radio City Musical Hall and Carnegie Hall in New York City, later recording an album with them for CBS records. Deciding it was time to go solo, he moved to Florida where he has received much acclaim.
Frank Wilson & The Motown-Philly Experience bring you an evening of fantastic vocals and terrific dance routines. Their repertoire includes music from the fabulous fifties from such entertainers as The Drifters, The Five Satins and Little Anthony. Then it’s on to Motown with music from The Four Tops, The Temptations and Smokey Robinson. Next it’s the sounds of Philly with songs from The Spinners, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Lou Rawls and The Stylistics and as if that wasn’t enough, they present dance music from the ‘70s to the present!
John Lariviere is a concert and jazz singer and one of the most sought-after voice teachers in Palm Beach County. As a performer, he specializes in music from Broadway and the American Songbook. His critically acclaimed show, Moon River – The Songs of Johnny Mercer played to sold-out crowds at the Delray Beach Playhouse and the Mizner Park Cultural Center in Boca Raton.
Melissa Jacobson has performed throughout the country in cabarets, nightclubs and on off-Broadway. She also teaches voice, acting and audition preparation for theater to gifted students. Besides her performing career, she is a writer, director and producer.
These two marvelous performers pay tribute to such wonderful Broadway songs as Everything’s Coming Up Roses, All That Jazz, Music Of The Night and Don’t Rain On My Parade.