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Welcome to the Sheraton Cadwell Group of Music Professionals!
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Purveyor of live musical entertainment for heads of state, diplomats, dignitaries, VIPs and other discerning patrons. * *
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Specialising in providing professional musicians for the upscale market in and around the Greater Toronto Area, the Sheraton Cadwell Group of Music Professionals is your one-stop shop for solo musicians, duets, trios, quartets, quintets,
combos, big bands, dance orchestras and other ensembles. All recordings - without exception - were done live ... without any overdubs! Our
press kit is attached below for your kind perusal.
All recordings - without exception - were done live ... without any overdubs!
Our press kit is attached below for your kind perusal.
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All rights reserved.
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"Your vocal stars are glamorous,
"It takes a really good band to get the
"I've seen the rest ... you're the best!"
"Your track record of recorded work "I loved your performance ...
"I loved your performance ...
"Charming and delightful ... we enjoyed every tune!"
"I am here to welcome a really really fantastic orchestra ...
"Of all the big bands I know, yours is the most classy and professional ...
"Your vocal artists are sensational!" "The songs you play are so different from the other
"Your vocal artists are sensational!"
"The songs you play are so different from the other
"I really enjoyed the various techniques you explore with your music ...
"Our guests were thrilled with your performances!"
"There is something special and beautiful
"There is something special and beautiful
"First class entertainment!"
"Your professional orchestras are in
"From the many positive comments we have received ...
"I have seen many shows at this venue ...
"Your performers have a great deal of flair and finese."
"Our guests ABSOLUTELY loved your orchestra ...
"I am so happy to see the orchestra perform again."
"We just wanted to say thank you so much for your continued support for the festival!
"Of the over 50 bands in the street festival,
"Solid 5-star performances!"
"I had the pleasure of listening to you ...
"You're always so good!!!"
"We just could not stop dancing!"
"Excellent show! It does not get better than this ...
"Your choices of
(music) pieces were delightful ... and the calibre of your group was very impressive."
"We received SUCH great feedback about your two orchestras ...
"Many we knew were asking for a CD
"Absolutely the best big band show I have ever been to ... what a great band!!!"
"I thoroughly enjoyed the polished presentations
"We had many compliments ... thrilled by
"What a superb concert ... I stayed right till the end!"
"My husband and I played your CD over and over ...
"... greatly enjoyed and we would be very pleased
"We have seen many bands. Only a few sound good
"I love all the songs you played and everyone was incredibly impressed
"Your show was polished and refined ...
"You will always be considered and
"I have received many compliments from guests ... absolutely wonderful
"You are the best of the best!"
THE SHERATON CADWELL GROUP OF MUSIC PROFESSIONALS (SCG) /
SHERATON CADWELL ORCHESTRAS
Incorporated in 1991, the SCG has an international cast and perspective.
Professionally managed and staffed by over 100+ talented vocalists and musicians from Canada, the United Kingdom, USA, South America, Europe, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Asia, the SCG has an established reputation as one of the most highly recommended suppliers of live musical entertainment for special events.
In-house audio and visual expertise, generous sponsorship and experienced leadership have made it possible for this unique organization to achieve world-class standards with its boutique big bands/dance orchestras, including the Toronto Starlight Orchestra (www.starlightorchestra.ca ), the Wyndham Regency Orchestra (www.wyndhamregency.com), the Philips Westin Orchestra (www.philipswestin.com), Orchestra Copacabana (www.atthecopa.ca), the Casablanca Orchestra (www.clubcasablanca.ca), Blue Champagne (www.bluechampagne.ca) and the Sheraton Cadwell Orchestra (www.sheratoncadwell.com).
Exceptions aside, artists recruited by the SCG generally have an average of at least 10 years performing experience, having been auditioned and selected for their high level of artistic flair, technical proficiency and professionalism.
Artists with the SCG have an extensive repertoire of popular hits and vintage songs from the 1930s to the 1990s for almost any occasion to please the most discerning clients ... from the music of Nat King Cole, Sammy Cahn, Oscar Hammerstein, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers, Cole Porter, George & Ira Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, Irving Berlin, Perez Prado, Henry Mancini, Hoagy Carmichael, Lorenz Hart, James Van Heusen, Johnny Burke, Burt Bacharach, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stevie Wonder, Johnny Mandel, Alberto Dominguez to Louis Prima and Antonio Carlos Jobim; greatest hits by artists such as Robbie Williams, Frank Sinatra, Linda Ronstadt, James Ingram, Diana Krall, Tom Jones, Diana Schuur, Ella Fitzgerald, Natalie Cole, Harry Connick Jr., Michael Buble, Bobby Darin, Norah Jones, Leonard Cohen, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Barry Manilow, Van Morrison, George Michael, Vanessa Williams, Bobby McFerrin, Lou Bega, John Denver, Sammy Davis Jr., Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Whitney Houston, the Beatles, ABBA, Bee Gees and the Beach Boys; and perennial standards by the orchestras of Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Benny Goodman, Maynard Ferguson, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Herb Alpert, Nelson Riddle, Sammy Nestico, Chuck Mangione, Tito Puente and Arturo Sandoval.
Shows are typically tightly-paced presentations by a tapestry of fabulous vocal artists for up to over 4 hours of non-stop musical entertainment, with no rest breaks!
Subject to change without notice, SCG's dance/big bands this season will be showcasing what many are saying are some of the most engaging vocal artists to date for any big band! The SCG is pleased to present Leigh Graham (www.leighgraham.com ), Jessalyn Hynds, Michelle Kettrick, Nerissa Kay Bradley, Douglas Moyle, Melissa Lee, Jonathan Lee (www.musicbyjohn.ca ), Patricia Meredith (www.patriciameredith.com), Faith Amour, Jaclyn Genovese (www.jacflash.net), Amy Moodie, Aimee Lee, Jessica Doyle, Cheryn Lyn, Alex Pascu, Ruth Acheampong, Amelia Ramos, Victoria Leone, Sebastian Ellis (www.sebastianellis.com), Phoebe Thompson-Star and Sydney Dunitz.
SCG's artists have entertained heads of state, diplomats, dignitaries, VIPs and audiences in the thousands, with more significant achievements than most of the best of dance/big bands in Toronto's highly competitive music industry.
Whether it is a romancing soloist, intimate duet, sassy trio, classical string quartet, jazz quintet, latin combo, swinging big band or grand ballroom dance orchestra, performances have characteristically been described as professional, warm, lively and engaging.
Over $200,000+ has been invested in the best available sound & recording equipment and other logistics to ensure that all orchestras under SCG's management continue to be among the most well-equipped entertainers in the industry.
Equipment list includes the finest high-end audio gear such as Roland VS-2480 workstations, Genelec 8040A
monitors, Sony MDR-7509HD headphones, Monster Power Conditioner PRO 2500, Bose L1, QSC K12 and KSub high performance speakers and Blue Kiwi quad cables; vintage microphones like the limited edition AKG C 414 LTD,
Neumann TLM 49 and TLM 103; the world's quietest microphones, the Rode NT1-A and NT2-A; specialty microphones such as the Audix D-6, Earthworks high definition SR30 matched pair, Blue Baby Bottle, Blueberry, CAD E-300,
Sontronics SIGMA and Royer's flagship, the R-121; a broad selection of high quality tube and solid state preamps such as the Universal Audio Solo 610, Rupert Neve Portico 5016, Mackie Onyx 800R, Focusrite OctoPre LE and
Presonus Digimax FS.
The primary mandate of the SCG is to support the fundraising activities of major charities and humanitarian organizations dedicated to alleviating poverty in less developed communities outside Canada.
Net proceeds from performances and CD sales are donated to international agencies such as UNICEF, World Vision, Oxfam, CARE, Doctors Without Borders, KIVA and the Red Cross through the Global Poverty Relief Foundation (www.gprf.net) for disaster and poverty relief programs.
To date, the SCG has helped to raise over $1.5+ million for charitable and humanitarian projects.
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Board Of Directors
Neil Tatay, Chairman
Alan Vincent, Vice-Chairman
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