The residents just loved him
:) He was great!
Carlingwood Retirement Community
Parties, Corporate Events, Fundraisers, Weddings
Bass: Lee-Pierre Shirey
Dickens Carolers have been enjoyed throughout
60% English/40% French (our most popular show in Ottawa)
80% English/20% French
80% French/20% English
50% English/50% French
100% in either official language.The repertoire includes a few carols in other traditional languages
German, Latin, Spanish, and Italian
Franglais is a band that plays a mixture of tunes
French Canadian Tunes
Sens Unique: Un groupe de musique traditionnelle et
Sens-Unique is a group performing traditional and
popular music (Piaf),
engaged the audience with continuous energy.
Guitarists Gabriela Iznardo and Alejandro Vega
Latin American & Spanish Rhythms
Music Featuring Alejandro’s Cuban Heritage
and Gabriela’s Peruvian and Argentinean Background
Le Diable à Cinq, c’est un jeune band de folklore
It went extremely well! Exceeded my
Soloist on Steelpan With Backing Tracks,
Eddie was amazing!!!!
He is still playing now, love it!!!!
Eddie did such a great job! He was
very well received
Eddie was great. Residents really
enjoyed his show.
HE WAS AMAZING!!!
Member’s loved him!!!
He was amazing. Residents loved him.
Irish, Scottish, Breton, French, Christmas/Celtic, Old-Time
What a FABULOUS evening! LOVED every minute
I would like to thank you once again
helping make our event so successful!
You did a wonderful job entertaining the crowd
and we heard from so many people about
how much they enjoyed the music.
Senior Director of Operations and Communications
Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa
Quelle belle musique ce midi. Merci.
so much for the great entertainment you provided
What a FABULOUS evening!
Thanks to you
and the group for a fabulous evening!
Residents loved it, and she was great overall Michaud
Lanark-based jazz and blues pianist/singer Peter Brown has performed at the Ottawa jazz festival
nine years running.... He has toured with Canadian blues legend Dutch Mason, American blues
artist Sherman Robertson and with former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor and was the
keyboardist for Mumbo Jumbo Voodoo Combo for 17 years. He has served as
pianist/bandleader/arranger for the Mississippi Mudds theatre company in Carleton Place,
accompanist for the Townsingers of Carleton Place and as pianist for the Stone Fence Theatre
Company in Eganville. Peter hosts a monthly jazz night in Perth.
As a solo performer, Peter plays and sings jazz (standards and more accessible styles)
blues and roots, pop, boogie woogie. With bands, he covers a wider range of styles
on piano and organ.
Master of Ceremonies
I wear my Welsh farming
attire...cloth cap...check shirt
"Musical Comedy and Variety Shows"
from Different Countries
Speaks Multiple Languages, including Greek & Chinese
Types of Shows
1) Greek: 1 Hour, Vocal with Bouzouki, Popular Songs
2)Chinese : 1 Hour, Vocal with Bouzouki/Guitar, Popular Songs
3)International: Around the World in 1 Hour - Vocal with
can be Mixed into a Music Performance
I want to say Chairman George
was yet amazing
Solo, Duo, Trio, Quartet, Quintet, 8 - 10 Piece Party Band
Petr Cancura, Saxophone
Instrumental German and other
Solsbury Hill (Peter Gabriel),
Blue Suede Shoes, Hound Dog
La Bottine Souriante,
Chansons à répondre
La ziguezon, J'ai tant dansé, Dondaine la ridaine
Bamboléo, Djobi djoba (Gipsy Kings), Me gustas
tú (Manu Chao)
Big Yellow Taxi (Joni Mitchell), General Taylor
(Great Big Sea)
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson), Faith (George Michael)
Don't Worry Be Happy (Bobby McFerrin), Bad Boys (Inner
Ring of Fire (Johnny Cash), Kiss a Girl, Put You in
FlamencoBamboléo, Djobi Djoba (Gipsy Kings), Vivir (Chico Castillo)
Early on Tuesday (Jesse Cook)
Vincent can also talk about various styles of music.
He collects music from all over the world.
His favorites styles of music are African, Steel Band
Flamenco, Polkas, Bossa Nova
Bachata (Latin American music - Dominican Republic)
Pacific, and Cultural Dances
Vincent was very good. Everyone
enjoyed his music.
“It was perfect! The
residents really liked him and he played just the right music!”
Jazz combo with French
Klezmer, Jewish Jazz , Traditional Jazz
Natalie was great. The
residents and some of their family members
Jonathan Ferrabee - Acoustic Bass, Vocals
Kim Wallace – Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Traditional, Gospel and Original Bluegrass Music with Tight Harmonies
Fred Guignion - Lead Guitar
Classical, Sacred, Musical
Theatre, Jazz Standards/Big Band
Sings in French, Spanish, Italian, German, Latin,
Vocals, Piano, Flute
The Opera Night with Carrie and
Angela was wonderful.
Classical, Popular, Traditional
Sings Many Genres: Opera
Scottish Country and Ceilidh Dancing Caller
Taught Scottish Dancing for Over 40 Years
Charles also address the haggis and recites Burns
Lois Siegel and Friends
Children's Music Workshop
Rideau Rural Roots
Uncle Jack & Auntie Lois partnering with us this weekend at the
were both fabulous at the Festival and had everyone tapping their feet.
The Pines Music Festival
“You and the Fiddle Chicks were perfect.”
He was fantastic! He actually had
quite a few ladies
It went great. Thank you so much
for finding Paddy for us.
excellent. Played for over an hour straight.
Patrick was GREAT on Monday afternoon – showed up in
good time, all decked out in his kilt etc.
With Howard Hayes
Paddy G & The Mennie Man
They were really good.
Songs for Children
Six years and younger
Performing for over 30 years
Puppets, Props, Guitar, Xylophone, Harmonica, Rhythm Instruments
Teddy Bears' Picnic, Rubber Duckie, The Cat Came Back, Apples and Bananas
The People in Your Neighborhood
Big Band era
On The Sunnyside of The
Street, Blue Moon, Cheek To Cheek, Side by Side
Bars, Coffee Houses,
House Parties, Festivals
Squeezebox Chicks perform all types of music:
Kitchen Parties, Holidays, Anniversaries, Birthdays
Turn-of-the-Century Ragtime Music
Early Jazz (1920s-1930s), Pop Tunes of the Same Era
Side By Side, Cruising Down the River, In The Good Old Summertime
It's a Long Way to Tipperary
reg Akesonatt Aston
Old-Time, Broadway Show Tunes, Jazz, Blues, Classic
Rock, Popular Tunes
Ralph Hopper, Saxophones/Guitar; Jean Trudel, Trumpet/Fugelhorn
Paul O’Connor, Piano/Vocals; Ed Stevens, Guitar;
Andre Van Schyndel, Bass/Vocals; Sacha Contant-Nagy, Drums
Canadian music: Jazz, Pop, Rock, Blues
From the 1960's to Today: Powder Blues Band, Joni Mitchell
Lighthouse, Jeff Healey, Manteca, the Guess Who
Oscar Peterson, David Braid, Daniel Lanois, Snaggle
Dances, Parties, Celebrations, Charities
It went very well. The residents loved it.
WOW!!! Dale brought 8 instruments. The residents thought
they were great.
It went great with the Swing Guys.
THEY WERE AMAZING!! Just a lovely duo who
played great tunes
Sonic Blue Jazz Combo
Albert Kaprielian (Piano), Michael Pytura (Vocals)
Daniel Ko (Saxophone), Bohne Forsberg (Bass)
Art Katona (Trombone), and Ron Rancourt (Drums)
Jazz, Blues, Swing, Groove, Funk
Standard Vocal Repertoire
1930s to 1960s
When You're Smiling, Satin Doll, Ain't Misbehavin'
I've Got Rhythm, Fly Me To the Moon, Bye Bye Blackbird
On the Sunny Side of the Street, Summertime
Take the A Train
Corporate Events, Private Parties, Charitable Functions, Weddings
"All of Me"
Featuring Michael Pytura on Vocals
It Don't Mean a Thing
Ball & Chain Duo
Vintage Country and Cajun Dance Music
Backsliders Bluegrass Band
well. The residents enjoyed them very much.
Mike Mopas, Bass
Valeriy Nehovora, Drums
David Constant, Keyboards
Ian Schwartz, Saxophone & Clarinet
Pat Willbond, Vocals & Guitar& Harmonica
Rick Picard, Percussion
Sarah Monica , Percussion & Vocals & Dance
Classic Swing, Folk, Jazz, Blues, Classic Rock
Lounges, Special Events
Pat Willbond, Vocals & Guitar& Harmonica
Sarah Willbond, Percussion & Vocals & Dance
Gary Racicot, Accordion
Joseph Crowley, Guitar
Cape Breton, Celtic Ceilidh, Light Classical,
Birthday Parties, Christmas Parties,
Trio with Neil Sealy
Robert has a great voice and plays
the piano very well.
Classiques Québécois: Cent Mille Chansons, Y'a Une Étoile Pour Vous
Sylvie Duchesneau, Clarinet
Garry Elliot, Guitar
Classical & Jazz
©Photo by Lois Siegel
Queen's Jubilee Medal
Jeanette is a fantastic Acadian performer.
She sings, she dances,
It was incredible!
They were amazing!!
The residents loved them!!
It went very well, thank you!
Evan was great!
Celtic Cross Dancers and Fiddler
The ladies were fantastic as always!
Albert and the Collection
40s to 80s Pop-Rock Band
Scott Voelzing, Keyboards; Joe Ivison, Drums; Albert Cardarelli, Frontman/Vocals
John Julian, Bass; John Battison, Guitar
Scott and Albert Duo
Charities, Fundraisers, Weddings, Legions, Private Parties
FABULOUS. Very well done :)
The wedding is over - spectacular.
performed beautifully last night
Live Piano, Guitar, Saxophone,
Ukulele, Harmonica, Vocals
Simon Clarke and Paul Anthony
Simon starts with a cabaret-style mixture of British
Invasion and comedy songs
50+ years experience on the bagpipes,
He is great. Everyone enjoyed it. He knows his stuff!
Fantastic - he was great!
Graeme was awesome on Friday.
Competed at the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, Scotland
placing fourth in our division with the College of Piping Band, PEI
Weddings, Graduations, Funerals, Special Events
with the Ottawa Police Service Pipe Band for 24 years
Funerals, Memorial Services
With over 40 years piping experience
From April 1992 until his retirement,
Hugh Macpherson served
All went very well, and Ellen played beautifully!
Contemporary, Jazz and Classical
Everybody had a super evening. The band was excellent.
I have heard wonderful things!!
Country, Celtic, Blues, Cajun, Reggae, French,
The "Hawaiian Luau" performance
went very well with The Diplomats.
Diplomats "Elvis Impersonator" Show
I wanted to thank you for the lovely band you sent.
The Diplomats were the best band
we have EVER had
The party went really well. The residents are still
talking about it.
Jannel Dennis -
Bev and the Torpedos
listening, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Disco
New Age Fusion of Original
Raymundo and Irena were great yesterday
The entertainment was great! I had so many
was great! The members enjoyed how different it was.
Omg - yesterday was an
excellent turn out.
Larry Pagliarello Demo
We were extremely pleased with Larry's performance.
evening went very well.
was absolutely fantastic. The residents just loved him.
It went great, thank you so much!
We had a wonderful time and created a great memory.
The event with Larry went
very well. He is great.
Traditional Country, 50's-70's
Rock and Roll,
Latin, Bosnian, Celtic, French
Can't Help Falling in Love, Danny Boy,
Duo Vert Orange
Classiques Québécois, Folk, Jazz, Pop et Musique Classique
Jolie Louise, Un Amour Qui Ne Veut Pas Mourir, Autumn In New York
Albert Kaprielian Jazz Trio
Standards from a Performance at the
Just wanted to let you know that Albert was great
It went very well. He is a pleasure.
I got so many compliments
from residents and family.
Mayor’s Annual Canada Day Breakfast for Seniors
Thank you so much. They got everyone up and dancing.
Albert was wonderful. The concert was very mellow,
Residents enjoyed him.
Fantastic! Thank you. Great group
Magician for over 39 years, Elliott
offers a wide range
He was wonderful...the staff, residents and family
Sylvie Duchesneau et David Renaud
Clarinet & Bass Clarinet
Classical to Light Jazz
Ballroom Dance, Music from Classic Movies
Classical, Jazz, Tango, World, Contemporary
Doug and Yves Laroche were amazing,
Music with a message!
tuneful 11-track collection
Natalia and Montuno
Natalia Leonor Cabrera - Vocals
Classical, Jazz, Latin, Popular, Funk, Christmas
I’m Sixty-Four (Lennon)
Air on the G String (Bach)
Jazz Standards, Smooth Jazz, Funk, and Latin at
Days of Wine and Roses, Lullaby of Birdland, Night
Route 66, Bitch, Dead Flowers, Under
Evergreen Piano Trio
HOSS is a 5-piece band, including pedal
steel and fiddle,
I design a music show which may be just myself and my pianist
and Contemporary East Coast/Irish/Scottish Celtic Music
Down home feeling where all your relatives and neighbors
Canada's 7- Piece Celtic Party Band
as a Fiddle Canada
Fit as a Fiddle Canada's one-hour show is action-packed.
Celtic, Latin, Original and Easy Listening
Arm Chair Travels
Travel Photographer Diana Goldin brings the beauty
of remote destinations and gems of nature right to your door.
Her educational and entertaining slide show presentations feature
National Geographic locations and photography.
Paradise on Earth
Nepal: from Kathmandu to the Himalayas
Ghost Towns, Volcano Remnants
In the Shade of
the Sleeping Volcano
End of the Earth (Chilean and Argentinean Patagonia)
National Parks of Utah (Includes Aerial Photos)
Secret Gems of
the Canadian Rockies
Hot & Wild (Adventure Expedition to an Active African Volcano)
worked for RTE, the Irish equivalent of the CBC,
John was good. The
residents enjoyed the stories.
Audiences enjoy very much the Q&A part of my
Robert Fontaine grew up in the sixties
in a house
Films by Lois Siegel
Invite a filmmaker to show and talk about her films
SIEGEL is a filmmaker, photographer
She is listed in "Who's Who in Canadian Film and Television.
Siegel taught Video Production at the University of Ottawa.
film STUNT PEOPLE (featuring four generations
Siegel's film, BASEBALL GIRLS (women who play softball and baseball)
A selection of her films may be seen here:
Equipment required: screen or TV, dark room
Photography by Lois Siegel
Photo of Lois by Bill Blackstone
Invite a photographer to show her work
and talk about photography
SIEGEL is known as chief cook and bottle washer
Siegel won 1st Prize “Photography” at the
of her photographs (film producers, directors
wrote/photographed for “Cinema Canada”
She is also a freelance
Equipment required: screen or TV, dark room
In 1995-96, he was an artist-in-residence at
Prior to entering the film business
"Leave Them Laughing" is a real
life musical comedy
bios, copywriting, corporate copy, ghostwriting, profiles
“I make you look good.”
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