Tue, 04 Jul, 03:00 PM
Jan Sandwich Presents: “America Hurrah!” - a spirited celebration of America, filled with music, audience participation and terrific entertainment. Sing along with Jan and her talented musicians as they play classic songs by George M. Cohan like “Grand Old Flag” and “Yankee Doodle Boy”. Then, take a musical trip across our great country, with stops in New York, California, West Virginia, Chicago, Georgia and more. Along the way, we’ll pay tribute to each branch of the armed services, honor our veterans in the audience and hear popular songs from World War One and Two. If you’re looking for a great patriotic show, filled with music, comedy, audience participation and terrific entertainment, you will want to enjoy this rousing, spirited celebration of America. Performers: Jan Sandwich – Vocals Jan has been a professional entertainer her entire life. She’s acted in movies, television and live theater with well-known celebrities Kurt Russell, Marie Osmond and Jamie Farr. She has provided voice talent for hundreds of radio commercials, done standup comedy in major clubs and her performances have showcased her talent as a singer. Jan has performed in hundreds of nightclubs and resorts throughout Arizona and California since 1975. Her musical journey includes two years as a “Barnstormer” at the Windmill Dinner Theater and multiple appearances at the Coconut Grove in Los Angeles and the Avalon Ballroom on Catalina Island. She’s worked with musical combinations that range from a single keyboardist to a 22-piece orchestra. Mike Smith – Piano/Keyboard Mike has performed throughout the northeast and the southwest in various bands, tribute shows, and dueling pianos. He composes music for TV, theatre, and corporate clients. Mike has taught piano, songwriting, sound, and recording at Arizona Conservatory for Arts & Academics for the last 18 years. He also performs in an Elton John/Billy Joel tribute show. Charles Bulla - Drums Originally from Northern California, Charles has played professionally since 1972. His performances on a classical percussion and drum set, include working with talents such as: Little Richard, Marlena Shaw, saxophonist Plas Johnson, jazz flutist Sam Most, Bassist John Patitucci, arranger Nelson Riddle, and composer Aaron Copeland. Charles has also collaborated and performed on commercials, demos and sound clips for CNN, Fox Television, TVN, Denise Williams and Anita Baker.
Sun, 10 Sep, 03:00 PM
Come and enjoy a sound celebration. A Capella Syndicate is a mob of talented men whose voices have brought fans to their feet all across Arizona and beyond. A Cappella Syndicate is the recipient of numerous awards, including top honors from the A Cappella Music Awards organization and as Arizona's chorus champions of the Barbershop Harmony Society. Under the artistic direction of Gary Steinkamp and Brent Graham, the Syndicate performs a wonderful mix of fun and recognizable contemporary and traditional songs. With ear-tickling favorites from the Beach Boys to The Turtles and the Lettermen to Lorde, the Syndicate delivers an entertaining and unforgettable experience while delivering an amazing array of tight harmony and light-hearted comedic performance in true acapella style."