Musicians Featured at Heidi's Jazz Club

Special musicians perform for special occasions.

 

Jeanie Carlin

Jeanie Carlin is a singer from Wisconsin who has entertained audiences all over the world. She has also recorded in New York, Switzerland, Ireland and Australia.  Jeanie brings a warmth and heartfelt joy to the stage along with a sense of humor. She can put her own style on standards and has some great originals.  She also plays harmonica and can deliver the blues with a punch... a tear and a smile. She always makes you feel like a friend.

Danny Bacher

Danny Bacher sings, plays the saxophone and is a dynamic entertainer with world-class talents in music, theater, and comedy. Danny Bacher is a fresh new face on the jazz landscape. His clean, crisp delivery is reminiscent of the true greats in entertainment. An engaging stage presence, a smooth-as-silk voice, and the gift of a storyteller all come together to complete this package. Add to that his saxophone prowess and you have one of the hottest musicians on the scene today.

Suzy Park

Suzy Park is a dynamic vocalist whose voice has range and versatility.  She began her career in Atlanta, and moved to Orlando in 1990 to join Disney’s Voices of Liberty.  She went on to perform with The Girlfriends at the Hyatt Grand Cypress for 9 years.  You may have seen her at EPCOT with the jazz vocal ensemble American Vybe.

Len Fallen

Len Fallen has a following on the Space Coast among Blues fans. Len knows a thing or two about the Blues, having been born in the Mississippi Delta, the land along the river from Memphis to Vicksburg. He has had a career including nightclubs and restaurants from New York to New Orleans and all over the country this side of the Mississippi. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi, where he majored in Theatre Arts.

Bruce Katz

"Bruce Katz exhibits unparalleled instrumental mastery. Katz's piano playing...would make Pinetop Perkins proud." —Living Blues Magazine
“He can play jazz, blues, Bach, anything. Man he´s a heavy!“ —Gregg Allman

“This man is as good as its gets. One of the greatest keyboard artists I´ve ever heard.“ —John Hammond

Smokin' Torpedoes

The Smokin' Torpedoes consist of four experienced musicians committed to providing an entertaining, live performance based on a variety of jazz & blues influences. Each member brings their own unique style to the band, providing every listener with genuine blues rhythms, melodies and the charisma associated with bands paying tribute to the music we all love…the BLUES.

They specialize in dynamic volume control and can adapt to any event. They are also a two time Central Florida Blues Challenge Winner. 

Michelle Mailhot

Originally hailing from the Boston area, Michelle Mailhot has been singing jazz for about 25 years. She has shared the stage with Mel Tormé, Max Roach, Sheila Jordan, Jon Faddis, Dr. Billy Taylor and Bobby McFerrin. Her Off-Broadway show in New York City won her a Drama Desk Award. When she’s not busy singing you can find her teaching jazz at Rollins and Valencia College in Orlando. 

 

excerpt from her website—

Michelle Mailhot is in demand as a vocalist, arranger, adjudicator and clinician.

Christopher Cortez

Chris Cortez, guitarist, vocalist, band leader, concert promoter, and record label owner is a busy man. 
 
An international recording artist with a wide range of musical interests, Chris ranks among the top jazz guitarists in the world. He's been featured in Downbeat, Jazziz, Jazz Times, Le Jazz Hot Paris, etc...  He's performed at clubs and festivals all over the world. His recordings are critically acclaimed. 
 

Sybil Gage

Sybil Gage is an award winning Jazz and Blues singer/songwriter who has been compared to Eartha Kitt, Dinah Washington, Pearl Bailey, Corinne Bailey-Rae, Laura Nyro, and Janis Joplin. Her latest CD “NOLA Calling” reached #1 on the UVUMI internet Blues charts in 2010, stayed there for 2 months and still bounces around in the top 25. “NOLA Calling” was also nominated for Best Self Produced CD by the International Blues Challenge of Memphis 2011.
 

Chuck Wansley

Vocalist and Bandleader Chuck Wansley, for years known as 'The Wedding Singer’ in Los Angeles, is one of today’s premier jazz performers. A native New Yorker and lifelong musician, Chuck began his professional career at 18, touring worldwide as drummer/singer with the international youth group Up With People, promoting a global mission of peace through music, representing countries as ambassadors of goodwill.

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