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.
Hella is a writer and singer from Israel. She moved to the states on 2012. Hella is well known for her international and unique style. She started performing at the age of 18 while doing her service in the IDF. Later on she was discovered by a well known producer who introduced her to the music industry. Ever since then Hella performed all over the world in the most luxurious private and corporate events alongside musicians like George Michael, Boney m, Philip kirkorov, Nikolay Baskov, Alla Pugacheva, Michael Shufutinsky and many more.
Winston Scott an accomplished trumpeter is also the Senior Vice President Office of External Relations and Economic Development Florida Institute of Technology. If the name Capt. Winston Scott sounds familiar, that is because he is also a former shuttle astronaut who served as a mission specialist on STS-72 in 1996 and STS-87 in 1997, and has logged a total of 24 days, 14 hours and 34 minutes in space.
He is also a member of the FIT Jazz Syndicate as Florida Tech’s premier ensemble for advanced improvisation.
Enrique Sanchez is a trumpet player, born and raised in Orlando, Florida. At the age of 12, he discovered a love for the trumpet and jazz music which later led to achievements such as playing lead trumpet for the Florida All-State Jazz Band, The Grammy Band, and the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra. Enrique studied Jazz trumpet at the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City.
James Zito is a recent graduate from the Osceola County School For The Arts. He has been selected to be apart of some of the most prestigious jazz ensembles in Florida and in the U.S. including All-State and Tri-State jazz bands and most notably as the only guitarist for the 2015 Jazz Band of America. In addition, James will be attending the Manhattan School Of Music in New York City in the fall.
Len Bentley finished his music and teaching degrees at Los Angeles State College. He embarked on a professional career on the West Coast and Hawaiian Islands
This profession linked him with other great show talents, like Dave and Ricki Nelson, the actor Bill Holden, Don Ho, Mickey Rooney, Chuck Mangione, Phil Harris and the Jerry Lewis telethon, to name a few.
Sally Flynn is an American singer and musician (also known as Sally Hart) who was a featured performer on The Lawrence Welk Show television program.
A graduate of Brigham Young University (BYU), she and BYU classmate Sandi Griffiths joined the The Lawrence Welk Show in 1968 as the singing act of Sandi & Salli. The duo was very popular on the show until late 1972, when Sally left to pursue a solo career on Broadway.
Guitarist/vocalist Rich Walker has been playing Jazz and Blues for thirty years, both on the road and in the Orlando area. In recent years, he has emerged as a leader, as an extraordinary soloist, and a very exciting Jazz/Blues vocalist.