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Bill Cantos and friends featuring Mike Shapiro, Hussain Jiffry and special guest Amy Keys.

First seating, 6pm-8pm
No cover charge

Second seating, 9pm-11pm
Per person cover charge of $20 applies

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Bill Cantos

The songs of Bill Cantos have been covered by Ramsey Lewis, Lea Salonga, Patti Austin, Brenda Russell, Herb Alpert, Cheryl Bentyne, The Imperials, Flora Purim, Helen Baylor, and Mark Winkler, among many others; in addition, he’s written new songs (with Alan & Marilyn Bergman and Mari Falcone) for the musical CHASING MEM’RIES, which recently premiered at the Geffen Playhouse. He has recorded with Elton John, Leon Russell, Josh Groban, Tony Bennett, Barry Manilow, Bob Dylan, Brian Bromberg, Jay Graydon, Andrae Crouch, and Kirk Whalum. 

Since 2008, Bill has performed regularly with Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, contributing to six of their albums including the Grammy-winning STEPPIN’ OUT. He also tours with Burt Bacharach as keyboardist and featured vocalist, and was a backing vocalist on three world tours with Phil Collins. He’s also toured with Alan Bergman, Diane Schuur, Deniece Williams, Debby Boone, and Freddie Hubbard. Bill has a deep love for Brazilian music and has worked extensively with many of Brazil’s best-known artists, including Dori Caymmi, Sergio Mendes, Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, and Gal Costa. 

Bill sang and co-wrote the main title song “All Right Day” for the film HOME RUN SHOWDOWN; has sung on the soundtrack of over sixty films including SING, STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE, WALL-E, RIO, and RIO 2; contributed music to the Oscar-winning documentary 20 FEET FROM STARDOM; and performed with Dick Van Dyke in the 2017 HBO film IF YOU’RE NOT IN THE OBIT, EAT BREAKFAST.  

Bill has recorded six solo CDs; the most recent is LOVE WINS: NEW STANDARDS FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM, a collection of original songs written in the style of classic jazz standards. 


Amy Keys

You've heard her voice on everything from the Stanley Cup Playoffs to Tarzan & Tarzan 2…Seen her singing for Coca Cola and dancing in Another 48 Hours.

Powerhouse vocalist Amy Keys has toured with Leonard Cohen, Phil Collins, Herbie Hancock, Toto, kd lang, Joe Cocker, Kevin Spacey on his Beyond the Sea Tour, Michael Bolton, Johnny Hallyday…to mention only a few.

Amy has sung backgrounds for numerous artists including: Ringo Starr, Barbara Streisand, Sting, Elton John, Toto, Stevie Wonder, OneRepublic, Patti LaBelle, Jill Scott, Janelle Monae, TessAnne Chin, Melissa Ethridge, Seal, Neil Young, Chaka Khan, Al Green, Queen Latifah, NeYo, Heart, Vince Gill, Gavin Degraw, Phil Vassar, Brad Paisley, Sarah Mclachlan, Tina Turner, Michael McDonald, Patti LaBelle, Brooks & Dunn, Mary J. Blige, Brian McKnight, Charice, Randy Newman, Al Jarreau, Natalie Cole, Donna Summer, Toni Braxton, Wilson Phillips, Diana Ross, Tito Puente, Christopher Cross and many others.

The Sony/Epic Label released a solo album with Amy entitled “Lover’s Intuition.” The title track appeared on the soundtrack of the movie “Tap” starring Gregory Hines.

In addition to performing theme songs for many television shows, singing on innumerable commercials and films, she has performed a Command performance for President and Mrs. Obama (The White House Women Of Soul).

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