Testimonials

The Cocktail Shakers provided wonderful musical accompaniment for our wedding and reception at Canoe Restaurant in early July. Their musical selections ranged from jazz standards to 80’s new wave to contemporary hits, all of which were performed beautifully — they even learned a couple of new songs for our ceremony!  Our guests loved them!”
Tim Giguere and Perry Orestes

The Cocktail Shakers wooed the crowd at our 2010 season kick off at the Toronto International Film Festival BELL LIGHTBOX. Not only did they envelope the crowd with their smooth, sultry jazz standards and contemporary classics but they managed to lure Kevin Spacey, Jon Lovitz and Kelly Preston to join in and bask in their music. As day chair for TIFF event and as Assistant Education Chair of the Young Presidents’ Organization, Upper Canada Chapter, I will most definitely be putting The Cocktail Shakers on my preferred entertainment list for future events.”
Alim Somani (President, Infusion Development Corporation / Young Presidents’ Organization, Upper Canada Chapter)

“The Cocktail Shakers were a highlight at my company’s 2010 Holiday party. With over 200 guests in attendance, this professional trio performed songs from jazz legends like Ella Fitzgerald to pop stars like The Beatles to the excellent R&B sounds of Smokey Robinson. I am looking forward to hiring them for my next function.”
Matthew Benjamin, M.D, F.R.C.P (Managing Partner, Ellesmere X-ray Associates)

The Cocktail Shakers performed at our recent corporate cocktail party held at the TRUMP Hotel. We opted for the full band including sax & drums, which was well worth the added investment. They entertained our group of over 175 lawyers and banking executives with class and professionalism. The group fit the mood and adapted to the crowd, taking several requests. I highly recommend The Cocktail Shakersfor your next function! Susan et al. were simply AMAZING!!”
Kendra Court (Event Planner, Cassels, Brock and Blackwell LLP)

“The Cocktail Shakers’ pianist performed for our fall product launch. His set list was crowd appropriate and his technical skill was apparent. It was a pleasure dealing with The Cocktail Shakers and I would highly recommend them.”
Enika Petro, Event Planner, Siemens Hearing Instruments Inc.

“They were great. I can’t say enough good things.”
Peter Wilson (Chair, Upper Canada Chapter YPO)

The Cocktail Shakers performed at a corporate event for our clients. They were, simply put – absolutely stunning. Their classic jazz sound, serenaded and transported us to a time gone-by. The Cocktail Shakers set the ambiance for a magical evening.”
Janet Glass (P. Eng. Hatch Mott Macdonald)

The Cocktail Shakers were the perfect accompaniment for our speakeasy – themed Blissdom Canada event! Susan is an amazing singer and added so much heart and sexiness to the party. I think everyone felt like they had gone back in time. I would book those guys again in a second!”
Rebecca Brown (Bunchland.ca)

“Man you can play….”
Wynton Marsalis (sitting in with Marcel Aucoin @ the Trane Studio, Toronto)

The Cocktail Shakers were fantastic. I would definitely call them again. Everything went so smoothly and the music was absolutely perfect for our annual fundraiser. We had so many compliments!
Robin Kind (General Counsel, Ontario Clean Water Agency)

The CD (Paul Donat’s Rio Bossa) is awesome! Congrats on a great recording!”
Jaymz Bee (Host, JazzFm)

“From their melodic and playful sound to their hip and swank presence, The Cocktail Shakers are sure to make any event one to reminisce over. Susan’s golden voice will stop your guests in their tracks with wonderment and appreciation.”
Thomas Dimitroff (General Manager of the Atlanta Falcons)

“…I have shared a stage with Susan at a number of different venues. She has a phenomenal ear for harmony, and her ability to engage and maintain the attention of an audience is an invaluable trait in a vocalist….”
Robbie Roth (Composer, Flashdance the Broadway Musical)

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