For over thirty years, music lovers around the world have agreed with the Chicago Sun Times, "There is only one Doug Montgomery." His unforgettable live performances and his numerous versatile recordings reveal the vast talent of this world-class musician and his repeat engagements at some of the country's premier private and corporate events proves the appeal is surely the music but also the man himself. In fifth grade he walked through the doors of his first music class and entered a whole new world.LEARN MORE
BRANDEN & JAMES, the Cello and Vocal duo, brings the soulful timbre of James on his cello combined with Branden's emotional and powerful vocals, creating a sound that leaves audiences feeling moved and inspired. "…the always supportive, sometimes haunting power of the cello accompanying Branden's voice solidifies the classical sound, adds new depth to the popular, and allows the audience to just sit back and take it in…so movingly, that you may forget to breathe!" says Paul Lisnek - Host of Broadway in Chicago Backstage.LEARN MORE
Pianist/Singer Al Rogers has enjoyed a successful international career. In the Netherlands, Al's home base from 1976-1998, he was band leader of a popular TV talk show, performed several times for the royal family, and toured many countries in Europe and the middle east. he was featured at the North Sea Jazz Festival and has performed with legends such as Lionel Hampton, Harry "Sweets" Edison, and many others. Al has been a favorite at Fenix at Vanessie for many years with his piano skills and deep soulful voice performing varied styles from standards, jazz & blues, and R&B.
Greg Schlotthauer is an extraordinary talent with a beautiful, sensually agile voice and his piano arrangements of pop and rock tunes from the 60's up to modern-day its stay truer to original recordings than anyone you've seen perform on a piano. he jokes that some people are creative and others are copiers, but make no mistake, this guy is something very special. he has several copies on hand of a list of 1,000 songs and enjoys taking requests, everything from the Beatles to Coldpay, from Elton John to U2 and from Joan Armstranding and Joni Mitchell to "Post-Lourdes Madonna"/ He performs almost everything in their original keys whether that entails being the male or female vocalist, and somehow it all seems natural. Don't miss this passionate performer with a deep love of quality popular music who is refreshingly humble and eager to please.