"The Toronto Starlight Orchestra sounds like swingers having a time of their lives!"
- John Edward Liddle, Conductor, Clinician, Music Director & Trumpet Soloist with the celebrated Kings of Swing
"Open yourself to the sounds of this fine ensemble ... they are a must at any event or occasion."
- Denis Mastromonaco, Assistant Conductor with Opera Mississauga and York Symphony Orchestra
"Leigh Graham has a satiny swing in her voice and a candor to her performance which makes the delightful interpretation of her material like the soda in the scotch ... a charming entertainer!"
- George Wall, Grasshopper Jazz and Blues
Produced in June 2004, this exciting collector's edition cd is a compilation of a series of live recordings in Toronto which features Leigh Graham (www.leighgraham.com), a sensational vocalist who has hosted live entertainment on board Celebrity cruise ships and in many clubs around Toronto. The CD showcases 15 of the orchestra's most requested songs.
The Toronto Starlight Orchestra (www.starlightorchestra.ca) is one of the finest ballroom dance orchestras in Canada. Professionally managed and staffed by talented vocalists and musicians, this world-class dance orchestra is distinguished from contemporary big bands by its delightful versatility and stylish refinement under the leadership of artistic director Don Beaupre and conductors Gerald Reidt, David Lessy and Bill Buchan.
Proceeds from the sale of this CD will be donated to international agencies such as UNICEF (www.unicef.org), World Vision (www.worldvision.org), Oxfam (www.oxfam.org), CARE (www.care.org), Doctors Without Borders (www.msf.org) and the Red Cross (www.redcross.org) through the Global Poverty Relief Foundation (www.gprf.net) to support disaster and poverty relief programs in less developed communities outside Canada.
Soli Deo Gloria!