Orlando is one of America’s top destinations for conventions, trade shows and corporate events! For over 20 years, Paradise has been and continues to be one of this area’s most requested bands for musical entertainment for special events.
Band leader/drummer Lloyd Hanson, keyboardist Wayne Gratz and bass guitarist Dan Cermeno are founding members. Lead vocalist, Natalie Fleming found Paradise in 2001 and Rick Voigt has recently rounded out the band with incredible guitar playing and soulful lead vocals. A three-piece horn section, percussionist, steel drummer and other lead vocalists are often added to spice things up for larger events and larger venues.
Paradise has provided entertainment for a variety of events in their history together. Highlights include:
- A corporate dinner-dance program with Ray Charles in San Juan, PR for American Express
- Opening for Bruce Hornsby & the Range at “Light-Up Orlando”
- New Year’s Eves parties with The Commodores, Chubby Checker, Richard Elliot and Ramsey Lewis
- Sharing the stage with Wilson Pickett for Publix Corporation
- Backing up Donnie Osmond and Marilyn McCoo for Children’s Miracle Network at Epcot Center and MGM Studios
- Exclusive band for PGA Merchandise awards show for 4 years in a row
- Corporate shows for Legal & General Insurance Group in San Antonio, Aruba and Sun City, South Africa