Meet the Musicians
Reema Schonbeck • The Champagne Orchestra
The owner and CEO of Noire Productions, Reema’s noir pop style has been called “so beautiful to experience.” She has performed in Paris, Berlin, London, Alaska, Mexico— as well as every part of the United States from California to New York. Reema’s voice can be heard on Platinum level selling albums, on TV, in commercials, in the Shanghai Disney castle show, as part of press releases for luxury resorts, and so much more.
Niklas Schonbeck • The Champagne Orchestra, Midnight Radio
Nik Schonbeck is a Guitarist, musical Director, producer and arranger who has performed all over the globe with numerous artists alongside legendary musicians including Norah Jones, The Tokens, Mike Stern, Jodi Benson, JR Robinson and Russell Ferrante to name a few.
Mark Falchook • The Champagne Orchestra, Midnight Radio
Pianist/Keyboardist performed live and/or recorded with: Wynton Marsalis, Dave Valentin, Herbie Mann, Bob James, Angela Bofill, Patti Austin, Paquito de Rivera, Arturo Sandoval, Wallace Roney, Janek Gwizdala, Aerosmith, The Beach Boys, Gary U.S. Bonds, Sammy Cahn, Phoebe Snow
Jon Warcholak • The Champagne Orchestra, Midnight Radio
Jon Warcholak has been performing professionally for over 25 years. Jon's compositions and arrangements have been performed aboard Carnival cruise ships where he also served as bassist and musical director. He has performed with Idina Menzel, Alexis Cole, Disney's Mo'Rockin, the Jacksonville Symphony and the Orlando Philharmonic. Jon holds a Master of Fine Arts (2000) from the State University of New York College Conservatory at Purchase.
Landon Baker • The Champagne Orchestra, Midnight Radio
Landon Baker has toured the country with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's circus, as well as having been the backup drummer for La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil. Currently, he's a full-time drummer with the Main Street Philharmonic at Magic Kingdom. He's also an active session musician for Disney Parks Entertainment.
Jamil Claxton • The Champagne Orchestra
Jamil "Jam" Claxton is a Central Florida native, and has had the pleasure to perform with notable entertainment companies throughout the country and abroad. He has been a featured vocalist for Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Japan, Costa Cruciere, and more. Always prepared and professional, Jamil is delighted to engage and entertain whenever, wherever.
Alain Bradette • The Champagne Orchestra, Midnight Radio
Horn Section lead
Probably the most heard saxophonist in central Florida (he played more than 9000 shows for Cirque Du Soleil based on Walt Disney World property for millions of spectators) Alain is an internationally known musician from Canada who as collaborated with local, and international artists. He is a proud member of Noire Events Productions.
Sam Zambito • The Champagne Orchestra, Midnight Radio
Sam attended the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY where he studied Trumpet Performance. His professional career includes more than 20 years as a staff musician and band leader for the Walt Disney Company. In addition to extensive recordings for television, film, CD’s and radio, Sam has performed dozens of Broadway productions, most recently, In The Heights, Evita and West Side Story.
Derrick Harris • The Champagne Orchestra, Midnight Radio
Derrick Harris has been playing the trombone for almost two decades, and when he began playing the trombone at the age of 11, he was inspired by the great trombonist and composer, J.J. Johnson. As a young performer he spent a lot of time listening to the many great jazz musicians like Johnson, and out of that grew his love of the trombone. Johnson's playing influenced him so much that Derrick began to model his playing (phrasing and sound) after his eloquent approach to the instrument.
Danny Alan • The Champagne Orchestra, Midnight Radio
Danny Alan is a sought after live and studio singer who has been singing professionally for more than 20 years. A graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, TN, Danny is a founding member of the award winning vocal band The Edge Effect. He has shared stages and recorded with Mindi Abair, David Benoit, Marc Broussard, and Shoshana Bean, and is a featured headliner for Walt Disney World, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Costa Cruise Lines, and many more.
John Gibson • The Champagne Orchestra
John Gibson II has been a professional entertainer since the age of 17. He is a stage and studio performer whose influences include jazz, old school funk and R&B. He has worked in Acappella projects at Universal Studios and Epcot for many years. His smooth baritone voice can be heard on numerous Disney parade and show soundtracks all over the globe.
Alejandra Garcia • Midnight Radio
Cristina Olarte • The Champagne Orchestra
Cristina is a recording artist based in Orlando, FL. You may have recognized her incredible voice while spending time at Disney and Universal resorts. Bringing a stunning and sultry energy, Cristina creates a unique approach to every event for a one of a kind experience!
Holly Dodd • Midnight Radio
Born a Florida native, Holly has been singing most of her life. From Top 40 Hits to Folk, she has fronted a variety of bands and worked with artists like Toby Keith, Huey Lewis, Train, and many more.
Adam Mantovani • The Champagne Orchestra, Midnight Radio
Adam Mantovani is a multi-instrumentalist who studied music at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Adam helped write and produce several albums with his band Chroma and for many years toured the country playing the festival and jam band circuit. He can currently be seen performing as a side man with a variety of bands throughout the Southeastern United States.
Raul Valdes • The Champagne Orchestra, Midnight Radio