Bill Cantos is a keyboardist, songwriter, and vocalist who has toured and/or recorded with Herb Alpert and Lani Hall, Burt Bacharach, Phil Collins, Alan Bergman, Sergio Mendes, Dori Caymmi, Deniece Williams, and many others. His songs have been covered by Ramsey Lewis, Lea Salonga, Patti Austin, Brenda Russell, Herb Alpert and Lani Hall, Clay Crosse, Cheryl Bentyne, Lillias White, Helen Baylor, Flora Purim, and Maranatha Music. Cantos sings on many film soundtracks, including Rio, Tangled, Iron Man 2, and Wall-E, and has released six solo CDs. He earned a master's in jazz studies from the New England Conservatory of Music, as a student of Fred Hersch.
Pianist, composer, conductor, and arranger Mari Falcone has won international acclaim performing with Donna Summer, Amy Grant, Nell Carter, Kim Hill, Vikki Carr, Debby Boone, and Deniece Williams, and is currently part of Dancion, a classical/jazz collaboration with Abraham Laboriel, Juliana Gondek, and others. She was commissioned by the Florence Dance Company to compose The Garden Ballet, which premiered in Florence, Italy; wrote and produced Debby Boone’s album for children The Snow Angel; composes for theater, TV and film; has released three CDs as a solo artist; and served as musical director, keyboardist, and conductor off-Broadway and regional theater and the Groundlings improv comedy troupe. Falcone has made many TV appearances, including the Grammy Awards (twice) and The Tonight Show, is a playwright with several performed plays to her credit, and holds a master's in classical piano performance from the University of Miami, as a student of Rosalina Sackstein.
Cantos and Falcone are currently writing new songs with Alan and Marilyn Bergman and Johnny Mandel and are also working on new musical theater projects.