Kaleidoscope is all about gorgeous vocals, fat grooves and having fun! We will make your wedding, corporate event or party an exciting and unforgettable experience for you and your whole party.
Our repertoire offers something for everybody: pop, dance, R&B, Latin, rock, Brazilian and jazz. We can set an intimate mood or fill the dance floor.
Vikki and Bill Lorentzen have been performing together for almost 20 years - and they're still married! We can bring whatever size ensemble you need, from a big-sounding 2 piece to a 6 piece band, whatever your needs and budget.
Biography: Vikki's singing career began with her studies in music and piano at age 9. She sang lead and in ensembles throughout her school years. While living in Los Angeles, Vikki did vocal recording sessions in a variety of studios and performed in concerts and night clubs. She studied under renowned Celebrity vocal coach, Roger Love. Vikki has been a member of Screen Actors Guild and A.F.T.R.A. since 1979, under her actor's name: Victoria Tan, starring in a variety of film, TV shows, in commercials, and on stage at the Union Plaza Hotel, in Las Vegas. In Florida, Vikki continued her recording session singing, and performed with a variety of bands at a number of events, private parties, weddings, corporate events and night clubs in the Tampa Bay. Vikki lends her beautiful lead vocals to Kaleidoscope's fantastic sound.
Biography: Bill started playing guitar and harmonica at the age of ten and played in local bands, while growing up in Connecticut. After high school he attended Alvescott College in Oxford, England and Berklee School of Music in Boston. After college, Bill moved to Los Angeles and played in popular dance and Top 40 show bands in Southern California and traveled the United States. By the mid '80s, Bill had established himself in the L.A. recording scene, doing sessions for various Motown artists and touring with Edgar Winter and Maxine Nightingale. In 1986, Bill opened Producers Studio, his first recording studio, with partner Peter Schless, author of the #1 hit song, 'On the Wings of Love.' In 1991, he and his family moved to Clearwater, and he opened Power Sound Studio, and most recently, In Your Ear Music, a jingle and music production company. Bill has recently recorded an album of Smooth Jazz and Latin songs with members of Kaleidoscope and other top musicians in the Tampa Bay area. The album, Dreams and Adventures, is available on iTunes, Rhapsody, Napster, etc.
For a "musical island experience", we proudly add:
STEVEN KRAWCZYN (pronounced like 'crossin' de street soca-mon)...Steel Pan/Vocals/Toys
Biography: Steve lithely plays tenor pan, ranging from classic calypso/reggae to pop-soca, latin-jazz to wedding-ceremonial, and the ever popular Jimmy Buffett tunes. Krawczyn's professional appearance and attitude adds to any class-A entertainment event. His professionalism was developed over his lifetime musical career: Pro-drummer at age 12, and at 17 touring and recording nationally and internationally with Dobie Grey and Buffey St. Marie; Nashville studio recording artist with such popular singers as Crystal Gayle, Freddie Fender, Sketter Davis; TV appearances including a 2008 TV commercial for Sirata Resort Hotel.
So if you want us to TROPICALIZE your next private function, wedding, corporate, or club event, we add Steven Krawczyn for soothing and wined-up-and-dance Island music and leave your cares on "de Mainland, mon!"
Sheryl Crowe, Adele, Whitney Houston, Linda Ronstadt, Sade, Gloria Estefan, Nora Jones, Gwen Stefani, Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Santana, Bob Marley, Donna Summer, Corinne Bailey Rae, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Train, Pink, Madonna, Tom Petty, Eagles
Club Event in Clearwater, FL on 05/06/2011
"Kaleidoscope is awesome!! They have played at our club twice and each time I am more and more impressed with their music. Vikki has an incredible voice. She can sing just about anything. Bill is fantastic with the guitar. Their repetoire of music is endless and they are more than willing to learn new music for you and are very accommodating with whatever requests we have. I would definitely recommend them to anyone who wants a great evening of music and song. Marcia"
- Marcia N.
Birthday Party (Adults) in Sarasota, FL on 05/08/2010
"I can't say enough about this 2 piece band...They were professional, occomodating..quality of their proformance was the best I ever heard...
I would definitely hire them again...Everyone at the party just loved them..
You won't be disappointed....Loved, Loved, Loved them..."
- Anna L.
Club Event in Tampa, FL on 04/23/2010
"We couldn't be more happy with the performance of the Kaleidoscope band for our Dinner/Dance on April 23rd! Their sound was professional and Victoria has an awesome voice and a dynamic stage presence. The guests are still talking about it. I will definitely book them again in the near future."
- Linda R.
Country Club Event in Treasure Island, FL on 05/30/2009
"THEY WERE GREAT
i ALWAYS HAVE A HARD TIME BOOKING ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE CLUB
BECAUSE OF THE DIFFFERENCE OF AGE GROUPS.
BUT HEY WERE VERY GOOD AND WERE VERY MUCH LIKED
In addition to Clearwater, Kaleidoscope will also travel to Belleair Beach, Largo, Indian Rocks Beach, Dunedin, Ozona, Palm Harbor, Crystal Beach, Safety Harbor, Seminole, Oldsmar, Pinellas Park, Saint Petersburg, Bay Pines, Tarpon Springs, Tampa, Holiday, Odessa, Elfers, New Port Richey, Port Richey, Lutz, Land O Lakes, Hudson, Apollo Beach, Gibsonton, Sun City, Ruskin, Anna Maria, Brandon, Mango
and many other locations in and around the Clearwater area.
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