Piano / Vocal Duo
(with Todd Simon)
Sassy and sultry vocalist Sandhi Santini and multi- instrumentalist keyboardist and arranger, Todd Simon have teamed up creatively. Together they are an entertainment force to be reckoned with. A dynamic duo. The ultimate dream team! Based in New York City, their individual and combined track records prove that this upscale act has broad international appeal, and knows what it takes to entertain and engage audiences of every kind. Their warm, cooperative personalities make them a favorite of staffs and managements everywhere.
Sandhi is a graduate of Howard University, Washington, DC with a B.A. in Theatre Arts and Communications. She has graced the stage in numerous venues with her cabaret show “Eartha, La Chanteuse!” (A 10-song Tribute to the legendary Eartha Kitt). Recently performed at the world-renowned Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Bar Lounge, NYC to a sold-out audience! Sandhi has headlined as a cabaret singer throughout the USA, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Singing residencies include The Mandarin Oriental Hotel (The Bamboo Bar), Bangkok, Thailand; Lemuria and Ephelia Constance Resorts, Seychelles, Africa; and Hilton International Hotels in Istanbul, Turkey; Munich & Dusseldorf, Germany; Vienna, Austria; and Budapest, Hungary, among others. She has recorded with several labels in Italy.
Todd is a multi-instrumentalist—mastering the piano, keyboards, the Hammond B3 organ, and several saxophones. An accomplished composer and arranger, he graduated from the Peabody Conservatory of Music. In 2009, he was hired as the pianist with the U.S. Naval Academy Band. His 2013 CD Simon Says earned him a 2014 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award. A full-time musician, performer, composer, and arranger, some of his recent performances include the Sax n Art Jazz Club in Vietnam; local jazz festivals; Blues Alley; the Kennedy Center’s Millenium Stage; and several embassies.
With an impressive repertoire that consists of smooth jazz, jazz standards, blues, popular songs, R&B; Motown; dance, and Broadway, The Sandhi Santini Duo with Todd Simon is the perfect combination for your entertainment venue!