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  • Sandy Kastel - Speaker
    Sandy Kastel - Speaker "Have you ever been told "You Can't!" "You Won't!" or "You Never Will!" Well, "You Can!" Excerpt from Empowering Women Workshops
  • Sandy Kastel - On-Air Personality
    Sandy Kastel - On-Air Personality "I love interviewing people and discovering how they followed their passion and achieved their goals." Sandy Kastel
  • Sandy Kastel - Performer
    Sandy Kastel - Performer "...All of a sudden the storm had passed A rainbow spread out across the promise land She knew in her heart she wasn’t alone She laughed out loud and said “I’m finally home.” Nashville Tonight
  • Sandy Kastel - Author
    Sandy Kastel - Author "I woke up one morning and realized 'My life has been a series of detours' and I began writing my song and the chapter for Life Choices at the same time'" Life Choices: Navigating Difficult Paths/Detours
  • Sandy Kastel - Philanthropist
    Sandy Kastel - Philanthropist "Sometimes you take a detour on the way to where you go. Wondering which way you're going to turn when you get to the end of the road." Detours
  • Sandy Kastel - Songwriter
    Sandy Kastel - Songwriter "...She asked for a sign from God up above “Please help me understand this 'thing called love' The Music started playing on the radio Haggert started singing, 'That’s the way love goes...'" Nashville Tonight
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    Sandy Kastel and Friends "Sandy Kastel & Friends" is the Hottest New Variety TV Show to hit Las Vegas! Direct from the World Market Center in Las Vegas Featuring Local & International Performers, Artists & Authors, Health, Beauty & Fashion Tips, Dining with the Chefs and more....
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    Sandy Kastel Las Vegas TV Show Host, Performer, Author & Founder of WIMA Women in Music and Arts has something to share with you....
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Sandy Kastel - Press Kit

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Overview

Sandy Kastel is a singer, songwriter and author. As a result, Sandy enjoys a successful career as a multi-genre entertainer. This former Miss Nevada and Miss America contestant also runs her own record label, publishing company and enjoys sharing what she has learned with others as a motivational speaker, giving seminars and working one-on-one with young women who have dreams of becoming the next Miss America. Kastel is not the typical beauty queen and there is nothing typical or predictable about this recording artist.

 
Reviews
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Biography

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Promotional Contacts

Production & Marketing
MIchael Leonetti 702-715-6830
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Record Label
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Audio & Promotional MP3s
Selections from Sandy's catalog of album and single releases including:
  • Indiana Rain - 2010
  • This Time Around - 2008
  • Only In Las Vegas - 2008
  • Valentine's Day Single - 2011
  • Santa Baby - 2010

 

Online Properties

Official Website: http://www.sandykastel.com
Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/sandykastel
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sandykastelmusic
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/sandykastel
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/sandykastel

Videos

SANDY KASTEL "LIVE AT THE SUNCOAST - LAS VEGAS"


SANDY KASTEL "INDIANA RAIN" MUSIC VIDEO

   
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Sandy Kastel Album Reviews:
This Time Around, Only In Las Vegas, Indiana Rain

“Sandy is without a doubt a great performer and on stage is on par with the best that Las Vegas has to offer. Her soft kitten like voice purrs to the tunes in a similar style of the late Marilyn Monroe, but she can crank up the torch power and belt it out like the power house singers of that bygone era when all of these songs were great."
-Justin Scro, Cashbox Magazine

"This high-octane siren releases the aura of what Vegas entertainment was and still is. Kastel has all the characteristic and signs of a star-class entertainer with an attitude only she can deliver. This hometown girl reveals her passionate love affair for the city with each performance."
-Karl Stober, Jazzreview

"Possessing soothing sultry vocals, Kastel leads the orchestra on musical explorations with a Frank Sinatra medley featuring bits of “All of Me,” “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” and “Just One of Those Things.” Sinatra would be proud.”
-Edward Blanco, Ejazz News

"Ms.Kastel's strengths clearly lie in breathing her own unique talents into jazz standards that can always use a new interpretation."
-Dick Metcalf, Improvijazzation Nation

"Kastel knows how to make the song her own, as she puts her all into each word and line and makes it alive again."
-Music For America

"Sandy Kastel is a wonderfully talented vocalist whose style is definitely rooted in the past. Soft and subtle, When I Fall In Love is a beautiful song made even better by Sandy 's smooth vocals. On her album, This Time Around, Sandy gives a stellar performance and ends with a terrific rendition of Somewhere Over The Rainbow."
-Bruce Von Stiers, BVS Reviews

"Kastel's got a great voice and a great choice of songs to run through. When she's given a lighter backdrop, using her own pure vocals, in songs such as Misty and My Funny Valentine, she avoids making the whole become too heavy with unnecessary ideas and melodramatic phrasings. That's when Kastel really shines."
-AMG (All Music Review)

"Sandy Kastel offers up an album of standards which are a tribute to the music of old world Las Vegas. With her wonderful voice she belts out such tunes as "Fever", "Viva Las Vegas", "Luck Be a Lady" and many more. If you enjoy musical soundtracks as well as the classic standards, then this release is perfect for you."
-Mite, The Chicken Fish Speaks

"The Album, This Time Around opens with Sandy sailing through a splashy big band bustling "Come Back to Me." Sandy has a flexible and easy-on-the-ears voice. Cozy, well-phrased takes on "Misty" and "My Funny Valentine" are the highlights on the serious side."
-Rob Lester, Sound Advice

"Kastel has the power and range to front a large unit and she seems to enjoy herself. She can handle songs like Don't Rain on My Parade that need to be belted with perfect elocution and more intimate ones like My Funny Valentine, where she is only backed by a trio."
-Rambles.net

"Where was I all the other times? I surely missed out on great vocal skills and a fantastic combination of great musicians! What a great and varied cd, with a refreshing and fantastic arrangement of "Cry Me a River." Naming another one is "When I Fall in Love" Sandy has an amazing performance and style...fits in perfectly in Las Vegas and is such a lovely and great artist."
-Joost van Steen, Jazz & Blues Tour - The Netherlands

What Sandy Kastel sings in Vegas doesn't always stay in Vegas: It goes National!
Former Miss Nevada & Miss America Talent Winner Kastel breaks into the Top 40 on FMQB AC Radio Stations with her smoky rendition of the Bobby Darin classic "Beyond the Sea" and is surrounded by Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson.

-SouthwestFlair.com

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Sandy Kastel Biography: (Return to top)

Someone forgot to tell Sandy Kastel that you can't have it all...

Sandy Kastel is a singer, songwriter and author. As a result, Sandy enjoys a successful career as a multi-genre entertainer. This former Miss Nevada and Miss America contestant also runs her own record label, publishing company and enjoys sharing what she has learned with others as a motivational speaker, giving seminars and working one-on-one with young women who have dreams of becoming the next Miss America. Kastel is not the typical beauty queen and there is nothing typical or predictable about this recording artist.

Whenever Sandy performs, her optimistic personality, enthusiasm and warm smile are contagious and anyone who has seen her shows will tell you she's “one hundred percent performer and friendly to everyone she meets.” These are a just few of the attributes that make Sandy successful in all her endeavors.

When Sandy's parents met, it was a true case of jazz meets country. Sandy, born in San Francisco, was barely two weeks old when she experienced her first cross-country flight, as her mother, artist Wanda Jean Armstrong, boarded an airplane with Sandy to join her father, saxophonist, Dick Kastel, who was in the Army Air Force Band in Washington, D.C. Sandy has been traveling ever since.

After leaving the service, Sandy's father toured for few years with big bands in the Midwest, where Sandy's sister, Linda was born in St. Louis, Missouri. When Sandy was almost four, her parents bought a home in Mesquite, a small town outside of Dallas, Texas, close to where her mother was born and raised, where Sandy experienced the influences of country music, down-home values and patriotism that would help mold Sandy's personality and love of country music.

When her father joined the Harry James Band he moved his family to Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World, where Sandy decided she wanted to be a performer on the big stage. A benefit of her father playing in the showrooms of the Hotels was watching the great entertainers perform such as Sinatra & the Rat Pack, Ann Margret and Elvis Presley. While she watched from the light booth, Sandy learned from the best.

As Sandy Kastel entered the professional world of entertainment she performed in many of the Las Vegas lounges and showrooms, in production shows, musicals, plays, commercials, television and film. She has toured the US and Canada, parts of Europe and Asia. In 2007 she released This Time Around, paying tribute to the great performers she watched as a child and Only In Las Vegas, the companion album to her television show, The Event.

In 2009 Sandy teamed up with industry heavy hitters, Ron Aniello, Multi-Platinum, Grammy nominated record producer (Lifehouse, Jars of Clay, Patty Scialfa), two time Grammy winning bassist, Jimmy Haslip (YellowJackets,Bruce Hornsby, Chaka Khan) and legendary Grammy nominated jazz keyboardist, Jeff Lorber (Kenny G, Michael Franks, Amy Winehouse).

Sandy Kastel has come full circle returning to her country roots, writing songs for her album, contributing to the book Life Choices: Navigating Difficult Paths and sharing her experiences and stories with other young women in her books and seminars. Sandy is “just a country girl in a big city world.”

INDIANA RAIN is the result of combining Kastel's multi-cultural musical background with what happens “when life takes a detour.” Keep your eyes on INDIANA RAIN – Sandy Kastel will never fail to take you on a journey…

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Events

Join me for SANDY KASTEL & FRIENDS Variety Show

Weekdays MONDAY - FRIDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

LIVE from LAS VEGAS on KLAV 1230 AM

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Tasty Bits

Sandy Kastel and Friends TV Show!

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Sandy Kastel and Friends TV Show
Features Entertainment and Interviews with
Artists | Performers | Authors | Celebrities
"Cooking with Chef Michael"
"Fit and Fabulous Forever" and More...
 
Sandy Kastel and Friends TV Show Schedule

TV | CABLE
Sat. & Sun. 8:30 AM        TV 31.2 & 47.8       
Sat. & Sun. 9:00 AM         KEEN TV 17 (17.1) & TV 31.2
Sat. & Sun. 9:30 AM         TV 47.5 & Prism 22     
Sat. & Sun. 12:00 PM (noon)    KEEN-17 TV (17.1) & TV 31.2
Sat. $ Sun. 12:30 PM        TV 47.6
Sat. & Sun. 12:00 AM (mid)         Retro TV 47.4 & Prism 24   

ONLINE
http://www.SandyKastelAndFriends.com
http://www.YouTube.com/SandyKastel    

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"Empowering Artists of All Ages through Education, Mentoring and Scholarships"
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Fit & Fabulous Forever

Join me here to "Stay Fit and Fabulous Forever" where we will explore fashion, beauty and health tips with local experts to help you achieve your goals.

Email Sandy Kastel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Here are a few of the healthy places I visit during the week. Call them for their class schedules and tell them "Sandy Kastel sent me.":

Backstage Dance Studio with instructor Angelo Moio.

3425 Backstage Blvd,
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Near the intersection of Backstage Blvd and Anthony Dr
(702) 547-1040

Call 702-457-7310

Sherry Goldstein's Yoga Sanctuary.

Yoga Sanctuary
http://www.lasvegasyoga.com

East Side Studio
9480 S. Eastern #252
Las Vegas, NV 89123
702-407-0043

West Side Studio
7915 West Sahara #101
Las Vegas, NV 89117
702-240-7666

Call for their class schedule.