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About Re:wind

Located in Toronto, Ontario, Re:wind is a band that specializes in creating upbeat and high quality music entertainment for weddings and other special events. Whether it's rock, pop, jazz, Latin or country music, this band aims to make your wedding party a hit!

Services offered

This band is versatile and come in any kind of configuration your wedding needs. Their customizable lineup ranges from a solo performer to a multi-faceted ensemble for larger weddings. The services they offer include ceremony music, cocktail hour music, instrumentals, learn new songs, microphones, reception music, music during breaks, rehearsal dinner music, sample performances, sound / PA system and vocals.

Re:wind is also available to play other great events that require the professional touch of these skilled musicians. They are punctual and will prepare all the arrangements in time for your event, providing the sound system, lighting and great music to your event.

Eva Weiss

Evelyn grew up in Slovenia and started playing piano at the age of 6. She finished primary music school in Ljubljana, studying classical music (equivalent to RCM 6). She continued her studies at the Conservatory for Music and Ballet Ljubljana. During this time Evelyn majored in jazz, music theory and minored in classical piano (equivalent to RCM 8) . In her third year of high school she joined the Conservatory for Music and Ballet Ljubljana’s Big Band, of which she played across Slovenia and Croatia. In 2012 she came second place in a competition of jazz soloists and ensembles in Ljubljana and was awarded for her original jazz composition. After graduating from high school she further pursued her studies at Humber College. Evelyn is currently a professional piano and theory instructor at “A Sharp School of Music”. She is also a keyboardist in the Mississauga based band, “Jammer’s Waffle House”. The band has released their new album “All At Once” and plays across the Greater Toronto Area.

Caius Howlett

Caius Howlett is a Percussionist and Composer from Baltimore, Ontario. He started drums at the age of 4, with a family of musicians. The first band Caius was a part of was "Her Majesties Royal Marines Association Band Of Ontario", the oldest band in Canada, of which he performed in for 17 years. This band involved playing military marches and Broadway standards from the early 60’s to 70’s. This band also performed at the "Rochester International Military Tattoo" and "The Battle Of Plattsburgh Commemoration". During this time Caius had played for numerous government officials including the Governor General of Canada. During these years he played on and off performances with the Victorian Operetta Society playing musical productions in Cobourg for 10 years which included “Seussical The Musical”, “Shrek The Musical”, “White Christmas”, “A Christmas Carol”, "Camelot" and "Guys and Dolls". He recently played in Gravenhurst’s Opera House’s 2017 production of “Swing” by Alan Lund and Howard Cable. Caius has had the opportunity to be studying with Jeff Friedl, drummer for Devo, Puscifer, Ashes Divide and A Perfect Circle. Caius currently is composing music for small local artists and directors in Toronto and frequently performing with multiple groups. Along with co-founding Re:wind, Caius has started many bands including his solo project under his own name, AIRE, Embassy, F4nt3m and many more smaller ensembles. Caius' aspirations include completing his Bachelors and Master Degrees as well as seeking a steady career in music. In 2017 Caius won the Zildjian Cymbal Bursary at Humber College.

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Melody Chance

Canadian songwriter and piano-based musician Melody Chance takes influence from a wide variety of genres to create his unique blend of jazz and pop music. Living in Toronto ON, Chance is currently studying in Humber College’s jazz program. He quit piano lessons as a child but later taught himself to play instead, also picking up bass, drums, guitar, and anything else he could get his hands on. Some of Chance’s greatest influences include Stevie Wonder, Donald Fagen, Jamie Cullum, and Gavin Castleton, but he credits an album by American singer-songwriter and record producer Ben Folds for his return to the piano at the age of 16. Chance’s performance history includes many performances both as a soloist and as a bandleader. Chance also has a passion for film and photography, allowing him to create and edit his own videos in his home studio complete with keyboards, synths, percussion instruments and a competent selection of recording gear and software. As an embracer of technology, he delivers frequent online content in the form of YouTube videos and livestreams while also performing around Toronto at festivals such as Big on Bloor and Toronto Undergraduate Jazz Festival and in venues like the Rivoli, the Free Times Cafe, and 120 Diner. Chance released his debut EP, ‘Lost,’ on June 9th, 2017, and has released several singles since while working on his next solo EP.

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Andy Ranieri

Andy Ranieri is an up and coming freelance bassist from Richmond Hill, Ontario that is currently going into his fourth year at Humber College. He first started playing bass at the age of 13 and was heavily influenced to do so after seeing videos of Paul McCartney playing bass with The Beatles and from then on became in love with not only the instrument but also music itself. Andy Ranieri plays in a variety of styles that are primarily jazz, fusion, funk/R&B and rock. He has also won awards such as The Toronto Musicians Association William H. Carne Bass Award and The Humber Music Performance Award. As well as playing with Re:Wind, you can see Andy play in various groups around the city that include The I.OU. Group, Carbon Memory and The Clement Lau Quartet.