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TESTIMONIALS

NEW!! ‘It was a real pleasure working with Yvonne and Last Tango to promote our 2016 album launch and lead single. Yvonne brings a very genuine care and effort the artists she works with; she’s diligent in her plan for the campaign and goes the extra distance to really appreciate the uniqueness of the artist she is working with and modify her strategy accordingly. ” Last Hologram (artist)

NEW!! “…your company name came up with some great reports in our due diligence – Apparently you have a talent for launching bands.” John O’Brien/Tribe Royal (manager)

NEW!! “You do a really great job.”  JD DeRaadt/KAOS Radio

NEW!! “I didn’t know you were doing this (project), Yvonne – not at all surprised, given your role as longtime Taste Fairy!” Eric Thom/BLURTONLINE Magazine

NEW!!  “Thank you Yvonne! Keep the great music coming! We add new music every week with #NewMusicTuesday, Over 2000 active and growing listeners Coast to Coast to Coast in Canada and over 90 Countries! Your artists will be heard on Canada’s Best Music. We look forward to more amazing Canadian music! Continued success!” Michael Bartlett/www.PopCanRadio.ca/Canada’s Best Music

NEW!! “You do a wonderful job of keeping us updated.” PJ Wilson (artist)

“you represent some fine artists!” Ted Crouch/Host/VOICE OF THE SHUSWAP radio

“You are one of only a hand full of people who do what you do, but you are one of the BEST! And I say that with no hesitation what so ever.” Joe Wood/RDR MUSIC

“…your guys are top of the line when I get the okay to download at the station. Thanks for sharing your artists.” Vina Moses/Music Director/QCCR radio

“I know… it’s up to the gods… but at least I have the best person working the case….!” Riggi Media International

 “You definitely did an amazing job and I will be contacting you very shortly.  Our follow up single is almost ready, ….thank you for being patient and believing in FoXx. ….we truly thank you from the bottom of our hearts.”  Kurt Singh/Manager for FoXx Williams. 

“Thanks to YOU I’m getting played on sky jazz internet radio…. Thanks for your dedication to my music and getting it out there and on the airwaves ! I am pleased with the results to date. … You’re awesome !!  Andrea Smith/Artist

“Had you not pushed my music like you did, I’m sure most people still wouldn’t know who I was. But people are starting to take notice.” Scott Richmond/Artist

“thanks Yvonne.. you are worth every penny.” ShyAnne/Artist

 “Posted under a group picture with Yvonne Valnea…”I’ve worked with all of them, and there are no finer music reps in the biz!” Mark Rheaume/CBC

“I am always grateful to Yvonne for bringing us great artists that we would not have known about without Last Tango.” Sandy Graham/CASHBOX CANADA

“Thank you again for all your legwork in arranging the CDs which we are featuring in our weekly contest starting today!”  Stu Berketo/Music Co-ordinator/ THE WAVE FM,  Hamilton, ONwww
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“I work for both xxxx and Yvonne and I feel either one will do great job. They both are veterans of the industry and are extremely professional.” Joe Wood/RDR MUSIC

“I just got off the phone with Don Graham from Cashbox.  We had a great chat and interview for my article in the magazine…..I’m so excited to hear they are giving me the cover!!  Wow!  And it’s because of your relationship with them, they love you!   Thanks for everything!”  Cheryl Thibideau
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“…you’re awesome!” Anthony Donnelly/Announcer/YL COUNTRY
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“we are really happy with your work, and will definitely continue working with you.”  Shannon Trentham (manager/Dani- Lynn Trentham) 
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“Thanks for the amazing updates.  You always deal with the best artists.” Alan Sochan/Music Director for INDIELOVE radio in Torontowww
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“I alway keep your emails flagged so I know I have to come back to them and get back to you.” Brian James/CFZN/CFBG radio network Music Directorwwwww

”I have a folder just for you and your releases.” Paul Kerwin/CJFX Music Director in Antigonish.NS

“My research tells me that your company is one of the best so we certainly would appreciate your help.”  Pete Massey/ DOWNSIDE band

“I mentioned Last Tango to a singer/songwriter who recently launched a new CD… I know how passionately you represent your clients! Hope 2012 is a great  year for you and all your musicians.”  Sharon McCully, The Sherbrook Record

 

“you came VERY highly recommended.”  David St Germain/Artist

“I take this opportunity to congratulate you on the great work you’ve accomplished….on the project.”
   Michel Gendron, Tox Records

“…you know I always make a point to get in your artists.” John Emms, The Daily Press

 

“I’m adding Bonnie this week in our can-con category. You wore me down.”  Mike Rose, Program Director, CKPC (Brantford, ON)

“You’re the best at keeping in touch with me.” David Reed, Belleville Intelligencer

“Great work with Tracy Millar…” Rob Smith, Royalty Records

“Thank you so sincerely…” Staff of the Havelock Country Music Talent Showdown

“Your praises have been sung out loud today by Mr. Joe Wood (DMDS), who has recommended that I contact you in regard to radio tracking.” Isabella Hawnt, Bizkit

“…try Yvonne, she is also good at this stuff” Daryl Holien, Harvard Broadcasting (referring an artist to Last Tango)

“Yvonne has called the editor of The Express so many times over the last couple of years in an effort to get her artists reviewed that we are on a first name basis…At least they’re lucky enough to have Yvonne on their side.”
Paul Bickford, The Express

“I would like to thank you for your great work on the Vengaboys.   Hang your gold record proudly in a visible place as a reminder of a job well done.”  Larry Mancini, ISBA Music Entertainment

“Thanks so much, you did a wonderful job.”  Spirit River Distribution

“Wow, Great job.” Solitudes

“Everything you are doing is much appreciated by myself and the band.” Bruce Leperre, Program/Music Director 730 CKDM, manager for The Swiftys

“Holy Crow Yvonne !!!…. You do good work! Thanks so much!!”  Mae More                                                                                                                                                                                                         
“You’ve got some good stuff.”  Jonathan Best/Music Director BIG DOG 92.7 (Astral Media)                                                                                                        

“We couldn’t have done it without you (Juno Nomination)…We recommend you highly.” Ron Varze, Sandro Dominelli Quintet

“It’s been a pleasure having you on board these last 6 months and all the good attention you brought with you to the project with your work. Again, thank you and I really appreciate the follow up still with the “scragglers”. I’m looking forward to working with you again on our next campaign.”  Al Lukas

“I heard a lot of good comments about your company in Quebec….we all agreed that you are an awesome Radio Promoter.”  Yanik Rouleau/OCTOBER SKY mgt.

“We have no doubts at all about how hard you work!… its a tough, full-time slog and there’s no way we’d have the time or energy or knowledge or expertise to do it well ourselves.  Go Yvonne Go!”  Swing Rosie

“And to think last year this time I was an unknown – it’s all due to my promoter!!”  Cheryl Thibideau

“..you’ve done extremely good work for us in the past.”  Trent Schmidge, Graffiti Music

“thank you for your amazing work.”  Dark Ryder Entertainment

“I love leaving PR in your hands…” Sandy Foster

“Thank you for continuing helping us and tracking everything even though the contract expired.  I really appreciate it and I will never forget it.  ” Troy Jones

“Thank you so much Yvonne! I now have an awesome press sheet labeled Critical Praise. It has been awesome working with you. Thanks for getting my music out there!…. Good job!” Matt Lipscombe

“Thanks so much for all your work with radio and press and thanks for looking after radio while not extending the contract. It is really appreciated. Really!”  Lisa Spizzirri, Mother Earth Productions (for Shane Philip)

“Thanks so much for all that you contributed. It was indeed a pleasure to work with you, a professional with a sense of humour to boot! Hope we can do it again.”  Jamie Ford, CounterSteer Inc., Automotive Event Management

“I want to thank you for all of your great work last year.” Glenn Marais, Like A Child Aids orphans in Africa Project

“Not a day goes by where we don’t thank whatever spiritual forces are out there for all the hard work that you’ve put into getting the Downline buzz going… from the bottom, top, middle and sides of our hearts, thank you for all that you’ve done for us.” DOWNLINE

“keep the good stuff coming!”    John Kereiff/GONZO MAGAZINE  

“Yvonne great reviews. Thank you!!!!”  Karina Zorn

“It’s nice to work with you Yvonne,….. Sam Hell loves you!”  Sam Hell

“You’re doing a really good job and you charge me the same amount as the other companies who only take care of Quebec province!!!” David Dube/HIGH LIFE MUSIC

“Thanks for doing such a wonderful job. We’ll be getting in touch again as soon as the next album is ready.”
Dana Wylie Band

“Thank you so much for pushing the Canadian Press interview….she told me how hard you worked at getting today’s interview. You’re the best!” Kim Esty

“You did amazing things for the Chelsea project and I would like to provide you with some additional clients” Daryl Ledwon, CSP

“Thank you so much Yvonne. Great work!!”  Patrizia

“On behalf of the band we would like to thank you for the great work you did for us last year and we look forward to working with you again.” Guerrilla Funk Monster

“What a talent pool you have.” Mind’s Eye Newspaper

“You’ve somehow always pulled miracles…you have no idea how much we appreciated what you did for the exposure that happened in fairly short notice and with an unknown.” Mauro Delorenzi, Neptune Music

“ I just wanted to thank you for doing such an outstanding job…You really pulled it off on such short notice.”  Eric Birzneck, Blackmoon Records

“Your involvement and support was a factor in the band achieving their goal of signing a recording contract. The band signed with Interscope in June and have been in LA since Aug 1st writing and recording the new album.”  Fifth Season

“Thank you! I appreciate you so much!”  Cathy Korpi

“Last Tango Productions out of Toronto… released the first album “You Go Girl” to campus & specialty radio, along with sending it to various newspaper and music publications across Canada. This release brought a full radio add and Music Library addition for radio & television at CBC, as well as another 40+ radio stations on board who are playing my music, some Top 10 charting of the album at campus, and some unbelievable reviews”  Tracy Millar

“…you’ve done extremely good work for us in the past.”  Trent Schmidge, Graffitti Music

“This is great about us making the top 100 Canadian Country Chart! Our single hasn’t even been out for a month yet, wow!”  Face2Face

“I just want to say thank you for all the work you & your company did on my behalf with the “Pretty Brown” CD. I value and appreciate the effort, commitment, and support you extended to me! Plus you did a great job.”  Fara Palmer (2008 Juno nominee)

“I just wanted to tell you how grateful I am for all of your continuous hard work…” Amber Schneider

“Just wanted to thank you for all of your hard work. We are pleased with the reviews and radio stuff!”
Cory Klapper, Candelora

“You are very good at what you do…You were fantastic to me and I really appreciate it.” Ann Chaplin (achieved Top 10 radio downloads position on DMDS Dec 2010)

“Great work Yvonne!!! One week out and we’ve already got some stations!!” Desiree Dorion

“You are the BEST!” Cathy Korpi

“You come very highly recommended by two of my good friends.” Diana Catherine and the Thrusty Tweeters

“..thanks for all your work on this – you have really made a lot of progress and have helped give us a bit of a boost in confidence as we weren’t having much luck prior to using you – a testament to your hard work and support” Sound Of Pop Records

“I thought of you yesterday as I received yet another email from someone saying they heard my song on the radio and then went out and bought it!  Thanks again – the spins are still happening!!!” Bonnie Ste-Croix (hit TOP 30 AC in the charts)

“Thank you for all you have done for Amber this year, from the press reviews, tracking and publicity!” Shelley Schneider/Manager

“Thank you for your outstanding professional services, your kindness and friendship…I feel blessed to be working with you.” Cathy Korpi

“Thank you for a continuing job well done.” Susan Cogan

“I really appreciate your detailed explanation, and thank you for all you’re doing” Sootara

“You’re in great hands with Yvonne.” Kevin Unger, President, Zip DJ Pool

“I really am starting to see the new tech is just that, tech.  Sure mp3, ipods, digital downloads, etc make it faster/easier but the core fundamentals don’t change- you always need to have good songs that good people (like you) working on behalf of the artist can get to LEGITIMATE industry folks, and I still believe commercial radio success is very important in that scheme. … I’m actually getting a $169.00 royalty check from SOCAN for the first 3 months of 2008!!!” Michael Marton

“I just wanted to thank you for your amazing contribution to my music in 2008” Clara Lofaro

“Thank-you btw for your awesome work thus far and for sharing your wonderful Spirit with me Yvonne…I feel very blessed to be working with you!!!” Jagger Cook

“You have done such a great job with Tracy.” Bill Hanson, Manager for Tracy Millar

“You’re an angel.” Cheryl Titcombe, Liam Titcombe Management

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