Suman Entertainment Group is the evolution of 35 years of professional performance and entertainment production. Michael Suman was lured to Miami by the Miami Heat NBA basketball franchise to perform at all home games. His involvement in the cruise industry encompasses working aboard 17 ships, serving as music director for Norwegian Cruise Line, and most recently running the music department for Celebrity Cruise Line in Miami. Upon leaving Celebrity, Michael began Suman Entertainment Group in September of 2005.
With offices in Miami, FL, Dallas, TX, and Cebu, Philippines, Suman Entertainment Group provides music and entertainment worldwide. Our staff is dedicated to sourcing the best talent and getting them booked in the best position, as quickly as possible. Speaking of staff, please meet the SEG team:
Michael Suman – Owner
As noted above, Mike started it all. He is a leader in the entertainment field and is the engine behind SEG. Contact him at 305-981-3135.
Katherine Stimson – Entertainment Specialist
Katherine holds a Master's degree in Music Business from the University of Miami. She schedules the NCL America division, guest entertainer acts, and manages our music production & licensing division. SEG Music Production & Licensing assists musicians with the creation of licensed product to sell onboard. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (305) 401-7483.
Lesley Tascon – Entertainment Specialist
Lesley holds degrees in music, graphic design and marketing. She is an expert at finding suitable job placements for musicians and entertainers. Contact her at email@example.com or 305-981-3138.
Bart Delaney – Musician Scheduler and Recruiter
Bart keeps busy in South Florida as a performance bassist and musician contractor/recruiter. While he began his career as a street musician in Mexico, he has since circled the world with his bass. He has performed in every state and province in North America, has toured internationally as road manager and upright bassist for the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and has performed in a plethora of stylistically different groups on land and at sea. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 305-981-3136.
Tony Pearsall – Musician Recruiting Specialist
Tony began playing trumpet professionally at age 15 and has never stopped. He has played with many top name acts such as Henry Mancini, Bob Hope, Red Skelton, Tavares, Jerry Lewis,The 5th Dimension, The Temptations, Frankie Avalon, Phylis Diller, Charo and Maureen McGovern just to name a few. Tony has 15 years of cruise ship experience as sideman and Musical Director on a variety of ships from different companies. After his cruise ship career Tony spent the next 9 years as musician recruiting and scheduling specialist for Celebrity Cruises. Tony now enjoys his role as recruiter for Suman Entertainment Group while also staying busy as a musician around South Florida and the rest of the world. Contact him at email@example.com or 305-981-3136.
Tyler Dennis – Musician Recruiting Specialist
Tyler relocated to Miami as a student, obtaining his master's degree in Studio/Jazz Writing from the University of Miami's Frost School of Music. As a pianist and arranger, he has worked with a wide range of jazz and commercial artists including Steve Miller, Bruce Hornsby, and Kevin Mahogany. He initially worked with Suman Entertainment as a performer, and is now a member of the SEG family specializing in live entertainment on land and at sea.". Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alan Hong – Filipino Recruiter and Manager
Located in Cebu, Philippines, Alan heads our Filipino division. Originally a member of the band Ironics, he knows precisely what the gig demands onboard and how to get processed for it. Alan can be reached through Bart at the email above.