This weekend host two great soprano saxophonists performing in Las Vegas.
First up we have smooth jazz soprano sax great Marion Meadows, one night only, at the Santa Fe Station, Saturday February 12th, 7pm. Marion is still riding high off his current release, Players Club. Then it's over to Green Valley Ranch, Sunday February 13th, in the Estancia Ballroom for a special event hosted by radio station KSNE, Sunny 106.5 FM, called "A Chocolate Affair". The event will be held from 3pm-7pm and will feature up and coming contemporary soprano saxophonist, Rocky Gordon, along with his band, KGB. The band is still playing selections from the current Misata release, Echoes.
The legendary "Feels So Good" trumpeter Chuck Mangione will be performing two nights in the Suncoast Hotel showroom, February 25th and 26th.
Tickets are on sale right now for the 12th Annual City Of Lights Jazz Festival, to be held in Las Vegas at Hills Park In Summerlin. Two nights of great entertainment, April 22nd, 7pm-10pm, and also April 23rd, noon to 10pm. Friday will feature more of an R&B '80s tribute with bands like The Dazz Band, Lakeside, SOS Band, and Con-funk-shun. Saturday pours it on with smooth jazz chartbusters George Duke, Kim Waters, Mindi Abair, Down To The Bone, Paul Taylor, and Paul Jackson Jr.