With more activity than usual, May is going to be a great month for smooth jazz in the desert.
Guitarist Richard Smith and keyboard master Freddie Ravel kick it hard Thursday, May 5th, at the Henderson Pavillion as part of the First Thursday Of The Month series held in that concert arena. Henderson is technically a neighboring town to Las Vegas.
Sax legend David Sanborn brings three nights of magic to the Suncoast Hotel Showroom, May 6-8th.
It's the "Jazz Attack" Friday, May 13th, at the Sunset Station Amphitheatre, at the Sunset Hotel, with special guests Richard Elliot, Jonathan Butler, Rick Braun, and Peter White.
It's the Tenth Anniversary of Guitars & Saxes, and one of the first stop-overs is going to be at Spring Mountain State Park, located on the outskirts of Las Vegas in the cool mist of the mountain air. Mindi Abair, Wayman Tisdale, Jeff Golub, and Warren Hill will host the evening of great sounds that also launches the Jazz Under The Stars series of 2005, now in its eighteenth year.