Cabaret Jazz is where an urban jazz club meets an elegant cabaret in a room made for live music. A little bit of Dizzy’s, a little bit of Feinstein’s and a lot of sophistication make’s this the nightclub for grown-ups in Las Vegas, and a place where artists want to perform. This two story venue has a view of downtown, and a mezzanine balcony for a truly unique view of the stage. Jazz and cabaret come together in Las Vegas at The Smith Center’s Cabaret Jazz. Patrons attending a performance at Cabaret Jazz can enjoy light-bites and beverages during the performance.
One of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, 10-time Grammy Award winner, Arturo Sandoval, brings his group to The Smith Center’s Cabaret Jazz. The show will feature original compositions by Sandoval as well as a tribute to the late, great Dizzy Gillespie.
David Perrico – Pop Evolution twenty-piece band transforms popular songs from all genres to produce a one-of-a-kind sound experience. Featuring Naomi Mauro on vocals and the finest musicians in Las Vegas, Perrico and Pop Evolution continue to delight fans and critics, while generating incredible media excitement; Las Vegas Review-Journal named David Perrico – Pop Evolution an editors’ choice “Best of Las Vegas 2013” award winner. They have headlined at The Palms, SouthPoint, and Stratosphere hotels.
From the renowned “Slack Key Show®” on Maui that produced four Grammy Award-winning CDs, three masters share the delightful experience of slack key guitar – the distinctly Hawaiian style of open tunings – ‘ukulele, Hawaiian songs, and a kolohe (rascal) sense of humor.
GEORGE KAHUMOKU JR., four-time Grammy-winner and Slack Key Show producer, is “Hawai‘i’s Renaissance Man”; his range of talents includes slack key guitar, vocals, storyteller, songwriter, teacher, sculptor, farmer, and chef.
LEDWARD KAAPANA is a musical legend, a National Heritage Fellow unrivaled in his exceptional picking style on slack key guitar and ‘ukulele, and his extraordinary baritone to falsetto vocal range.
UNCLE RICHARD HO‘OPI‘I, also a National Heritage Fellow renowned for ‘ukulele and Hawaiian falsetto singing, has a unique yodeling style and jovial stage presence.
Cabaret Jazz welcomes multi-talented actor, singer and songwriter Cheyenne Jackson, along with long-time musical director Ben Toth. The show will include original songs from his new album, “I’m Blue, Skies,” as well as classics from his acclaimed one-man show “Music of the Mad Men Era,” which sold out Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center.
The acclaimed singer named Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year three times, Singer of the Year four times and awarded the Sammy Davis Jr. Foundation award, performs a spellbinding evening of duets with the best singers in Las Vegas, some familiar and some you’ll hear for the first time and never forget.
Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:30p.m., Saturday, August 2, 2014, 8:30p.m., Sunday, August 3, 2014, 2:00p.m.