There is another side to The Smith Center. A stylish and intimate, 240-seat venue where you can grab a bite, lift a glass and enjoy a true cabaret-style experience. This is Cabaret Jazz, an elegant yet easygoing club where you can be entertained by the finest musicians from across the country. Located across from Reynolds Hall inside the Boman Pavilion, it’s the kind of place where live music can truly come alive.
More Music of the Classic Horn Bands with the Lon Bronson Band
Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 8:00 PM
The iconic Lon Bronson Band return to their roots once again with an entire concert of classic horn band favorites: Blood, Sweat & Tears, Tower Of Power, Chase, Chicago, and many more classic horn groups will be faithfully recreated by this venerable 14 piece All Star Band. Now in their 27th year as Vegas headliners, the Lon Bronson Band always deliver a memorable show!
Friday, August 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM
“One of the most promising singer-pianists of the next generation.” - The New York Times Singer, songwriter and master pianist, Peter Cincotti has performed his revolutionary blend of pop, rock, blues and jazz at the world’s most prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall and L’Olympia in Paris. Since his debut album reached No. 1 on the Billboard jazz charts – making him the youngest artist to accomplish this at just 18 years old - he has collaborated with renowned artists such as Andrea Bocelli and David Guetta. Cincotti has even been featured in blockbuster films and TV shows, including “Spiderman 2,” as well as season 3 of Netflix smash “House of Cards,” in which he sings a duet with Kevin Spacey. His new album “Long Way From Home,” scheduled for release in 2017, is already celebrated to bring active rhythmic piano playing back into the landscape of modern music.
Melissa Manchester - The Platinum Standard
Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM & 8:30 PM
“The reigning queen of power ballads.” – Theater Mania One of American pop music’s most enduring artists, Grammy winning singer Melissa Manchester has collaborated with musical legends such as Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder and Dionne Warwick. Acclaimed for her unique style melding the classic American songbook with jazz, ballads and samba, she often sells out performances at leading venues such as New York’s Feinstein’s/54 Below and The Wallis Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills. She has also appeared in many hit films and TV shows, including starring as the title character’s mother in NBC’s “Blossom.” Beyond her performance work, Manchester has penned songs for major films made for Walt Disney Studios and independent studios. Manchester was the first artist ever to have two of her songs, “Through the Eyes of Love” and “The Promise,” nominated for Academy Awards in the same year, and to perform them both in the same Oscar telecast.
Friday, September 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 6:00 PM & 8:30 PM
“Crisply articulated instrumental pop.” — The New York Times Topping Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz charts, quartet Fourplay is a supergroup of celebrated jazz veterans. Its members Harvey Mason, Bob James, Chuck Loeb and Nathan East have each recorded for decades with renowned artists such as Barry White, Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea. Together, the group has built a widespread following by melding its jazz foundation with genres such as pop and R&B. Enjoy an evening with this polished group exploring the limitless dimensions of jazz.
Twice named Las Vegas Headliner of the Year, Frankie Moreno has been wowing audiences from coast to coast with his mix of rat pack glamour, original and classic hits and vintage funk-infused sounds.