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Live Jazz in Vegas?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by ctcruiser, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. ctcruiser


    Jan 16, 2005
    West Haven, CT
    I will be in Las Vegas next week for a business convention (9/16-9/18) as was wondering if there are any live jazz venues in town.

    I am looking for straight ahead or classic jazz.

    Any advice would be appreciated.
  2. Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Nov 28, 2001
  3. jsbarber


    Jun 7, 2005
    San Diego
    You might want to check out bassist Morrie Louden
    I have not heard/seen him play, but I have heard he is very impressive. I think he's back and forth between Vegas and NYC. His itinerary is out of date on the website, but there might be an email address you could reach him at. Hey, you might even ask for a lesson, if he's not gigging.

  4. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    I don't know where the music is hiding, I was in Vegas last summer and didn't hear ANY music much less any jazz. there was one casino that had a duo of upright and piano, but it was mostly easy listening stuff. That was it.
  5. ctcruiser


    Jan 16, 2005
    West Haven, CT
    Unfortunately, you were correct. There was nothing to hear in Vegas. One restaurant had a solo piano player playing light standards, but that was it. :(

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