Randall Parrish

Randall Parrish

Darryl Alexander is an artist who makes smooth jazz that is satiny smooooooooth. On his new CD This Way, he has written a collection of twelve dreamy, lush and …
Gifted guitarist Nick Colionne’s latest release on the Koch Records label is entitled No Limits. It’s ample proof that one of smooth jazz’s premier road warrior…

The famous poet James Russell Lowell wrote in his most enduring poem: "What is so rare as a day in June, then if ever, come perfect days." Well some nights in June can also approach perfection. One such energized evening was the much anticipated Las Vegas return by R & R (Richard Elliot and Rick Braun), two of the most expressive and explosive stage presences that Contemporary Jazz can offer. The celebrated duo made a visit to The Access Showroom located inside the beaut

"Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart." ~ Pablo Casals

The intimate Chrome Showroom located inside the Santa Fe Station Hotel and Casino provided the setting for a night of masterful musicianship and beautiful poetic music by one of contemporary jazz’s premier performers. Saxophonist Michael Lington, a native of Denmark, made his fifth appearance at this cozy venue. Along with a very distinguished collection of sidemen, they furnished the ap

The Jazz Attack Tour 2009 marched into Las Vegas for a highly energetic musical assault on the aural sensory nerves, both entertainingly pleasing and extremely satisfying. Piloted by a blend of world-renown musicians including master trumpeter Rick Braun, peerless tenor saxophonist Richard Elliot, and charismatic guitarist/vocalist Jonathan Butler; this version of the perennial crowd favorite concert attraction packed plenty of punch into a 100 minute presentation of great musicianship

Holding musical concerts for worthy causes isn’t a new concept. Oftentimes, as with George Harrison’s Concert for Bangladesh, magical melodious moments result. Such was the case on a hot August Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada. The inimitable contemporary jazz saxophonist Paul Taylor, along with the assist of some other great local Vegas musicians, provided an evening of music that was indeed both magical and truly memorable.

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The Railhead located inside the Boulder Station Casino was the scene of a sold-out soul drenched spectacle when the Sax for Stax tour paid a visit to Las Vegas. The magnificent show featured the pairing of two of contemporary jazz’s elite saxophone players, Gerald Albright and Kirk Whalum. These two titans, who have always endeavored to play with abundant heartfelt soul while making solid connections with people’s hearts, provided the ideal tribute for Stax Records, the label whic

"Music has to breathe and sweat. You have to play it live." ~ James Brown (The Godfather of Soul)

Las Vegas was treated to an unequaled night of smooth jazz flavored with a heaping helping of soul tinged rhythm and blues when Soul Express played the intimate Chrome Showroom inside the Santa Fe Station Hotel/Casino. Soul Express is the grouping of three jazz/soul headliners on one dynamic concert card with each world-class performer leading their own set of songs wh

The crowd inside the Chrome Room at the Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino was in for an extra special treat when gifted guitarist Craig Chaquico made an appearance and found his way back to his rock music roots. He blended some classic Jefferson Starship songs, that he had a hand in writing, alongside his more current guitar driven contemporary jazz numbers. The houselights were dimmed and the band began playing "Bobby Sox" from Craig’s "Midnight Noon" CD. A minute

"Good music touches the Emotions and the Spirit in a way Nothing Else Can." ~ E.W. Ho

On a scorching hot July summer night, two of the most celebrated and distinguished performers in the smooth jazz genre made an exhilarating appearance. The high energy pairing materialized at the 512 seat Ovation Theatre located inside the lavish Green Valley Ranch Station Hotel/Casino. Their inspired performance was just as torrid as the Nevada desert air outside. Trumpet maestro Rick Bra

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