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All That Jazz!

When

Oct. 20, 2013, 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Goldfield Room

Description

All That Jazz!

The UNLV Libraries Oral History Research Center is proud to present All That Jazz!

UNLV University Libraries extends a special invitation to “All That Jazz,” a panel discussion featuring a distinguished ensemble of some of the strip’s leading musicians. All have contributed their stories to the Oral History Research Center’s "All That Jazz" project. Meet these talented masters and hear about their fascinating experiences playing on the strip for headliners that range from Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. to Clint Holmes, and many others. Learn how their contributions defined the Las Vegas entertainment scene of yesteryear while paving the way for today’s artists.

With instruments in hand, some of these amazing performers will inevitably engage in a jam session, So come ready to jazz!

Featured Panelists and Performers:

  • William “Billy” Christ, saxophone
  • Ken Hanlon, trombone
  • Ernest Hensley, saxophone
  • Judy Jetter
  • Frank Leone, piano
  • Gus Mancuso, piano
  • Arno Marsh, saxophone
  • Mark Tully Massagli, bass
  • Ronald Textor, trombone
  • And others

 

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

To attend, RSVP by Oct. 15 by calling 702-895-2277 or visit the UNLV Libraries reservation webpage.

Contact information

Name: Angela Ayers
Office: UNLV Univeristy Libraries
Phone: 702-895-2277
E-mail: angela.ayers@unlv.edu

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Event Sponsor

UNLV University Libraries Oral History Research Center