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