David Loeb performed George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" with the Las Vegas Philharmonic at the Smith Center in April, receiving a standing ovation from the audience. He also was the featured pianist for Laura Karpmann's "Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz," based on the Langston Hughes poem that was recently recorded at George Lucas's Skywalker Sound with jazz vocalist Neena Freelon; opera singer Jessye Norman; Questlove, drummer for the Roots; and the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. Additionally, he played the piano for the soundtrack of Seth MacFarlane's first feature film, Ted, which was recorded at 20th Century Fox Studios.
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