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Current Music News
Nick Tipping earns Best Jazz Artist for his work with his band, The Jac.
Established in 1976, the DownBeat Student Music Awards are considered the most prestigious awards in jazz education, and UNLV Jazz has garnered 33 DownBeat Student Music Awards since 2010.
The concert is the fifth and final of the spring 2021 live-streamed student performances.
UNLV Opera Theatre collaborated with Nevada Conservatory Theatre and UNLV Film to produce "Sur la Table."
The concert — "We Are Back!" — is at 7:30 p.m. in Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall
The event, scheduled for 11 a.m., celebrates the end of the semester, all we have accomplished during the pandemic, and our hopes for movement and dance for the future.
Music In The News
David Perrico’s Pop Strings held residency at Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace for four years, and has also performed at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center for the past seven.
We want our gifts to be treasured for many years. What about the “gifts” that are treasured yet cannot be bought?
The Jazz Aspen Snowmass two-week intensive workshop taking place July 11-25, will be followed by the highly-acclaimed JAS Academy "Individual/Big Band Sessions," from July 25 - Aug. 8, led by JAS Academy Artistic Director & multi-Grammy winning Bassist Christian McBride
UNLV’s Jazz division is getting some big national recognition, the winner of nine DownBeat student music awards this month. The awards are the most prestigious for students in the world, and they tell a lot about the growth and success of UNLV’s jazz program.
Many years ago, a few of us in the Las Vegas entertainment scene started posting #TromboneSolo on Twitter. This was in the earlier days of social media, just as we figured out the value of hashtags.
Just days before her death, Mary Wilson was in remarkably high spirits.