Randall Parrish

Randall Parrish

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

The cozy confines of the Chrome Showroom located inside the Santa Fe Station Hotel and Casino provided the stage for a stop on the annual summer tour of jazz's premier performers they simply call "Guitars and Saxes". Smooth jazz fans in Las Vegas were treated to a musical feast of supreme sensory satisfaction and non-stop excitement as the lineup this year is equal to the marvelous pairings of past years. Featured were guitarists Jeff Golub and Peter White, saxophonists Gerald Albright and Je

"The communal experience of playing live - that's why I became a musician in the first place," "It's exciting and liberating. It never gets old for me." ~ Boney James

The soulful, seductively silky-smooth sax stylings of Boney James were on display Saturday May 3rd inside the sold-out, extremely intimate setting of the Railhead Showroom located in Las Vegas's Boulder Station Casino. The twice Grammy nominated, Soul Train Award winning, numerous Smooth Jazz Awards and NAACP Image Award

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