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Michelle Johnson is a contemporary jazz singer songwriter based in Las Vegas, Nevada where she is known as "The First Lady of Jazz." After years of singing backups for many musical legends, she is currently recording her first solo album and working on a book about the music business.
Michelle is also an accomplished producer of corporate events, concerts, workshops and private functions, and she is in the process of developing The Artist Development Academy of Las Vegas.
Take a tour of her site, featuring pictures, videos, and her ongoing blog, and be sure to check the calendar for upcoming appearances.
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Enjoy the music!
Standards & Soul
Michelle Johnson fills in for Ashley Fuller at the Tuscany's Piazza Lounge for Standards & Soul. Featuring Aaron Fuller on guitar, Ronnie Payne on keys, & David Ramirez on Drums. No cover charge.
UNLV's Jazz Fundraiser
Michelle Johnson, Ronnie Rose, Clint Holmes, Jo Belle Yonely, Patrick Hogan and Laura Taylor will be performing with UNLV's Jazz Ensemble I, conducted by Dave Loeb and Nathan Tanouye. Proceeds from this concert will be donated to various jazz student scholarships.
Rose. Rabbit. Lie.
Michelle Johnson fills in for Skye Dee Miles at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. Live music starts at 6 pm and goes until midnight.
Rose. Rabbit. Lie. is a modern supper club serving reinvented American classics alongside live music and entertaining performances. Inspired by social clubs of the past, Rose. Rabbit. Lie. is a place where familiar dishes take surprising twists and turns, cocktails are mixed with subtle flair, and spontaneous, live entertainment adds to an already extraordinary evening.
Reservations recommended. Call 702-698-7440.
Michael Grimm - A Tribute to Otis Redding
Special guest Michelle Johnson will be appearing with Michael Grimm in a tribute to his idol and musical inspiration Otis Redding. Michael will be performing Otis's greatest hits and some personal favorites.
Millions nationwide recognize the earthy voice and soulful stage presence of singer-songwriter Michael Grimm, the acclaimed winner of Season Five of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Grimm’s meteoric rise has included touring with music legend Stevie Nicks, recording with leading artists such as country singer Travis Tritt and Heart’s Ann Wilson, and headlining a show at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. His original American-roots stylings have earned him the U.S. Congressional Award for Performer of the Year and Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year. Do not miss Michael Grimm’s limited engagement at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz!
Rita Lim - Reflections of the Carpenters
Michelle Johnson will be appearing as a special guest in Rita Lim's new tribute to the Carpenters.
Here is a show description from The Space's website:
The illustrious and sensational Rita Lim is back, fresh off the heels of her captivating Sade tribute, and this time she has switched gears to pay homage to another iconic artist who has been wildly influential throughout musical history: The Carpenters!
You will be mesmerized as Rita captures the sweet sultry vocals and emotion of Karen Capenter with her all star band, performing all the hits that defined the Carpenters and an entire era of top notch singer-songwriting. Come out and be swept away by the pure beauty of the fabulous Rita Lim interpreting one of the greatest acts of all time, The Carpenters!
Doors: 7pm Show: 8pm
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