The Heart Of The Matter (Don Henley)
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.
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!
Happy Birthday Ella!
“Las Vegas’ First Lady of Jazz” Michelle Johnson stars in “Happy Birthday Ella”. An intimate concert paying tribute to the great Ella Fitzgerald. The show happens on the eve of what would have been Ella’s 101st birthday, and features a world class jazz trio and some special guests. Come and hear the songs that made Ella great, and find out some things you may not have known about her. The show promises to be a great night of entertainment, stories and classic jazz. See you there!
The Music of Disney - With Dave Perrico's Pop Strings Orchestra
David Perrico - Award winning (Best of Las Vegas 2013-Review Journal) trumpeter, composer and conductor returns to Myron’s Cabaret Jazz with his Pop Strings Orchestra to perform “The Music of Disney.” The evening will feature songs from some of your favorite Disney classics including – The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Cinderella, Lady and The Tramp, Beauty & The Beast, Aladdin, Pinocchio, and Snow White. Featuring vocalists Lauren Fraser, Michelle Johnson, Francesca Camus, Lily Arce, Fletch Walcott.
Salute to Singer-Songwriters
“Johnson is the real article, and her band is terrific.” - Las Vegas Review Journal
“Thoughtful and soulful.” - Las Vegas Review Journal
"Salute to the Great Singer-Songwriters" pays tribute to the music of Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Kenny Loggins, Bob Dylan, Carole King, Billy Joel, Tracey Chapman, and many more. The show stars popular Las Vegas vocalist Michelle Johnson, with musical direction and arrangements by Jeffrey Neiman.
Backed by an incredible band of the finest musicians, this evening of great music spans several genres and features hit songs we all know and love. "Salute to the Great Singer-Songwriters" will take place on Friday, June 29th at 8 pm inside the intimate setting of Myron's Cabaret Jazz inside the Smith Center.
The show also features Michelle’s original song “I’m All In”, which is from her new album that is being produced by Grammy winner Kamau Kenyatta (producer for Grammy winner Gregory Porter and others).
Michelle Johnson is known for her soaring vocals, versatile repertoire, and her sold out productions at the Smith Center and elsewhere. She has also worked as a backup singer to many legendary artists. Musical Director Jeffrey Neiman has an extensive resume and is an outstanding arranger and conductor.
This promises to be a wonderful evening featuring music from some of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time. See you there!
Friday, June 29th at 8 pm Myron's Cabaret at The Smith Center in Las Vegas. Tickets: link coming soon
Las Vegas favorite Michelle Johnson performs “Tapestry Unraveled”, a beautifully written musical tribute celebrating Carole King's iconic album, “Tapestry.” Michelle and her musicians perform the work in its entirety, blending the songs and stories behind the music with Michelle’s multi-faceted life as a “Singer to the Stars” and a talented songwriter in her own right. Musical direction by Jeff Neiman.
Join us for an intimate and electric evening of storytelling, music, and the soul and power of Carole King’s “Tapestry.” Featuring an outstanding band under the direction of celebrated musical director and arranger Jeffrey Neiman.
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