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Giada Live - With Michelle Johnson

Giada Live - Live Streaming on Facebook and Instagram

Streaming from her home in Las Vegas, NV (USA), Italian singer Giada Valenti entertains with fun stories about her own life, with singing, with cooking and conversations for her celebrities friends. Her special guest for May 12 is Michelle Johnson, Las Vegas' First Lady of Jazz.

On Facebook: @GiadaValentiPage

On Instagram: @giadavalenti25

On YouTube @giadavalenti

Sankofa: A Concert Celebration of African American Music & History

Myron's Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center, 361 W Symphony Park Ave, Las Vegas

Michelle Johnson presents “Sankofa: a Celebration Concert of African American Music and History” featuring the music of Bessie Smith, Sammy Davis Jr., Duke Ellington, Aretha Franklin, Louis Armstrong, Prince, Ella Fitzgerald, Earth Wind and Fire, Sam Cooke, and many others on a journey through blues, soul, jazz, gospel, R&B, spirituals, and hip hop that celebrates the richness of African American culture.

Starring Michelle Johnson and other popular Las Vegas entertainers, and featuring a killer live band, this concert is sure to entertain, move and inspire. Special guests include Las Vegas favorite Skye Dee Miles, Broadway veteran Eric Jordan Young, American Idol finalist Ken “Fletch” Walcott, Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition finalist Toscha Comeaux, viral Internet sensation Tymara Walker, outstanding R&B vocalist Avana Christie, and others.

Ghanian in origin, the concept of “Sankofa” is that we must remember, reflect upon and celebrate our past while moving toward the future, and that is just what the stellar cast of Sankofa will do in this evening of great music, dance and more. Don’t miss this outstanding program of music starring Michelle Johnson and some of the brightest names in Las Vegas entertainment.

Join us for an exciting evening of music as we celebrate Black History Month in February, and African American culture all year long.

The Fifth Annual B.E. A S.H.E.R.O. Awareness Gala

World Market Center, 495 Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas

Let’s fight human trafficking together! You guys this cause is so important to me and I hope you will join me. The 5th annual B.E. A S.H.E.R.O. gala on February 8th at World Market Center has a few tables remaining and I want to see you there! Reserve your table of 10 for just $2500 and enjoy complimentary hair and makeup appointments before the event for you and your guests at Nordstroms! Single tickets also available. I can't think of a better reason to get beautiful and support an amazing cause. Be aware, be there, and show you care about banishing modern day slavery in our city! #sherofoundation #beashero #awareness

Essentially Ellington Festival Concert

Artemus W. Ham Hall at UNLV, 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas

I will be performing some sacred music by Duke Ellington at this AWESOME event! Jazz Outreach Initiative co-sponsors the LARGEST Essentially Ellington Festival in the country along w/ @jazzdotorg and @unlv. 26 HS Jazz Bands performing and attending clinics! ‬ Tickets are only $10. $8 for seniors and military. This concert is the culminating event of the nation's largest annual Essentially Ellington Regional High School Jazz Band Festival! Co-hosted by Jazz Outreach Initiative, UNLV College of Music, Division of Jazz and Commercial Music, and licensed by Jazz at Lincoln Center.

From the JOI website: "Join the UNLV Jazz Ensemble 1, Las Vegas Master Singers, Guest Artists including legendary Count Basie drummer Butch Miles, Aaron Turner, Michelle Johnson, Julius Tolentino, Don Cunningham, and Kenny Rampton along with featured outstanding high school student soloists from CCSD and So California in a celebration of the music of Duke Ellington and other jazz luminaries! The program will include masterpiece selections from Duke Ellington's Sacred Music concerts performed by UNLV Jazz Ensemble 1, Las Vegas Master Singers, and featured guest artists!"

Vintage Christmas

Myron's Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center, 361 W Symphony Park Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89106

“Las Vegas’ First Lady of Jazz,” vocalist Michelle Johnson returns to Myron’s with “Vintage Christmas,” a nostalgic holiday show reminiscent of the legendary Christmas specials of the 1940’s and 1950’s. Michelle will be joined by special musical guests, and the Strictly Taboo Big Band under the direction of Joe Escriba. The show will feature the timeless music of Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, and many others, in a cozy holiday setting. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a celebration of holiday magic and mystique, with beautiful arrangements from days gone by and many lovely surprises.

Michelle Johnson is known for her soaring vocals, versatile repertoire, and sold-out productions at The Smith Center and elsewhere. She has also performed, toured and recorded with legendary artists including Gladys Knight, Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand, and others. Michelle's liquid voice and unique storytelling style will engage you from the first note to the last.

Musical Director/Conductor and Arranger Joe Escriba has worked with some of the biggest stars in the entertainment industry, including Celine Dion, David Foster, Diana Ross, Don Henley, and The Ojay’s. He is currently the musical director for both sports-legend-turned-entertainer Terry Bradshaw and the long-running Las Vegas production show “Legends in Concert.”

Michelle and Joe previously collaborated in the Smith Center premieres of “Strictly Taboo – A Tribute to the Great Ladies of Jazz” and “Spotlight – the Music of Icons.” They are thrilled to be back inside the intimate setting of Myron's Cabaret Jazz with this new production of classic music, just in time for the holidays.

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