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Feeling Good: The Nina Simone Story

Airing: Saturday, March 29th 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Description: Told by her daughter, vocalist Lisa Simone Kelly, Feeling Good: The Nina Simone Story is a touching, intimate look at life, work and genius of jazz composer, pianist,  vocalist and civil rights activist Nina Simone. Whether it was a song she composed or one she interpreted, Nina had the ability to communicate its meaning beyond words. She excavated the essential soul of every song that she sang. Whether it [ ... ]

Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating Ray Charles

Featuring Take 6, Nnenna Freelon, Clint Holmes, Kirk Whalum, Raelettes and the UNLV SINGERS And Orchestra conducted by Mr. David Loeb Frank Sinatra called him “the only true genius in show business.” Ray Charles transcended racism, faced cultural upheavals head on, and helped bring jazz, blues and soul to the rest of the world. In honor of Black History Month, an all-star cast of performers will celebrate Ray’s life, music and undeniable spirit. You’ll see ten-time Grammy® [ ... ]

Recent Songs

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Pointer Sisters

It’s time to get excited as the Pointer Sisters come to Vegas!  Enjoy the award-winning R&B sounds of this 1970′s and 1980′s megagroup!  Their timeless music crosses over so many genres including pop, disco, jazz, blues, soul, fund, rock, and more! In 1975, the quartet won their first GRAMMY award for the hit song “Fairytale.”  At the peak of their success, they landed at the top of the charts with the enduring “I’m So Excited” [ ... ]

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