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Music Icon Artie Butler to Shares His Life Story at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center

LAS VEGAS (Feb. 20, 2020) – Don’t miss celebrated composer, arranger, songwriter, music director and record producer Artie Butler live in concert at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center with two special performances Sunday, March 1 at 3 and 7 p.m.

Artie Butler is one of the most respected composers and arrangers in the music business. He has been involved in every phase of the music industry: composing, arranging, conducting, producing, supervising and playing. He has arranged over 75 hit records and played on hundreds of other recordings, and has been awarded over 60 gold and platinum albums. His arrangement and featured piano work on the hit record “Feelin’ Alright” by Joe Cocker remain a true classic in American pop music and rock ‘n’ roll. From “Copacabana” (Barry Manilow) to “Here’s To Life” (Barbra Streisand), from “I’ll Never Love This Way Again” (Dionne Warwick) to “What A Wonderful World” (Louis Armstrong), Artie will take guests on a five-decade journey through the hits that shaped his career as one of the most respected arrangers and composers in the music business.

Artie has worked with the best of the best including Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra, Bette Midler, Barry Manilow, Louis Armstrong, Peggy Lee, Joe Cocker, Bernadette Peters, Neil Diamond, Natalie Cole, Neil Sedaka, Lou Rawls, Liza Minelli, Johnny Mathis, Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Julio Iglesias, Bob Dylan, Bobby Darin, B.B. King, Dinah Washington, Engelbert Humperdink, Shirley Bassey, Sammy Davis Jr., Tom Jones, Count Basie & His Orchestra, Nancy Wilson, Andy Williams, Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Eartha Kitt, O.C. Smith, Billy Preston, Van Morrison, Carol Burnett, Dusty Springfield, Stephen Bishop, Anne Murray, Al Hirt, Joe Williams, Errol Garner, Roger Williams, Frankie Laine, Rita Coolidge, Helen Reddy, Tony Orlando, Vikki Carr, The Fifth Dimension, Janis Ian, Stan Getz and Roberto Carlos, among many others.

One of the most prolific people in the music business, Artie has scored numerous TV films and series, radio and TV commercials and has been musical director for many TV specials and events such as “The 1989 Special Olympics,”“The 1990 Goodwill Games” for Turner Broadcasting, and “The 2000 Republican National Convention.” His movies include “What’s Up Doc” and “For Pete’s Sake” starring Barbra Streisand, “The Rescuers” animated feature for Walt Disney Studios, “Rafferty And The Gold Dust Twins,” “O’Hara’s Wife,” “The Love Machine,” “At Long Last Love” and “The Harrad Experiment.”

Artie received a GRAMMY nomination for his arrangement of “I Know I’ll Never Love This Way Again” for Dionne Warwick, and is a three-time Emmy nominee, including a nomination for his outstanding work as composer and music supervisor on the CBS mini-series “Sinatra” based on the life of Frank Sinatra. Artie traveled as arranger and musical conductor for Neil Sedaka, Peggy Lee and Joe Williams. He also conducted at the White House for presidents Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter and George H. Bush as well as for the Royal Family in London with Peggy Lee.

Tickets range in price from $39 to $59 and can be purchased by visiting www.TheSmithCenter.com, by calling 702.749.2000 or in-person at The Smith Center box office. The show is produced by Glist Entertainment, Inc.