Celebrated singer–songwriter–actress–pianist Lady Gaga recently launched the Jazz & Piano portion of her Las Vegas residency at Park MGM’s Park Theater behind a white Steinway Model D concert grand. The Los Angeles Times praises the “creative range” of Gaga’s residency while Billboard asserts that Gaga “captivated the audience with two hours of jazz classics and hits from the Great American Songbook and rearrangements of four of her most popular songs.”
The evening was filled with jazz hands, witty quips, toe tapping, piles of glittering sequins, costume and wigs changes, as well as introspective moments at the piano. The big band and the orchestra rocked with more than a dozen horns, including trumpet player Brian Newman, and a dozen strings, while the stage was set up like a club with four tables accommodating eights guests who bought super-VIP concert packages.
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