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Paul Shaffer is one of those rarely talented artists not as popular among masses as he is worth. But once you get aware of who he is or hear his voice, everything gets to its place. And now this legendary multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, comedian, and composer brings his trademark musical style to Las Vegas, Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace, to be precise. This is a glorious concert by Paul Shaffer and an amazing band The Shaf-Shifters, during which you will have the chance to enjoy pop, R&B, and funk classics, all covered with anecdotes and stories about the long way Shaffer has passed during over forty years in the sphere of show business. You will learn interesting and funny stories about Shaffer’s collaborations with the biggest names of TV, movie and music industries. Sounds great, doesn’t it?
Paul Shaffer is a real bonafide music genius. The “Late Night with David Letterman” is far not the only source people may know Shaffer from (he was Letterman’s musical director for over three decades). This music genius led the band for the final of Live Aid “We Are the World”, as well as served as the musical director for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games’ closing concert, he hosted CBS’s 1994 New Year’s Eve special. What concerns the awards Paul Shaffer’s awards, here are a few to mention:
- GRAMMY for the Best Country Instrumental in 2005;
- Shaffer was inducted to the National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame;
- Was awarded a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame;
- Shaffer received the Order of Canada (the country highest civilian honor);
- This artist holds two honorary doctorate degrees.
Besides his multiple collaborations with world-known musicians, his tremendous investment in the sphere of music as a director and composer, his significant participation in movies and voiceovers of Hercules cartoon and TV series, Paul Shaffer has also managed to release two solo albums one of which was even nominated to Grammy.
The ninety-minute concert Paul Shaffer & The Shaf-Shifters will be a unique tour into the world of American music of the past half decade!