The information on this page is for Corporate and Social Events such as Conventions, Cocktail Receptions, Parties, etc. Eugene Shapiro and the Shapiro Project perform in Las Vegas and outside. We do travel! Make us a part of your Convention, your Event, and the Shapiro Project will make Special for you.
Please keep reading for more info on Corporate and Social Events. For more specific info on the Weddings, please click on "Weddings" on top of the page under the "Work in Las Vegas" menu category.
To listen to the Audio Samples and watch a Video Demos for Corporate Events, please click on "Work in Las Vegas" on top of the page and they will be on the left hand side.
EUGENE SHAPIRO is a guitarist, composer, arranger, educator and the bandleader/manager of the local Las Vegas Jazz group called the Shapiro Project.
EUGENE SHAPIRO holds Master's Degree in Jazz Studies from University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and currently teaches guitar at the College of Southern Nevada (CSN). He also has been performing music for more than 25 years. EUGENE is a member of ASCAP and is endorsed by the Thomastik-Infeld strings company, and by Martin Guitars. He has received several awards from Nevada Arts Council, including Nevada Artist Fellowship, ASCAP and Billboard Songwriting Contest.
EUGENE SHAPIRO has released 2 CD's with his own compositions recorded by his band the Shapiro Project on Las Vegas Record Label TNC Music Recordings, and also on his own label, Shapiro Project Records (C&P) . The Shapiro Project has participated in such renown Festivals as Spirit of Music Festival in San Francisco, California, Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho, International Association of Jazz Educators ( IAJE ) in Los Angeles, California and Fremont Street Jazz Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada.
EUGENE SHAPIRO has shared the stages with many renown musicians, among them Michel Legrand, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Sandy Duncan, Walt Weiskopf, Buddy Greco, Giggs Whigham and Carl Fontana.
In Las Vegas EUGENE SHAPIRO and the Shapiro Project have played all major Hotels and Casinos such as Venetian Hotel and Casino, Paris Hotel Casino, Bellagio, Caesars Palace, Mirage Hotel and Casino, Mandalay Bay, and MGM Grand.
The usual instrumentation is Trio: Guitar, Keyboards, and Drums (or Guitar, Bass, and Drums), and Quartet: Guitar, Keyboards, Drums, and Saxophone (or Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Saxophone), but other instruments can be added, such as Trumpet. Shapiro Project also works with a female vocalist Lynae Michele, please see our third Video Demo. Other instruments can be added upon the request from the client. Shapiro Project can also be downsized to a Guitar / Keyboards (Guitar / Bass) Duo and even a Guitar Solo (for the Guitar Solo the styles are Jazz, Classical, Flamenco, and Pop).
EUGENE SHAPIRO and the Shapiro Project is perfect for background music for Conventions, Conferences, Meetings, Parties, Weddings, Lounge Entertainment, and other Special Events and also for the Main Featured Performance/Entertainment. The group adopts easily to any room and is very sensitive to clients needs such as volume, breaks etc.
EUGENE SHAPIRO and the Shapiro Project plays Jazz ( Traditional and Contemporary, Standards and Originals ), Latin Jazz, Contemporary Jazz Fusion, and also some Pop (including cool Jazzy versions on Pop tunes), Blues, R&B and other Danceable Music. EUGENE SHAPIRO and the band will also perform any song requested in advance by the client. We also developed a special program featuring Jazzy arrangements of Pop, R&B, and Rock songs.