My Las Vegas: With Elvis, Sinatra, Streisand, Darin, Prima & More
  • My Las Vegas: With Elvis, Sinatra, Streisand, Darin, Prima & More
  • My Las Vegas: With Elvis, Sinatra, Streisand, Darin, Prima & More
ISBN: 154005201X
EAN13: 9781540052018
Language: English
Release Date: May 1, 2019
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 0.6299213" H x 9.291339" L x 6.338583" W
Weight: 1.005308 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

(Percussion). My Las Vegas is the incredible life story of Bobby Morris, who arrived in the U.S. from Poland at age ten, where he shined shoes and dreamed of being a drummer, and rose to become a music legend both behind the drums and in the Vegas entertainment industry. Leaving home as a teenager during the height of the Great Depression, Morris witnessed the birth of bebop coming from Harlem, and is himself credited with laying down some of the very first beats of rock n roll. Hearing about a little town out west called Las Vegas, Morris arrived there in 1950 and proceeded to carve out a niche for himself in the music and entertainment management worlds, ascending to accompanist to the greatest stars of all time: Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Bobby Darin, Frank Sinatra, Eddie Fisher and dozens of others. Achieving fame as the drummer for Louis Prima's Witnesses during a golden age in Vegas, Morris eventually became the conductor and friend of Elvis Presley. He rubbed elbows with American presidents, playing the Kennedy Inauguration and befriending a young actor named Ronald Reagan. Also an important figure on the business side of the industry, Morris ran the successful Bobby Morris Agency, Inc. from his own building in downtown Las Vegas and was involved in management, booking and entertainment direction of many of the major hotels and venues on the Strip. This, his Read More chevron_right

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