Jack Jones to Return to the Suncoast Showroom This Weekend
Grammy Award-winning jazz and pop singer Jack Jones will perform his timeless hits at the Suncoast Showroom this weekend, Aug. 22 and 23.Jones was born in Hollywood, California to esteemed singer/actor Allan Jones and actress Irene Hervey. During his teen years, Jones embraced his passion for music and was inspired by renowned jazz instrumentalists such as Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Buddy Rich, Bob Brookmeyer, Dave Pell Octet, Marty Paiche Dectet, Shorty Rogers and the Giants and Count Basie. With more than 50 recorded albums, 17 of them charting Billboard's Top 20, Jones charms audiences with his wit, sensitivity and vocal power. Some of Jones' well-known hits include the famed American television series theme song "The Love Boat" along with "The Race Is On," "Lady," "Call Me Irresponsible" and "What I Did For Love." Jones earned two Grammy Awards for Best Pop Male Vocal Performance with his singles "Lollipops and Roses" by Anthony Velona, and Bacharach and David's "Wives and Lovers." His release, "Jack Jones Paints A Tribute To Tony Bennett," was nominated for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance. In addition to a successful recording career, Jones made a name for himself in the world of film and television. He most recently voiced a main character in the animated TV mini-series featuring Elijah Wood, "Over the Garden Wall," and appeared alongside Christian Bale and Amy Adams in the 2013 award-winning film "American Hustle." Jones is also known for his performances on multiple popular variety shows including "The Ed Sullivan Show," "The Andy Williams Show" and "American Bandstand," to name a few. Jones has also appeared on the musical theater stage, with performances in "Guys and Dolls," "South Pacific," "She Loves Me" and "Pajama Game." Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available from $29.95, plus tax and fees. Tickets can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.284.7777, or by visiting www.suncoastcasino.com.