Only a talented team can envision the best shows in Las Vegas. A producer is needed to start the show, a choreographer to create the dance numbers, set designers to make the stage glamorous, a director to lead the show, and a composer to create the music to make their shows the grand spectacle they envision. They spent years learning their craft, mastering, and perfecting it to create the greatest musical productions to ever hit the Strip. Meet the creators behind VEGAS! THE SHOW.
David Saxe is Las Vegas' most prolific show producer. He was born and raised in Las Vegas. His mother was a dancer in Folies Bergere, and his father was a bandleader for The Rat Pack. David launched his first show on the Las Vegas Strip at the age of 17, making him the youngest producer in Vegas' history. During the last two decades, he has produced more than 100 shows in Las Vegas and all over the world including: V - The Ultimate Variety Show, Melinda - First Lady of Magic, and Showgirls of Magic. He currently has multiple shows in production at both of his Saxe & V Theaters inside the Miracle Mile Shops - Planet Hollywood Resort as well as The Quad Hotel. He was thrilled to have the nation's top performers, crew members and entertainment visionaries by his side as he launched VEGAS! THE SHOW in 2010. davidsaxe.com
Tiger Martina has vast experience in the entertainment and choreography industry, and is known to be both technical and versatile. His professional projects range from feature film and television to numerous Broadway, off Broadway and Las Vegas stage productions. He attributes his style and approach to the experience he gained as a dancer and assistant to some of the world's greatest choreographers: Twyla Tharp, Michael Kidd, Ron Lewis, Michael Darrin, Paula Abdul and Kenny Ortega. As a choreographer, he has worked with Liza Minnelli, Alan Cumming, Penn & Teller, French Stewart, Adam Lambert, Diana Degarmo, Broadway star & 30 Rock's Cheyenne Jackson, and even Jerry Springer. Martina is also credited with choreographing large scale nationally-televised events such as "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade", and NBC's "4th of July" special, and cruise line performances for Cunard, Holland America, and Royal Caribbean. He is profoundly grateful to David Saxe for the privilege to work with the wonderfully-talented cast of VEGAS! THE SHOW, and thanks them for their sprit and perseverance. Martina sends his love and thanks to his many families, support team upstairs, and to Lance Horne for his unwavering belief in him. tigermartina.com
Pat Caddick has been involved in the LA and Las Vegas music scene for more than 25 years as a player, arranger, orchestrator, producer, and director. He has worked with artists such as Barbra Streisand, Melissa Etheridge, Kevin Costner, Maurice White and Philip Bailey (Earth Wind and Fire), Bobby Kimball (Toto), The Pointer Sisters, Celine Dion, Brian McKnight, Wayne Newton, Danny Gans (on Broadway), Clint Holmes, Sheena Easton, Tower of Power, Billy Gilman, Helen Reddy, and many more. Pat has scored films (Universal, Colombia Pictures, Golan Globus) as well as composing theme songs for TV (NBC, CBS). Serving as a faculty member at USC in Southern California for 16 years, he created a songwriting program that has produced a new generation of songwriters and film composers. He is currently a judge of SONGWARS along with Todd Rundgren, Denny Laine (Wings, Moody Blues) Mike Pinder (Moody Blues) Narada Michael Walden, and many other esteemed colleagues.
Jerry Lopez was born into a musical family in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He began playing various instruments and singing professionally at a very early age. By the time he was 14 years old, he was a seasoned studio singer and touring musician with records playing all over the U.S. and abroad. Though the years, Jerry has honed his skills as a guitarist, singer, and composer as well as a solid band leader, musical director and front man. He can be heard in just about every city in the U.S. and overseas on jingles, television sound tracks and as a guest guitarist or singer with other artists. Today, with the band "Santa Fe & the Fat City Horns", many of his friends he's toured and recorded with show up to be "guest artists" with the band or sit in from time to time. People such as Bill Champlin, Tom Scott, Kenny Loggins, The Carlos Santana Band, Wayne Brady, Clint Holmes and Ricky Peterson. jerrylopez.com