Monochrome does not suit Elton John well. As one of rock's most colorful performers, the mere mention of his name conjures a rainbow of visuals, especially considering the famous video screen that was a key attraction for his first Las Vegas residency that last five years, "The Red Piano." In name alone "The Million Dollar Piano" sounds more vibrant and broader than its predecessor and John has definitely not opted to create a sequel -- this is a wholly new show that owes more to music than the marriage of song and spectacle.
Elton John has returned to Las Vegas for a three-year headlining gig at Caesars Palace. The five-time Grammy winner performed Wednesday night for the first of 16 shows scheduled through October, the first performances of a new show titled "The Million Dollar Piano."
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Elton John will celebrate his 60th birthday with a March 25 concert at New York's Madison Square Garden, and two days later, Island will keep the party going with the first single-disc package of his greatest hits.