Governor Doug Ducey proclaims April: Jazz Appreciation Month and April 30 International Jazz Appreciation Day
As part of Jazz Appreciation Month, Governor Doug Ducey has issued an official proclamation declaring April 2018 as Jazz Appreciation Month and April 30, 2018 as International Jazz Appreciation Day. Representing Governor Doug Ducey to present the Proclamation was Barry Wong, Director of the Governor’s Office of Equal Opportunity. Mr. Wong read the proclamation to audiences at The Nash on March 29 at the Lewis Nash Pro Jam, with Lewis Nash and Doc Jones in attendance. The Proclamation will be on display at The Nash throughout the month. The Nash has planned a huge calendar of events for April, encouraging everyone to come to a concert during this special time.
We are very proud to announce that The Nash has once again received the distinction of being included in Downbeat magazine’s listing of “Great Jazz Venues. Since 1934, this highly respected publication has featured top jazz artists, recordings, venues and news from the field This is the 5th consecutive year The Nash has been recognized with this honor.
DIZZY GILLESPIE ALL-STARSBANDA MAGDAEMMET COHEN TRIOLUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI(Phoenix, AZ) The Nash celebrates turning 5 with a jam packed October. The month is filled with major special guests, includingEmmet Cohen Trio on Oct. 18, “Goth Jazz”as Romanian Lucian Ban & Mat Maneri perform the “Transylvanian Concert” Oct 27 and the “genre-slicing” high energy Banda Magda Oct 22The 5th Anniversary Weekend Oct 7 – 9 brings The Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars, featuring Roy Hargrove-trumpet, Sharel Cassity-sax, Cyrus Chestnut-piano, John Lee-bass, Lewis Nash-drums, and Roberta Gambarini-vocals. Cory Weeds also highlights the weekend, as well as Darcy James Argue.The live jazz club also features a wide array of jazz styles, jam sessions, lectures and matinee shows to appeal to all tastes and ages. New events include Jazz Meets Poetry, Oct 26 and Jazz & Jokes Oct 19.The Nash is located at 110 E. Roosevelt St on Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix.
Advance tickets are on sale at www.thenash.org or may be purchased at the door.The Nash offers extensive wine and beer service at all shows with a wonderful selection of full and half bottles of wine as well as an assortment of craft beers.