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December 2018

Jam Session: Ioannis Goudelis

December 2 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ioannis Goudelis-piano/bandleader, Mario Mendivil-bass, John Lewis-drums Every Sunday the true spirit of jazz plays out on stage at The Nash, as student and pro musicians play together, unrehearsed, in a variety of combinations. There’s always a solid core trio. Student jazz musicians are welcome, with house band, grand piano, guitar and bass amp, drum set and sound all provided. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz. $10, $5 Students w/…

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SCC Jazz Combos

December 4 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Scottsdale Community College Big Band The Scottsdale Community College Jazz Combos in concert under the direction of Eric Rasmussen. $15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)

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The Gospel Choir at The Nash

December 5 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

(RESCHEDULED FROM DECEMBER 12th) The Gospel Choir at The Nash is a community-based performing ensemble new to The Nash for 2018. Under the direction of Dr. Jason Thompson, this is the culminating performance of their eight weeks of rehearsals. The popularity of gospel music makes the genre appealing to study and perform. The members enjoy singing in a gospel choir, and gaining the cultural knowledge, the social connections, the spiritual affirmation, the recreational enjoyment, and even the musical opportunities. $15,…

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AZ School of the Arts Jazz Orchestra Winter Concert

December 6 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Free

The ASA Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Jon Murray, performs their Winter concert. This performance will feature a combo and a big band. The ASA Jazz Band consists of saxes, trumpets, trombones and a full rhythm section (drum set, bass, guitar and piano) in a traditional Big Band setting, modeled on legendary acts like Count Basie or Duke Ellington. This group studies and performs a variety of literature from various periods of Jazz performance, ranging from Swing to Bossa…

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First Friday: Joel Oroz – Tribute to Wayne Shorter

December 7 @ 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Free

Joel Oroz Group: The Music of Wayne Shorter Chaz Martineau-tenor saxophone, Jude Poorten-guitar, Zach Gillespie-piano/keyboards, Thomas Menefee-bass, Joel Oroz-drums & special guests... Drummer and Composer Joel Oroz is excited to present a concert featuring the music of prolific, master composer & saxophonist Wayne Shorter. The group will focus on his work in the 60's including compositions for Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, the Miles Davis Second Quintet and more. Featuring a stellar band, this is one you don't wanna miss! Joel…

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Dmitri Matheny Group featuring Holly Pyle

December 8 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW Dmitri Matheny Group featuring Holly Pyle The Burt Bacharach Songbook Holly Pyle-vocal, Beth Lederman-piano, T-Bone Sistrunk-bass, Caleb Michel-drums, Dmitri Matheny-flugelhorn 2-Tier General Admission: $25 for table seats, $21 for row seats, $8 Students (25 & Under w/ ID. Row seats only) Plus processing costs. Popular music wouldn’t be the same without the beloved songwriting team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Bacharach’s passionate melodies and David’s heartfelt lyrics delivered hit after hit, including “Close to You,”…

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Geoffrey Keezer

December 9 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Geoffrey Keezer-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Jon Wikan-drums With his highly regarded discography, unique compositions, and acclaimed performances in a variety of configurations, multiple GRAMMY®-nominated pianist Geoffrey Keezer commands the attention typically reserved for the living legends of jazz. Keezer was playing in jazz clubs as a teenager, holding down the piano chair for Art Blakey at age 18, and touring in the company of Ray Brown, Joshua Redman, Art Famer, Benny Golson and Barbara Hendricks in his 20s. Time Magazine wrote,…

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Jam Session: Stan Sorenson

December 9 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

photo by Diane Banyai Stan Sorenson-guitar/bandleader, Sean Brogan-bass, Buddy Banks-drums Every Sunday the true spirit of jazz plays out on stage at The Nash, as student and pro musicians play together, unrehearsed, in a variety of combinations. There’s always a solid core trio. Student jazz musicians are welcome, with house band, grand piano, guitar and bass amp, drum set and sound all provided. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz.…

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South Mountain Community College Latin Jazz Band

December 11 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

The South Mountain Latin Jazz Band, under the direction of Eddie Gaona, focuses on playing the exciting rhythms of Latin fused with Jazz. The two most influential mixers are Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music. This combined with Jazz comes across as passionate, intense, powerful and exciting! Eddie Gaona has been a music educator for over 35 years, a professional trumpet player, an arranger and the leader of a Latin band. Eddie is currently music director and theory instructor at South Mountain Community College. $15,…

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