The Nash Legacy Ensembles

In this unparalleled Nash program, talented high school jazz students are immersed in the essential combo environment. Enrollment for the current semester is closed, but please contact us for more information.



The Nash
110 E. Roosevelt St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004


Free (auditions required)

The Nash Legacy Ensembles are comprised of talented high school jazz musicians from across the Phoenix area who auditioned into this signature program of The Nash. Students in the Legacy Red and Legacy Blue ensembles explore essential jazz styles, composition and arranging techniques, and the art of improvisation, gaining invaluable small-group performance experience with expert coaching. This program performs at concerts and special events throughout the year. The Nash Legacy Ensemble program is fully funded and there is no cost to the participants.

This ensemble is led by Eric Rasmussen and Clark Gibson.

To audition for our Spring 2023 Legacy Ensembles, please CLICK HERE

Those who are interested in participating in this program (plus educators and musicians who wish to refer students) can contact Dr. Clark Gibson at