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Roberta Piket

August 15, 2022 @ 7:30 pm

The Nash
110 E Roosevelt St,
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
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Roberta Piket-piano, Vince Thiefain-bass, Sheila Earley-drums

Downbeat Critics Poll Rising Star winner Roberta Piket makes her first appearance at the Nash, accompanied by local greats Vince Thiefain and Sheila Earley.  Roberta is a forward-thinking modernist who is also deeply rooted in the jazz tradition. A self-described “closet singer,“ Roberta will bring some of her vocal arrangements to the bandstand as well.

This special one-night-only event finds Roberta on her way back to her native New York after playing the Telluride Festival with bassist Rufus Reid’s quartet. Roberta also performs regularly with jazz drummer Victor Jones and with her husband, the drummer Billy Mintz. Roberta, Billy and bassist Harvie S have a new trio CD out in August on the Sunnyside label called, “You’ve Been Warned.“ robertajazz.com (Photography by John Abbott)

Vincent Thiefain is a musician and educator based out of Tempe Arizona, playing and teaching all over the valley for the last 10 years. He has had the privilege to share the stage with notable jazz luminaries such as; Michael Kocour, Lewis Nash, Joe Lovano, Benny Golson, Eric Rasmussen, etc. Finishing his Masters in Jazz Performance in 2022 at Arizona State University, Vincent studied with Rufus Reid allowing him to take part of the prestigious Ravinia Steans Music Institute Program for Jazz in 2021. He is currently teaching at the New School for the Arts and Academics in Tempe, Paradise Valley Community College and will begin instructing bass at Arizona State University in the fall of 2022.

Sheila Earley, is a drummer and percussionist. Sheila has performed with a variety of artists, including: Tom Harrell, Ellington Legacy Band, Marlena Shaw, Carol Sloane, Norman Simmons,  and Virginia Mayhew. In 2018 Sheila relocated to the Phoenix area and has been enjoying playing all over the area with We3 and others. She is also currently  the drummer for Minneapolis based Jazz Women All-Stars .




Tier 1: $35 (Tier 1 seats are at 2-top tables)
Tier 2: $32
Tier 3: $27
Students: $10.80 (Use code “student” at checkout)
(Plus processing costs)