Event Calendar

Bill Easley/Lewis Nash Clinic

The Nash @ 110 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA The Nash @ 110 E Roosevelt St Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004,, Phoenix, AZ 85004

The Illinois Jacquet Centennial Band will hold a clinic for students, educators and anyone interested in a look "behind the scenes" of a top-notch jazz band on Saturday, December 3rd. Bill Easley, Mike Kocour, Chris Finet and Lewis Nash will be onsite playing a few songs and answering questions.  

Illinois Jacquet Centennial Celebration

The Nash @ 110 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA The Nash @ 110 E Roosevelt St Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004,, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Illinois Jacquet Centennial Celebration Bill Easley and The Lewis Nash Trio llinois Jacquet was one of the most influential tenor saxophonists in the history of jazz. On his very first recording at the age of 19 with Lionel Hampton, Jacquet spawned an entirely new style and sound for tenor saxophone with his legendary solo on “Flying Home,” which is widely regarded as the most famous solo in jazz history. Two years later, while improvising with Nat King Cole on piano and Les Paul on guitar at a benefit concert, Jacquet played a three-minute solo on a tune later to be…