"HEALING WITH A GROOVE"

50-minute high-octane shows from The Nash archives to fuel your soul every Wednesday @7pm on Facebook & YouTube

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THIS WEEK


March 31 - Juli Wood and The Mike Kocour Trio

Recorded Feb. 22, 2020
Juli Wood-sax, Mike Kocour-B3 organ, Jeff Libman-guitar, Dom Moio-drums

Chicago-based Juli Wood is an accomplished alto, tenor, and baritone saxophonist who loves to sing! This show is one of a few joyous musical reunions with fellow-Chicagoan Mike Kocour, aided and abetted by swinging bandmates Libman and Moio.

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March 24 - Mary Stallings with The Eric Gunnison Trio & Javon Jackson

Recorded Nov. 9, 2019
Mary Stallings-vocals, Eric Gunnison-piano, Mark Simon-bass, Paul Romaine-drums, Javon Jackson-sax

Mary Stallings is “One of the most distinctive and compelling jazz singers on the scene today” (DownBeat). Her ease of delivery is unrivaled, as is the support given to her by this awesome band.

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March 17 - Lewis Nash and Japanese Ladies of Jazz

Recorded LIVE on March 24, 2018
Mayu Saeki-flute, Ayako Shirasaki-piano, Noriko Ueda-bass, Lewis Nash-drums

This concert celebrates the unique relationship between American jazz and Japanese culture. It features four extraordinary Japanese ladies of jazz in performance with Lewis Nash, with whom they have played many times in New York City.

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March 10 - Kristin Korb Trio

Recorded March 17, 2019
Kristin Korb-bass/vocals, Andy Langham-piano, Duncan Moore-drums

Steeped in the groove stomping tradition of her mentor Ray Brown, Korb departs with her own reflections of the Great American Songbook to tell stories in a warm, surprising, and approachable style.

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March 3 - Margo Reed

Margo Reed-vocals, Jim Henry-trumpet, Joel Robin-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Cleve Huff-drums

Recorded Oct. 20, 2013

This is a rare full-length show video recording of Margo Reed, one of the Valley’s most beloved and revered artists of all time. Lewis Nash refers to Margo as one of his musical parents! This is one of only two performances by Margo at The Nash. It faithfully captured the exquisite innate musicianship, the joy and the pain that was Margo, and the adoration that she received.

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Feb 24 - Dmitri Matheny celebrates Art Farmer

Dmitri Matheny-flugelhorn, Mary Petrich-tenor saxophone, Angelo Versace-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums
Recorded March 16, 2019. Join flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny (“a jazz treasure”—All Music Guide) and his all-star band as they pay tribute to jazz legend Art Farmer in celebration of his 90th birthday. Art Farmer spent his formative years in Phoenix before launching his storied career and becoming “the bebop master who defined the sound of the flugelhorn in modern jazz” (All Music Guide). Matheny vaulted onto the jazz scene in the 1990s as the protégé of Art Farmer, whose copper-belled flugelhorn was left to him by the jazz master and he plays to this day.
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Feb 17 - Mingus: Tonight at Noon Max Beckman & Friends

Emilio Vargas-saxophone, Alex Yuwen-saxophone, Charles Smith-piano, Greg Hasson-guitar, Max Beckman-bass, Sam Russo-drums

Recorded on March March 24, 2019. This outstanding concert by a sextet of Phoenix "young lions" is dedicated to the music of the great Arizona-born bassist, bandleader and composer Charles Mingus, whose work, integrating loosely composed passages with improvised solos, both shaped and transcended jazz trends of the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s.

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Feb 10 - Fred Forney Quintet celebrates Miles Davis

Fred Forney-trumpet, Brice Winston-tenor, Nick Manson-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Dom Moio-drums
Recorded on May 25, 2019. Long-time Valley first-call trumpeter Fred Forney pays homage to nine-time Grammy® Award winner Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991).
For over 50 years, Miles has been considered one of the leading innovators in the evolution of jazz music, pioneering Bop, Cool, Hard Bop, Avant Garde and Fusion. This special celebration for Miles includes music from the albums Kind of Blue, Porgy and Bess, ESP, Round Midnight, Cookin’ and compositions by Miles’ sidemen during the 1950s and early 60s.
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Feb 3 - Frank Smith & Friends play Horace Silver

Frank Smith-sax/flute, Denny Monce-trumpet. Mark DeCozio-piano, Mike King-bass, Dom Moio-drums
Longtime Valley favorite Frank Smith and an all-star band to pay tribute to the legendary Horace Silver, who was a key architect of the popular bebop offshoot known as “hard bop”, which absorbed elements from blues and gospel music and evolved in the early 50s to dominate modern jazz.

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Jan 27 – Groovin’ Cory Weeds with David Hazeltine

This energetic groovin’ show with Nash-favorite Vancouver saxman Weeds and renown New York pianist Hazeltine will lift your spirits!

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Jan 20 – The Amazing Warren Wolf

Warren Wolf-vibraphone | Angelo Versace-piano | Tom Wakeling-bass | Dom Moio-drums
This renowned vibraphone master is so hot and widely respected from coast to coast for his amazing virtuosity, musicality, and happy vibe. Enjoy watching this show and socializing virtually with others.

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MONDAY, Jan 18 - MLK Day Special: Rosalyn McClore celebrates Nina Simone
Recorded February 25, 2018

Known as the ‘High Priestest of Soul’, Nina Simone was the consummate musical storyteller who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment, passion, and love through a magnificent body of works. Rosalyn McClore is a hidden treasure of an artist who possesses extraordinary depth as both a pianist and vocalist. This one-woman show is a compelling tribute to Miss Simone and a timely reminder of the racial injustice that informed her life and work.
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Jan 13 – The Jubilant Carmela y Más

This exciting performance by Arizona’s premier Latin jazz ensemble was captured at The Nash Jazz Under the Stars.
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