Max Beckman

Charlie Smith Quintet plays Sonny Clark

Vince Kauffman-tenor sax, Kenji Wagner-trumpet, Charlie Smith-piano, Max Beckman-bass, Sam Russo-drums Charlie Smith quintet presents the music of Sonny Clark. From Blue Note Records: Like Fats Navarro and Charlie Parker before him, Sonny Clark’s life was short but it burned with musical intensity. Influenced deeply by Bud Powell, Clark nonetheless developed an intricate and hard-swinging harmonic sensibility that …

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First Friday: Always Say Goodbye Sextet

Alex Yuwen-saxophone, Kenji Wagner-trumpet, Jude Poorten-guitar, Aleks Izotov-piano, Max Beckman-bass, Andrew Flores-drums First Friday celebrations return to The Nash with the debut of “Always Say Goodbye Sextet”, a new band made up of some of the finest musicians in the Phoenix area. Inspired by music of the 20th century, the “Always Say Goodbye Sextet” doesn’t …

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Jam Session: Max Beckman

Max Beckman-bass/bandleader 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. …

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Contact info

The Nash Jazz Club
110 E Roosevelt St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 795-0464


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