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December 2018

Cinco de Moio

December 14 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Bill Moio-guitar, Todd Johnson-bass, Dom Moio-drums, Joe Garcia-percussion Don’t miss this rare local appearance by Cinco de Moio – high-energy Latin Jazz driven by legendary drummer, Dom Moio. $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) Plus processing fees

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Hot Dogs & Jazz: Jazz For Families

December 15 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Hot Dogs & Jazz is a great opportunity for children and families to enjoy a fun program about jazz — the music born in America and found in Hip-Hop and other popular music. Join us Saturday morning, December 15, as our accomplished musicians demonstrate different instruments and styles of jazz, and give kids a chance to move and sing to the music. Following the show, families will have a chance to meet the band while everyone enjoys free hot dogs, answering…

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“Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas” – The Crotty & O’Neill Sextet

December 15 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Featuring Deater O’Neill, vocals • Mike Crotty, trumpet, saxophones and flutes • Beth Lederman, piano • Ben Hedquist, bass • Glenn Davis, drums • Brett Reed, vibes Composer/arranger Mike Crotty and singer Deater O’Neill have combined their musical creativity and zany sense of humor in this delightful, holiday presentation. Every concert is a veritable, musical tour de force: fun, and swingin’; sometimes funky; often full of beauty and inspiration. A heart-warming journey into the spirit of the season.Year after year,…

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Jam Session: Zach Wiggins

December 16 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Zach Wiggins-piano/bandleader, Bailey Zick-bass, Jacob Eary-drums 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. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz. $10, $5 Students w/…

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Jazz & Jokes

December 19 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Jazz & Jokes combines today’s hottest stand up comedians with exceptional jazz musicians. They share the stage in a new format for The Nash that is improvisational, interactive, and hilarious. Jazz & Jokes is co-presented by Bird City Comedy and The Nash. Comedians: Mo Urban, Roxy Merrari, Mike Enders, Kim Jones, and more! Music by The Alex Oliverio Trio: Alex Oliverio-guitar, Max Beckman-bass, Matt McClintock-drums $10 (Ages 18+ only) Plus processing costs.

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Michael Collins Trio

December 21 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Michael Collins-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Cleve Huff-drums Don't miss the debut of the Michael Collins Trio at the Nash! Pianist and composer Michael Collins has appeared regularly at the Nash with valley favorites Clevetet, Doublers Collective, and Superstition Jazz Orchestra, and will deploy his inimitable style, compositions, and arrangements in the classic jazz piano trio format. Featuring legendary drummer Cleve Huff and bass virtuoso Chris Finet, the trio will explore Michael's music in an emotionally deep, yet easy-to-listen-to concert that will also highlight music by…

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The Nash Vocal Ensemble

December 22 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

2-Tier General Admission: $25 for table seats, $21 for row seats, $8 Students (25 & Under w/ ID. Row seats only) Plus processing costs. The Nash Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of Gregory Amerind, presents 100 years of jazz classics by George Gershwin, Al Jarreau, Patti Austin, Peter Gabriel, Hoagie Carmichael, Richie Cole, Michael Jackson, Carole King, and much more! Plus some choice HOLIDAY FAVORITES!

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KJZZ Holiday Show with Blaise Lantana & Friends

December 23 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Blaise Lantana's KJZZ Holiday Show with Mary Petrich, Sheila Earley, Joel Robin, and many guests! Take a break from shopping and take in this joyful holiday show at The Nash with KJZZ radio personality and songstress Blaise Lantana, along with many of her notable musician friends, as they play favorite holiday music. $20 General, $15 Seniors (60+), $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)

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Jam Session: Adam Clark

December 23 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Adam Clark-drums/bandleader, Sly Slipetsky-piano, Jon Murray-bass 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. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz. $10, $5 Students w/…

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Andrew Schiller Quartet featuring Rebecca Sullivan

December 28 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Andrew Schiller Quartet featuring special guest Rebecca Sullivan $25, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID. Row seats only) plus processing costs.  Adam Roberts-tenor sax, Alex Oliverio-guitar, Andrew Schiller-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums with special guest Rebecca Sullivan-voice This quartet, fronted by NYC musicians Andrew Schiller and special guest Rebecca Sullivan, is presenting an exploratory blend of original compositions and unique interpretations of other classic pieces. About Andrew Over the last decade, Andrew has moved from Phoenix to Boston to New York City, working as both a bandleader…

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Christine Fawson & The Tim Ray Trio

December 29 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

2-Tier General Admission: $25 for table seats, $21 for row seats, $8 Students (25 & Under w/ ID. Row seats only) Plus processing costs. Christine Fawson-vocals/trumpet, Tim Ray-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Dom Moio-drums As a vocalist and trumpet player, Christine Fawson has always loved performing classic standards from the American Songbook. Her new album SINGS JAZZ (Fall 2018) features some of her favorite jazz standards, with arrangements by pianist Tim Ray. The album features Christine on voice, trumpet and flugelhorn, Tim…

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Jam Session: Mike Ozuna

December 30 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

photo by Diane Banyai Mike Ozuna-guitar/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. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz. $10, $5 Students w/…

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January 2019

First Friday: Geocentric

January 4, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Free

Zach Gillespie-keyboard/piano/electronics, Alan Acosta-saxophone, Bailey Zick-bass, Joel Oroz-drums Geocentric features original music from Zach Gillespie and Joel Oroz, with the addition of composers such as Kurt Rosenwinkel, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, and Brad Mehldau. The music will go between various epochs, from modern jazz to electro-rock, and the nebulous. Free Admission

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The Blues Detour Quartet

January 5, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Beth Lederman-keys, Michael Sparks-guitar, Kirwan Brown-bass, Emerson Laffey-drums A tribute to the great jazz/blues guitarists. Featuring original music, as well as the music of Jeff Beck, Robben Ford & many others. 2-Tier General Admission: $25 for table seats, $21 for row seats, $8 Students (25 & Under w/ ID. Row seats only) Plus processing costs.

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Jam Session: Beth Lederman

January 6, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Beth Lederman-piano/bandleader, Felix Sainz-bass, Emerson Laffey-drums 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. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz. $10, $5 Students w/…

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Michael LeDonne Groover Quartet (Two Shows)

January 11, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

A 14-year veteran of Tuesday nights at “Smoke” in NYC, pianist, organist, educator, and bandleader Mike LeDonne has been one of the most in demand session musicians for well over 30 years. Backing icons like Milt Jackson, Bobby Hutcherson, and Benny Golson, Mike has been the bridge between the straight ahead and soul music of his generation. His latest Groover Quartet release “I Love Music” on the Savant label represents that great soul jazz connect of Charles Earland and Jimmy…

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New Volunteer Orientation

January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Nash offers volunteer information and orientation on the second Saturday morning of every month at 10:00 a.m. Come meet current volunteers, find out more about volunteering, and meet new friends as you learn more about volunteering.

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Call for Volunteers

January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Nash is dependent upon the talents, generosity and commitment of volunteers.  We have a very special mission and profound responsibility to ensure the preservation of America’s original art form–jazz–for our community, and for generations to come.  If you have a personal interest in this music and our mission, we seek your contributions to our success. Every effort will be made to ensure that your volunteer experience is personally rewarding and enables you to experience the joy of jazz. Click on the…

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West by Northwest

January 12, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Jason Carder-trumpet, Angelo Versace-piano, Tom Wakeling-bass, Dom Moio-drums West by Northwest brings together four highly acclaimed artists who have performed worldwide with a who’s who of jazz.  The band's live performances embrace jazz’ past, present, and future, with a great chemistry and an adventurous, hard-swinging style. Trumpet master Jason Carder (Yanni, Maria Schneider, Ray Charles, Woody Herman), pianist Angelo Versace (Take 6, Jon Faddis, Slide Hampton), and the swinging rhythm team of Tom Wakeling (Lee Konitz, James Moody, Mel Torme), & Dom…

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Jam Session: Ioannis Goudelis

January 13, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ioannis Goudelis-piano/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. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz. $10, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door),…

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Lewis Nash & Friends

January 16, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Lewis Nash & Friends is the new iteration of The Lewis Nash Pro Jam. It is more of an invitational format, still allowing for the participation of top professional-level musicians. $25, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) Plus processing costs.  

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Nash Composers’ Coalition

January 18, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

The Nash Composers Coalition returns with Sevens Run The Table, a program featuring dueling septets. In this new format for the NCC, there are different line-ups for each half of the performance, allowing more composers/performers to participate. The opening group includes: Derek Nellis-trumpet, Eric Rasmussen-sax, Keith Kelly-sax, Chris Stover-trombone, Zach Gillespie-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Connor Sample-drums After a brief intermission, the closing septet features: Mary Petrich-sax, Adam Roberts-sax, Chaz Martineau-sax, Matt Lennex-trombone, Jeff Libman-guitar, Ben Hedquist-bass, Connor Sample-drums Each half of the event will include the premiere of six new jazz compositions, written by NCC performers,…

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Hot Dogs & Jazz: Jazz For Families

January 19, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Hot Dogs & Jazz is a great opportunity for children and families to enjoy a fun program about jazz — the music born in America and found in Hip-Hop and other popular music. Join us Saturday morning, January 19, as our accomplished musicians demonstrate different instruments and styles of jazz, and give kids a chance to move and sing to the music. Following the show, families will have a chance to meet the band while everyone enjoys free hot dogs, answering…

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Judy Roberts & Rebecca Kilgore – Songbirds Together

January 19, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Songbirds Together: Judy Roberts and Rebecca Kilgore with Greg Fishman-saxophone and Tom Wakeling-bass Two of America’s favorite vocalists sing and swing the Great American Songbook! Each a magnificent artist in her own right, Judy Roberts and Rebecca Kilgore join forces to present their stunning talents at the Nash for one night only! $49 VIP, $39 Preferred, $29 General, $11 Students (25 & Under w/ ID, General Section only) $4 per ticket will be added at checkout to cover processing costs. Note: Ticket prices at the…

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Jazz Matinee: Sarah Elizabeth Charles

January 20, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Photo by Matthew Pandolfe $31 VIP, $26 Preferred, $21 General, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) Plus processing costs Sarah Elizabeth Charles & SCOPE will join us for an afternoon masterclass, performance and discussion on the relationship between equality and jazz. In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and in preparation for both Black History and Women’s History month, Sarah will lead a discussion through music around equality and inequality as it pertains to race and gender. As a teaching…

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Jam Session: Dave Henning

January 20, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Photo by Diane Banyai Dave Henning-piano/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. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz. $10, $5 Students w/…

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The Mammoth Ensemble

January 25, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Trumpets - Nick Cooper, Danny Doyle, Derek Nellis Trombones - Matt Vezey, Milas Yoes, Richard Lillard Saxes - Nick Menasco, Dave Schmidt, Adam Roberts, Shea Marshall Piano-Steve McCarvel, Guitar-Jude Poorten, Bass-Ben Hedquist, Drums-Erik Teichmann, Percussion-Doug Nottingham The "Mammoth Ensemble" is expanding from Nonet to 14-piece jazz band!  We will be performing a special showcase featuring music from the anime "Cowboy Bebop", a space-western following a group of bounty hunters that travel planet-to-planet trying to make ends meet. The band featured on the soundtrack…

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John Stowell

January 26, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Brice Winston-sax, John Stowell-guitar, Chris Finet-bass, Rob Moore-drums John Stowell is a unique jazz guitarist influenced as much by pianists and horn players as he is by guitarists. His original take on harmony, chords and improvisation sets him apart. He has taught internationally for over 40 years in every educational setting. John began his successful career in the early 1970’s with private study with guitarist Linc Chamberland and pianist John Mehegan. Both men were valuable mentors to John, allowing him to…

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Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

January 27, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley.  In fact, she was still winning New Times/Best of Phoenix awards  after she moved to Atlanta!  Francine appeared with her bands Jazz Alive and Fever at venues such as The Boojum Tree, Chuy’s and Chuy’s Next Door/The Night Club, Churchill’s Pub and Bombay Bicycle Club, plus numerous festivals and concert halls. She has been part of Lyle Lovett’s Large Band…

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Jam Session: Stan Sorenson

January 27, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

photo by Diane Banyai Stan Sorenson-guitar/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. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz. $10, $5 Students w/…

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February 2019

First Friday: NOLAz

February 1, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Free

Ted Belledin-piano/saxophone, Simone Sanchez-vocals, Kevin Tangney-trumpet, Benjie Messer-trombone, Steve Himmelstein-guitar, Sam Smith-bass, Janet Daniel-drums NOLAz Band plays jazz infused groove and soul music from NOLA: New Orleans, LA. From The Neville Brothers to Allen Toussaint, The Meters to Galactic, and Dirty Dozen Brass Band to Trombone Shorty, there is a particular musical character that stems from New Orleans. NOLAz Band channels this energy, and brings a little NOLA to Arizona.

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NO Jam Session tonight!

February 3, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Lewis Nash & Friends

February 13, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Lewis Nash & Friends is the new iteration of The Lewis Nash Pro Jam. It is more of an invitational format, still allowing for the participation of top professional-level musicians. $25, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) Plus processing costs.  

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Hot Dogs & Jazz: Jazz For Families

February 16, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Hot Dogs & Jazz is a great opportunity for children and families to enjoy a fun program about jazz — the music born in America and found in Hip-Hop and other popular music. Join us Saturday morning, February 16, as our accomplished musicians demonstrate different instruments and styles of jazz, and give kids a chance to move and sing to the music. Following the show, families will have a chance to meet the band while everyone enjoys free hot dogs, answering…

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ASU Jazz Combos

February 20, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Jazz combos are the core of the ASU Jazz Studies program. These exciting small jazz groups allow students to showcase their improvisational skills in a variety of styles including bebop, fusion and avant-garde, while offering a creative outlet for student composers and arrangers. Come see the jazz stars of tomorrow today! $15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)

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Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

February 24, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley.  In fact, she was still winning New Times/Best of Phoenix awards  after she moved to Atlanta!  Francine appeared with her bands Jazz Alive and Fever at venues such as The Boojum Tree, Chuy’s and Chuy’s Next Door/The Night Club, Churchill’s Pub and Bombay Bicycle Club, plus numerous festivals and concert halls. She has been part of Lyle Lovett’s Large Band…

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