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February 2019

The Stakes

February 22 @ 7:30 PM

Lord Kash and ZeeDubb-MCs, Marah Armenta-vocals, Ben Scolaro-piano, Luis Martinez-guitar, Paul McAfee-bass, Kevin Phillips-drums, Tyler Bauer-tenor sax, Jaime Barrios-trumpet "The Stakes could write songs about calculus and people would dance to it. Live and on record, the band has a powerful chemistry, creating a potent combination of rap, jazz, funk, and pop touches that sounds totally modern while also harkening back to the golden age of Native Tongues-style hip-hop." —Phoenix New Times $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) Plus…

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The Byron Stripling-Niki Haris All-Star Band

February 23 @ 7:00 PM

SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT 2 Shows: 7:00PM and 9:15PM The Nash Black History Month Celebration Starring the The Byron Stripling-Niki Haris All-Star Band, with Bobby Floyd, Michael Bowie and Lewis Nash Niki Haris-vocals, Byron Stripling-trumpet, Bobby Floyd-piano, Michael Bowie-bass, Lewis Nash-drums Electrifying trumpeter Byron Stripling and vivacious vocalist Niki Haris team up with passionate pianist-organist Bobby Floyd and time-master extraordinaire Lewis Nash for a blend of New Orleans, swing, bebop and Gospel music that’s guaranteed to lift your spirits and leave you dancing! It’s…

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Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

February 24 @ 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: Roney Jones

February 24 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Special Black History Month Celebration Jam with Roney Jones & Friends 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…

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Jazz & Jokes

February 27 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 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. 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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Mike Vax & TRPTS

February 28 @ 7:00 PM

Trumpets-Mike Vax, Bruce Gates, Ron King, Adam Compeau, Jack Petersen-guitar, Howard Alden-guitar, Selwyn Reams-bass, Ken French-drums TRPTS (Trumpets) was formed in 1985 as an experimental group to bring the history of jazz trumpet to audiences through performing voiced out solos from famous jazz trumpet players, playing music associated with trumpet jazz over the years, and also presenting new music written especially for us. The CD “Transforming Traditons” (Later re-issued as “On a Jazz Mission” on Summit Records) has sold over…

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March 2019

First Friday: Dave Berry Organ Quartet

March 1 @ 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Free

Chaz Martineau-tenor saxophone, David Berry - organ, Jude Poorten-electric guitar, Matt McClintock-drums The David Berry Quartet” is one of the most energetic and unique up-and-coming groups in the valley. With repertoire ranging from classic standards to original compositions and arrangements (never straying far from the traditions of jazz), these boys know how to keep a groove going and SWING! Joined by the delightful talents of three Nash regulars, Chaz Martineau (ts), Jude Poorten (gtr), Matt McClintock (dr), bandleader David Berry (org) is excited to…

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Andrew Rathbun

March 2 @ 7:30 PM

photo by Dominic Gladstone Andrew Rathbun-tenor/soprano saxophones/compositions, Eric Rasmussen-alto saxophone, Russ Schmidt-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Toronto native Andrew Rathbun is widely esteemed as one of the most creative and accomplished saxophonists, composers and bandleaders of his generation. On tenor and soprano saxophones he has achieved a rare depth of lyricism, authoritative swing and compositional intelligence. Recording steadily as a leader since the late 1990s, he has documented his stirring original music with an array of extraordinary lineups, featuring the talents of such greats…

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Jan Sandwich: A Tribute to Peggy Lee

March 3 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Jan Sandwich-vocals, Nicole Pesce-piano, Adam Clark-drums "Is That All There Is?" A Tribute to Peggy Lee A great new show from Jan and Nicole, filled with the smooth, cool jazz hits of the legendary Ms. Peggy Lee, with fascinating stories of her strange and wonderful life and career! You’ll LOVE this Show!!!!! $20 General, $15 Seniors (60+), $10 Students w/ ID, JiA Lifetime members & youth under age 12 admitted FREE Plus processing costs (for paid tickets)

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Jam Session: Beth Lederman

March 3 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Beth Lederman-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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Superstition Jazz Orchestra

March 6 @ 7:30 PM

On Wednesday, March 6, the Superstition Jazz Orchestra continues its series of concerts celebrating the music of the jazz masters in its premiere of "Hubtones", an evening of the music of trumpeter and composer, Freddie Hubbard. From the late 1950's until the early 2000's, Hubbard was one of jazz' most prominent and influential trumpeters on the jazz scene. In the form of new big band arrangements written by composer and multi-instrumentalist, Mike Crotty, each piece - unique in its own…

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The Nash Education Faculty Concert

March 8 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Eric Rasmussen-sax, Adam Roberts-sax, Mike Kocour-piano, Pam Morita-piano, Russell Schmidt-piano, Zach Wiggins-piano, Jeff Libman-guitar, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums The 2019 Nash Education fundraising season kicks off with a concert featuring our education faculty members. This show will be full of special guests, surprises and information about our in-house programs and the upcoming Summer Workshop series. Don't miss it! $25, $10 Students (25 & under w/ ID) Plus processing costs

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Call for Volunteers

March 9 @ 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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Jimmy Nistico and Jazz Express

March 9 @ 7:30 PM

Jimmy Nistico-sax, Denny Monce-trumpet, Dave Henning-piano, Selwyn Reams-bass, Bruce Stodola-drums Tenor saxophonist Jimmy Nistico brings his hard-swingin' quintet into The Nash for a night of straight ahead, mainstream jazz. Jim Nistico was born in Syracuse, NY, and raised in a musical home with older brother Sal Nistico paving the way on saxophone. Jim got started on clarinet at age 10, switching to tenor sax (Sal’s hand me down) at age 15. He played his first professional gig at 16 and continued playing…

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Jazz Matinee: Delphine Cortez with Joel Robin & Friends

March 10 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Delphine Cortez-vocals, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Joel Robin-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Ted Connell-drums Spend an afternoon at The Nash with Valley-favorite vocalist Delphine Cortez as she covers a wide variety of swing, bossa nova, torch and contemporary groove tunes in her own inimitable style. Joel and friends will provide the foundation for the afternoon's musical festivities, plus you never know who might show up to light up the room! Two-tier General Admission: $25 table seats, $21 row seats, $8 Students (25 & under w/ ID, row seats…

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Jam Session: Adam Clark

March 10 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Adam Clark-drums/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

March 13 @ 7:30 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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Nick Finzer

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

Nick Finzer-trombone, Mike Kocour-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Dom Moio-drums Nick Finzer is one of the most dynamic musicians of the millennial generation. An award-winning composer, arranger, producer, and trombonist, Finzer is bringing the joy and power of Jazz to both traditional fans and the most modern 21st century audiences. He’s on a mission to be a passionate voice defining the sound of Jazz in this age while also bringing street cred to the trombone with a bold, tight sound. $29 VIP, $25 Preferred, $21…

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Hot Dogs & Jazz: Jazz For Families

March 16 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Free

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, March 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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Dmitri Matheny: Celebrating Art Farmer

March 16 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Dmitri Matheny-flugelhorn, Andrew Gross-tenor saxophone, Angelo Versace-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums, Noal Cohen-emcee CELEBRATING ART FARMER Dmitri Matheny Group Jazz legend 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). Join flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny (“a jazz treasure”—All Music Guide) and his all-star band as they pay tribute to the master in celebration of his 90th birthday year and the official launch of Art Farmer. ArtFarmer.org. $33 VIP, $29…

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Kristin Korb Trio

March 17 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tickets on sale soon! Kristin Korb-bass/vocals, Andy Langham-piano, Duncan Moore-drums Kristin Korb Trio: Beyond the Moon “Kristin Korb is a jewel of jewels. The bassist and vocalist commands both of her instruments with panache, engaging them simultaneously with an ease comparable to breathing.” All About Jazz   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. Teamed up with her…

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Jam Session: Stan Sorenson

March 17 @ 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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Jim Walker: Benefit Concert for Project Sleep

March 22 @ 7:30 PM

Jim Walker in concert, with the Mike Kocour Trio and Select Students from the Brophy Jazz Band. Professor of Flute at USC & Colburn School of Music, Mr. Walker’s resume includes former principal flutist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, first-call studio flutist, and fifty-plus years in education. Mr. Kocour has performed with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Benny Golson, and the Chicago Symphony. He is Professor of Jazz Studies at Arizona State University. A portion of the proceeds…

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The Nash Celebrates the Japan-Jazz Connection

March 23 @ 7:30 PM

TICKETS ON SALE SOON! TWO SHOWS: 7:30 and 9:45 PM 7:30 Show:  $69 VIP, $59 Premium, $49 Preferred, $39 General Plus processing costs 9:45 Show: $62 VIP, $52 Premium, $42 Preferred, $32 General Plus processing costs THE TRIO: Ron Carter - Tasheki Yamaguchi - Lewis Nash   Prelude performance by The Ayako Shirasaki-Mayu Sakei Duo RON CARTER is among the most original, prolific, and influential bassists in jazz history, with more than 2,200 albums to his credit, an accomplishment honored in the Guinness Book of…

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ALS Benefit Concert: Max Beckman & Tonight at Noon

March 24 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Emilio Vargas- saxophone, Alex Yuwen- saxophone, Charles Smith- piano, Greg Hasson- guitar, Max Beckman- bass, Sam Russo- drums Max Beckman and Tonight at Noon Play the Music of Charles Mingus. Tonight at Noon is a sextet of young Phoenix area musicians dedicated to the performance of the music of the great Arizona-born bassist and composer Charles Mingus. The aim of this event is to raise funds and awareness about ALS, the disease that took Mingus’ life. The ALS Association is…

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Jam Session: Pam Morita

March 24 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Pam Morita-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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Jazz & Jokes

March 27 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 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. $10 (Ages 18+ only) Plus processing costs.

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SCC & CGCC Big Bands

March 28 @ 7:30 PM

Enjoy a night of great big band jazz with the Scottsdale and Chandler/Gilbert Community College Big Bands. $15, $5 Students (25 & under w/ ID)

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Jeff Libman

March 29 @ 7:30 PM

Jeff Libman-guitar, Russell Schmidt-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Jeff Libman is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies at Arizona State University. He holds a PhD in Music Education from ASU. As a jazz guitarist, Libman performs frequently in the Phoenix metropolitan area, sharing the stage with some of Arizona’s finest jazz musicians, including Michael Kocour, Brice Winston, Dom Moio, and Eric Rasmussen. His most recent album, Strange Beauty, was released in late 2016 on the Cellar Live label. The album received extensive radio…

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The Crotty & O’Neill Sextet

March 30 @ 7:30 PM

Deater O'Neill-vocals, Mike Crotty-sax/flute/trumpet, Beth Lederman-piano, Mike Ming-bass, Emerson Laffey-drums Joe Garcia-percussion How Sweet It Is! Featuring the Crotty & O'Neill Sextet Please join the dynamic Crotty & O'Neill Sextet for an exciting evening of jazz, celebrating the music of the 1960s and 70s. Performed in the imaginative settings that audiences have come to expect from the inventive pen of composer and multi-instrumentalist, Mike Crotty, the music of Carole King, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, the Beatles, Chicago, Tom Jobim and…

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Jam Session: Ioannis Goudelis

March 31 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ioannis Goudelis-piano/bandleader, Mario Mendivil-bass, John Lewis-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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April 2019

First Friday: The Scorpion Decides

April 5 @ 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Free

Free Admission Keith Kelly – woodwinds, Branson NeJame – rhodes, synth, Jerome Salazar – electric bass, Nathan Hubbard – drumkit The Scorpion Decides is a contemporary jazz group with members now living in San Diego and Phoenix. The Scorpion Decides make music that combines free jazz dialect, breakbeat science and electronic manipulation. The Scorpion Decides performs original music that melds breakbeat rhythmic concept with free jazz syntax into a unified whole. The group has released live recordings entitled The Desert Will Prevail…

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Israel Solomon Trio

April 6 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Armando Salas-saxophone, Carly Bates-piano, Israel Solomon-percussion Local musicians Israel Solomon (Percussionist), Carly Bates (Pianist), and Armando Salas (Saxophonist) formed The Solomon Trio in 2017. Their sound combines many genres, with jazz defining their foundation. Their work is heavily influenced by the world around them, everything from bird sounds to recognizable tunes can be heard during their heavily improvised musical sessions. In addition to playing at local venues and restaurants, they each teach and pursue individual artistic projects. 2-Tier General Admission:…

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Le Boeuf Brothers

April 12 @ 7:30 PM

Remy Le Boeuf-alto sax, Pascal Le Boeuf-piano, Giulio Xavier Cetto-bass, Christian Euman-drums The Le Boeuf Brothers are "talented musicians and award-winning composers who channel their influences, environments, and resources into works that reflect their own identities." (All About Jazz). Pianist Pascal Le Boeuf and saxophonist Remy Le Boeuf "pursue a hyper-fluent streamlined modern ideal" (New York Times) with "an impressive level of sophistication." (San Francisco Chronicle). 2-Tier General Admission: $25 for table seats, $21 for row seats, $8 Students (25…

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Jam Session: Mike Ozuna

April 14 @ 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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Lewis Nash & Friends

April 17 @ 7:30 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

April 20 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Free

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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No Jam Session this week

April 21 @ 6:00 PM

There will not be a Sunday night Jam Session this week. Happy Easter!

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Jam Session: Adam Clark

April 28 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Adam Clark-drums/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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