The Nash

August – September 2014

Aug
21
Thu
August 21 Special Latin Jazz Event: Carmela y Más @ The Nash
Aug 21 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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Featuring Rebecca Kennell-Trumpet, Claudia Bloom-piano, Mark Winnans-Drums/Timbales, Steven Von Wald-Sax, Haijung Choi-Bass and Jesse Joaquin Parker-Congas and Vibes.

Carmela y Más is a kaleidoscope of Latin musical flavors. Latin Jazz and Salsa rhythms drive this electric band of award winning musicians. Audiences love their sounds of Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha and Rumba as well as moving, soothing, Latin Jazz.

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Aug
22
Fri
August 22 Special Event: Nash Summer Jazz Faculty Concert @ The Nash
Aug 22 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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Denise Martin – vocals, Frank Smith – sax, Adam Roberts – sax , Raul Yanez – piano, Will Goble – bass, Dom Moio – drums

We’re very proud of our Summer Workshop faculty here at The Nash, and especially proud to be able to present them in this special performance; the culminating event of our summer program. Join these outstanding musicians as they play standards and popular songs from the “Great American Songbook”. This is sure to be a memorable evening full of great music and special guests!

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Aug
23
Sat
August 23 Mainstream Jazz: Larry Redhouse Trio @ The Nash
Aug 23 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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Larry Redhouse – piano, Evan Dain – bass, Robin Horn – drums

This performance at the Nash will showcase many of Larry’s original compositions. He has released two self produced cds: Live at the Westward Look and Spirit Progression, and has played at prominent venues locally, nationally and internationally.

Mr. Redhouse and his trio have played at concerts featuring; pianist Chick Corea, trumpeter Terence Blanchard; saxophonist Donald Harrison and many others. He has also performed at the Grenoble Jazz Festival in France and in Washington D.C. at The Kennedy Center’s famed Jazz Club to wonderful reviews. Mr. Redhouse, a member of the Navajo Nation is also active in Native dance and spirituality. He is a Northern Traditional Dancer and performs with the Redhouse Dancers.

visit: www.larryredhouse.com

Evan Dain is a San Francisco Bay area native whose first instrument was the guitar, his playing mainly influenced by the blues, Bluegrass and Django Reinhardt. Evan began playing the bass in high school, along with the Banjo and Mandolin. He was a music major in college for three years before entering the Navy for a three year stint. Afterwards he began playing professionally throughout Northern California, picking up the trombone and tuba. Residing then in New Orleans as a union musician, he performed and toured with Banu Gibson, Hal Smith and John Gill. Evan returned to the Bay area in 1991. Moving to Tucson in 1996, Evan has been active as a performer, arranger and producer. He is a member of the popular “Hot Club of Tucson.”

Robin Horn is a man of many skills and talents: an accomplished live and studio drummer, composer, arranger, producer, recording artist, electronic percussion programmer and demonstrator, clinician, and educator.

Robin has performed internationally with his father, renowned jazz flutist Paul Horn. A widely versatile drummer, he has performed or recorded with Airto, Brian Bromberg, Paul Buckmaster (original orchestrator with Elton John), Michael Bruce (original guitarist with Alice Cooper), John Clayton, David Friesen, Frank Gambale (guitarist with Chick Corea), Andy Griffith, James Ingram, The Jets, Patrick Moraz (keyboardist with Yes), Aaron Neville, Linda Ronstadt, John Stowell, Ben Vereen, Steve Tyrell (Producer) and many others.

Robin has been an Artist in Residence at the University of Arizona since 1994, teaching advanced drumset and electronic percussion applications and co-director of Cross Talk, the UA Electronic Percussion Ensemble. He has been a top clinician for Yamaha since 1988 and was one of the sound designers for their DTXTREME Electronic Percussion System. He has released two solo CD’s , “Fast Lane” and “Collection” both of which continue to receive international airplay. Recently, Robin performed with the Larry Redhouse trio at the Grenoble Jazz Festival in France – the trio released a new CD, “Spirit Progression”.

Robin endorses Yamaha drums, Sabian cymbals, Pro-mark drumsticks (with his own signature model drumstick) and Remo drumheads.

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Aug
24
Sun
August 24 Jam Session: Alex Oliverio @ The Nash
Aug 24 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Alex Oliverio - guitar/bandleader, Ben Hedquist – bass, Dom Moio – 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.

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Aug
25
Mon
August 25 Special Event: Peter Schlamb @ The Nash
Aug 25 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
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Peter Schlamb

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Peter Schlamb – vibraphone; Matt Williams – piano; Karl McComas-Reichl – bass; Sean Mullins – drums

Admission: $15 General, $10 Students with ID

Peter Schlamb was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. Peter got an early start playing music, taking piano lessons at the age of five. When Peter turned eleven, he discovered Lionel Hampton and started playing jazz vibraphone. As a young teenager, Peter played gigs around town with his older brother, and by high school he was performing professionally throughout the St. Louis area. As a senior in high school, Peter became a member of saxophonist Willie Akins’ working quartet, where he had the opportunity to share the stage with top area musicians.

In the fall of 2006, Peter moved to New York City and began attending New School University. There, he studied privately with several frontrunners of today’s jazz scene, including Stefon Harris, Aaron Parks, Nasheet Waits, Ben Street, and Aaron Goldberg. While attending school, Peter met several talented young musicians with whom he began collaborating and performing, including Ben van Gelder, Kyle Wilson, and Rick Rosato. Peter graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Jazz Performance in May 2010.

Currently, Peter remains an active member of the New York City jazz scene, performing as a sideman with artists such as Mike Moreno, David Binney, and Logan Richardson in venues including the Jazz Gallery, 55 Bar, and Fat Cat. Peter also leads several projects under his own name, and he is in the process of booking shows throughout the Midwest as well as in New York.

Peter is on an album release tour for his debut CD, Tink.

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Aug
29
Fri
August 29 Contemporary Jazz: Running From Bears @ The Nash
Aug 29 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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Running from Bears (Eric Rasmussen-alto saxophone, Keith Kelly-tenor/baritone sax, Jeff Libman-guitar, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums)

Forged from a dangerous combination of modern jazz, iron ore and rabies, Running From Bears came into being after a fateful lightning storm in early summer of 2009 (A.D.) This Phoenix area jazz sextet both thrills audiences with its inventive, complex sound and instills in them an unwavering fear of the bears that continue to roam the earth while fueled by an unquenchable flesh-lust.

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Aug
30
Sat
August 30 Mainstream Jazz: Vicki McDermitt & Friends @ The Nash
Aug 30 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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Vicki McDermitt – vocals, Russ Schmidt – piano, Dwight Kilian – bass, Rob Moore – drums

Born In Columbus Ohio Vicki made her singing debut at three years old. She was a vocal music performance major in college, working with guitar legend Tommy Crook when she discovered the great American songbook.

She cut her teeth as the featured vocalist with saxophonist Rusty Bryant and Hammond B3 giants, Bobby Pierce and Hank Marr. She has toured the United States as well as eight European countries, and been the opening act for entertainers such as Mel Torme, Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams and Buddy Rich.

McDermitt worked in Los Angeles for many years for Corde productions on their show, Days Of Our Lives. She provided vocals for television specials, backing a multitude of major name entertainers. In addition she worked as an independent sessions singer for most of the major recording companies. She has been featured in Los Angeles finest showrooms.

Now a resident of the Phoenix valley she can be found working at local resorts, festivals, and concert venues with notable musicians, Russ Schmidt, Dwight Kilian, Judy Roberts, Dom & Bill Moio, Armand Boatman, Jerry Donato, and Todd Johnson. She is also Jazz Singer In Residence at Mayo Hospital, providing private a cappella concerts for the patients there.

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Aug
31
Sun
August 31 Special Event: Diana Lee CD Release Party @ The Nash
Aug 31 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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Diana Lee-vocals, Dave Baradic-keys, Felix Sainz-bass, Greg Warner-drums & Dennis Rowland – vocals, with special guests: Paul Sherman- piano, Justin Brotman – bass, Charles Lewis – piano, Jim Henry- trumpet/ flugelhorn, Paul Darrow- piano

A little about Diana Lee: Born and raised in the ‘Valley of the Sun’ (Phoenix, AZ) Diana Lee has found her inspiration through instrumentalists, vocalists and music of all genres. To hear her is to be seduced by her true unique interpretation.

Come help Diana celebrate the release of her highly-anticipated new CD, “Mentor” at 3:00 on Sunday. The music will go until 5:00, followed by a signing until 5:30. This is sure to be a party to remember, with VERY special guests and great music!

www.dianaleemusic.com

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August 31 Jam Session: Ted Sistrunk @ The Nash
Aug 31 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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Photo by Diane Banyai

Ted Sistrunk – bass/bandleader, Mike Ozuna – guitar, 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.

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Sep
5
Fri
Sept. 5 First Friday: Bitches Brew w/ The PVCC Jazz Faculty @ The Nash
Sep 5 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Details TBA