The Nash

Feb
5
Thu
February 5 Special Event: Khani Cole @ The Nash
Feb 5 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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Khani Cole – vocals, Obadiah Parker – guitar, Will Gaines – bass, Mike Florio – drums

“Khani Cole…the voice of Phoenix!” – George Benson

“Khani’s soulful alto reveals uncommon emotion and strength.” –Jazz Times Magazine

Khani Cole’s assent into the national and international consciousness began after relocating to Phoenix, Arizona from her native Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1992.

The move, which initiated many personal changes, sparked the inception of her very first release, Piece Of My Soul, on Fahrenheit Records. Piece Of My Soul was an album with great depth harmonically and lyrically and was quite a departure from the production and performance trends heard on NAC (Smooth Jazz) radio at that time. The release caught on nationwide; specifically in markets with a more liberal radio philosophy. Piece Of My Soul featured jazz greats, Brian Bromberg, Joey DeFrancesco and Marco Russo among others, as Khani and her band toured the summer of ’97 and were met with an overwhelming positive response.

In 2007, after an unprecedented 10.5 year run at the world renowned Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs, Khani realized another dream when she opened her own music venue in Scottsdale, Voce Lounge. Voce featured some of the finest regional, local and international talent.

Khani states: “We booked great artists and let them be artists without the restraints often associated with venues that book music as an after-thought.”

Recent highlights for Khani have included, a performance with the legendary George Benson at the Hollywood Bowl ~ 2010 Playboy Jazz Festival as well as, a three week Spring 2011 tour of Denmark and Germany.

CLICK HERE for The Nash BYOB policy

Feb
7
Sat
February 7 Hot Dogs & Jazz: Jazz For Families w/ Dmitri Matheny Group @ The Nash
Feb 7 @ 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Hot Dogs & Jazz

Dmitri Matheny – flugelhorn, Mary Petrich – saxophones, Nick Manson – piano, Ted Sistrunk – bass, John Lewis – drums

Music * Prizes * Free Hot Dogs

Flugelhorn Master Dmitri Matheny leads a new show for families: HOT DOGS & JAZZ on Saturday, February 7 at 11 am at The Nash in downtown Phoenix. Kids and their parents will enjoy this perfect 45 minute intro to jazz as the Dmitri Matheny Group performs a wide array of jazz styles, explores the different kinds of sounds and moods each of their instruments can produce and shares fascinating stories about the history of American music.

Following the show, The Nash will hold prize contests for the kids, free hot dogs for everyone in the audience and a post-show meet and greet with the band.

Doors open at 10:30. Space is limited, Free admission, reservations are recommended. ($3 Suggested Donation)

CLICK HERE for reservations

Short Leash logo_150x165Corn dog bites and kids’ pigs in blankets provided by Short Leash Hot Dog & Sausage Eatery
The Award-winning Short Leash Hot Dog and Sausage Eatery has been recognized by Yelp Top 100 places it eat in the U.S.A. – 2014

-2013 A.R.A. Foodist Award, Outstanding Food Truck, -AZ Central Critics Choice + Peoples Choice Best Food Truck 2012
-Winner of Phoenix New TImes Best Hot Dog 2013, Best Food Truck 2011,2012,2013, 2014

 

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Feb
14
Sat
February 14 Valentine’s Day Concert: ZAZU @ The Nash
Feb 14 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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ZAZU is: Mike Fowler – solo guitar, Jeff Quamo – clarinet, Ryan Vance – rhythm guitar, Steve Douglas – bass

Formed in Jan of 2005 by Steve Douglas of Artists in Rhythm to carry on the tradition of Django Reinhart, originally called Musette, we added Larry Czarnecki in 2007 for Tlaquepaque concerts and changed the name to ZAZU….We have been featured at community fairs, wine fests, Sedona International Film Festival, concerts, private parties, Jazz on the Rocks scholarship concert series and civic fundraising affairs. We released a debut double CD, The Soul of Paris in July of 2009 with exquisite photography and graphics, lively playing by the three of us and explosive stylings of Allen Ames on violin.

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Feb
19
Thu
February 19: Paul-Eirik Melhus @ The Nash
Feb 19 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
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Paul-Eirik Melhus is currently studying at Berklee College of Music. Paul has experienced various musical programs throughout his years. In his earlier days, he played with the Marshall Ranch Elementary Jazz Band, which was chosen to perform at the 2005 IAJE Festival in Long Beach, California. This was the first elementary jazz ensemble in Arizona to receive this honor. The high school jazz ensemble which he performed with, Deer Valley High School, was chosen to perform at The Next Generation Festival in Monterey where they ranked 4th in the big band division. Later towards his sophomore year, the band was accepted into the Midwest Clinic located in Chicago. Nationally, Paul was invited to play with the Jazz Band of America, which had Wynton Marsalis as guest artist, under the direction of Ron McCurdy.

Later, he was picked out of 17 students nationally to attend the Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony in 2007 and 2008 with such faculty as Joe Gilman, Frank Morgan, Ray Drummond, Willie Jones III, Anton Shwartz, Bart Marantz, Ed Soph, and Marvin Stamm.

In 2009, Paul played lead tenor in the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Orchestra and toured with the band through Kansas City, Pittsburg, Cincinatti, Chicago, and Washington DC. The band ended the tour playing at the 2009 Monterey Jazz Festival with special guest artist Wynton Marsalis. Currently, at Berklee College of Music, Paul has been very active in the community. He has played and studied with many Berklee ensembles and teachers, including Greg Osby, Terri Lyne Carrington, David Santoro, Ralph Peterson, Hal Crook, David Samuels, Ricardo Monzon Merengue, Matt Jenson, and the Bob Marley and David Gilmore ensembles.

Currently a part of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Paul has played multiple concerts including a performance in France at the Paris Conservatory. He has also had the privilege of studying with renowned faculty in the institute, such as Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, John Patitucci, Ben Street, George Garzone, Adam Cruz, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Dave Liebman.

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Feb
26
Thu
February 26 Special Latin Jazz Event: Carmela y Más @ The Nash
Feb 26 @ 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.

CLICK HERE for The Nash BYOB policy

Mar
5
Thu
March 5 Special Event: Khani Cole @ The Nash
Mar 5 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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Khani Cole – vocals, Lamar Gaines – keys, Will Gaines – bass, Mike Florio – drums

“Khani Cole…the voice of Phoenix!” – George Benson

“Khani’s soulful alto reveals uncommon emotion and strength.” –Jazz Times Magazine

Khani Cole’s assent into the national and international consciousness began after relocating to Phoenix, Arizona from her native Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1992.

The move, which initiated many personal changes, sparked the inception of her very first release, Piece Of My Soul, on Fahrenheit Records. Piece Of My Soul was an album with great depth harmonically and lyrically and was quite a departure from the production and performance trends heard on NAC (Smooth Jazz) radio at that time. The release caught on nationwide; specifically in markets with a more liberal radio philosophy. Piece Of My Soul featured jazz greats, Brian Bromberg, Joey DeFrancesco and Marco Russo among others, as Khani and her band toured the summer of ’97 and were met with an overwhelming positive response.

In 2007, after an unprecedented 10.5 year run at the world renowned Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs, Khani realized another dream when she opened her own music venue in Scottsdale, Voce Lounge. Voce featured some of the finest regional, local and international talent.

Khani states: “We booked great artists and let them be artists without the restraints often associated with venues that book music as an after-thought.”

Recent highlights for Khani have included, a performance with the legendary George Benson at the Hollywood Bowl ~ 2010 Playboy Jazz Festival as well as, a three week Spring 2011 tour of Denmark and Germany.

CLICK HERE for The Nash BYOB policy

Mar
7
Sat
March 7 Hot Dogs & Jazz: Jazz For Families w/ Dmitri Matheny Group @ The Nash
Mar 7 @ 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Hot Dogs & Jazz

Dmitri Matheny – flugelhorn, Mary Petrich – saxophones, Nick Manson – piano, Ted Sistrunk – bass, John Lewis – drums

Music * Prizes * Free Hot Dogs

Flugelhorn Master Dmitri Matheny leads a new show for families: HOT DOGS & JAZZ on Saturday, March 7 at 11 am at The Nash in downtown Phoenix. Kids and their parents will enjoy this perfect 45 minute intro to jazz as the Dmitri Matheny Group performs a wide array of jazz styles, explores the different kinds of sounds and moods each of their instruments can produce and shares fascinating stories about the history of American music.

Following the show, The Nash will hold prize contests for the kids, free hot dogs for everyone in the audience and a post-show meet and greet with the band.

Doors open at 10:30. Space is limited, Free admission, reservations are recommended. ($3 Suggested Donation)

WE WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS ON FEB. 8th – Thank you for your patience!

Short Leash logo_150x165Corn dog bites and kids’ pigs in blankets provided by Short Leash Hot Dog & Sausage Eatery
The Award-winning Short Leash Hot Dog and Sausage Eatery has been recognized by Yelp Top 100 places it eat in the U.S.A. – 2014

-2013 A.R.A. Foodist Award, Outstanding Food Truck, -AZ Central Critics Choice + Peoples Choice Best Food Truck 2012
-Winner of Phoenix New TImes Best Hot Dog 2013, Best Food Truck 2011,2012,2013, 2014

 

 

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Mar
11
Wed
March 11 Special Event: Superstition Jazz Orchestra @ The Nash
Mar 11 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

More info to come…

Mar
12
Thu
March 12: Cal Tjader Project @ The Nash
Mar 12 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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Scott Zimmer – sax/flute, Brett Reed – vibes, Ted Sistrunk – bass, John Lewis – drums, Joe Garcia – congas

With exciting performances of Mambo, Cha cha cha, and other grooves, The Cal Tjader Tribute Band pays homage to one of the most important Latin-jazz artists of the last century.

Including the best musicians in the valley, Brett Reed on Vibes, Scott Zimmer on sax and flute, Joe Garcia playing congas, John Lewis drums, and Ted Sistrunk on bass, it’s an exuberant and rousing show!

CLICK HERE for the Nash BYOB policy