The Nash

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)

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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




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!

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March 26 Special Latin Jazz Event: Carmela y Más @ The Nash
Mar 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.

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March 29 Spring Concert in Support of The Nash: The Jazz Message @ The Nash
Mar 29 @ 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM
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The Jazz Message: Celebrating the legacy of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers 

Art Blakey

Art Blakey

Featuring an all-star line-up of Messenger alums:
Javon Jackson-tenor sax | Bobby Watson-alto sax | Eddie Henderson-trumpet | Benny Green-piano | Peter Washington-bass With Lewis Nash-drums
The Jazz Messengers was one of the most important and influential ensembles in modern jazz history. Its leader, drummer Art Blakey, is widely credited with ushering the music into the modern era, and pioneering the bebop and hard bop sounds that still dominate today’s scene.Throughout Blakey’s nearly 50 years as leader of the Jazz Messengers, the group served as the proving ground for an uncanny number of future jazz headliners –from Horace Silver, Jackie McLean, Freddie Hubbard and Wayne Shorter to Terence Blanchard, Kenny Garrett, Branford and Wynton Marsalis and many more. Blakey’s knack for hiring the most promising talent from among newcomers to the jazz scene was legendary—and he created legends. Membership in the Jazz Messengers was a badge of honor and arrival, and often a ticket to a long and celebrated career.Blakey was more than just a bandleader. He had one of the most joyful and explosive drum styles in jazz history—filled with dramatic press rolls and distinctive, infectious grooves. As the name of his legendary ensemble suggests, Blakey was also a preacher, bestowing the message of jazz on all who were fortunate to hear the music of the Messengers. The Jazz Message: Celebrating Art Blakey is an all-star tribute group that continues in the same spirit, featuring five former Jazz Messengers, plus master drummer Lewis Nash, performing familiar favorites from the Blakey songbook, including “Blues March”, “Moanin”, “Mosaic”, “Along Came Betty”, “One by One”, “This is for Albert”, “Arabia”, “Caravan”, “Up Jumped Spring” and “Whisper Not”.

“We started the Messengers because somebody had to mind the store for jazz. No America–no jazz. It is the only culture that
America has brought forth.”—Art Blakey

: 6:30 & 8:45Seating_March_125

(Earlybird discounts) available through Sunday, March 16th only

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Premium Table Seats – $99 ($92)
(1st or 2nd Row)

Table Seats – $89 ($82)
(3rd Row)

HiTop Counter Seats – $79 ($72)

Gallery Seats  – $69 ($62)

Row Seats – $49 ($42)

Student Special Pricing – $29 (Gallery or Row Seats, under age 25 with current Student ID, subject to availability – call Lorene at 602-686-7481 for special code).
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April 4 Special Event: Linda Caldwell, Carmela Ramirez & Phases “Back to Basics” @ The Nash
Apr 4 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM


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Linda Caldwell, Carmela Ramirez & Phases “Back to Basics”

One of the hardest working Arizona Bands in Phoenix, these girls were front line material and made from seasoned players & emerging great musicians.”  Joel Samuels Presents

Award winning vocalists Linda Caldwell, Carmela Ramirez and the Phases Band invite you to another show at the Nash on Saturday April 4th!  The Girls are happy to bring this exciting band back into the Phoenix music scene and do what they do best….Funk, R&B, Jazz and Fusion. In 2015 the band takes it  “Back to the Basics” with blasts from the past and then some.

Featuring: Anita Benavidez – piano and vocals, Rick Benavidez – guitar, Felix Sainz – Bass and Todd Chuba – Drums

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