Governor Proclaims April Jazz Appreciation Month

Governor Doug Ducey proclaims April: Jazz Appreciation Month and April 30 International Jazz Appreciation Day As part of Jazz Appreciation Month, Governor Doug Ducey has issued an official proclamation declaring April 2018 as Jazz Appreciation Month and April 30, 2018 as International Jazz Appreciation Day. Representing Governor Doug Ducey to present the Proclamation was Barry […]

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Downbeat names The Nash a “Great Jazz Venue” for 5th straight year!

We are very proud to announce that The Nash has once again received the distinction of being included in Downbeat magazine’s listing of “Great Jazz Venues. Since 1934, this highly respected publication has featured top jazz artists, recordings, venues and news from the field  This is the 5th consecutive year The Nash has been recognized with this honor.

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KEZ Interview with Joel Goldenthal

KEZ’s Marty Manning interviews our own Joel Goldenthal about The Nash, our 5th Anniversary celebration and the state of music in general. Enjoy: Joel Interview

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The Nash in October – 5th Anniversary Celebration!

Highlights include DIZZY GILLESPIE ALL-STARS BANDA MAGDA EMMET COHEN TRIO LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI (Phoenix, AZ)  The Nash celebrates turning 5 with a jam packed October. The month is filled with major special guests, including Emmet Cohen Trio on Oct. 18, “Goth Jazz”as Romanian Lucian Ban & Mat Maneri perform the “Transylvanian Concert” Oct 27 and the “genre-slicing” high energy  Banda Magda Oct 22 […]

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The Nash 5th Anniversary in AZ Central

Once again we offer a thank you to music reviewer, Ed Masley, for his coverage of The Nash. This time he speaks with Lewis Nash about our upcoming 5th Anniversary festivities: The Nash turns 5 with anniversary celebration…

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“Smokin’ at The Nash” by Dave Kaufman

Thanks to Dave Kaufman at allaboutjazz.com for this wonderful article and slide show celebrating the jazz community in Phoenix! https://www.allaboutjazz.com/smokin-at-the-nash-by-dave-kaufman.php And, Volume 2: https://www.allaboutjazz.com/jazz-at-the-nash-volume-2-roots-in-az-by-dave-kaufman.php

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The Nash again named a Downbeat Top Jazz Venue

Downbeat Magazine, has recognized The Nash as one of the Best Jazz Venues for 2017. Since 1934, this highly respected publication has featured top jazz artists, recordings, venues and news from the field  This is the 4th consecutive year The Nash has been recognized with this honor.

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The Nash makes Phoenix one of four Jazz “Hubs” in America

(Phoenix, Ariz) The Jazz Forward Coalition has named The Nash, the popular jazz venue in downtown Phoenix as one of 4 partners in its national “jazz hubs” initiative. The Nash, along with major jazz venues in Pittsburgh (MCG Jazz), Washington D.C. (Smithsonian Jazz) and Portland (PDX Jazz) will lead the Jazz Forward Coalition, funded by […]

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The Nash Announces New Managing Director

The Nash and its parent nonprofit organization, Jazz In Arizona, Inc., today named Kate Hastings as its first managing director. Beginning July 1, she will join Executive Director Joel Robin Goldenthal in this newly-created position to form a management partnership for the Phoenix performance and education center that Downbeat Magazine has named “one of the top jazz venues […]

The Nash featured in Entertainer magazine

The Nash was profiled by Kenneth LaFave for the April, 2016 issue of Entertainer magazine. New Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke is featured on the cover, but we’re pretty sure most people will be interested in the extensive coverage that jazz music received. Flip to page 43, or just CLICK HERE to read the article, and thanks Entertainer!

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