October 10: Superstition Jazz Orchestra – Footprints – Celebrating the music of Wayne Shorter

CLICK HERE for tickets Footprints – Celebrating the music of Wayne Shorter On Wednesday, October 10, the Superstition Jazz Orchestra will present “Footprints,” an evening of the music of Wayne Shorter in the form of new big band arrangements by composer and multi- instrumentalist, Mike Crotty. Each arrangement, unique in its own right, maintains the […]

October 7 The Nash 6th Anniversary Celebration: SCC Big Band w/ Jeremy Pelt

7:30 PM Tickets: $40 VIP/$35 Premium/$30 Preferred/$25 General (Gallery) Hearing a great big band at The Nash is an exhilarating experience! On Sunday evening, Jeremy Pelt will be the guest artist with the Scottsdale Community College Jazz Big Band with Lewis Nash as a special guest. Pelt forged a bond with the Mingus Big Band early […]

October 6 The Nash 6th Anniversary Celebration: The Lewis Nash All-Star Quintet

TWO SHOWS – 7:00 & 9:15 PM Jeremy Pelt-trumpet | Jimmy Greene-sax | Renee Rosnes-piano | Peter Washington-bass | Lewis Nash-drums Lewis Nash first brought an all-star quintet to Arizona at the Kerr Cultural Center in 2009, and released an acclaimed quintet CD, Highest Mountain, in 2012 (Cellar Live Records).These shows will feature 3 staples […]

October 5 First Friday: Connor Sample

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Alex Young- alto sax, Keith Kelly-tenor sax, Zach Gillespie-piano/keyboards, Bailey Zick- bass, Connor Sample- drums/compositions Drummer and composer, Connor Sample, is ecstatic to be showcasing a variety of rhythmically driven and beautifully unsettling original music with a group of amazing musicians. The night will feature some old and new […]

October 5 The Nash 6th Anniversary Celebration: Soiree – The Lewis Nash Classic Trio (House Party)

6:00 – 9:00 PM Lewis Nash’s trio reputation may be best expressed by his decade-long membership in the Tommy Flanagan Trio. The legendary Flanagan was known to have preferred ‘the intuitive, always-ready Nash to any other drummer.’ Along with Flanagan on piano and Peter Washington on bass, the trio created some of the most memorable jazz recordings of […]

September 30 Jam Session: Adam Clark

6:00 – 9:00 PM $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Adam Clark-drums/bandleader,Daniel “Sly” Slipetsky-piano, Sean Brogan-bass 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 […]

September 30 Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

3:00 – 5:00 PM CLICK HERE for tickets ALL SEATS RESERVED $36 *V.I.P. (each), $31 Preferred, $26 General, $16 Student (25 & under w/ ID, General Section only)  *VIP front section, 4-seat table purchase required. Only 4 VIP tables available. $4 per ticket will be added at checkout to cover processing costs. Note: Ticket prices at […]

September 29: Todd Johnson – A Tribute to Ray Brown

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Todd Johnson-bass, Jeff Libman-guitar, Nick Manson-piano, Dom Moio-drums Grammy Award-winning double-bassist Ray Brown was a leader in defining the modern jazz rhythm section — in addition to being a first-rate soloist. His unique dynamic and innate sense of swing graced performances […]

September 28: Lenny Roberts

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Lenny Roberts-tenor saxophone, Michael Kocour-piano, Max Beckman-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Lenny Roberts is an up-and-coming tenor saxophonist known for his hard-swinging, straight-ahead jazz and high-energy live performances. Heavily influenced by such jazz legends as Stanley Turrentine, Sonny Stitt and Dexter Gordon. Lenny adds a personal flair […]

September 26: Jazz & Jokes

7:30 PM $10 (Ages 18+ only) CLICK HERE for tickets 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: Alex Oliverio – […]