October 9 The Nash 4th Anniversary Weekend: George Garzone w/ The SCC Jazz Orchestra

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Admission: $25

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Sunday @7 pm – George Garzone with the Scottsdale Community College Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Eric Rasmussen,with a special appearance by Lewis Nash.

George Garzone (tenor saxophone) is a member of the Fringe, a jazz trio founded in 1972 that includes bassist John Lockwood and drummer Bob Gullotti. A veteran jazzman, Garzone has appeared on more than 20 recordings. In addition, Garzone has guested in many situations, touring Europe with Jamaaladeen Tacuma and performing with Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, Jack DeJohnette, Rachel Z, and John Patitucci among others. Garzone is well-known as a sought-after jazz educator, who, in addition to teaching at Berklee, has taught at the New England Conservatory, Longy School of Music, New York University, and the Manhattan School of Music. Students of his have included Joshua Redman, Branford Marsalis, Teadross Avery, Luciana Souza, Mark Turner, Donny McCaslin, Doug Yates, and Danilo Perez, to name a few. www.georgegarzone.com

The Scottsdale Community College Jazz Orchestra performs a broad variety of styles and genres of music from Early Jazz to Contemporary and Fusion Styles. This ensemble has completed five European tours: twice appearing at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland. Eric Rasmussen (saxophonist/composer is a leading source of inspiration to the next generation of jazz musicians at The Nash and throughout the Valley. He earned his Masters of Music degree in Jazz Performance at the New England Conservatory in Boston; then studied with Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Danilo Perez and Paul Bley. Rasmussen received his BFA in Jazz Performance from California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles, where he studied with Charlie Haden, Joe Labarbera and Roscoe Mitchell. Rasmussen has served as adjunct faculty for Mesa Community College, Paradise Valley Community College and was the Music Director for Young Sounds of Arizona. Currently, he is the Director of Instrumental Music at Scottsdale Community College.

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Friday, October 7 @ 6:00 pm Private House Party Featuring The Lewis Nash Big Apple Trio: Lewis Nash, Larry Willis, Nat Reeves Hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine  Admission – $75

Saturday, October 8 @ 7:00 pm and 9:15 pm The Lewis Nash Big Apple Quintet: Lewis Nash, Steve Davis, Eric Alexander, Larry Willis, Nat Reeves  VIP Table Sponsors – $1,000 – You pick Front Row VIP Table for 4 (only 4 tables available – please call (602) 686-7481)  Premium Table Seats (2nd Row) – $99  Table Seats (3rd Row) – $89  2-Person Round Tables (4th Row) – $79  HiTop Counter Seats – $79  Premium Gallery Seats – $79  Gallery Seats – $69  Row Seats – $49  Student Rush Special – Students under the age of 25 with current student ID may purchase Gallery Seats for $29 with special code before October 1st (subject to availability)

Sunday, October 9 @ 7:00 pm George Garzone with the Scottsdale Community College Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Eric Rasmussen, with a special appearance by Lewis Nash  Open Seating – $25  Student Rush Special – Students under the age of 25 with current student ID may purchase Gallery Seats for $15 with special code before October 1st (subject to availability)

Patron Badge Get premium seats at all 3 events and show your support for The Nash!  “Patron Badge” Ticket Packages for the weekend are $250 and include premium seating for all three Anniversary Weekend Concerts, wine and hors d’oeuvres for the October 7th event and a “Meet and Greet” with Lewis Nash. The Patron Badge includes a $50 contribution to The Nash to support jazz programs. – $250/person

For general questions on ticketing, call (602) 795-0464; for purchase of Row 1 Table seats or technical issues call (602) 686-7481

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