October 30: SCC & CGCC Jazz Ensembles

7:30 PM $15, $5 Students (25 7 Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets The Scottsdale Community College (under the direction of Eric Rasmussen) and Chandler-Gilbert Community College (under the direction of Adam Roberts) Jazz Ensembles in concert.

September 14: Carnatic Jazz

7:30 PM September 14: Carnatic Jazz CLICK HERE for tickets From INDIA: Rajat Sen-tabla, Anjan Saha-sitar From ARIZONA: Eric Rasmussen-alto sax, Adam Roberts-saxophones, Stan Sorenson-guitar Carnatic Indian Classical Music meets some of the valley’s most adventurous Jazz Improvisers for a night of cross-cultural musical conversation. Featuring tabla player Rajat Sen and sitarist Anjan Saha from India, and local […]

September 7 First Friday: Running From Bears

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Running From Bears plays Songs You Know Eric Rasmussen-alto saxophone, Adam Roberts-tenor/soprano sax, Keith Kelly-tenor/baritone sax, Jeff Libman-guitar, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Forged from a dangerous combination of modern jazz, iron ore and rabies, Running From Bears came into being after a fateful lightning storm in early summer of […]

June 22: The Mammoth Ensemble

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Derek Nellis-trumpet, Nick Menasco-alto sax, Adam Roberts-tenor sax, Dave Schmidt-baritone sax, Greg Varlotta-trombone, Steve McCarvel-piano, Luis Martinez-guitar, Rob Wagener-bass, Erik Teichmann-drums The “Mammoth Ensemble” is a jazz Nonet made up of fellow musicians and mentors of the band leader, Derek Nellis.  […]

June 16: Matt Lennex & The Giants of Jazz

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Matt Lennex-trombone, Adam Roberts-saxophone, Nick Manson-piano; Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums A Tribute to the Jazz Trombone Masters, Part 2 Matt Lennex & the Giants of Jazz return to The Nash with a new program of jazz standards and original compositions associated […]

May 25: The Nash Composers’ Coalition – So Much To Say…

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Nash Composers Coalition – So Much To Say… Eric Rasmussen–alto sax, Mary Petrich–tenor sax, Adam Roberts–tenor sax, Keith Kelly–baritone sax, Zach Gillespie–cornet, Jeff Libman–guitar, Gabe Hall-Rodrigues–accordion, Russell Schmidt–piano, Ben Hedquist–bass, Connor Sample–drums As a follow-up to last December’s “Brilliant Covers” (a […]

May 18: Union32 plays Sticky Fingers

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Union32 Quintet: Keith Kelly-tenor saxophone/flute, Adam Roberts-tenor & soprano saxophone, Brett Reed-vibraphone, Bailey Zick -upright bass, Ryan Anthony-drums & cymbals The revered ambience of Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Alabama is the birth place of The Stones 1971 album, Sticky Fingers. […]

May 4 First Friday: Ettinger, Sistrunk, Roberts, and Anthony

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission John Ettinger-violin, Adam Roberts-saxophones, Ted Sistrunk-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums This band of old and new friends has been playing together about twice a year for the past four years whenever Ettinger is in town. The set list is growing from originals taken from Ettinger’s recordings and Sistrunk’s originals, to exploring off-the-beaten-path standards […]

March 31: Adam Roberts Presents: Art Pepper + 11

7:30 PM CLICK HERE for tickets All Seats Reserved. $35 VIP , $30 Premium, $25 Preferred, Students $15 (25 & Under w/ ID – “Preferred” seating only) Eric Rasmussen-alto sax, Adam Roberts-tenor sax, Keith Kelly-bari sax, Mark Gosiewski-trumpet, Derek Sanchez-trumpet, Steve McCallister-trombone, Matt Lennex-trombone, Russell Schmidt-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Adam Roberts presents Art Pepper +11 Adam Roberts has assembled some of the brightest stars in […]

March 9: Glenn White

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Glenn White-saxophone/compositions, Adam Roberts-saxophone, Beth Lederman-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums A graduate of New England Conservatory, Glenn has performed alongside many notable musicians including Norah Jones, Paul Banks (Interpol), Greg Camp (Smash Mouth), Michael Eisenstein (Melissa Etheridge), Sunnyside Records artist Jamie […]