October 20: Marcos Crego

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for tickets Marcos Crego-piano, Alan Acosta-reeds, Max Beckman-upright bass, Caleb Michel-drums Cuban pianist Marcos Crego returns to the Nash for an all out Latin blast. The Grammy nominated musician has worked with many of the top bands including the Afro Cuban All Stars, Francisco Cespedes as well as […]

August 11 Rising Star: Misha Olarrea

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Misha Olarrea – tenor saxophone, Alan Acosta – alto saxophone, Alex Melnychuck – trumpet, Russell Schmidt – piano, Dylan Holly – bass, Kai Felix – drums Misha Olarrea is currently the lead tenor player of Tucson’s University High School Jazz […]

August 4 First Friday: Alex Young

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Alex Young-alto saxophone, Alan Acosta-tenor saxophone, David Paonessa-piano, Chad Cole-bass, Caleb Michel-drums Alto saxophonist Alex Young is a recent graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies. Young has studied with Bryon Ruth, Mike Kocour, Ralph Lalama, and Dave Pietro. He has performed […]

November 4 First Friday: Will Goble performs Ellington

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free admission Mike Kocour- piano, Will Goble-bass, Dom Moio-drums It’s First Friday! Stop by the Olney Gallery to see new art inspired by Duke Ellington created by artists Bob Martin and Louis Giordano. Then check out jazz bassist Will Goble and his combo playing Duke Ellington’s music all night at The Nash […]

October 7 First Friday: Fire Spice HOT HOT!

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Alan Acosta-alto sax, Alex Yuwen-tenor sax, Matt Williams-Hammond B3, Jacob Lauxman-guitar, Caleb Michel-drums Fire Spice HOT HOT is a classic Hammond B3 Organ quintet that provides endless groove, soul, and spicy HOT swing.

September 3: Marcos Crego Trio

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Marcos Crego-piano, Will Goble-upright bass, Caleb Michel-drums, with guest artist: Alan Acosta-reeds Cuban pianist Marcos Crego comes to the Nash for an all out Latin blast. The Grammy nominated musician has worked with many of the top bands including the Afro Cuban All Stars, Francisco Cespedes […]

June 3 First Friday: Chicken Grease

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Alan Acosta-alto saxophone, Alex Yuan-tenor saxophone, Matt Williams-Hammond B3, Jacob Lauxman-guitar, Jacob Eary-drums Chicken Grease is an organ group that provides endless groove, soul, and earth crushing swing. Compelling listeners to random acts of shouting, hooting and hollering, and dancing. Embracing the feel good vibe of the B3 quintet, […]

March 4 First Friday: Matt Williams & Empty Pockets

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Matt Williams-Hammond B3, Alan Acosta-Saxophones, Jacob Lauxman-Guitar, Caleb Michel-Drums The newly established B3 organ quartet Empty Pockets provides endless groove, soul, and earth crushing swing.  Compelling listeners to random acts of shouting, hooting and hollering, and dancing.  Embracing the feel good vibe of the B3 quartet, Empty Pockets will undoubtedly provide an […]

October 30 Last Friday Late Night Jam: Alan Acosta

10:30 PM – 1:00 AM Admission: $10, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Alan Acosta-saxophone/ bandleader, Matt Williams-piano, Vincent Thiefain-bass, Matt McClintock-drums Equal parts proving ground and breeding ground, the late night jazz jam session is modeled loosely on the late night sessions of which you read about in your […]

July 9 Catch A Rising Star: Alan Acosta

7:30 – 10:00 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Alan Acosta – alto saxophone, John Black – trombone and trumpet, Reid Riddiough – guitar, Robbie Lee – piano, Zach Lavine – bass, Gibb Mandish or Matt McClintock – drums Alto saxophonist Alan Acosta is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies degree […]