September 17 Jazz Matinee: Dr. Jesse McGuire

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $20 General, $15 Seniors (60+), $10 Students w/ ID, JiA Lifetime members & youth under age 12 admitted FREE CLICK HERE for advance tickets Dr. Jesse McGuire-trumpet/flugelhorn, Ioannis Goudelis-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Dowell Davis-drums Classic acoustic Jazz featuring Dr. Jesse McGuire on Trumpet & Flugelhorn, and three world-class accompanists, Ioannis Goudelis on […]

August 20 Jam Session: Mike Ozuna

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Mike Ozuna-guitar/bandleader, Chris Finet-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums 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 […]

August 12: Fred Forney Quartet

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Fred Forney-trumpet/flugelhorn, Russ Schmidt-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Dom Moio-drums The music of Geri Allen, Roy Hargrove, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock and more. “Ingenious improvisation, delicate passion, incisive trumpeting and purity of tone.”  Dave Nathan, All Music Guide “He moves with […]

June 10: Joey Sellers Quartet

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Joey Sellers-trombone, Beth Lederman-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums This performance will feature original compositions by Joey Sellers. Born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1962, Joey Sellers is recipient of the Gil Evans Fellowship In Jazz Composition, the Sammy Nestico Award, and […]

June 2 First Friday: Mode for Joe – The Music of Joe Henderson

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Brice Winston-sax, Ioannis Goudelis-piano, Chris Finet-bass, John Lewis-drums Jazz saxophonist and composer Joe Henderson could best be described as a renaissance man. Creating a style unique from the dominant saxophonists of his early career -namely John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins – Henderson became the consummate leader and sideman. His […]

May 21 Jazz Matinee: Jan Sandwich & Friends

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $15 General, $12 Seniors (60+), $5 Students w/ ID, JiA Lifetime members & youth under age 12 admitted FREE CLICK HERE for advance tickets Jan Sandwich-vocals, Renee Patrick-vocals, Nicole Pesce-piano, Chris Finet-bass Jan has performed at hundreds of nightclubs and resorts throughout Arizona, California and the Southwest since 1975. Her musical […]

April 29: Fred Forney Quintet plays Miles & Trane

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $15 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Fred Forney-trumpet, Brice Winston-sax, Nick Manson-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Dom Moio-drums Long-time Valley first-call trumpeter Fred Forney and his quintet of Arizona jazz all-stars pay tribute to Miles Davis & John Coltrane.

March 5 Jam Session: Chris Finet

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Chris Finet-bass/bandleader, Nick Manson-piano, John Lewis-drums 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 […]

January 27: Russell Schmidt presents Fallen Idols – The Music of Brecker & Grolnick

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Adam Roberts-soprano & tenor sax, Brice Winston-tenor sax, Russell Schmidt-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Caleb Michel-drums Russell Schmidt leads an all-star quintet in a musical tribute to two iconic artists who were frequent collaborators throughout their careers: saxophonist/composer Michael Brecker and pianist/composer Don Grolnick. Don Grolnick was a founding […]

October 29: Fred Forney Quintet plays the music of Herbie Hancock

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Fred Forney-trumpet/flugelhorn, Brice Winston-saxophones, Nick Manson-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Dom Moio-drums Long-time Valley first-call trumpeter Fred Forney and his quintet pay homage to legendary pianist & composer, Herbie Hancock.