August 15: 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 BY: David Paonessa-piano, Max Beckman-bass, Sam […]

August 10 Emerging Artist Series: Julianne Colwell

7:30 PM $15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Julianne Colwell-baritone sax/vocals, Gregory Hasson-guitar, David Paonessa-piano, Josh Stofle-bass, Andrew Flores-drums Special guests: Max Goldschmid-trumpet/French horn,  Alan Acosta-saxophone Julianne Colwell is a saxophonist and vocalist from Tucson, Arizona. Her love for jazz, first inspired by the Dave Brubeck Quartet, began when she entered middle school. She started out on […]

March 16: Jacob Sieckman CD Release Release Party

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Jacob Sieckman-saxophone, Zach Gillespie-trumpet, Saul Millan-trombone, David Paonessa-piano, Bailey Zick-bass, Joel Oroz – drums Jacob Sieckman’s CD release of Gettin’ Out of a Jam consists of all original compositions for sextet. The pieces encapsulate a diversity of moods and modes for the imagination to associate a broad […]

February 16: David Paonessa Tribute to Clifford Brown

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets David Paonessa-piano, Jaime Barrios-trumpet, Alex Young-tenor Sax, Vincent Theifain-bass, Matt McClintock-drums Although his career was tragically cut short, trumpeter Clifford Brown left a lasting legacy upon the jazz world. Join us for special evening to pay tribute to one of the greatest […]

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 25: David Paonessa

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets David Paonessa-piano, Alex Young-alto saxophone, Jacob Sieckman-tenor saxophone, Chad Cole-bass, Caleb Michel-drums David Paonessa is a pianist from Phoenix, AZ.  His interest in music started at young age playing trumpet in school band.  After high school David attended Mesa Community College and Arizona State University, studying with […]

February 12: David Paonessa plays the music of Wynton Kelly & Red Garland

7:30 – 10:00 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets David Paonessa-piano, James Lee-bass, Scott Gleason-drums David Paonessa is a pianist from Phoenix, AZ.  His interest in music started at young age playing trumpet in school band.  After high school David attended Mesa Community College and Arizona State University, studying with acclaimed […]