January 11: Charles Lewis Quintet

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Charles Lewis-piano, Paul-Eirik Melhus-sax, Bill Moio-guitar, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums Few names in the jazz community command more respect than Charles Lewis, the first jazz-category inductee of the Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame. Charles Lewis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1933. […]

December 17: Dmitri Matheny Group featuring Holly Pyle

  7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Holly Pyle-vocal, Dmitri Matheny-flugelhorn, Nick Manson-piano, Dwight Killian-bass, John Lewis-drums “Dmitri Matheny is a jazz treasure. The lyrical Matheny has impressive chops, but it’s his warmth and soulfulness that win you over.” —All Music Guide Acclaimed for his warm tone, soaring lyricism and masterful technique, American musician […]

December 16: Bob Ravenscroft Inner Journeys Trio

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets This will be an evening of avant-garde free jazz with freshly improvised music and features: Bob Ravenscroft-piano/keyboards, Dwight Kilian-bass, Rob Moore-drums Bob Ravenscroft, the widely-acclaimed jazz keyboardist and composer, is all about a lifelong pursuit of making great jazz music and exploring new ground. The […]

December 3 Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas: Mike Crotty & Deater O’Neill

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $12 Seniors, $10 Students/under 21, Youth under 12 Free CLICK HERE for advance tickets Featuring: Deater O’Neill-vocals, Mike Crotty-trumpet/saxophones and flutes, Russ Schmidt-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Ken French-drums, Brett Reed-vibes Composer/arranger Mike Crotty, singer Deater O’Neill and their sextet have put a new twist on the old, familiar Christmas tunes, combining some “special spices” with a bit o’ humor […]

November 19: Denny Monce Quintet – Hard Bop & Beyond

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets The Denny Monce Quintet – Hard Bop & Beyond Denny Monce-trumpet/flugelhorn, Bryon Ruth-tenor sax, Russ Schmidt-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Dennis Monce is a free-lance trumpet player in the Phoenix Valley. Having traveled much of the Western Hemisphere playing on cruise ships, he […]

October 30 Jam Session: Russell Schmidt

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Russell Schmidt-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Rob Moore-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 […]

October 16 Sunday Jazz Matinee: Charles Lewis Quintet

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $15 General, $12 Seniors (60+), $10  JiA Members, $5 Students w/ ID, JiA Lifetime members & youth under age 12 admitted FREE CLICK HERE for advance tickets Charles Lewis-piano, Joe Corral-flute, Frank Smith-sax/flute, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums Few names in the jazz community command more respect than Charles Lewis, the first […]

August 13: BE FREE – A Musical Exploration of the music of Monica Shriver and Stan Smith

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Monica Shriver-woodwinds, Stan Smith-guitar, Dwight Killian-bass, Erik Teichmann-drums BE FREE – A MUSICAL EXPLORATION OF THE MUSIC OF MONICA SHRIVER AND STAN SMITH Be Free is a journey of four friends who use sounds to explore, connect, and express using woodwinds, guitars and […]

August 6: Mike Crotty/Paul Brewer Quintet

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Mike Crotty-trumpet, Paul Brewer-bari sax, Nick Manson-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Ken French-drums THE NAME THAD JONES conjures up thoughts of one of America’s great jazz bands—the Thad Jones- Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra. Begun in the mid-1960s and made up of some of the […]

July 16: The CleveTet

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Elliot Ventimiglia-tenor sax, Michael Collins-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Cleve Huff-drums Influential Historical Jazz Musicians. Arranged tunes featuring: Bird, Miles, Trane, Bill Evans, Freddie Hubbard, Oscar Peterson & Horace Silver CleveTet founder Cleve Huff has put together an outstanding ensemble of four top jazz […]