August 3 First Friday: Lava Hot Jass Band

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Wen Wu–clarinet,  Zach Wiggins–piano, Connor Sample–drums And featuring special guest guitarist, Eric Bart! Lava Hot Jass Band is a newly formed (2017) New Orleans style jazz band. During the past year, Lava Hot has been making people move at numerous swing dance events and private parties in the Phoenix […]

July 14: Devon Bridgewater & New Nuance

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Devon Leal Bridgewater-violin, trumpet, cornet and flugelhorn, Eric Bart-guitar, Selwyn Reams-bass Devon and his Nuance Jazz Trio have been a mainstay on the Phoenix jazz scene since 1989. Devon is a native Phoenician and studied with pianist Charles Lewis while in […]

April 14: Josh Condon & Friends

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Josh Condon-piano, Eric Bart-guitar, Chris Finet-bass, Charles Foldesh-drums Back by popular demand! Pianist Josh Condon presents the music of Oscar Peterson (1925-2007), once called the “Maharajah of the Keyboard,” by Duke Ellington, and one of the most influential jazz pianists of all […]

September 2: Devon Bridgewater & New Nuance

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Devon Leal Bridgewater-violin, trumpet, cornet and flugelhorn, Eric Bart-guitar, Ted Sistrunk-bass * * * Enjoy our straight-ahead jazz take on Hugh Masekela’s “Grazin In The Grass” ; The Fifth Dimension’s “One Less Bell To Answer” ; “A Night In Tunisia” […]

August 5: West Coast Cool Octet

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Frank Smith-tenor sax, Paul Brewer-baritone sax, Denny Monce-trumpet, Mark Witt-trombone, Russ Schmidt-piano, Eric Bart-guitar, Vic Kottner-bass, Bob McKeon-drums This performance will feature the music of Dave Pell, whose legendary 1940’s-era California-based octet employed a who’s-who of West Coast jazz […]

February 18: Royce Murray Jazz Ensemble

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Royce Murray-B3 Organ, Eric Bart-guitar, Tim Robinson-drums Royce Murray’s career has included playing organ for ABC, CBS and NBC television soap operas. As an accomplished songwriter, he collaborated with R&B icon Barry White in the 1970’s. Royce has opened for Tony Monaco, Joey DeFransesco […]

January 28: Sonrisa

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Scott Sadlon-drums, Frank Smith-saxophone/flute,  Joe Corral-flute/percussion, Eric Bart-guitar, Ioannis Goudelis-piano,/accordion, Bob Lashier-bass, Joe Garcia-percussion Led by drummer Scott Sadlon, SONRISA is a collective of some of the most talented jazz musicians in the Phoenix area.  Named after the Spanish word for “Smile” the group […]

January 22 Jazz Matinee: Devon Bridgewater & New Nuance

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 Devon Leal Bridgewater-violin, trumpet, cornet and flugelhorn, Eric Bart-guitar, Ted Sistrunk-bass Devon, Ted and Eric will be performing an enjoyable and exciting concert featuring […]

November 26: Devon Bridgewater & New Nuance

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Devon Leal Bridgewater-violin, trumpet, cornet and flugelhorn, Eric Bart-guitar, Ted Sistrunk-bass Devon and his Nuance Jazz Trio have been a mainstay on the Phoenix jazz scene since 1989.  Devon is a native Phoenician and studied with pianist Charles Lewis while in high school and later […]

September 10: Devon Bridgewater & New Nuance

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Devon Leal Bridgewater-violin, trumpet, cornet and flugelhorn, Eric Bart-guitar, Ted Sistrunk-bass Devon and his Nuance Jazz Trio have been a mainstay on the Phoenix jazz scene since 1989.  Devon is a native Phoenician and studied with pianist Charles Lewis while in high school and […]