September 14: Carnatic Jazz

7:30 PM September 14: Carnatic Jazz CLICK HERE for tickets From INDIA: Rajat Sen-tabla, Anjan Saha-sitar From ARIZONA: Eric Rasmussen-alto sax, Adam Roberts-saxophones, Stan Sorenson-guitar Carnatic Indian Classical Music meets some of the valley’s most adventurous Jazz Improvisers for a night of cross-cultural musical conversation. Featuring tabla player Rajat Sen and sitarist Anjan Saha from India, and local […]

September 7 First Friday: Running From Bears

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Running From Bears plays Songs You Know Eric Rasmussen-alto saxophone, Adam Roberts-tenor/soprano sax, Keith Kelly-tenor/baritone sax, Jeff Libman-guitar, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Forged from a dangerous combination of modern jazz, iron ore and rabies, Running From Bears came into being after a fateful lightning storm in early summer of […]

August 17: Alex Yuwen

7:30 PM CLICK HERE for tickets $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) Eric Rasmussen-alto sax/electronics, Chaz Martineau – tenor/soprano sax, Alex Yuwen-piano/compositions, Max Beckman-bass/electric bass, Caleb Michel-drums A native of Phoenix, Alex Yuwen is excited and honored to debut a night of entirely new music with a group of like-minded musicians. The music was developed throughout his […]

May 25: The Nash Composers’ Coalition – So Much To Say…

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Nash Composers Coalition – So Much To Say… Eric Rasmussen–alto sax, Mary Petrich–tenor sax, Adam Roberts–tenor sax, Keith Kelly–baritone sax, Zach Gillespie–cornet, Jeff Libman–guitar, Gabe Hall-Rodrigues–accordion, Russell Schmidt–piano, Ben Hedquist–bass, Connor Sample–drums As a follow-up to last December’s “Brilliant Covers” (a […]

May 1 & 2: SCC Jazz Combos

7:30 PM (both nights) $15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for Tuesday, May 1 tickets CLICK HERE for Wednesday, May 2 tickets Two nights of great jazz, featuring The Scottsdale Community College Jazz Combos in concert.

April 20: Eric Rasmussen

7:30 PM $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Eric Rasmussen-alto saxophone, Reid Riddiough-guitar, Vincent Thiefain-bass, Matt McClintock-drums of Phoenix’s preeminent modern jazz musicians, Eric Rasmussen’s fleet-footed alto saxophone playing and adventurous compositional voice make him an artist not to miss. Saxophonist/Composer Eric Rasmussen relocated to the Phoenix area in the […]

March 31: Adam Roberts Presents: Art Pepper + 11

7:30 PM CLICK HERE for tickets All Seats Reserved. $35 VIP , $30 Premium, $25 Preferred, Students $15 (25 & Under w/ ID – “Preferred” seating only) Eric Rasmussen-alto sax, Adam Roberts-tenor sax, Keith Kelly-bari sax, Mark Gosiewski-trumpet, Derek Sanchez-trumpet, Steve McCallister-trombone, Matt Lennex-trombone, Russell Schmidt-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Adam Roberts presents Art Pepper +11 Adam Roberts has assembled some of the brightest stars in […]

February 21: SCC Jazz Orchestra with Ben Wendel

7:30 PM Admission: $25, $15 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets The Scottsdale Community College Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Eric Rasmussen, appears in concert with special guest, saxophonist/composer Ben Wendel. Grammy nominated saxophonist Ben Wendel was born in Vancouver, Canada and raised in Los Angeles. Currently living in Brooklyn, NY, […]

February 2 First Friday: Running From Bears

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Eric Rasmussen-alto saxophone, Adam Roberts-tenor/soprano sax, Keith Kelly-tenor/baritone sax, Jeff Libman-guitar, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Forged from a dangerous combination of modern jazz, iron ore and rabies, Running From Bears came into being after a fateful lightning storm in early summer of 2009 (A.D.) This Phoenix area jazz sextet […]

December 8: Brilliant Covers – Nash Composers Coalition performs the music of Thelonious Monk

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Eric Rasmussen – alto sax, Mary Petrich – tenor sax, Adam Roberts – tenor sax, Keith Kelly – baritone sax, Zach Gillespie – cornet, Jeff Libman – guitar, Gabe Hall-Rodrigues – accordion, Russell Schmidt – piano, Ben Hedquist – bass, Connor […]