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 […]

August 27: The Nash Legacy Ensembles – Auditions

3:00 PM The Nash Legacy Ensembles Michael Kocour and Eric Rasmussen, directors Two years ago, The Nash launched The Nash Legacy Ensemble program, intended for exceptional high school music students in the Phoenix metropolitan area to pursue the art of small jazz ensemble improvisation, composition, and arranging. During the 2017-2018 season, we will once again […]

August 18: Rasmussen/Thiefain/McClintock

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Eric Rasmussen-sax, Vincent Thiefain-bass, Matt McClintock-drums Three progressive jazz musicians come together to form Rasmussen/Thiefain/McClintock, a group dedicated to the performance of contemporary music. This ambitious trio honors elements of bebop, post-bop, and avant-garde music to create an unorthodox yet […]

May 19: The Nash Composers Coalition

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Eric Rasmussen-alto sax, Mary Petrich-tenor sax, Adam Roberts-tenor sax, Keith Kelly-baritone sax, Megan DeJarnett-trumpet, Jeff Libman-guitar, Matt Williams-vibraphone, Russell Schmidt-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Connor Sample-drums As a follow-up to its highly successful December 2016 debut performance, the Nash Composers Coalition returns […]