December 1 First Friday: The Scorpion Decides

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Keith Kelly – woodwinds, Branson NeJame – rhodes, synth, Jerome Salazar – electric bass, Nathan Hubbard – drumkit The Scorpion Decides is a contemporary jazz group with members now living in San Diego and Phoenix. The Scorpion Decides make music that combines free jazz dialect, breakbeat science and electronic manipulation. The […]

November 3 First Friday: Dave Potter CD Release Party

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Brice Winston-tenor saxophone, Angelo Versace-piano, Will Goble-bass, Dave Potter-drums Drummer Dave Potter is quickly becoming known as a formidable musician. He resides in Atlanta, where he maintains a busy teaching and performing schedule while also touring the globe as a member of The Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet. He is touring to promote […]

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 […]

July 7 First Friday: John Ettinger, Bryon Ruth, Ted Sistrunk & Jacob Eary

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission John Ettinger-violin, Bryon Ruth-saxophones, Ted Sistrunk-bass, Jacob Eary-drums This band of old and new friends has been playing together about twice a year for the past four years whenever Ettinger is in town. The set list is growing from originals taken from Ettinger’s recordings and Sistrunk’s originals, to exploring off-the-beaten-path standards of […]

June 2 First Friday: Mode for Joe – The Music of Joe Henderson

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Brice Winston-sax, Ioannis Goudelis-piano, Chris Finet-bass, John Lewis-drums Jazz saxophonist and composer Joe Henderson could best be described as a renaissance man. Creating a style unique from the dominant saxophonists of his early career -namely John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins – Henderson became the consummate leader and sideman. His […]

May 5 First Friday: The Scorpion Decides

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Keith Kelly – woodwinds, Branson NeJame – rhodes, synth, Jerome Salazar – electric bass, Nathan Hubbard – drumkit The Scorpion Decides is a contemporary jazz group with members now living in San Diego and Phoenix. The Scorpion Decides make music that combines free jazz dialect, breakbeat science and electronic manipulation. The […]

January 6 First Friday: STIG

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Ryan Stigmon-saxophone, Thomson Knoles-keyboards, Riley Hoover-guitar, Artie Sadtler-bass, Jack McChesney-drums STIG is an all original, high energy funk band based in Boston, MA and touring regionally and nationally. Originally founded at the Berklee College of Music between 5 friends that consistently push the boundaries, STIG brings a burst of good spirit and energy […]

December 2 First Friday: The Scorpion Decides

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Keith Kelly – woodwinds, Branson NeJame – rhodes, synth, Jerome Salazar – electric bass, Nathan Hubbard – drumkit The Scorpion Decides is a contemporary jazz group with members now living in San Diego and Phoenix. The Scorpion Decides make music that combines free jazz dialect, breakbeat science and electronic manipulation. The […]

November 4 First Friday: Will Goble performs Ellington

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free admission Mike Kocour- piano, Will Goble-bass, Dom Moio-drums It’s First Friday! Stop by the Olney Gallery to see new art inspired by Duke Ellington created by artists Bob Martin and Louis Giordano. Then check out jazz bassist Will Goble and his combo playing Duke Ellington’s music all night at The Nash […]

May 6 First Friday: The Scorpion Decides

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Keith Kelly – woodwinds, Branson NeJame – rhodes, synth, Jerome Salazar – electric bass, Nathan Hubbard – drumkit The Scorpion Decides is a contemporary jazz group with members now living in San Diego and Phoenix. The Scorpion Decides make music that combines free jazz dialect, breakbeat science and electronic manipulation. The […]