August 20 Jazz Matinee: Danny Long

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $15 General, $12 Seniors (60+), $5 Students w/ ID, JiA Lifetime members & youth under age 12 admitted FREE CLICK HERE for advance tickets Danny Long-piano/vocals Danny Long headlined in Chicago, toured nationally, released an album on Capitol Records and inhabited the showrooms of Las Vegas prior to moving to Phoenix […]

June 11 Jazz Matinee: The Robin-Vacca Brothers with special guest Delphine Cortez

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $15 General, $12 Seniors (60+), $5 Students w/ ID, JiA Lifetime members & youth under age 12 admitted FREE CLICK HERE for advance tickets Tony Vacca-sax/flute. Joel Robin Goldenthal-piano, with Adrian Goldenthal-bass, Julian Goldenthal-drums and special guest Delphine Cortez-vocals Tony Vacca and Joel Robin first started playing together back in the early […]

March 26 Jazz Matinee: Gentlemen of Jazz + One

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $15 General, $12 Seniors (60+), $5 Students w/ ID, JiA Lifetime members & youth under age 12 admitted FREE CLICK HERE for advance tickets Santo Maglio-piano, Jay Goetting-bass, Bob McKeon-drums, with Margo McKeon-vocals Musical Ambience with Jazz, Blues, and songs from the Great American Songbook including music by Thelonius Monk, Charlie Parker, […]

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 20 Sunday Jazz Matinee: Trish & Barney

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $20, $15 Seniors, $10 Lifetime JiA Members and Youth/Students CLICK HERE for advance tickets Trish Hatley-vocals, Barney McClure-piano, John Anderson-sax, Ken French-drums TRISH & BARNEY, A contemporary vocal duo now based in Palm Springs, CA. They have very entertaining arrangements and harmonies designed to re-introduce a lot of old favorites to […]

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 […]

September 18 Sunday Jazz Matinee: Richie Oropeza 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 Richie Oropeza-sax, Augie Mendoza-piano, Ted Sistrunk-bass, Roy Calhoun-drums, Caleb Michel-percussion Richie Oropeza, mostly self-taught, began playing in small combos and big bands after high […]

August 21 Sunday Jazz Matinee: Mark DeCozio (subbing for) Danny Long Trio

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 Mark DeCozio-piano/vocals, Bob Lashier-bass, Dom Moio-drums NOTE: Danny is not feeling well and has decided to stay home and rest. Mark DeCozio has graciously agreed […]

July 17 Sunday Jazz Matinee: Gentlemen of Jazz

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 Santo Maglio-piano, Ray Carter-bass/vocals, Bob McKeon-drums, with Margo McKeon-vocals   Musical Ambience with Jazz, Blues, and songs from the Great American Songbook including music […]

The Nash Announces New Managing Director

The Nash and its parent nonprofit organization, Jazz In Arizona, Inc., today named Kate Hastings as its first managing director. Beginning July 1, she will join Executive Director Joel Robin Goldenthal in this newly-created position to form a management partnership for the Phoenix performance and education center that Downbeat Magazine has named “one of the top jazz venues […]