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 […]

June 19 Sunday Jazz Matinee: Pete Pancrazi

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 Pete Pancrazi-guitar/vocals, Todd Johnson-bass, Todd Chuba-drums Pete Pancrazi has studied and performed music for most of his life. He graduated from the Berklee College […]

May 15 Jazz in AZ Party: Charles Lewis & Friends

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, Bill Moio-guitar, Mike King-bass, Robby Carrillo-drums Few names in the jazz community command more respect than Charles Lewis, the first […]

April 17 Jazz in AZ Party: Richie Oropeza Quartet

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, Eric Bart-guitar, Selwyn Reams-bass, Roy Chalhun-drums Richie Oropeza mostly self-taught began playing in small combos and big bands after high school graduation […]

March 20 Jazz in AZ Party: Danny Long & Friends

  3:00 – 5:00 PM Danny Long-piano/vocals, Neal Seroka-bass guitar,  Tony Vacca-sax 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 Danny Long headlined in Chicago, toured nationally, released an album on Capitol Records and inhabited the showrooms of […]

January 17 Jazz In AZ Party: Judy Roberts/Danny Long

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 The Chicago Tribune awarded pianist/singer Judy Roberts the title “Chicago’s Favorite Jazz Woman.” Yet she is also recognized as a worldwide jazz star thanks to […]

December 20 Jazz In AZ Party: Mary Petrich CD Release

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 Mary Petrich-saxophones, Alex Oliverio-guitar, Sean Brogan-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums As a saxophonist Mary Petrich has been performing professionally and teaching since the age of 18. She holds a Master’s […]

November 15 Jazz In AZ Party: The Vacca-Robin Brothers

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 Tony Vacca-sax/flute. Joel Robin-piano, with Adrian Goldenthal-bass, Sheila Earley-drums Tony Vacca and Joel Robin first started playing together back in the early 80s, before Tony […]

September 20 Jazz In AZ Party: Fall Equinox Party All-Stars

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 Since this Sunday Jazz Party follows the Annual Meeting of Jazz in AZ/The Nash, we’ll be celebrating the year’s accomplishments and our bright future […]

September 20: Jazz In Arizona Annual Meeting

Notice: Jazz in Arizona Annual Meeting Sunday, September 20th, 2:15 PM The Nash 110 E. Roosevelt Street, #110 Phoenix, AZ 85004 This is an informational, non-voting meeting for JiA members, but the public is welcome to attend. The meeting will be followed by the JiA party, featuring The Fall Equinox All-Stars. Party tickets available by clicking […]

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