December 23: The Cal Tjader Project

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Scott Zimmer-sax/flute, Brett Reed-vibes, Ted Sistrunk-bass, John Lewis-drums, Joe Garcia-congas With exciting performances of Mambo, Cha cha cha, and other grooves, The Cal Tjader Tribute Band pays homage to one of the most important Latin-jazz artists of the last century. Including […]

December 22: Mothra is Back — CD Release Show

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets John Meier-guitar, Vincent Thiefain-bass, Matt McClintock-drums Please join us in celebrating the debut album release of Phoenix based contemporary jazz trio Mothra is Back. Mothra is Back is a trio of musicians dedicated to the performance of avant-garde music. Formed in […]

December 21: Jazz & Jokes

9:00 – 11:00 PM Admission: $10 (Ages 18+ only) CLICK HERE for tickets Jazz & Jokes combines today’s hottest stand up comedians with exceptional jazz musicians. They share the stage in a new format for The Nash that is improvisational, interactive, and hilarious. Catch our exciting lineup every third Thursday of the month from 9-11pm. Jazz & Jokes is […]

December 20: The Nash Vocal Ensemble

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets The Nash Vocal Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Gregory Amerind, presents its December concert “Solstice Songfest.”  This delightful evening is filled with an array of standards, contemporary classics, and seasonal tunes, featuring the music of Irving Berlin, Rogers and […]

December 18: Sonoran Serenade Big Band Christmas Show

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets The Sonoran Serenade Big Band (SSBB) is back at The Nash on MONDAY  December 18th  for our FOURTH annual Christmas Show! This is something we look forward to every year. The Holiday Season is all about music and what’s better this time of year […]

December 17 Jam Session: Jeff Libman

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Jeff Libman-guitar/bandleader, Vincent Thiefain-bass, Sam Russo-drums Every Sunday the true spirit of jazz plays out on stage at The Nash, as student and pro musicians play together, unrehearsed, in a variety of combinations. There’s always […]

December 17 Jazz Matinee: The Driftwood Quintet plays Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Olivia Erwin-oboe/English horn, Melissa Malork-clarinet, Dan Meadows-saxophone, Benjamin Paley-bassoon, Dominique Holley-bass clarinet Based out of Phoenix, Arizona; the Driftwood Quintet is a chamber group that is dedicated to crossing genres and bending boundaries in classical musical. Through the work […]

December 16: Josh Condon and Friends – The Music of Oscar Peterson

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Josh Condon and Friends – The Music of Oscar Peterson Josh Condon-piano, Bill Moio-guitar, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums Oscar Peterson (1925-2007), once called the “Maharajah of the Keyboard,” by Duke Ellington, was one of the most influential jazz pianists of all time. His life work […]

December 15: A Tribute to Mongo Santamaria

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets  Tribute to Mongo Santamaria (Latin Jazz/Boogaloo Music from the 1970s) Paul Brewer-saxophone/flute, Ioannis Goudelis-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Dom Moio-drums, Joe Garcia-percussion Ramón “Mongo” Santamaría Rodríguez (April 7, 1917 – February 1, 2003) was a rumba quinto master and an Afro-Cuban Latin jazz percussionist. […]

December 13: South Mt. CC Latin Jazz Band

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets The South Mountain Latin Jazz Band, under the direction of Eddie Gaona, focuses on playing the exciting rhythms of Latin fused with Jazz. The two most influential mixers are Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music. This combined with Jazz comes across as passionate, […]