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 […]

May 7 Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $25, $20 Seniors, $15 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Francine Reed-vocals, Jim Henry-trumpet, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Joel Robin-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Ted Connell-drums From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley.  In fact, she was […]

April 9 Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $25, $20 Seniors, $15 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Francine Reed-vocals, Jim Henry-trumpet, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Joel Robin-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Ted Connell-drums From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley.  In fact, she was still winning New […]

April 8 Spring Showcase Double Bill: PVCC Afro-Cuban Quintet and 100th Anniversary Tribute to Ella

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets PVCC Afro-Cuban Quintet With Brett Reed, Keith Kelly, Joe Garcia, Ben Hedquist and Ryan Anthony 100th Anniversary Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald With Sherry Roberson, Joel Robin & Friends April 2017 kicks off a year-long celebration of the great Ella Fitzgerald, born 100 years […]

March 18: Mike Vax Sextet

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Mike Vax-trumpet/flugelhorn, Tony Vacca-sax/flute, Howard Alden-guitar, Joel Robin-piano, Selwyn Reams-bass, Cleve Huff-drums Mike Vax is an International Artist for the Getzen Musical Instrument Company. He is also a Summit Records recording artist. He has played lead and solo trumpet with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, the Clark […]

March 12 Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $25, $20 Seniors, $15 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Francine Reed-vocals, Jim Henry-trumpet,  Joel Robin-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Ted Connell-drums From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley.  In fact, she was still winning New Times/Best of […]

February 12 Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $25, $20 Seniors, $15 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Francine Reed-vocals, Jim Henry-trumpet, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Joel Robin-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Ted Connell-drums From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley.  In fact, she was still winning New […]

September 24 Special Event: Francine Reed

7:30 PM Admission: $25, $13 Students w/ ID Francine Reed-vocals, Jim Henry-trumpet, Joel Robin-piano, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Bob Lashier-bass, Dan Tomlinson-drums From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley.  In fact, she was still winning New Times/Best of Phoenix awards  after she moved to […]

July 30: Mike Vax

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Mike Vax – trumpet/flugelhorn, Tony Vacca-sax/flute, Jack Petersen-guitar, Joel Robin-piano, Selwyn Reams-bass, Cleve Huff-drums Mike Vax is an International Artist for the Getzen Musical Instrument Company. He is also a Summit Records recording artist. He has played lead and solo trumpet with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, the […]

June 11 Special Event: Francine Reed

7:30 – 10:00 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID Francine Reed-vocals, Jim Henry-trumpet, Joel Robin-piano, Eric Bart-guitar, Dennis Sexton-bass, Julian Goldenthal-drums Valley Legend Francine Reed Returns! From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley.  In fact, she was still winning New Times/Best […]