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 […]

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 […]

October 30: Mike Vax

7:30 – 10:00 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 […]

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 5 Mainstream Jazz: Jazz Alive!

7:30 – 10:00 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Featuring Delphine Cortez-vocals, Tony Vacca-sax, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Joel Robin-piano, Bob Lashier-bass,  Julian Goldenthal-drums Jazz Alive features Valley-favorite vocalist Delphine Cortez, who sings jazz standards and contemporary material with unmistakable style and passion.  Pianist Joel Robin anchors the group, aided and […]

July 25 Mainstream Jazz: Mike Vax Sextet

7:30 – 10:00 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, Ted Sistrunk – 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 […]