February 17: Running From Bears CD Release Party

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Eric Rasmussen-alto saxophone, Adam Roberts-tenor/soprano sax, Keith Kelly-tenor/baritone sax, Jeff Libman-guitar, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Forged from a dangerous combination of modern jazz, iron ore and rabies, Running From Bears came into being after a fateful lightning storm in early summer of […]

December 9: Nash Composers Coalition – Debut Performance!

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Eric Rasmussen-alto sax, Mary Petrich-tenor sax, Adam Roberts-tenor sax, Keith Kelly-baritone sax, Megan DeJarnett-trumpet, Jeff Libman-guitar, Matt Williams-vibraphone, Russell Schmidt-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Connor Sample-drums Ten composers. Ten performers. Ten premieres. Developed as a fresh, creative outlet for Phoenix jazz artists, the Nash […]

December 2 First Friday: The Scorpion Decides

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Keith Kelly – woodwinds, Branson NeJame – rhodes, synth, Jerome Salazar – electric bass, Nathan Hubbard – drumkit The Scorpion Decides is a contemporary jazz group with members now living in San Diego and Phoenix. The Scorpion Decides make music that combines free jazz dialect, breakbeat science and electronic manipulation. The […]

April 2 Hot Dogs & Jazz: Jazz For Families

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Admission: $5 CLICK HERE for advance tickets Kids and their parents will enjoy this perfect 45 minute intro to jazz as an all-star group of Nash musicians performs a wide array of jazz styles, explores the different kinds of sounds and moods each of their instruments can produce and shares […]

October 9: Mike Wilkinson – Wilkinsemble

7:30 – 10:00 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Mike Wilkinson – trombone, Keith Kelly – saxophone, Jeff Libman – guitar, Mike Kocour – piano, Max Beckman – bass, Dom Moio – drums Michael Wilkinson is an Assistant Professor of Music in Applied Trombone and Jazz Studies at the University […]

October 2 First Friday: The Scorpion Decides

7:30 – 10:30 PM FREE Admission The Scorpion Decides Keith Kelly – woodwinds, Branson NeJame – rhodes, synth, Jerome Salazar – electric bass, Nathan Hubbard – drumkit The Scorpion Decides is a contemporary jazz group with members now living in San Diego and Phoenix. The Scorpion Decides make music that combines free jazz dialect, breakbeat science and […]

May 8 Contemporary Jazz: Running From Bears

7:30 – 10:00 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Running from Bears (Eric Rasmussen-alto saxophone, Keith Kelly-tenor/baritone sax, Jeff Libman-guitar, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums) Forged from a dangerous combination of modern jazz, iron ore and rabies, Running From Bears came into being after a fateful lightning storm in early […]

February 27 Contemporary Jazz: West Coast/Cool Jazz, featuring Keith Kelly, Brett Reed, Jeff Libman, Will Goble & Ryan Anthony

7:30 – 10:00 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Keith Kelly – woodwinds, Brett Reed – vibes, Jeff Libman – guitar, Will Goble – bass, Ryan Anthony – drums Dig… CLICK HERE for the Nash BYOB policy, man

December 29 Special Event: Angelica Sanchez

7:30 – 10:00 PM Admission: $15, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Angelica Sanchez – piano, Keith Kelly – woodwinds, Dwight Killian – bass, Andrew Schiller – bass, Joe Gallivan, drums Phoenix-native, New York jazz pianist Angelica Sanchez joins legendary drummer/synth player/percussionist Joe Gallivan (Gil Evans, Larry Young, Elton Dean, Harry the […]

November 7 First Friday: The Scorpion Decides

7:30 – 10:00 PM Admission: FREE Nathan Hubbard – drums/percussion (bandleader), Branson NeJame – keys, Jerome Salazar – bass The Scorpion Decides is a contemporary jazz group with members now living in San Diego and Phoenix. The Scorpion Decides make music that combines free jazz dialect, breakbeat science and electronic manipulation. The Scorpion Decides performs original music […]