May 21 Jam Session: Matt Williams

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Matt Williams-piano/bandleader, Vince Thiefain-bass, Caleb Michel-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 […]

May 19: The Nash Composers Coalition

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students (25 & Under 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 As a follow-up to its highly successful December 2016 debut performance, the Nash Composers Coalition returns […]

April 7 First Friday: Fire Spice HOT HOT!

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Matt Williams-B3 organ, Lenny Roberts-tenor sax, Alex Yuwen-tenor sax, Reid Riddiough-guitar, Caleb Michel-drums Fire Spice HOT HOT is a classic Hammond B3 Organ quintet that provides endless groove, soul, and spicy HOT swing.

February 19 Jam Session: Matt Williams

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Matt Williams-B3 organ, Lenny Roberts-tenor sax, Matt McClintock-drums (Bassists – please bring your own instrument to this jam!) Every Sunday the true spirit of jazz plays out on stage at The Nash, as student and […]

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 […]

October 23 Jam Session: Matt Williams

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Matt Williams-piano/bandleader, Max Beckman-bass, Caleb Michel-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 […]

October 7 First Friday: Fire Spice HOT HOT!

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Alan Acosta-alto sax, Alex Yuwen-tenor sax, Matt Williams-Hammond B3, Jacob Lauxman-guitar, Caleb Michel-drums Fire Spice HOT HOT is a classic Hammond B3 Organ quintet that provides endless groove, soul, and spicy HOT swing.

August 19: The Sunshine Ensemble

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Chris Light-alto sax, Eric Rasmussen-alto sax, Alex Oliverio-guitar, Matt Williams-rhodes/piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Jon Starks-drums The Sunshine Ensemble will be presenting a new set of music, along with arrangements of John Fahey tunes as well as new arrangements of songs from Nautabot’s album.

June 24 Last Friday Late Night Jam: Matt Williams

10:30 PM – 1:00 AM Admission: $10, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Matt Williams-piano/bandleader, Max Beckman-bass, Caleb Michel-drums Equal parts proving ground and breeding ground, the late night jazz jam session is modeled loosely on the late night sessions of which you read about in your […]

June 3 First Friday: Chicken Grease

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Alan Acosta-alto saxophone, Alex Yuan-tenor saxophone, Matt Williams-Hammond B3, Jacob Lauxman-guitar, Jacob Eary-drums Chicken Grease is an organ group that provides endless groove, soul, and earth crushing swing. Compelling listeners to random acts of shouting, hooting and hollering, and dancing. Embracing the feel good vibe of the B3 quintet, […]