December 2: Mike Crotty & Deater O’Neill Sextet – “Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas”

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $12 Seniors, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID), Youth under 12 free CLICK HERE for tickets Deater O’Neill-vocals Mike Crotty-trumpet, saxophones and flutes, Beth Lederman-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums, Brett Reed-vibes “Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas” – A holiday concert full of fun for everyone and Special Collection for “Toys […]

November 22: Superstition Jazz Orchestra

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Don’t miss this show, featuring The Superstition Jazz Orchestra’s “Greatest Hits”! Superstition Jazz Orchestra, based at Phoenix College and under the direction of Milas Yoes, is a group of professional and community jazz musicians.

October 11: Superstition Jazz Orchestra – A Dizzy Gillespie 100th Birthday Celebration

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets The Superstition Jazz Orchestra directed by Mike Crotty with special guests, percussionist Joe Garcia and singer, Deater O’Neill No name blazes more brightly in the firmament of jazz than that of John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie. An American trumpet virtuoso and improviser, […]

September 23: Mike Crotty & Deater O’Neill Quintet

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets The American+ Songbook: Second Edition. . . .How Sweet It Is!” The Crotty & O’Neill Quintet with Deater O’Neill – vocals, Mike Crotty – trumpet, saxophones, flutes, Beth Lederman – piano, Dwight Kilian – bass, Dom Moio – drums On […]

May 20: Chris Dolske/Mike Crotty Quintet – The Music of Tom Harrell

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Celebrating the music of Tom Harrell – Chris Dolske/Mike Crotty Quintet perform music of one of the great trumpet legends in contemporary jazz. “ON SATURDAY, MAY 20TH, the Mike Crotty – Chris Dolske Quintet will present an evening of original […]

May 17: Superstition Jazz Orchestra

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets On May 17th at the Nash, Mike Crotty will be conducting the Superstition Jazz Orchestra in an evening of the music of Woody Shaw. The concert will feature new arrangements by Michael Collins, Nick Cooper and Crotty. Superstition Jazz Orchestra, […]

December 3 Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas: Mike Crotty & Deater O’Neill

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $12 Seniors, $10 Students/under 21, Youth under 12 Free CLICK HERE for advance tickets Featuring: Deater O’Neill-vocals, Mike Crotty-trumpet/saxophones and flutes, Russ Schmidt-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Ken French-drums, Brett Reed-vibes Composer/arranger Mike Crotty, singer Deater O’Neill and their sextet have put a new twist on the old, familiar Christmas tunes, combining some “special spices” with a bit o’ humor […]

October 5: Superstition Jazz Orchestra

7:30 PM Admission: $10, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door) THE SUPERSTITION JAZZ ORCHESTRA performing “ Music of the Modernists ” Todays’ modern big band composers stretch traditional big band writing to something far beyond the dance band music of the 1930s and 40s. On October 5, The Superstitions Jazz Orchestra will feature music […]

August 6: Mike Crotty/Paul Brewer Quintet

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Mike Crotty-trumpet, Paul Brewer-bari sax, Nick Manson-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Ken French-drums THE NAME THAD JONES conjures up thoughts of one of America’s great jazz bands—the Thad Jones- Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra. Begun in the mid-1960s and made up of some of the […]

April 30 International Jazz Appreciation Day: The Mike Crotty Quartet

7:30 PM Admission: 415, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Mike Crotty-various reeds & horns, Nick Manson-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums, special guest Jesse Sumter-guitar “Songs That My Friends Played” Music is often about being experienced and prepared and in the right place at the right time when called upon to perform. In a […]