October 9 The Nash 5th Anniversary Celebration: Cory Weeds & Friends (Members Only Event)

7:30 PM CLICK HERE for tickets! Members Only Event – For Sustaining Members, The Lewis Nash Leadership Circle, Major Donors Tickets:  Jazz in AZ/Nash Members-$25 Nash Leadership Circle-FREE (tickets require code for purchase – contact us) Note: Not a Member? Join now and attend this special Members Only Event. CLICK HERE  for membership info. Enjoy […]

August 27: The Nash Legacy Ensembles – Auditions

3:00 PM The Nash Legacy Ensembles Michael Kocour and Eric Rasmussen, directors Two years ago, The Nash launched The Nash Legacy Ensemble program, intended for exceptional high school music students in the Phoenix metropolitan area to pursue the art of small jazz ensemble improvisation, composition, and arranging. During the 2017-2018 season, we will once again […]

August 26: Michael Kocour Trio

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Mike Kocour-piano, Dr. Ben Hedquist-bass, Dom Moio-drums Come to The Nash and get inside the groove with this tippin’ trio.

April 18 & 20: ASU Bands

April 18: ASU Jazz Repertory Band & Combos 7:30 PM Admission: $15, $5 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets The ASU Jazz Repertory Band, directed by James Hudson, presents an evening of big band selections. ASU combos will open the show, performing a variety of jazz standards and unique arrangements. April 20: ASU Concert Jazz Band […]

April 2 Special Jazz Matinee Event: Spiffy

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $25, $20 Seniors, $15 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Michael Kocour-Hammond B3 organ, Bruce Forman-guitar, Dom Moio-drums, Eric Schneider-alto and tenor saxophone, with special guest Wycliffe Gordon-trombone Phoenix jazz pianist/organist Michael Kocour, Director of the Jazz Studies program at Arizona State University comes to The Nash to perform selections from his […]

December 13: The Nash Legacy Ensembles

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $5 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Nash Legacy Ensemble Red – Michael Kocour, director Nash Legacy Ensemble Blue – Eric Rasmussen, director Come join The Nash Legacy Ensembles, The Nash’s all-star high school combos, in their final concert of 2016. The Nash Legacy Ensembles – (Michael Kocour and Eric […]

December 10: Jeff Libman CD Release Party

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Jeff Libman-guitar, Mike Kocour-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Dom Moio-drums Jeff Libman is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies at Arizona State University. He holds a PhD in Music Education from ASU. Libman is Vice President of the board of Jazz in Arizona, the […]

November 4 First Friday: Will Goble performs Ellington

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free admission Mike Kocour- piano, Will Goble-bass, Dom Moio-drums It’s First Friday! Stop by the Olney Gallery to see new art inspired by Duke Ellington created by artists Bob Martin and Louis Giordano. Then check out jazz bassist Will Goble and his combo playing Duke Ellington’s music all night at The Nash […]

August 12 Catch A Rising Star: Vincent Thiefain and Matt McClintock

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets John Meier-guitar, Michael Kocour-piano, Vincent Thiefain-bass, Matt McClintock-drums Bassist Vincent Thiefain is pursuing his Bachelors degree in Music Performance in the Arizona State University Jazz Studies program. Drummer Matt McClintock recently graduated from the same program this May. While at ASU performing with the Concert Jazz […]

July 14 Catch A Rising Star: Miranda Agnew

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Miranda Agnew-trumpet, Ben Stowers-tenor saxophone, Michael Kocour-piano, Dylan Holly-bass, Nathan Hooker-drums A five-year member of the Tucson Jazz Institute, Miranda Agnew is currently a leading trumpet player in their award-winning Ellington Band.  At the 2015 Essentially Ellington Festival in New York City she was recognized as […]