March 3 First Friday: 3N1

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Russell Schmidt – piano, Dwight Kilian – bass, Rob Moore – drums, Caleb Kilian – visual media Returning to The Nash for the March First Friday event, 3N1 offers a unique experience in integrated improvisation by combining the creative gifts of the Russell Schmidt Trio with the visual media artistry of […]

January 27: Russell Schmidt presents Fallen Idols – The Music of Brecker & Grolnick

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Adam Roberts-soprano & tenor sax, Brice Winston-tenor sax, Russell Schmidt-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Caleb Michel-drums Russell Schmidt leads an all-star quintet in a musical tribute to two iconic artists who were frequent collaborators throughout their careers: saxophonist/composer Michael Brecker and pianist/composer Don Grolnick. Don Grolnick was a founding […]

January 15 Jam Session: Russ Schmidt

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Russ Schmidt-piano/bandleader, Ted Sistrunk-bass, Connor Sample-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 […]

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 […]

November 19: Denny Monce Quintet – Hard Bop & Beyond

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets The Denny Monce Quintet – Hard Bop & Beyond Denny Monce-trumpet/flugelhorn, Bryon Ruth-tenor sax, Russ Schmidt-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Dennis Monce is a free-lance trumpet player in the Phoenix Valley. Having traveled much of the Western Hemisphere playing on cruise ships, he […]

Aug. 5 1st Friday – 3N1: Russell Schmidt Trio w/ visual artist Caleb Kilian

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Russell Schmidt – piano, Dwight Kilian – bass, Rob Moore – drums, Caleb Kilian – visual media Making its Nash debut on this First Friday event, 3N1 offers a new experience in integrated improvisation by combining the creative gifts of the Russell Schmidt Trio with the visual media artistry […]

June 19 Jam Session: Russ Schmidt

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Russ Schmidt-piano/bandleader, Ted Sistrunk-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 29 Jam Session: Chris Finet

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Chris Finet-bass/bandleader, Russ Schmidt-piano, Pablo Bastidas-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 […]

April 10 Jam Session: Russ Schmidt

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Russ Schmidt-piano/bandleader, Ted Sistrunk-bass, Ryan Anthony-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 […]

January 31 Jam Session: Russell Schmidt

6:00 – 9:00 PM Admission: $8, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door), free for instrumentalists & vocalists who sit in Russ Schmidt-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Rob Moore-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 […]