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 30 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 Russell 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 […]

July 8: Composers’ Quintet

7:30 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Brice Winston-tenor saxophone, Russell Schmidt-piano, Mike Ozuna-guitar, Ted Sistrunk-bass, Rob Moore-drums This performance features five of Arizona’s finest musicians, who also happen to be accomplished composers. This is sure to be a memorable evening of original compositions performed by the artists who […]

May 11: East Valley Jazz Cooperative

7:00 PM Admission: $10, $5 Students w/ ID, Youth (under 18) FREE CLICK HERE for advance tickets The debut performance of the East Valley Jazz Cooperative will take place at the Nash on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m. An all-star high school student group under the direction of Russell Schmidt, the EVJC is the […]

January 9 Mainstream Jazz: Russell Schmidt Quartet

7:30 – 10:00 PM Admission: $15, $8 Students w/ ID CLICK HERE for advance tickets Brice Winston-tenor sax, Russell Schmidt-piano/vocals, Mario Mendivil-electric bass, Dom Moio-drums Pianist Russell Schmidt returns to the Nash with his quartet, featuring frequent collaborator Brice Winston on the tenor sax. The program will include fresh takes on popular standards as well as some original […]