April 6 First Friday: Chaz Martineau CD Release Party

7:30 – 10:30 PM Free Admission Chaz Martineau-tenor saxophone, Evan Rees-piano, Reid Riddiough-guitar, Vincent Thiefain-bass, Matt McClintock-drums A message from Chaz Martineau: “This show is a CD release show of my two new albums! One is called “Goodbye Stairs” which is a quintet featuring myself on tenor sax, Evan Rees on piano, Matt McClintock on […]

March 16: Jacob Sieckman CD Release Release Party

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Jacob Sieckman-saxophone, Zach Gillespie-trumpet, Saul Millan-trombone, David Paonessa-piano, Bailey Zick-bass, Joel Oroz – drums Jacob Sieckman’s CD release of Gettin’ Out of a Jam consists of all original compositions for sextet. The pieces encapsulate a diversity of moods and modes for the imagination to associate a broad […]

March 9: Glenn White

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Glenn White-saxophone/compositions, Adam Roberts-saxophone, Beth Lederman-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums A graduate of New England Conservatory, Glenn has performed alongside many notable musicians including Norah Jones, Paul Banks (Interpol), Greg Camp (Smash Mouth), Michael Eisenstein (Melissa Etheridge), Sunnyside Records artist Jamie […]

February 21: SCC Jazz Orchestra with Ben Wendel

7:30 PM Admission: $25, $15 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets The Scottsdale Community College Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Eric Rasmussen, appears in concert with special guest, saxophonist/composer Ben Wendel. Grammy nominated saxophonist Ben Wendel was born in Vancouver, Canada and raised in Los Angeles. Currently living in Brooklyn, NY, […]

February 9: Juli Wood

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Juli Wood-sax/vocals, Mike Kocour-organ, Jeff Libman-guitar, Mike Schlick-drums “Wood, after all, owns a big and burly tone on tenor, her husky sound, deep rhythmic accents and prolific phrasemaking consistently commanding attention.” – HOWARD REICH, CHICAGO TRIBUNE Juli Wood plays alto, tenor, and […]

January 28 Jazz Matinee: Mary Petrich Quartet w/ special guest Mary Louise Knutson (pianist)

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Mary Petrich-saxophones, Mary Louise Knutson-piano, Sean Brogan-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums Creative saxophonist Mary Petrich has been developing her own vision for the past 20 years.  Her desire to push the boundaries has led her to many projects and collaborations, the […]

January 13: Jimmy Nistico & Jazz Express

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Jimmy Nistico’s Jazz Express with: Devon Bridgewater trumpet/violin, Dave Henning-piano, Selywn Reams-bass, Glenn Davis-drums Playing straight ahead,mainstream Jazz.With tributes to Dexter Gordon,Cannonball Adderly, Wayne Shorter, Hank Mobley and Horace Silver. Jim Nistico was born in Syracuse, NY, and raised in a […]

January 4: Paul-Eirik Melhus & Friends

7:30 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for advance tickets Paul-Eirik Melhus-saxophone, Charles Lewis-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Robby Carrillo-drums One of the Valley’s true “rising stars”, Paul Melhus is home for the holidays from his studies at Berklee College of Music., where he has had the privilege of studying with renowned […]

December 31 New Years Eve: Greg & Judy + Joel & Delphine

7:30 PM Admission: $50 VIP, $40 Premium, $35 Preferred, $30 General CLICK HERE for tickets Reserved Seats: $50 VIP, $40 Premium, $35 Preferred, $30 General Dec. 31 NYE – Get your jazz fix at this early night New Years Eve Celebration, 7:30-10p, with 2 of the Valley’s best-known jazz couples: Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman and […]

November 5 Jazz Matinee: Mary Petrich & Jeanne Newhall

3:00 – 5:00 PM Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID) CLICK HERE for tickets Jeanne Newhall-vocals/piano, Mary Petrich-saxophones Jeanne Newhall is rooted in change. As a vocalist, a composer of words and music, and a classically trained pianist, Newhall has always had a passion for new experiences and the fresh directions they can […]