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Oct 24 JAZZmeetsPOETRY: Remembering Ntozake Shange

JAZZmeetsPOETRY presents another intimate theatrical reading event featuring a live band!

Last season, we brought you Monk 'N' Bud. This season, we honor the one-year anniversary of the passing of award-winning poet/playwright Ntozake Shange (Oct 18 1948 - Oct 27 2018) and her choreopoem "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When The Rainbow Is Enuf" directed by the ever-amazing Chanel Bragg.

Advance tickets: $25, $12 Students (25 & under w/ ID)
At the door $30, $14 Students (25 & under w/ ID)
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Oct 25: Michael Collins Trio

Michael Collins-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums

Don't miss the Michael Collins Trio at the Nash! Pianist and composer Michael Collins has appeared regularly at the Nash with valley favorites Clevetet, Doublers Collective, and Superstition Jazz Orchestra, and will deploy his inimitable style, compositions, and arrangements in the classic jazz piano trio format.

$21, $11 Students (25 & under w/ ID)
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Oct. 26 Celebrating Women In Jazz: Claudia Bloom, Mary Petrich and special guest Mayu Saeki

Mayu Saeki-flutes, Mary Petrich-saxes, Claudia Bloom-piano, Vincent Thiefain-bass, Connor Sample-drums

Claudia Bloom and saxophonist Mary Petrich have put together a show featuring the compositions and arrangements of a wide range of female pioneers in the jazz idiom – including Renee Rosnes, Melissa Aldana, Terri Lynn Carrington, Mary Lou Williams, Ingrid Jensen, Geri Allen and guest artist Mayu Saeki.

ALL SEATS RESERVED: $40 VIP, $36 Premium, $31 Preferred, $26 General, $11 Students (25 & under w/ ID, general seating only)
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October 27 Special Engagement: Joey DeFrancesco

Joey DeFrancesco was raised in Philadelphia, where found his musical roots in Jazz, Blues and other musical art forms. Today, DeFrancesco's music embodies the traditional art form infused with a distinct modern approach, just part of what makes his music unmistakably his own.

TWO SHOWS: 6:00 pm & 8:15 pm
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6:00 pm: $56 VIP, $49 Premium, $43 General, $16 Students (25 & under w ID, General seating only)
8:15 pm $51 VIP, $45 Premium, $39 General, $16 Students (25 & under w ID, General seating only)
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Nov. 2 Special Engagement: Chuck Redd

Chuck Redd-vibes, Angelo Versace-piano, Tom Wakeling-bass, Dom Moio-drums

Chuck Redd is well known internationally as a performer on both drums and his primary instrument, the vibraphone. Jazz Times has Redd's vibes playing as, "Exquisite!" The Washington Post admired his "melodic sparkle."

ALL SEATS RESERVED: $40 VIP, $36 Premium, $31 Preferred, $26 General, $11 Students (25 & under w/ ID, General seating only)
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Nov 3 Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley. In fact, she was still winning New Times/Best of Phoenix awards after she moved to Atlanta!

ALL SEATS RESERVED: $36 *V.I.P. (each), $31 Preferred, $26 General, $16 Student (25 & under w/ ID, General Section only) 
*VIP front section, 4-seat table purchase required. Only 4 VIP tables available.
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Nov. 8th: Nick Manson

Nick Manson-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Dom Moio-drums, with special guest Brice Winston-sax

The Nash presents an evening of jazz originals with Nick Manson, a talented jazz pianist and composer. His piano playing is swinging, lyrical, consistently innovative and quite individual.

$21, $11 Students (25 & under w/ ID)

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Nov. 9 Special Engagement: Mary Stallings with the Eric Gunnison Trio & Javon Jackson

Mary Stallings-vocals, Eric Gunisson-piano, Mark Simon-bass, Paul Romaine-drums, with special guest Javon Jackson-sax

"One of the most distinctive and compelling jazz singers on the scene" (DownBeat), San Francisco native Mary Stallings has appeared alongside jazz greats including Cal Tjader, Dizzy Gillespie and the Count Basie Orchestra over her stellar career. With her supple sense of swing, blues-inflected phrasing, and matchless gift for empathic interpretation, it's easy to see why The New York Times declared her "perhaps the best jazz singer alive today."

TWO SHOWS: 7:00 & 9:15 pm - ALL SEATS RESERVED: 1st show: $49 VIP, $39 Premium, $34 General, $16 Students (25 & under w/ ID, General seating) 2nd show: $45 VIP, $35 Premium, $29 General, $16 Students (25 & under w/ ID, General seating)
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Nov 10 Jazz Matinee: Bossa Brazil

Cleo Corcoran-vocals/percussion, Frank Smith -flute/sax/piano, Eric Bart-acoustic guitar/cavaquinho, Glenn Stern-bass/7-string guitar, Joel Oroz-drums

Singer Cleo Corcoran, originally from Rio de Janeiro, has a great love of Bossa Nova and the music of Carlos Antonio Jobim. Cleo is backed by some of Phoenix's finest veteran musicians with a repertoire consisting of Brazilian Bossa Nova classics as well as some obscure musical gems in the Brazilian styles of Choro and Samba.

$20, $10 Students (25 & under w/ ID)
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Nov. 15th: Carole Pellatt & Boneyard

Carole Pellatt-guitar, Todd Johnson-bass, Dom Moio-drums

Boneyard is a band in a constant state of metamorphosis. The all-instrumental band has gone through several lineups, some including two bassists or two drummers. The current lineup features Carole Pellatt on guitars, Todd Johnson on bass and Dom Moio on drums & percussion.

Boneyard performances are rare, special evenings, staged in performance venues where the audience is like family and the band is grooving. Don't miss this!

$21, $11 Students (25 & under w/ ID)
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Nov 16 Matinee: East Valley Jazz Cooperative

Jazz combo students from throughout the East Valley take the Nash stage for a special Saturday matinee performance. These outstanding young musicians (drawn from eight different area high schools) participate in the Valley Jazz Cooperative program, directed by Russell Schmidt.

$15, $5 Students (25 & under w/ ID)

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Nov 16 Fred Forney Quintet: Wayne Shorter, Re - Imagined

Fred Forney-trumpet/flugelhorn, Brice Winston-tenor saxophone, Nick Manson-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Dom Moio-drums

Wayne Shorter, Re - Imagined, features brand new fresh arrangements, for acoustic jazz quintet of his most famous and celebrated compositions recorded by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Miles Davis, his solo recordings and with Weather Report - Speak No Evil, Infant Eyes, Children of the Night, Footprints, Elegant People, Ana Maria and more.

ALL SEATS RESERVED: $31 VIP, $26 Preferred, $21 General, $11 Students (25 & under w/ ID, General seating only)
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Nov. 20th: Superstition Jazz Orchestra

Superstition Jazz Orchestra - Music of the Modern Jazz Pianist

On Wednesday November 20th, the Superstition Jazz Orchestra will present a concert of arrangements by composer/arranger Mike Crotty, based on the works of several renowned jazz pianists. The program will share his musical perspective on compositions by such pianists as Bill Evans, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner, Billy Childs, Don Grolnick and others. The debut of a new work by pianist Michael Collins will be a highlight of the evening.

$21, $11 Students (25 & under w/ ID)
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Nov. 21st: Phoenix Jazz Girls Rising

This is the culminating performance of the Phoenix Jazz Girls Rising project, which meets at The Nash for weekly rehearsals.

Phoenix Jazz Girls Rising is designed to teach young female musicians the basic skills of jazz. In this 8-week program, we will earn well-known jazz tunes and create improvised solos to express individuality.

$10, $5 Students (25 & under w/ ID)

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Nov. 22nd: Dave Potter's Retro Groove

Brice Winston-saxophone, Angelo Versace-piano, Will Goble-bass, Dave Potter-drums

Retro Groove has re-imagined modern pop classics from the 1980's with the sound and style of Jazz to create a unique listener experience.

$21, $11 Students (25 & under w/ ID)
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Nov. 24th Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley. In fact, she was still winning New Times/Best of Phoenix awards after she moved to Atlanta!

ALL SEATS RESERVED: $36 *V.I.P. (each), $31 Preferred, $26 General, $16 Student (25 & under w/ ID, General Section only) *VIP front section, 4-seat table purchase required. Only 4 VIP tables available.
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Nov. 29: Marcos Crego & Cubichi - "Remembrance of Havana"

Marcos Crego-piano, Max Beckman-upright bass, Caleb Michel-percussion, Ariel Valdespino-percussion , with guest artist: Daga Suchon-violin

Join Marcos and the band as they play a variety of styles of Cuban music from the '30s, '50s, son montuno, danzon, cha cha cha, all blended in a Caribbean brew with jazz and classical music.

$21, $11 Students (25 & under w/ ID)
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Nov. 30 Special Engagement: Jimmy Cobb Quartet CD Release Party

Peter Bernstein-guitar, TBA-piano, John Webber-bass, Jimmy Cobb-drums

Legendary jazz drummer and NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Cobb is the elder statesman of all the incredible Miles Davis bands. Jimmy's inspirational work with Miles, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderly and Co. spanned 1957 until 1963, and included the masterpiece "Kind of Blue", the most popular jazz recording in history.

ALL SEATS RESERVED
1st Show: $66 VIP, $51 Premium, $46 Preferred, $41 General, $16 Students (25 & under w/ ID, General seating only) 2nd Show: $56 VIP, $46 Premium, $41 Preferred, $36 General, $16 Students (25 & under w/ ID, General seating only)
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Dec. 3rd: South Mountain Community College Latin Jazz Band

The South Mountain Latin Jazz Band, under the direction of Eddie Gaona, focuses on playing the exciting rhythms of Latin fused with Jazz. The two most influential mixers are Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music. This combined with Jazz comes across as passionate, intense, powerful and exciting!

$15, $5 Students (25 & under w/ ID)

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Dec. 4th: ASU Jazz Repertory Band

The Arizona State University Jazz Repertory Band, directed by Jayson Davis, is a large ensemble that performs jazz arrangements and compositions from throughout the history of the jazz.

$15, $5 Students (25 & under w/ ID)

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Dec. 5th: Phoenix College Jazz Ensembles

Come enjoy a great evening of music performed by the Phoenix College jazz combos and big band, led by Ryan Anthony, Mary Petrich, Alex Oliverio and Zach Wiggins.

$15, $5 Students (25 & under w/ ID)

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Dec 7 Special Engagement: Ken Peplowski-Katie Thiroux Quartet

Ken Peplowski-sax/clarinet, Glenn Zaleski-piano, Katie Thiroux-bass/vocals, Matt Witek-drums

Since the 1990s, Ken Peplowski has been one of the top clarinetists in jazz as well as a very talented tenor player.

A triple threat talent, Katie Thiroux has garnered considerable attention for her bravura bass playing, assured singing and compelling compositions.

ALL SEATS RESERVED: 7:00 pm $50 VIP, $41 Premium, $36 General, $16 Students (25 & under w/ ID, General seating only) 9:15 pm $46 VIP, $36 Premium, $31 General, $16 Students (25 & under w/ ID, General seating only)
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Dec. 10th: SCC Jazz Combos - Night 1

The Scottsdale Community College Jazz Combos, under the direction of Eric Rasmussen, in concert. (Night 1 of 2)

$15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)

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Dec. 11th: SCC Jazz Combos - Night 2

The Scottsdale Community College Jazz Combos, under the direction of Eric Rasmussen, in concert. (Night 1 of 2)

$15, $5 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)

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Dec. 13th: The Nash Composers Coalition

The Nash Composers Coalition enters its fourth year of premiere-filled appearances at The Nash. The NCC returns once more with dueling septets, featuring different line-ups for each half of the performance. The opening group includes:

Chaz Martineau-sax, Adam Roberts-sax, Alex Price-trumpet, Milas Yoes-trombone, Russell Schmidt-piano, Vince Thiefain-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums

After a brief intermission, the closing septet features:

Keith Kelly-sax, Eric Rasmussen-sax, Megan DeJarnett-trumpet, Matt Lennex-trombone, Jeff Libman-guitar, Ben Hedquist-bass, Connor Sample-drums

$20, $10 Students (25 & under w/ ID)

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Dec. 21st: Dmitri Matheny Group featuring Holly Pyle

Holly Pyle-vocals, Dmitri Matheny-flugelhorn, Lamar Gaines-piano, T-Bone Sistrunk-bass, Dom Moio-drums

SONGS OF WONDER - The Stevie Wonder Songbook

Winner of "NW Instrumentalist of the Year" honors in the Seattle Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Awards, flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny leads an all-star band featuring vocalist Holly Pyle in a program highlighting the music of Stevie Wonder.

ALL SEATS RESERVED: $29 VIP, $25 Preferred, $21 General, $11 Students (25 & under w/ ID, General seating sections only)
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Information

The Nash is owned by Jazz in Arizona, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Located at 110 E. Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, it is named for "the most valuable player" in jazz (Modern Drummer Magazine), Phoenix native Lewis Nash.

The Nash preserves the cultural treasure of American music history, showcases live performance and ensures the future of the iconic art of jazz for generations to come. Educational and performance programs at The Nash include: classic jazz and new music; performances by student musicians, local pros and touring artists; weekly jazz jam sessions; workshops; master classes; and clinics. Educational programs will be offered ranging from one-on-one private lessons to combo labs, guided listening, jazz in film, jazz camps and more.

The Nash serves our entire community based on the conviction that jazz is for everyone: children, adults, seniors and families; musicians and non-musicians; privileged and under-served youth. The Nash operates in collaboration with schools and other arts and culture organizations in our neighborhood, across the Valley, and throughout America.

The Nash will flourish through the generosity of individual Jazz Angels, businesses, corporations and foundations that value arts in our community, and the unique ability of jazz to promote individuality, creativity, harmony and joy in all aspects of our lives.


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