Please note: All ticket sales are final. A full refund of the purchase price will be given for cancelled events only. Patrons who cannot attend may gift or sell their tickets to friends, or they may officially release their tickets to The Nash in exchange for a donation letter for the face amount of the tickets to be used for tax purposes if The Nash is notified no later than 48 hours prior to the performance.

The doors will open approximately 30 minutes before showtime. 

The Nash cares about our planet and we do not require you to bring printed tickets. Simply show your confirmation email at the door on your smart phone, or provide your order confirmation code and a photo ID.

February 24: Jon Hendricks Remembered

Jon Hendricks Remembered: A Tribute by Ira Hill-vocals, with Judy Roberts-piano, and Greg Fishman-woodwinds

Jon Hendricks is considered one of the best practitioners of scat singing, which involves vocal jazz soloing. Jazz critic and historian Leonard Feather called him the "Poet Laureate of Jazz".

Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)


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February 25 Special Matinee Engagement: A Tribute to Nina Simone

In honor of Black History Month, The Nash is presenting an afternoon devoted to the story and artistry of Nina Simone.  It will begin with a NashTalk by Alan Light, author of the book, "What Happened, Miss Simone?", followed by a stunning performance of Nina Simone's works by Rosalyn McClore. Lewis Nash will join Ms. McClore for the grand finale.

All Seats Reserved. VIP front row tables: $60 (per seat), Premium: $45, Preferred: $35, General Admission: $25,  Students: $20 (General Admission seats only)


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January 24 Pro Jam Session: Lewis Nash

Mike Kocour-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Lewis Nash-drums

Pro Jazz Jam at The Nash for professional jazz musicians and advanced students.

Admission: $15, Free for students (25 & Under w/ ID) & musicians who sit in


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March 3: Robby Carrillo & Dom Moio

Robby Carrillo-drums, Dom Moio-drums, Andrew Gross-sax, Bill Moio-guitar, Dwight Kilian-bass

Robby Carrillo and Dom Moio pay tribute to some of the great jazz drum solos. Along with these tributes they will perform duets written by Carrillo and Moio as well as perform tunes with the group.

Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)


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March 4 Jazz Matinee: Vicki McDermitt + 6, "Love In the Afternoon"

Accompanying Vicki is a stellar band of six acclaimed musicians! Russ Schmidt-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Rob Moore-drums, Fred Forney-trumpet, Bill Moio, guitar, and Joe Garcia-percussion

Vicki is blessed to make music with jazz greats here in the valley, as well as across the U.S. and Europe.

Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)


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March 7: Superstition Jazz Orchestra

Superstition Jazz Orchestra, based at Phoenix College and under the direction of Milas Yoes, is a group of professional and community jazz musicians.

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


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March 9: Glenn White

Glenn White-saxophone/compositions, Adam Roberts-saxophone, Beth Lederman-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums

Glenn lives in New York City, where he performs with his own groups, which have been featured at South by Southwest, WNYC's Battle of the Boroughs, the Big Apple Underground Jazz Festival, and more.

Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)


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March 10: Sonrisa

Scott Sadlon-drums, Frank Smith-saxophone/flute,  Joe Corral-flute/percussion, Eric Bart-guitar, Ioannis Goudelis-piano,/accordion, Bob Lashier-bass, Joe Garcia-percussion

Led by drummer Scott Sadlon, SONRISA is a collective of some of the most talented jazz musicians in the Phoenix area.  Named after the Spanish word for "Smile" the group brings a joyful energy to all of its performances.

Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)


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March 11 Jazz Matinee: Francine Reed

Francine Reed-vocals, Jim Henry-trumpet, Joel Robin-piano, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Bob Lashier-bass, Ted Connell-drums

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!

$35 *V.I.P. (each), $30, $25. (Student ticket: $20; Gallery Seats only.) All seats reserved. *VIP front section, 4-seat table purchase required. Only 4 VIP tables available.


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March 15 3rd Thursday Happy Hour: The Chicken-Fried Jazz Band

Adam Armijo-guitar, Shea Marshall-piano, etc, Robert Lashier-bass, Todd Chuba-drums, cymbals

The Chicken-Fried Jazz band is a new, decidedly and unabashedly Western-sounding project. The group draws heavily from the genres of western swing, dixieland, bebop, and also the 110-degree heat we all endure here in Phoenix.

Admission: $10 at the door. Includes your first beer or glass of wine (house selection)


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March 15: Jazz & Jokes

Reid Riddiough-guitar, Vincent Thiefain-bass, Matt McClintock-drums

Jazz & Jokes combines today's hottest stand up comedians with exceptional jazz musicians.

Admission: $10 (Ages 18+ only)


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March 16: Jacob Sieckman CD Release Release Party

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 range of thought.

Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)


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March 17 Hot Dogs & Jazz: Jazz For Families

Hot Dogs & Jazz is a great opportunity for children and families to enjoy a fun program about jazz -- the music born in America and found in Hip-Hop and other popular music.

Doors open at 10:30. Space is limited

$3, $1 Youth (12 & Under)


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March 17: Nick Manson

Nick Manson-piano, Andrew Gross-saxophone, Dwight Kilian-bass, Joe Costello-drums

Nick Manson is a talented jazz pianist and composer. The two-time Emmy award winning multifaceted Nick Manson is also a composer, arranger and producer who has excelled in several fields. His piano playing is swinging, lyrical, consistently innovative and quite individual.

Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)


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March 18 Jazz Matinee: Gentlemen of Jazz + 1

Santo Maglio-piano, Jay Goetting-bass, Bob McKeon-drums, with Margo McKeon-vocals

Musical Ambience with Jazz, Blues, and songs from the Great American Songbook including music by Thelonius Monk, Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Lou Rawls, Al Jarreau, Tony Bennett, Billy Joel and many more.

Admission: $20 General, $15 Seniors (60+), $10 Students w/ ID, JiA Lifetime members & youth under age 12 admitted FREE


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March 21: SCC & PVCC Big Bands

Enjoy an evening of big band jazz with the ensembles from Scottsdale Community College & Paradise Valley Community College.

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


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March 23: Jeff Libman

Jeff Libman-guitar, Mike Kocour-Hammond organ, Dom Moio-drums

Libman's most recent album Strange Beauty (2016) is his second as a leader and his first on the esteemed Cellar Live label. Mark Gardner of Jazz Journal praises Strange Beauty as "a most impressive release by a sensitive guitarist with a graceful, melodic turn to his flowing improvisations." The album received extensive radio airplay and reached #26 on the JazzWeek chart.

Admission: $20, $10 Students (25 & Under w/ ID)


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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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