Jazz Venues and Organizations
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Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort, 1 San Marcos Place, Chandler 85225, 480-620-3941: Arizona Classic Jazz Society monthly events: 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sun. (Sept-May), $15 members, $20 non-members, under 18 free. (closed June-Aug). Mar. 19 - Wildcat Jazz Band; Apr. 16 - Standards and Poor; May 21 – Cheryl Thurston's Birthday Celebration
Eddie V’s, 15323 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ, 85254, (480) 730-4800, eddiev.com.
Sat, Mar 18, 25, 6:30-10:30 pm, Diana Lee Quartet; Sun, Mar 12, 19, 26, 6:30-9:30 pm – Guy Pennacchio Quartet
Elks Lodge #2148, 6398 E Oak St, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-1102, (480) 946-9368, 7-9 pm, Wed., Havin’ Fun Big Band
Gold Bar Espresso, 3141 S. McClintock Drive, #6, Tempe, 480-839-3082, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fri, Jazz Alliance
Jazzbird Nights @ The Ravenscroft, Jazzbird Lounge, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com; Fridays, 7-9:30 pm, $10 General Admission; Mar 3, Ben Hedquist Quartet; Mar 10, WE3 & Friends; Mar 17, Dr. Jesse McGuire; Mar 24, Dominic Amato & Friends All Star Jam; Mar 31, Zazu West
Jazz For The Soul @ The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com. Sundays, 6-8 pm: Mar 26 – West By Northwest featuring Tom Wakeling-bass, Jason Carder-Trumpet, Angelo Versace-piano, Dom Moio-drums; April 23 – Steve Adelson Sticktet with Steve Adelson-Chapman Stick, Dave Henning-piano, Joe Garcia-percussion, Eddie Barattini-drums
La Locanda, 6830 E 5th Ave, Suite 108, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, (480) 284-6511, lalocandaaz.com, 5-8 pm Thurs, Jackie Lopez and Nuance Jazz Trio; Jackie Lopez-vocals, Devon Bridgewater-Trumpet/ Violin/Flugelhorn, Dennis Sexton-Bass, Dan Sieckman-Guitar
Marcellino Ristorante, 7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale 85251, 480-990-9500: Thursdays & Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 pm, Mar 2, 11,16, 25, 30 - Sima & All Star Trio featuring Sima-vocals, Mark DeCozio-musical director/keyboard; Jerry Donato-sax/flute, Felix Sainz upright bass; Mar 23– We3 with Renee Patrick-vocals, Nicole Pesce-piano, Suzanne Lansford-violin; Mar 4, 18 – Dave Ihlenfeld Trio.
Mesa Jazz And Blues Theater (inside Connect Church), 5255 E Brown Rd. Mesa, AZ 85205, mesajazzblues.com, Saturdays @ 7 pm: Mar 4, Bossa Nova 77; Sun, Mar 26, 3 pm, Carmela y Mas Concert & Dance
Pita Jungle - Chandler, 1949 W Ray Road, Ste 102, Chandler, AZ 85224, 480-855-3232. PitaJungle.com. Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm, Pita Jungle Jazz Jam
Sacred Grounds Jazz Coffeehouse, Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ auditorium, 4425 N. Granite Reef Road (south of Camelback), Scottsdale, 480-946-2900, $8 donation, $5 students, coffee-desserts on sale: Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 pm: Mar 2, JOE GARCIA & FRIENDS - Joe Garcia - percussion, Dom Moio - drums, Nick Manson - piano, Dwight Kilian - bass; Mar 9, THE ART LANDE TRIO - Art Lande - piano, Dwight Kilian - bass, Dom Moio - drums; Mar 16, THE WAKELING-CHRISTOFFERSON BAND - Tom Wakeling - bass, Steve Christofferson - piano, Dom Moio - drums, Howard Alden - guitar; Mar 23, ROSS/HENNING/SAMPLE - Chris Ross - bass, Dave Henning - piano, Connor Sample - drums; Mar 30, THE NASH LITTLE BIG BAND - Mary Petrich - saxophone, Sheila Earley - drums, Sean Brogan - bass, Claudia Bloom - piano, Natalie Gallatin - saxophone, With: Lucille Berk, Louise Baranger, Ashley Irvin, Kristal Ramsey
PHOENIX & WEST VALLEY
Avanti, 2728 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix 85016, 602-956-0900, 7-10 pm Fri.-Sat., Charles Lewis-solo piano (lounge), food. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Az 85008: Music in the Garden Series, Fridays, 7- 9 pm, Members $32.95/General Admission $36.95: April 14 – Alice Tatum / Album Launch Concert; April 28 – The Sugar Thieves (Blues); May 26 – Pete Pancrazi Quartet (Jazz).
Lost Leaf, 914 N 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, (602) 258-0014, Mon, Mar 6, 13, 9 pm – Running From Bears
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464: Thur, Mar 2, 7:30 pm, The Music Of Justice: Panel Discussion and Concert featuring Charles Lewis and Renee Morgan Brooks; Fri, Mar 3, 7 pm, Frist Friday Free Concert with Steve Adelson Sticktet; Sat, Mar 4, 7:30 pm, Sandra Bassett; Sun, Mar 5, 3 pm, Francine Reed; Sun, Mar 5, 6 pm, Jam Session lead by Beth Lederman; Wed, Mar 8, 7:30 pm, Superstition Jazz Orchestra; Thur, Mar 9, 7:30 pm, Phoenix College Combos & Big Band; Fri, Mar 10, 7:30 pm, Rebecca De La Torre with Bohemian Insurgence; Sat, Mar 11, 7:30 pm, Dave Potter & Retro Groove; Sun, Mar 12, 3 pm, WE3 With Sheila Earley; Sun, Mar 12, 6 pm, Jam Session led by Clark Gibson; Thur, Mar 16, 4 pm, Free Happy Hour with Delphine Cortez & Joel Robin; Fri, Mar 17, 4 pm, Lew Tabackin/Randy brecker Open Soundcheck Q & A; Fri, Mar 17, 7 pm Lew Tabackin/Randy Brecker Quartet; Sat, Mar 18, 1 pm, Lauren Kinhan Clinic; Sat, Mar 18, 7:30 pm, Lauren Kinhan in Concert; Sun, Mar 19, 6 pm, Jam Session ledy by Stan Sorenson; Thur, Mar 23, 4 pm Free Happy Hour with Delphine Cortez & Joel Robin; Fri, Mar 24, 7:30 pm, Garrett Jones; Sat, Mar 25, 11 am, Hot Dogs & Jazz For Families; Sat, Mar 25, 7:30 pm, Kristin Korb Trio; Sun, Mar 26, 6 pm, Jam Session led by Dave Henning.
Jazz For The Soul @ Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church, 14403 N. 75th Ave., Peoria 85381, 623-979-0080, 6-8 pm second Sun. Sept-June., donation requested. Mar 12 – West By Northwest with Dave Wakeling-bass; April 2 – Steve Adelson Sticktet
Westside Blues & Jazz Club, 17045 N 59th Ave #104, Glendale, AZ 85308, westsideblues.com. Fri, Mar 3, 7:30-11:30pm - Sandra Basset-vocals with Jimmy Boyd-Keys, Tim Robinson-Drums, Felix Sainz-Bass, Jermaine Lockhart-Sax; Fri, Mar 10, 7:30-11:30 pm, Sugar Thieves; Sat, Mar 11, 7:30-11:30 pm, Carmela y mas; Sun, Mar 12, 3-6:30 pm, Beth Lederman Jazz Con Alma; Sun, Mar 26, 3-6:30 pm, WE3 And the Reed Family featuring Michael, Francine, Tabitha, Christine, & Mellody
Wrigley Mansion, 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85016, wrigleymansion.com, 602.955.4079, Hormel Jazz Series, Fridays, 6-7 pm & 8-9 pm, Reservations suggested; Mar 3 –Nicole Pesce, piano; Dwight Kilian, bass; Dom Moio, drums; Mar 10 –Nick Manson, piano; Dwight Kilian, bass; Dom Moio, drums; Mar 17 –Nicole Pesce, piano; Dwight Kilian, bass; Dom Moio, drums; Mar 24 – Jazz Quintet featuring Geri Hormel, vocalist; Nicole Pesce, piano; Dwight Kilian, bass; Dom Moio, drums; Andrew Gross, sax; Mar 31 –Nicole Pesce, piano; Dwight Kilian, bass; Dom Moio, drums
Southern Rail, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, Adam Clark Trio. Thursdays, Blues and Bourdon Series, 5-8 pm, Mar 2, 9, April 20, 27; Sundays, Jazz And Jambalaya Series, 5-8 pm, Mar 12, 19, 26, April 9,16, 30. No cover. Reservations recommended.
2023 CONCERT CALENDAR
March 3 (Friday) Pedrito Martinez And Alfredo Rodriguez Duo, 8 pm, $40, $46, $52, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org
March 3 (Friday) LP And the Vinyl featuring Leonard Patton-vocals & The Danny Green Trio “Beatles To Bowie,” 7 pm, Vista Center for the Arts, 15660 N Parkview Place Surprise, AZ 85374, Surprise, AZ, thevistaaz.com
March 3 (Friday) Bob James Trio, 8 pm, $42 & $52, Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ
March 4 (Saturday) LP And the Vinyl featuring Leonard Patton-vocals & The Danny Green Trio, 7:30 pm, $25-$45, ASU Kerr Cultural Center, 6110 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85251, asukerr.com
March 5 (Sunday) Billie and Blue Eyes featuring John Pizzarelli and Catherine Russell, 3 pm, $44, $54, $64, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler AZ 85225, chandlercenter.org
March 7 (Tuesday) Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 7:30 pm, $40, $55, $$65, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 8525, scottsdaleperformingarts.org
March 11 (Saturday) World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, 3:30 pm, Del E Webb Center For The Performing Arts, 1090 S. Vulture Mine Road Wickenburg, Arizona 85390, dewpac.org
March 12 (Sunday) World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, 2 pm, $30, $45, $60, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org
March 14 (Tuesday) Acoustic Alchemy, 7 pm & 9 pm, $38.50–$54.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org
March 16 (Thursday) Charles Lewis Quintet + 2, 7:30 pm, $25-$48, ASU Kerr Cultural Center, 6110 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85251, asukerr.com
March 17 (Friday) Spyro Gyra, 7 & 9 pm, $33.50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org
March 18 (Saturday) Michael Kocour & Friends, 7:30 pm, $50, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com
March 19 (Sunday) Sedona Jazz At The Church featuring The Art Lande Trio - Art Lande on piano, Dwight Kilian on Bass and Dom Moio on drums, 3 pm, $30, St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 2700 AZ-179, Sedona, AZ 86336
March 30 (Thursday) Reunion! Bruce Forman, Jeff Hamilton and John Clayton, 7 pm, $44.50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org
March 31 (Friday) Wynton Marsalis, 7:30 pm, $57.50-$175, Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St. Tucson, AZ 85701
April 8 (Saturday) The Anderson Brothers Play Gershwin, 7 pm, $33.50-$44.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org\
April 9 (Sunday) Honoring Joey DeFrancesco: A Celebration of Life and MusicFeaturing Ronnie Foster, Lewis Nash, Dan Wilson, and Troy Roberts, 6 pm, $44.50–$64.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org. Note: Before the show, between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m., ticket holders will be able to access the Artist Gallery to see MIM’s Joey DeFrancesco exhibit.
April 14 (Friday) 100 Years Of Jazz In 100 Minutes featuring Howard Alden, Dennis Rowland, Louise Baranger & Arizona's top players, 7:30 pm, $15-$49, Mesa Arts Center, Piper Repertory Theater, One E Main Street, Mesa AZ, mesaartscenter.com
April 22 (Saturday) Diego Figueiredo & Stanley Jordan, 7:30 pm, $55, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com
May 4 (Thursday) Joshua Redman 3x3, 7:30 pm, $36, $46, $56, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org
May 12 (Friday) Christian McBride’s New Jawn, 8 pm, $40, $55, $70, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org
May 20 (Saturday) Artemis, 7 pm & 9 pm (two shows) $78, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com
May 20 (Saturday) Joey Alexander-piano with Kris Funn-bass and John Davis-drums, 7:30 pm, $50 - $60, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org
Jazz in Arizona (JIA) is a non-profit community arts organization whose mission is to encourage the local performance and appreciation of Jazz music - America’s great original art form. 602-750-7045 or thenash.org
Arizona Classic Jazz Society is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of classic (traditional) jazz, one of America´s original art forms. The Society sponsors monthly concerts and the annual Arizona Classic Jazz Festival, It has a scholarship program to support promising young musicians and reaches out into schools by presenting instructive live jazz performances. P.B.M. 204 9666 E. Riggs Road, Suite 114, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248-7410 Tel : (602) 922-7741 www.azclassicjazz.org
Phoenix Blues Society supports local and national music, Blues culture and heritage, arts education, and more. Monthly membership meetings are held at area local clubs on the second Wednesday evening of every month, followed by live music. www.phoenixblues.org
Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Foundation is an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to creating an active and vital Blues and Heritage scene through promotion of live performances, education and raising awareness of the music and culture in southern Arizona. azblues.org
Tucson Jazz Society is devoted to promoting and preserving America´s original music--jazz. The Society seeks to assure continuity of this music through concerts, festivals, media activities and youth programs. A major emphasis is to provide work for instrumentalists and vocalists through society-sponsored activities and joint ventures with allied cultural, educational, and commercial organizations throughout southern Arizona. tucsonjazz.org
Prescott Jazz Society is dedicated specifically to assisting, advancing, supporting, promoting, and advocating the development and enjoyment of jazz music in northern Arizona. pjazz.org