Jazz Venues and Organizations

FEBUARY 2024  
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SCOTTSDALE & EAST VALLEY

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. Feb 25 – Mardi Gras!; Mar 24 - Yourchestra

Eddie V’s, 15323 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ, 85254, (480) 730-4800, eddiev.com. Check website for February events.

Elks Lodge #2148, 6398 E Oak St, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-1102, (480) 946-9368, 7-9 pm, Wed., Havin’ Fun Big Band

Jazzbird Nights @ The Ravenscroft, Jazzbird Lounge, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com; Fridays, 7-9:30 pm, $16 – $28(no shows July-August). Feb 2 – Twin Tenors featuring Adam Roberts & Dave Schmidt; Feb 16 – David Friesen Circle 3 Trio; Feb 23 – Adam Clark Ensemble-25 Years; Mar 1 – Lewis Nash & Friends; Eric Rasmussen Quartet; Mar 15 – Claudia Bloom Quartet; Mar 22 – The Adams Quartet

Jazz For The Soul @ The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com. Sundays, 6-8 pm: Feb 25 – Tom Wakeling – West By Northwest; Mar 24 – Delphine Cortez with Joel Robin & Friends; April 28 – Russell Schmidt Quartet; May 26 – WE3 + Sheila Earley; June 23 – Francine Reed

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; Thurs, Feb 1, 6:30-9:30 pm – Bassist Felix Sainz Presents His International Repertoire; Thurs Feb 8, 6:30-9:30 pm – Dave Ihlenfeld Jazz Trio; Thurs, Feb 15, 22, 29 & Sat, Mar 3, 17 - Sima And Her Jazz Trio featuring Sima-vocals, Mark DeCozio-musical director/keyboard; Jerry Donato-sax/flute, Felix Sainz upright bass; 

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

Ravenscroft Concert Series, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com; Saturdays, 7:30-9 pm; Feb 3 – Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band; Feb 17 – Rachel Eckroth Quartet; Mar 2 – Ashley Pezotti; April 13 – Dopnny McCaslin; April 27 – Mark Guiliana

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: February 1 - JOHN STOWELL /JEFF LIBMAN QUARTET featuring John Stowell & Jeff Libman - guitar, Chris Finet - bass, Dom Moio - drums; February 8 - MIKE CROTTY QUINTET - A Celebration of the Music of Tom Harrell with Mike Crotty & Nick Cooper -trumpet, Michael Collins-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums; February 15 - JOHN MEIER QUARTET featuring John Meier-guitar, Eric Rasmussen-alto sax, Sam Russo-drums, Bailey Zick-bass; February 22 - GOOCH & THE GUYS QUINTET with Gooch -vocals/trumpet/flugelhorn, Elliot Ventimiglia-saxes,  Beth Lederman-piano, Dr. Scott Miner-bass, Ethan Baxley-drums; February 29 - TOM WAKELING & FRIENDS with Tom Wakeling-bass, Howard Alden-guitar, Dom Moio-drums, Andrew Gross-saxophone

Taliesen West Live Concert Series, 12621 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. Scottsdale, AZ 85259-2537: Saturdays, 6-8 pm, Garden Room:  Feb 17 - Richard Brennan, Trumpet; Mar 9 – WE3 featuring Renee Patrick-vocals, Nicole Pesce-piano & Suzanne Landsford-violin; April 20 – KJZZ’s Blaise Lantana & Friends



PHOENIX & WEST VALLEY

Avanti, 2728 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix 85016, 602-956-0900, [email protected], 6:30-10 pm Fri.-Sat., Charles Lewis-solo piano (lounge), food.



Crescent Ballroom, 308 N 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003, crescentphx.com: Sundays, 8-10 pm Weekly Jazz Jam Session, Free admission.

The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, 602-795-0464. Fri, Feb 2, 7-10pm – First Friday Free Concert: Joshua Moore Quartet; Sat, Feb 3, 7:30 pm – Lisa THEE’ Oracle Hightower; sun, Feb 4, 3 pm – Francine Reed; Sun, Feb 4, 6 pm – Jam Session led by Raul Yanez; Tues, Feb 6, 8 pm – Gibson/Holt/Nash Instrumental Jam Session; Thurs, Feb 8, 6:30 pm – Jazz & Justice; Fri, Feb 9, 7:30 pm – Latin Jazz Series: Rebecca De La Torre; Sat, Feb 10, 7:30 pm – Steve Wilson Quartet; Tues, Feb 13, 8 pm – Gibson/Holt/Nash Instrumental Jam Session; Wed, Feb 14, 7:30 pm – Valentine’s Day with Sherry Roberson & Friends; Thurs, Feb 15, 4 pm – Free Happy Hour with Delphine Cortez & Joel Robin; Fri, Feb 16, 7:30 pm – Women In Jazz Series: Natalie Gallatin Quintet; Sat, Feb 17, 7:30 pm – John Meier; Sun, Feb 18, 3 pm – Francine Reed & Dennis Rowland; Sun, Feb 18, 6 pm – Jam Session led by Raul Yanez; Tues, Feb 20, 8 pm – Gibson/Holt/Nash Instrumental Jam Session; Thurs, Feb 22, 4 pm – Free Happy Hour with Delphine Cortez & Joel Robin; Thurs, Feb 22, 7:30 pm – ASU Latin Jazz Band & Combos; Fri, Feb 23, 7:30 pm – The Power Trio; Sat, Feb 24, 11am – Free Hot Dogs & Jazz For Families; Sun, Feb 25, 3 pm – Joe bourne – Remembering Mr. Cole; Sun, Feb 25, 6 pm – Jam Session led by Raul Yanez; Tues, Feb 27, 8 pm – Gibson/Holt/Nash Instrumental Jam Session; Thurs, Feb 29, 4 pm – Free Happy Hour with Delphine Cortez & Joel Robin; Thur, Feb 29, 7:30 pm – Cory Weeds & Champion Fulton

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. Feb 11 – Tom Wakeling-West By Northwest; Mar 10 – Delphine Cortez with Joel Robin & Friends; April 14 – Russell Schmidt Quartet; May 5 – WE3 + Sheila Earley; June 9 – Francine Reed

Valley Bar, 130 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004, valleybarphx.com; Thurs, Feb 15, 7:30 pm - Bad Cactus Brass Band W/ Sugar Thieves / Scattered Melodies, $12

Wrigley Mansion, 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85016, wrigleymansion.com, 602.955.4079, Hormel Jazz Series, Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm: Feb. 1 – Vocalist Jeffrey Hattrick Birthday show with Nicole Pesce-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass & Adam Clark-drums; Feb. 8 – Nicole Pesce-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass & Dom Moio-drums; Feb 15 - Geri Hormel, vocals; Andrew Gross, saxophone; Nicole Pesce, piano; Dwight Kilian, bass; Dom Moio, drums; Feb. 22 - Rachael Gold, piano; Dwight Kilian, bass; Joe Garcia, drums; Feb 29 - Nicole Pesce, piano; Dwight Kilian, bass; Robby Carrillo, drums


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CONCERT CALENDAR  

February 1 (Thursday) Sandra Bassett & Friends, 7:30 pm, $25, ASU Kerr, 6110 N. Scottsdale Rd. (west of Scottsdale Rd. off of Rose Ln.), Scottsdale, AZ 85253

February 3 (Saturday) Take 6, 6 pm & 8 pm, $44.50–$54.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

February 8 (Thursday) John Pizzarelli, 7:30 pm, $49.50–$54.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

February 8 (Thursday) Because of You, Tommy Gearhart Sings Songs of Love Inspired by Tony Bennett, 7:30 pm, $35 – $55, ASU Kerr, 6110 N. Scottsdale Rd. (west of Scottsdale Rd. off of Rose Ln.), Scottsdale, AZ 85253

February 9 (Friday) Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, 8 pm, $45-$65, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 N Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, 480-499-TKTS, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

Februuary 10 (Saturday) International Jazz Day AZ Foundation Present Jade, 7:30 pm, $25-$25, ASU Kerr, 6110 N. Scottsdale Rd. (west of Scottsdale Rd. off of Rose Ln.), Scottsdale, AZ 85253

February 10 (Saturday) Jazz Lounge with Alexis Janae “Love & Pain” 8 pm, $22-$28, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 N Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, 480-499-TKTS, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

February 13 (Thursday) Mardi Gras Mambo 2024!The Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Nathan Williams and the Zydeco Cha Chas, 7 pm, $59.50–$74.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

February 14 (Friday) This Valentine’s Day—The American Songbook on Love Featuring Francine Reed, Andrew Walesch, and We3, 7 pm, $38.50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

February 17 (Saturday) Ravenscroft Concert Series Presents Rachel Eckroth, 7:30 pm, $50, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com

February 24 (Saturday) Legendary Count Basie Orchestra Celebrate Sarah Vaughan with Carmen Bradford, 7:30 pm, $59/$79/$250, Madison Center for the Arts, 5601 N. 16th St, Phoenix AZ 85016, thenash.org

February 24 (Saturday) Brian Culbertson: The Triology Tour, 8pm, $48 - $58, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

March 2 (Saturday) Ravenscroft Concert Series Presents Ashley Pezzotti, 7:30 pm, $55, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com

March 7 (Thursday) Fred Hersch, 7:30 pm, $33.50–$44.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

March 8 (Friday) Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm, $54.50–$69.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

March 9 (Saturday) Quarteto Nuevo – “Jazz Road Suite” Live, 7:30 pm, $20-$30, ASU Kerr, 6110 N. Scottsdale Rd. (west of Scottsdale Rd. off of Rose Ln.), Scottsdale, AZ 85253

March 10 (Sunday) Special EFX AllstarsFeaturing Chieli Minucci, Karen Briggs, Lao Tizer, Joel Rosenblatt, and David Livolsi, 5:30 pm & 7:30 pm, $44.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

March 13 (Wednesday) & March 14 (Thursday) 7 pm, Madeleine Peyroux, $59.50–$74.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

March 14 (Thursday) Charles Lewis Quintet + 1, 7:30 pm, $25-$35, ASU Kerr, 6110 N. Scottsdale Rd. (west of Scottsdale Rd. off of Rose Ln.), Scottsdale, AZ 85253

March 15 (Friday) Poncho Sanchez, 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm, $44.50–$54.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

March 15 (Friday) Robert Glasper, 8 pm, $37-$77, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

March 21 (Thursday) SF Jazz Collective, 7:30 pm, $435-$65, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 N Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, 480-499-TKTS, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

March 28 (Thursday) Brad Mehldau, 7:30 pm, $49.50–$59.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

April 8 (Monday) Cyrille Aimée, 7 pm, $35.50–$46.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

April 12 (Friday) Chris Botti, 8 pm, $56-$88, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

April 12 (Friday) John Scofield Trio, 6:30 pm & 8:30 pm (two shows), $33.50-$44.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

April 13 (Saturday) Herbie Hancock, 8 pm, $50-$105, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

April 13 (Saturday) Ravenscroft Concert Series Presents Donny McCaslin, 7:30 pm, $60, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com

April 14 (Sunday) Herbie Hancock, 6:30 pm, $35-$90, Centennial Hall, University of Arizona, 1020 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719, arizonaartslive.com

April 16 (Tuesday) & April 17 (Wednesday)Hiromi’s Sonicwonder, 7 pm, $59.50–$80.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

April 21 (Sunday) Gerald Albright, 5 pm & 7 Pm (two shows), $38.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

April 27 (Saturday) The Anderson Brothers Featuring Andrew WaleschThe Music of Cole Porter, 7:30 pm, $44.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

May 4 (Saturday) Jane Monheit, 7:30 pm, $44.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

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ORGANIZATIONS

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