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NOVEMBER 2022
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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. (closed June-Aug); Nov. 3-6 - 33rd Annual Jazz Festival; Dec. 4 - Dan Reed and Friends

Eddie V’s, 15323 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ, 85254, (480) 730-4800, eddiev.com.
Wed, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 6:30-9:30 pm, Renee Patrick Quartet featuring Renee Patrick (vocals), Nicole Pesce (piano/keyboard), Mel Brown (bass) and Sheila Earley/Greg Warner (drums; Sat, Nov 5, 6:30-10:30 pm, Diana Lee Quartet; Sun, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27, 6-9 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; Nov 4 – Alice Tatum-vocals with Dave Baradic-Piano, Jon Murray-Bass, and Todd Chuba-Drums; Nov 11 - Chris Ross Quartet featuring Chris-Bass, Dave Henning-Piano, Adam Roberts-Alto & Tenor Sax, Ryan Anthony-Drums; Nov 18 – Benjamin Cortez Quartet with Benjamin Cortez- Piano, Natalie Gallatin- Tenor Saxophone,  Jacob Eary- Drums; Nov 25-Closed for Thanksgiving; Dec 2 - Russell Schmidt Schmidt featuring Russell-Piano, Brice Winston-Saxophone, Vince Thiefain-Bass, Ryan Anthony-Drums; Dec 9 – Bob Ravenscroft Trio with Bob-piano, Max Beckman-bass, Rob Moore-drums

Jazz For The Soul @ The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com. Sundays, 6-8 pm: Nov 27 – Bossa Brazil with Frank Smith; Dec 18 – Holiday Classic with the Dan Delaney Quartet featuring Dan Delaney- piano and Chris 'Doc' Stewart-alto sax/flute; Jan 22 – Jerry Donato-sax, Nicole Pesce-piano & Friends; Feb 26 – Russell Schmidt Quintet with Paul Brewer-saxophone, Mary Petrich-saxophone, Russell Schmidt-piano, Vincent Thiefain-bass, and Ryan Anthony-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, Nov 3, 5, 17, 19 - Sima & All Star Trio featuring Sima-vocals, Mark DeCozio-musical director/keyboard; Jerry Donato-sax/flute, John Donnelly-upright bass. Nov 10, 12, Dec 1, 3Dave Ihlenfeld Jazz Trio

Mesa Jazz And Blues Theater (inside Connect Church), 5255 E Brown Rd. Mesa, AZ 85205, mesajazzblues.com, Saturdays @ 7 pm: Nov 12 – Beth Lederman with Jazz Con Alma; Dec 10 – Jackie Lopez & Nuance Jazz Trio; Dec 17 – Sandra Bassett Motown Christmas; Jan 7 – Pete Pancrazi Quartet; Jan 28 – Carmela y Mas; Sat, Feb 11 – Valentine’s Day with Sandra Bassett; Feb 18 – NOLAZ Band Celebrates Mardi Gras

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: Nov 10 - IKE RAMALHO & BAND with Ike Ramalho - guitar/vocals, Laurine Beatriz - vocals, Natalie Gallatin - saxophone, David Leighton - flute, Joel Oroz - drums, Glenn Stern - bass; Nov 17 - Ingrid “Vismaya” Hagelberg Jazz Quintet featuring Ingrid Hagelberg - vocals, Pamela Morita - piano, John Donnelly - bass, Luiz Santos - drums, Andy Gross - sax; Nov 24 - CLOSED Happy Thanksgiving!; Dec 1 - Delphine Cortez with Joel Robin & Friends with Delphine Cortez - vocals, Joel Robin - piano, Dowell Davis - drums, Clark Gibson - sax; Dec 8 - Italian Tenors’ Christmas Extravaganza with Jim Nistico - tenor sax, Tony Vacca - tenor sax, Dave Henning - piano, Selwyn Reams - bass, Bruce Stodola - drums; Dec 15 - Michael Powers Group with Michael Powers - guitar, Ioannis Goudelis - keys, Mario Mendivil - bass, John Lewis - drums; Dec 22 - To Be Announced; Dec 29 - LAUREN HOOKER & FRIENDS with Lauren Hooker - vocals/piano, Eric Bart - guitar, John Donnelly - upright bass, Sheila Earley - drums, Tony Vacca - sax/flute

PHOENIX & WEST VALLEY

Avanti, 2728 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix 85016, 602-956-0900, 7-10 pm Fri.-Sat., Charles Lewis-solo piano (lounge), food.

Lost Leaf, 914 N 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, 602) 258-0014, Mon, Nov 14, 9 pm – Running From Bears; Mon, Nov 28, 9 pm – Sans Pagaie

The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464: Thurs, Nov 3, 10, 17, Free Happy Hour with Delphine Cortez-vocals & Joel Robin-piano; Fri, Nov 4, 7-10pm, First Friday Free Concert with Odd Man Out; Sat, Nov 5, 7:30 pm, Sandra Bassett; Sun, Nov 6, 6 pm, Sunday Jam Session led by Clark Gibson; Sun, Nov 6, 3 pm, Jazz Matinee: Ioannis Goudelis “To Chick With Love”; Fri, Nov 11, 7:30 pm, Jazz Women’s Collective featuring Mary Petrich-saxophones, Claudia Bloom-piano, Bailey Zick-bass, Holly Channell-drums; Sat, Nov 12, 7:30 pm, The Jack Radavich Quintet featuring Eric Felten; Sun, Nov 13, 3 pm, Wine & Jazz Matinee: Wines & Jazz of the Wild West; Sun, Nov 13, 6 pm, Sunday Jam Session led by Dave Henning; Tues, Nov 15, 7:30 pm, SCC & GCC Big Bands; Wed, Nov 16, Superstition Jazz Orchestra Presents The Music Of Randy Brecker; Fri, Nov 18, 7:30 pm, Randy Napoleon; Sat, Nov 19, 7:30 pm, Frank Valdes Septet: Celebrating Puerto Rico Discovery Day; Sun, Nov 20, 3 pm, Jazz Matinee with Francine Reed; Sun, Nov 20, 6 pm, Sunday Jam Session led by Stan Sorenson; Fri, Nov 25, 7:30 pm, Sherry Roberson & Friends “An Autumn Affair”; Sat, Nov 26, 11 am. Hot Dogs & Jazz, Free with RSVP; Sat, Nov 26, 7 pm & 9:15 pm, Steve Wilson & Lewis Nash “Musical Dialogue”; Sun, Nov 27, 3 pm, KJZZ Fall Jazz Party with Blaise Lantana featuring the Sugar Thieves along with Stan Sorenson, guitar; Sun, Nov 27, 6 pm, Sunday Jam Session led by Stan Sorenson; Wed, Nov 30, 7:30 pm, ASU Jazz Repertory Band & Combos

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. Nov 13 - Bossa Brazil w/ Frank Smith; Sun, Dec 11 – Dan Delaney Quartet Celebrates Christmas; Jan 8 - Jerry Donato, Nicole Pesce, & Friends; Feb 55 – Russell Schmidt Quartet

Jazz And Jambalaya featuring the Adam Clark Trio @ Southern Rail, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, Sundays, 5-8 pm, through Nov 27. No cover. Reservations recommended. 

Westside Blues & Jazz Club, 17045 N 59th Ave #104, Glendale, AZ 85308, westsideblues.com. Sun, Nov 6, 3-6:30 pm, NOLAZ Band; Fri, Nov 11, 7:30-11:30 pm, Sandra Bassett; Sat, Nov 12, 7:30-11:30 pm, Carmela y Mas; Fri, Nov 25, 7:30-11:30 pm, WE3 + Sheila E; Sun, Nov 27, 3-6:30 pm, Beth Lederman with Steven Powell & Jazz Con Alma; Fri, Dec 2, 7:30-11:30 pm, WE3 + Sheila E; Sun, Dec 4, 3-6:30 pm, Sandra Bassett; Sun, Dec 11, 3-6:30 pm, NOLAZ Band; Sat, Dec 17, 7:30-11:30 pm, Carmela y Mas; Fri, Dec 30, 7:30-11:30 pm, WE3 +Sheila E

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; Nov 4 - Rachael Gold-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums; Nov 11 - Nicole Pesce-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums; Nov 18 - Geri Hormel-vocals, Nicole Pesce-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Sam Russo-drums, Andrew Gross-sax; Nov 25 - MANSION CLOSED; Dec 2 - Rachael Gold-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums; Dec 9 - Nick Manson-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio -drums

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2022 CONCERT CALENDAR

November 8 (Tuesday), Ingrid “Vismaya” Hagelberg, 7 pm, $29.00, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

November 10 (Thursday) United States Air Force Band Airmen Of Note, 7:30 pm, Chaparral High School, 6935 E Gold Dust Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85253. Reserve FREE tickets at: Eventbrite.com

November 11 (Friday), SOLD OUT! United States Air Force Band Airmen Of Note, 7:30 pm, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave, Chandler AZ, 85225, chandlercenter.org or 480-782-2680. Free Admission - Tickets available in-person at the box office, starting Tuesday, October 11, 10 a.m. Maximum 4 tickets per person

November 12 (Saturday) United States Air Force Band Airmen Of Note, 7:00pm, Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701. Reserve free tickets at: www.eventbrite.com

November 13 (Sunday) United States Air Force Band Airmen Of Note, 3 pm, Moon Valley High School, 3625 W Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85029. Reserve FREE tickets at: www.eventbrite.com

November 13 (Sunday), The Steve Adelson Stick-Tet All Stars Featuring Chieli Minucci, Rachel Z, and Frank Bellucci, 7 pm, $49.50–$54.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

November 13 (Sunday), Hiroshima with Opening Act Naturally 7, 7 pm, $26 \ $36 \ $46 \ $56, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 North Arizona Avenue, Chandler, AZ 85225-4567, 480-782-2680, chandlercenter.org

November 15 (Tuesday), Bob Shimizu, 7 pm, $28.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

November 19 (Saturday), Christian Jacob Trio, 7:30 pm, $65, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

November 19 (Saturday), Matthew Whitaker, 8 pm, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, $40, $45, $55, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

November 20 (Sunday) An Evening With Brian Culbertson featuring Marcus Anderson & Marqueal Jordan, 7:30 pm, $46.50 - $56.50, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

December 2 (Friday), Kirk Whalum, 7 pm & 9 pm, $33.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

December 3 (Saturday) Carmela y Mas Holiday Concert, 8 pm, $28.50–$38.50, , MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

December 8 (Thursday), Mindi Abair’s I Can’t Wait for Christmas Featuring Vincent Ingala, Adam Hawley, and Lindsey Webster, 7 pm & 9 pm, $33.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

December 9 (Friday), Harry Connick Jr. - A Holiday Celebration, 8 pm, $50-$175, Centennial Hall, University of Arizona, 1020 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85721-0029, arizonaartslive.com

December 9 (Friday), Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra featuring Dianne Reeves with Samara Joy, 6:30 pm & 9 pm, $69.50–$100.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

December 10 (Saturday), Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra featuring Dianne Reeves with Samara Joy, 7:30 pm, $55-$65, Del E Webb Center For The Performing Arts, 1090 S. Vulture Mine Road Wickenburg, Arizona 85390, dewpac.org

December 10 (Saturday) Kandace Springs, 7 pm, $38.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

December 12 & 13 (Monday & Tuesday), Harry Connick Jr. - A Holiday Celebration, 7:30 pm, $50-$200, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

December 14 (Wednesday) Dave Koz & Friends 25th Anniversary Christmas Tour, 7:30 pm, $66.50 - $98.50, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.com

December 17 (Saturday), Beth Lederman – Holiday Concert, 7:30 pm, $52, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

December 18 (Sunday), Brubeck Brothers Quartet, 6 pm, $30, $48, $58, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

January 13 Friday), Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Joshua Redman, 8 pm, $30-$90, University of Arizona, Centennial Hall, 1020 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719, tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 14 (Saturday), Tucson Jazz Festival Presents The Heavy Hitters- Mike LeDonne, Eric Alexander, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington, Vincent Herring & Jeremy Pelt, 8 pm, $39.99, The Century Room, 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701 (21+ event), Tucson jazz festival.org

January 15 (Sunday), Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Diego Figueiredo and Ken Peplowski - Bossa Nova, 3 pm, $39.14, Playground Bar and Lounge, 278 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701, tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 15 (Sunday), Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Matthew Whitaker Quintet, 7 pm, $37.50-$57.50, Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St. Tucson, AZ 85701, tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 15 (Sunday), Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Vincent Herring and Jeremy Pelt, 7 pm & 9:30 pm, $3.99, The Century Room, 311 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701, tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 19 (Thursday), Tucson Jazz Festival Presents Samara Joy, 7:30 pm, $39.14, Playground Bar and Lounge, 278 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701 , tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 20 (Friday), Tucson Jazz Festival presents ABSENCE: Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective & Turtle Island Quartet, 8 pm, $55-$85, Rialto Theatre, 318 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701, rialtotheatre.com or tucsonjazzfestival.org

January 21, 2023, (Saturday), Samara Joy, 7:30 pm, $65, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

January 23, 2023 (Tuesday) Emmet Cohen Trio, 7:30 pm, $42, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

February 3 (Friday) Christian McBride’s New Jawn, 8 pm, $40-$70, Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts, 7380 E Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, scottsdaleperformingarts.org

February 18 (Saturday), Bill Charlap Trio, 7:30 pm, $70, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

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 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 18 (Saturday), Michael Kocour & Friends, 7:30 pm, $50, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.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 20 (Saturday), Artemis, 7 pm & 9 pm (two shows), $78, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

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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

 

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