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OCTOBER 2022
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MUSICIANS & VENUES!
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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, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, 6:30-9:30 pm, Renee Patrick Quartet featuring Renee Patrick (vocals), Nicole Pesce (piano/keyboard), Mel Brown (bass) and Sheila Earley/Greg Warner (drums0; Sun, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 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; Oct 7 - Jazz Piano Celebration featuring George W. Russell, Jr. & Miki Yamanaka; Oct 14 - Bob Ravenscroft Trio featuring Bob Ravenscroft-piano, Rob Moore-Drums, Max Beckman-Bass; Oct 21 -  Women in Jazz featuring Mary Petrich-Saxophones, Claudia Bloom-Piano, Holy Channell-Drums; Oct 28 - Raul Yanez & Zona Libre featuring Raúl Yáñez-Piano, Keys & Vocal, Xavier Yáñez-Bass & Vocals, Adam Clark-Drums, Tony Valenzuela-Congas

Jazz For The Soul @ The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com. Sundays, 6-8 pm: Oct 23 – Pete Pancrazi Quartet; Nov 27 – Bossa Brazil with Frank Smith

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, Oct 1, 8, 13, 20, 29, Nov 3, 5 - Sima & All Star Trio featuring Sima-vocals, Mark DeCozio-musical director/keyboard; Jerry Donato-sax/flute, John Donnelly-upright bass. Sat, Oct 22Dave Ihlenfeld Jazz Trio; Oct 6 - Lauren Hooker Trio - w/ Lauren on vocals, Mark De Cozia keys; John Donnelly bass

Mesa Jazz And Blues Theater (inside Connect Church), 5255 E Brown Rd. Mesa, AZ 85205, mesajazzblues.com, Saturdays @ 7 pm: Oct 8 - Mike Clark Quartet with Special Guest Saxophonist Charles McNeal & Vocalist Sandra Bassett; Oct 10 (Monday) - Mike Clark with Charlie Hunter & Charles McNeal; Oct 15Sandra Bassett Jazz Quintet; Oct 22Nicole Pesce; Oct 29The Sugar Thieves; Nov 12Beth Lederman with Jazz Con Alma; Dec 10Jackie Lopez & Nuance Jazz Trio

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: Oct 6 - Dom Moio Quartet: Music of Stan Getz with Dom Moio - drums, Nick Manson - piano, Dwight Kilian - bass, Andrew Gross - sax; Oct 13 - Cleve Tet featuring Cleve Huff - drums, Mike Collins - piano, Vince Thiefain - bass, Elliot Ventimiglia - saxophone; Oct 20 - Mike Vax Quintet with Mike Vax - trumpet/flugelhorn, Tony Vacca - saxophone, others TBA; Oct 27 - Jazz Con Alma With Holly Pyle featuring Holly Pyle - vocals, Beth Lederman - piano, Emerson Laffey - drums, Mario Mendivil - bass

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, Oct 10 & Nov 14, 9 pm – Running From Bears; Mon, Oct 24 & Nov 28, 9 pm – Sans Pagaie

The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464. Sat, Oct 1, 7:30 pm – WE3 6th Anniversary Show; Sun, Oct 2, 3 pm - Jazz Matinee: Delphine Cortez Sings Nancy Wilson!; Sun, Oct 2, 6 pm, Jazz Jam Session led by Clark Gibson-sax; Wed, Oct 5, 7:30 pm - The Superstition Jazz Orchestra: “500 Miles High – Celebrating Chick Corea”; Thur, Oct 6 , 7 pm - Kurt Rosenwinkel Quartet; Fri, Oct 7, 7 pm - First Friday: The Not Just For Lovers Only Quartet W/ Special Guest Tajé; Sat, Oct 8, 7:30 pm - Michael Powers Presents – Neck And Neck; Sun, Oct 9, 3 pm, Wine & Jazz Matinee: The Ultimate Pairing Of Wine And Jazz; Sun, Oct 9, 6 pm – Jam Session led by Adam Clark-drums; Thurs, Oct 13, 4 pm, Free Thursday Happy Hour with Delphine Cortez & Joel Robin; Thurs, Oct 13, 7:30 pm - Chandler/Gilbert CC & Basha HS; Fri, Oct 14, 7:30 pm, Michela Marino Lerman – “American Tap” with Lewis Nash and Friends; Sat, Oct 15, 7:30 pm - Martin Bejerano #CubanAmerican Trio; Sun, Oct 16, 3 pm - A Tribute To Tony & Frank With Tony Frank; Sun, Oct 16, 6 pm – Jam Session led by Chris Finet-bass; Thurs, Oct 20, 4 pm - Free Thursday Happy Hour with Delphine Cortez & Joel Robin; Fri, Oct 21, 7:30 pm - Glen Gross Quintet; Sat, Oct 22, 7:30 pm – Nick Manson & Friends; Sun, Oct 23, 3 pm – Jazz Matinee with Francine Reed; Sun, Oct 23, 6 pm – Jam Session led by Stan Sorenson-guitar; Wed, Oct 26, 7:30 pm, ASU Latin Jazz Band & Combos; Fri, Oct 28 – 7 & 9:15 pm - The Nash 10th Anniversary Celebration: Cocomama – Latin Jazz & More!; Sat, Oct 29, 11 am - The Nash 10th Anniversary Celebration: Hot Dogs & Jazz/Education Showcase; Sat, Oct 29, 7 & 9:15 pm - The Nash 10th Anniversary Celebration: The Lewis Nash All-Star Quintet; Sun, Oct 30, 1 pm – Mike Vax 80th Birthday Show; Sun, Oct 30, 7:30 pm - The Nash 10th Anniversary Celebration: SCC Jazz Orchestra W/Jimmy Greene

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.

Sun Oct 9 – Pete Pancrazi Quartet; Nov 13 - Bossa Brazil w/Frank Smith

Jazz And Jambalaya featuring the Adam Clark Trio @ Southern Rail, 300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013, Sundays, 5-8 pm, Oct 23-Nov 27. No cover. Reservations recommended. 

Westside Blues & Jazz Club, 17045 N 59th Ave #104, Glendale, AZ 85308, westsideblues.com. Sun, Oct 2, 3-6:30 pm – We3 featuring Nicole Pesce, Piano - Renee Patrick, Vocals - Suzanne Lansford, Violin - Dom Moio, Drums; Sat, Oct 8, 7:30-11:30 pm – Carmela y Mas; Sun, Oct 9, 3-6:30 pm – NOLAZ Band; Fri, Oct 14, 7:30-11:30 pm - We3 featuring Nicole Pesce, Piano - Renee Patrick, Vocals - Suzanne Lansford, Violin - Dom Moio, Drums; Fri, Oct 21, 7:30-11:30 pm – Sandra Bassett; Sun, Oct 23, 3-6:30 pm – Alice Tatum Band featuring Alice Tatum, Vocals - Todd Chuba, Drums - Mary Peteich, Sax - Steve Banks, Percussion - Beth Lederman, Keys - Jon Murray, Bass; Sun, Oct 30, 3-6:30 pm - Mel Brown Presents: Motown Featuring Diana Lee, Dennis Rowland, Steven Powell, Erahn Patton

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;
Oct 7 - Nicole Pesce-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio, drums; Oct 14 - Rachael Gold, Dwight Kilian, Dom Moio; Oct 21 - Rachael Gold, Dwight Kilian, Dom Moio;
Oct 28 - Geri Hormel, Nicole Pesce, Dwight Kilian, Dom Moio, Andrew Gross

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2022 CONCERT CALENDAR

October 2 (Sunday),
Grace Kelly – Glad To See You Again Tour, 7 pm, $28 \ $38, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 North Arizona Avenue, Chandler, AZ 85225-4567, 480-782-2680, chandlercenter.org

October 11 (Tuesday), The Bad Plus, 7 pm, $33.50–$44.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

October 15 (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

October 18 (Tuesday), Anat Cohen Quartetinho featuring Vitor Gonçalves, Tal Mashiach, and James Shipp, 7 pm, $38.50–$44.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

October 21 & 22 (Friday & Saturday, Chris Botti, 7 pm & 9 pm (both days), $95.50–$145.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

October 22 (Saturday), Alicia Olatuja, 7:30 pm, $70, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255, theravenscroft.com

October 29 (Saturday), Makaya McCraven with Opening Act: Theon Cross, 7:30 pm, $33.50–$44.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

November 1 (Tuesday), Antonio Sánchez and Bad Hombre with Thana Alexa, BIGYUKI, and Lex Sadler, 7 pm, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

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 11 (Friday), 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 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

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 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 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 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 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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