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AUGUST 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); Jun., Jul., Aug.- NO JAZZ PARTIES; Sep.18 - Wildcat Jazz Band; Oct. 1 - Sun City Stomperz Pre-Festival Party; 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.
Go online for event calendar. Sun, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28, 6-9 pm, Guy Pennachio Quartet;
Mon, Aug 8, 15, 22, 29 6:30-9:30 pm, Rachel Gold Trio; Wed, Aug 10, 24, 31, 6:30-9:30 pm, Renee Patrick Quartet; Sat, Aug 20, 6:30-10:30 pm, Diana Lee 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, 6-9 pm, Free Admission; Summer Break July-August

Jazz For The Soul @ The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com. Sundays, 6-8 pm: Summer Break July-August.

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 pmV Sat,Aug 6, 13, 20, 27 , 6:30-9:30 pm - All Star Trio featuring Mark DeCozio; musical director/keyboard; Tony vacca; sax/flute., Vince Trefain; 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

Sacred Grounds Jazz Coffeehouse, Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ auditorium, 4425 N. Granite Reef Road (south of Camelback), Scottsdale, 480-946-2900, $5 donation, $3 students, coffee-desserts on sale: Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 pm; August 11 - JAN SANDWICH JAZZ featuring Jan Sandwich – vocals, Frank Smith – piano, Ted Sistrunk – bass, Charlie Bulla – drums; August 18 - STEVE ADELSON STICK-TET featuring Steve Adelson - Chapman Stick, Glenn Davis – drums, Joe Garcia – percussion, Dave Henning – piano; August 25 - PETE PANCRAZI QUARTET, Pete Pancrazi - guitar/vocals, Claudia Bloom – piano, Vic Kottner – bass, Dowell Davis - drums

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, Aug 9, 9 pm, Running From Bears; Mon, Aug 22, 9 pm, San Pagaie

The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464. Sat, Aug 6, 7:30 pm, Carly Bates + Pariah Pete & The Mercuries; Sun, Aug 7, 3 pm, The Power Trio with Lewis Nash-drums, Stan Sorenson-guitar; Mike Kocour-B3; Thur, Aug 11, 7:30 pm, Emerging Artist Series Ian Nussdorfer; Fri, Aug 12, 7:30 pm, Stan Lewis And Company; Sat, Aug 13, 7:30 pm, Brett Reed Quartet; Mon, Aug 15, 7:30 pm, Roberta Piket; Fri, Aug 19, 7:30 pm, Charlie Smith Plays Sonny Clark; Sat, Aug 20, 7:30 pm, Sandra Bassett; Thur, Aug 25, 7:30 pm, Nash Vocal Ensemble; Fri, Aug 26, 7:30 pm, Running From Bears; Sat, Aug 27, 7:30 pm, Nazim Rashid & New Renaissance; Sun, Aug 28, 3 pm, Francine Reed

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. Summer break July-August

Westside Blues & Jazz Club, 17045 N 59th Ave #104, Glendale, AZ 85308, westsideblues.com. Sun, Aug 7, 3 pm, Sandra Bassett; Sat, Aug 13, 7:30 pm, Carmela y Mas; Fri, Aug 19, 7:30 pm, Sandra Bassett; Sat, Aug 20, 7:30 pm, NOLAZ Band; Sun, Aug 28, 3pm, Alice Tatum Band

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2022 CONCERT CALENDAR

August 26 (Friday), Gerald Albright, 7 pm, $33.50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

September 10 (Saturday), Billy Cobham, 7 pm & 9 pm, $33.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

September 17 (Saturday, Lewis Nash & Friends, 7:30 pm, $70, Ravenscroft Hall, 8445 E. Hartford Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255m theravenscroft.com

September 20 (Tuesday), Joel Ross’s Good Vibes, 7 pm, $28.50–$38.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

September 29 (Thursday), Julien Lage, 7:30 pm, $34.50–$50.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

September 30 (Friday), Samara Joy, 7:30 pm, $38.50–$54.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

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 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

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

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), 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 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 12 (Sunday), 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

 

A list of jazz venues in the Phoenix metro area. Compiled by Patricia Myers for MusicSceneAZ.com. To add your venue, contact [email protected]


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