The “Folklore Quartet” is a talented group of valley natives whose unique blend of American folk music, jazz, and avant-garde creates an immersive experience. Their dynamic approach to improvisation breathes new life into the timeless melodies of their repertoire.
Alex Oliverio, renowned for his classic compositions and instantly recognizable style, has captivated audiences all along the West Coast. A graduate of ASU and The University of Washington, Alex now imparts his musical wisdom as a faculty member at the ASU Popular Music Program.
Bailey Zick, a multi-instrumentalist hailing from Scottsdale, has established himself as a prominent figure in the valley music scene. With his technical prowess and intuitive musical approach, Bailey has mesmerized audiences throughout the southwest. He is a distinguished graduate of the ASU School of Music.
A true valley-native, Jordan Tompkins has been an integral part of the Arizona music scene for years. His boundless creativity, sensitivity, and precision have elevated him to the status of a top-call interdisciplinary artist, excelling in various genres and mediums.
Max Beckman, primarily recognized as a bass player, possesses a dynamic style that has earned him numerous gigs at esteemed venues across the state. Whether leading his own bands or serving as a sideman, Max’s musicality shines through. Notably, he is also the accomplished bassist of the Bob Ravenscroft Trio.
Join us at Jazzbird for an unforgettable evening as the Folklore Quartet presents contemporary reinterpretations of beloved folk songs and jazz standards by legendary American composers such as Thelonious Monk and Elizabeth Cotten, aiming to bring this cherished American repertoire into the vibrant realm of the 21st century.
Experience an evening filled with wonderful jazz and choose from a fine selection of wine, craft beers, and catered dinner options for purchase. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the show begins at 7:00 pm.
Reservations for Jazzbird are now available. Click the “Get Tickets” button above to reserve your seats. Prices will range from $16-$28/each. For ticketing assistance, click the “TICKETING HELP” button to see step-by-step instructions on reserving seating in Jazzbird.
Jazz & Dine
Provided by Cuisine Privé
Heirloom Tomato Basil Bruschetta Crostini $6.00
Charcuterie & Artisan Cheese Board $16.00
Aged Cheddar, Triple Cream Brie, Aged Gouda, Prosciutto, Salami
Assorted Nuts, Grapes, Strawberries, Pesto, Fig Jam, Pickled Jardiniere Grilled Baguette or Gluten Free Crackers
Privé Caesar Salad $7.00
Ciabatta Croutons, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Parmigiano, Lemon Caper Vinaigrette
Southwestern Grilled Prawn Salad $18.00
Corn, Sweet Baby Bells, Avocado, Butter Lettuce
Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette
(Served with vegetable side and dinner roll)
Bolognese Lasagna $16.00
Beef, Sausage, Béchamel, Pomodoro Parmesan, Mozzarella & Garlic Bread
Cornish Hen $18.00
Roasted Root Vegetables, Grain Mustard Jus
Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream $8.00
*items may be served raw or undercooked. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or
eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.