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Jazzbird Nights: Michael Weiss Trio

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Friday, April 19th, at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes the Michael Weiss Trio. Featured artists include Michael Weiss–Piano, Ben Hedquist– Bass, and Sam Russo– Drums.

For over four decades, pianist, composer, educator and bandleader Michael Weiss has enjoyed a formidable career working in the bands of a who’s who of jazz legends: Johnny Griffin, Art Farmer, George Coleman, the Heath Brothers, Frank Wess, Slide Hampton, The Jazztet, Lou Donaldson, Charles McPherson, Jon Hendricks, the Junior Cook/Bill Hardman Quintet, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and Mingus Epitaph Orchestra.

He has also performed with Joe Henderson, Woody Shaw, Clark Terry, Clifford Jordan, Curtis Fuller, Phil Woods, Pepper Adams, Ron Carter, David Newman, Gerry Mulligan, Nancy Wilson, Randy Brecker, Tom Harrell and Wynton Marsalis. As a leader Weiss has headlined at major jazz venues around the world including the Village Vanguard, Detroit Jazz Festival, and the Blue Note. Weiss is also recognized as a composer. He was presented the 2000 BMI/Monk Institute Composers Competition grand prize by Wayne Shorter and is the recipient of several Chamber Music America commissions. The Detroit Free Press writes, “the songs simply smoke.” Jazz Journal writes, “This music lives and breathes freshness and exhilarating originality.”

Weiss will perform selections from his latest recording, Homage (Cellar Live) during his performance. Be sure to join us!
Visit his website here www.michaelweiss.info 

Experience an evening filled with wonderful jazz and choose from a fine selection of wine, craft beers, and catered dinner options for purchase. Check back here or visit our Facebook page the Thursday before this event for a more detailed dining menu. 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.

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8445 E. Hartford Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255 United States
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David Bauer
(800) 785-3318


April 19
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$16 – $28
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