Jazz for the Soul

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JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: Beth Lederman & Jazz Con Alma

Jazzbird Lounge 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Sunday, September 25th, Jazz for the Soul Season Opener @ Jazzbird. LATIN JAZZ with Beth Lederman-piano, and features percussionist Frank Valdes, Mario Mendivil-bass, Emerson Laffey-drums, and Adam Roberts-tenor sax! Beth Lederman is well-known for her sophisticated jazz and rhythmic Brazilian and Latin-jazz piano styles, not only in the Phoenix area, but throughout the Western U.S. from…

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JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: Pete Pancrazi Quartet

Jazzbird Lounge 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Local favorite Pete Pancrazi  and his quartet perform an energetic mix of American Songbook, jazz arrangements of pop tunes, and original songs. This group features jazz guitarist Pete Pancrazi, Claudia Bloom-piano, bassist Todd Johnson and drummer Todd Chuba. Visit petepancrazi.com (for bio and more info) Pete Pancrazi has been "one to watch" in the Phoenix  area since taking up residence here in…

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JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: Bossa Brazil with Frank Smith

Jazzbird Lounge 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Bossa Brazil showcases the rich and varied musical styles of South America’s most diverse and populous nation. Featuring Brazilian singer and percussionist Cleo Corcoran, Frank Smith on piano/flute, Eric Bart-acoustic guitar,  Lucas Neiri-Brazilian drummer, Glenn Stern-bass. Singer Cleo Corcoran, originally from Rio de Janeiro, has a great love of Bossa Nova and the music of Carlos Antonio Jobim. Her influences…

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