Jazz for the Soul

Jazz for the Soul events are free and open to the public- all events are created with the intent to benefit local and international humanitarian causes while local musicians perform on the Jazzbird stage

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: Russell Schmidt Quintet

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Welcome The Russell Schmidt Quintet to the JAZZBIRD stage to perform a wide-ranging program featuring jazz classics, songbook standards, and original compositions. This group includes Paul Brewer-saxophone, Mary Petrich-saxophone, Russell Schmidt-piano, Vincent Thiefain-bass, and Ryan Anthony-drums. Paul Brewer¬†Paul enjoys playing all saxophones in all styles and has become one of the most in-demand freelance saxophonists…

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JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: Russell Schmidt Quintet

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Welcome The Russell Schmidt Quintet to the JAZZBIRD stage to perform a wide-ranging program featuring jazz classics, songbook standards, and original compositions. This group includes Paul Brewer-saxophone, Mary Petrich-saxophone, Russell Schmidt-piano, Vincent Thiefain-bass, and Ryan Anthony-drums. Paul Brewer¬†Paul enjoys playing all saxophones in all styles and has become one of the most in-demand freelance saxophonists…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: Steve Adelson Stick-tet

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

A REAL TREAT!¬†¬†Join us in welcoming The Steve Adelson Stick-Tet to the Jazzbird Stage.¬†So, remember to mark your calendars for one show you won't want to miss! STEVE ADELSON‚ÄĒJazz guitarist turned Chapman Stick Virtuoso. While teaching guitar and performing in New York with Jazz greats Joe Pass and Jimmy Ponder, Steve discovered the Chapman stick…

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JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: Steve Adelson Stick-tet

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

A REAL TREAT!¬†¬†Join us in welcoming The Steve Adelson Stick-Tet to the Jazzbird Stage.¬†So, remember to mark your calendars for one show you won't want to miss! STEVE ADELSON‚ÄĒJazz guitarist turned Chapman Stick Virtuoso. While teaching guitar and performing in New York with Jazz greats Joe Pass and Jimmy Ponder, Steve discovered the Chapman stick…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: ZAZU West

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Jazz for the Soul welcomes Zazu West.¬†¬†Zazu West is Phoenix's premier ensemble dedicated to Gypsy Jazz, the style devoted to the legacy of the influential jazz guitar legend, Django Reinhardt. Gypsy Jazz is infectiously swinging and wildly improvisational. Whether playing Django compositions or jazz standards the gypsy jazz style creates a one-of-a-kind performance experience. You'll…

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JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: ZAZU West

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Jazz for the Soul welcomes Zazu West.¬†¬†Zazu West is Phoenix's premier ensemble dedicated to Gypsy Jazz, the style devoted to the legacy of the influential jazz guitar legend, Django Reinhardt. Gypsy Jazz is infectiously swinging and wildly improvisational. Whether playing Django compositions or jazz standards the gypsy jazz style creates a one-of-a-kind performance experience. You'll…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: SANDRA BASSETT & FRIENDS

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

You're in for a Phenomenal Night of Jazz as vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sandra Bassett brings a power-packed performance to the Jazzbird stage in our Jazz for the Soul season finale on Sunday, June 25th at 6pm. You won't want to miss this! An all-star group joins Sandra with Alex Holland-saxophone, Ioannis Goudelis- keys, Steve Gripp-…

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JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: SANDRA BASSETT & FRIENDS

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

You're in for a Phenomenal Night of Jazz as vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sandra Bassett brings a power-packed performance to the Jazzbird stage in our Jazz for the Soul season finale on Sunday, June 25th at 6pm. You won't want to miss this! An all-star group joins Sandra with Alex Holland-saxophone, Ioannis Goudelis- keys, Steve Gripp-…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: BETH LEDERMAN JAZZ CON ALMA

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Get ready to ignite your senses at the Jazz for the Soul Season Opener on September 24th, featuring the incredible Beth Lederman Jazz Con Alma! Brace yourself for a night of high-octane music with an all-star lineup featuring: Beth Lederman-piano, Frank Valdes- percussion, Jon Murray-bass, Adam Clark-drums, and Adam Roberts-tenor sax. Translating as ‚ÄúJazz with…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: ROBBY CARRILLO QUARTET

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Join us in Jazzbird for Jazz For the Soul on Sunday, October 22nd as we welcome the Robby Carrillo Quartet! The Quartet features headliner, drummer, composer, educator, and recording artist, Robby Carrillo. The other talented artists performing include Nick Manson‚Äďpiano, Andrew Gross‚Äďtenor sax, and Ben Hedquist‚Äďbass. Robby Carrillo‚Äď Drummer, percussionist, and educator, based in Phoenix,…

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JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: ALICE TATUM

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Join us in Jazzbird for Jazz For the Soul on Sunday, November 26th as we welcome award-winning and critically acclaimed vocalist,¬† Alice Tatum! The following world class musicians will also be performing alongside Alice Tatum, Nicole Pesce‚Äďpiano, Todd Chuba ‚Äďdrums, and Jon Murray‚Äďbass.¬†Alice's phenomenal vocal range and impressive repertoire present an ever-dynamic and entertaining show…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: SANDRA BASSETT – AN INTIMATE CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Join us in Jazzbird for Jazz For the Soul on Sunday, December 17th as we welcome back esteemed vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sandra Bassett! Playing alongside Sandra are Steve Gripp on guitar, Michael Williams on bass,¬†and Jarred Bowens on drums.¬†This intimate Christmas Experience features an evening of music that will put you in the spirit of…

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JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: SANDRA BASSETT – AN INTIMATE CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Join us in Jazzbird for Jazz For the Soul on Sunday, December 17th as we welcome back esteemed vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sandra Bassett! Playing alongside Sandra are Steve Gripp on guitar, Michael Williams on bass,¬†and Jarred Bowens on drums.¬†This intimate Christmas Experience features an evening of music that will put you in the spirit of…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: TODD JOHNSON QUARTET

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Join us in Jazzbird for Jazz For the Soul on Sunday, January 28th at 6pm as we present music pioneer, bassist, performer, educator, Todd Johnson along with the talented Nicole Pesce- Piano, Andy Gross- Saxophone, and Dom Moio- Drums for a night of groove and rhythm you won't want to miss! Todd Johnson¬†is recognized as…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: TOM WAKELING – WEST BY NORTHWEST

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Join us in Jazzbird for Jazz For the Soul on Sunday, February 25th at 6pm featuring the extraordinary Tom Wakeling on bass! Featured artists include Angelo Versace- Keyboard, Jason Carder- Trumpet, and the Valley's own rhythm master, Dom Moio- Drums. This group embraces past, present, and future jazz with great chemistry and an adventurous, hard-swinging…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: DELPHINE CORTEZ FT. JOEL ROBIN & FRIENDS

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Jazz for the Soul is pleased to welcome vocalist Delphine Cortez along with pianist Joel Robin to the Jazzbird stage on Sunday, March 24th at 6pm. Other featured artists include Tony Vacca- Sax/Flute, and Adrian Goldenthal- Bass. They are set to present a lovely evening of vocal jazz music, and other favorite genres spanning from…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: RUSSELL SCHMIDT QUARTET

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

The Russell Schmidt Quartet returns to the Jazzbird stage to perform a wide-ranging program featuring jazz classics, songbook standards, and original compositions at Jazz for the Soul on Sunday, April 28th at 6pm. Featured artists include Russell Schmidt- Piano, Mary Petrich- Saxophone, Ben Hedquist- Bass, and Ryan Anthony-Drums. Russell Schmidt¬†As a performer, composer, conductor, and…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: WE3 & SHEILA EARLEY

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Jazz for the Soul welcomes We3 & Sheila Earley on Sunday, May 26th at 6pm.¬†These ladies are a powerhouse of talents combined, featuring vocalist Renee Grant Patrick, violinist Suzanne Lansford, pianist Nicole Pesce, and drummer Sheila Earley. Enjoy some timeless tunes with new and familiar interpretations of popular, jazz, swing, blues standards, and so much…

JAZZ FOR THE SOUL: Francine Reed

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Join us for the Jazz for the Soul Season Finale on Sunday, June 23rd as we welcome Francine Reed! Francine Reed, the ‚ÄúQueen of the blues‚ÄĚ and Phoenix treasure, sets the standard high when she takes the stage. This local legend is known for her powerful voice and commanding stage presence, Reed sings an eclectic…