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JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: MIKI YAMANAKA TRIO

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

Friday, October 13th at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes the Miki Yamanaka Trio. Featured artists include Miki Yamanaka–Piano, Tyrone Allen–Bass, and Jimmy Macbride–Drums. Join the captivating Miki Yamanaka Trio as they take center stage for the exciting CD release show of their latest masterpiece, "Shades Of Rainbow" (Cellar Music). Led by the exceptionally talented pianist and composer…

$16 – $28

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: KRISTINA KOLLER

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

Friday, October 20th at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes Kristina Koller. Featured artists include Kristina Koller–Vocals, Fima Chupakhin–Piano, James Robbins–Bass, and Cory Cox–Drums. Renowned jazz virtuoso Kristina Koller will showcase her exceptional artistry on the Jazzbird stage through an exclusive presentation of reimagined musical renditions by Great American Songbook composer, Cole Porter. Embracing a diverse range of Porter's…

$16 – $28

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–piano, Andrew Gross–tenor sax, and Ben Hedquist–bass. Robby Carrillo– Drummer, percussionist, and educator, based in Phoenix,…

Free

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: RUSSELL SCHMIDT & nuVI

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

Friday, October 27th at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes Russell Schmidt & nuVI back to the Jazzbird stage. Featured artists include Jesse Deems–Trumpet, Ethan Buck–Alto Sax, Brice Winston–Tenor Sax, Russell Schmidt–Piano, Scott Black–Bass, and Rob Moore–Drums. nuVI (rhymes with “groovy”) is Russell's latest creative venture, an intergenerational sextet featuring musicians from across the country. nuVI will perform a mix of…

$16 – $28

Anthony Fung

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYbXrB_VKLE RAVENSCROFT CONCERT SERIES - Anthony Fung "This is rich, colorful, and at times transportive music that attests to Fung’s compositional strengths."- MakingaScene.org Join us on Saturday, October 28th at 7:30pm for the Anthony Fung Quartet as they celebrate the release of his new album,  "FO(U)RTH". Anthony Fung, the accomplished drummer, composer, producer, and bandleader…

$45

2 PIANOS, 6 HANDS! BROADWAY & HOLLYWOOD- BENEFIT CONCERT

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

https://vimeo.com/871225771?share=copy   Join us in Ravenscroft Hall on Sunday, October 29th at 3:00pm as MSW Presents “2 Pianos, 6 Hands! Broadway & Hollywood" Featuring the masterful stylings of piano duo Paolo Alderighi and Stephanie Trick, alongside Phoenix’s legendary Nicole Pesce. These three powerhouses team up for a tribute to the best loved music of Broadway and…

$40

2 PIANOS, 6 HANDS! AN EXTRAVAGANZA OF STRIDE, SWING, BOOGIE & MORE- BENEFIT CONCERT

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

https://vimeo.com/871225771?share=copy   Join us in Ravenscroft Hall on Sunday, October 29th at 7:00pm as MSW Presents 2 Pianos, 6 Hands! an extravaganza of stride, swing, boogie, & more! Featuring the masterful stylings of piano duo Paolo Alderighi and Stephanie Trick, alongside Phoenix’s legendary Nicole Pesce. These three powerhouses team up to honor the exciting and dynamic styles…

$40

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: KYLE NASSER & SIMONA PREMAZZI QUINTET

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

Friday, November 3rd at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes the Kyle Nasser & Simona Premazzi Quintet to the Jazzbird stage. Featured artists include Kyle Nasser–Saxophone, Simona Premazzi–Piano, Kenji Wagner–Trumpet, Jay Sawyer–Drums, and Noah Garabedian–Bass. New York City based artists Simona Premazzi and Kyle Nasser have played together for nearly a decade, but in late 2021, they…

$16 – $28

CHAMBER @ RAVENSCROFT: Inspiration

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

The second season of the Chamber @ Ravenscroft series opens with Inspiration, featuring musical masterpieces composed by Brahms, Higdon, Mahler, and MartinĹŻ. The innovative program will feature four leading, creative artists from around the globe, grouped together in contrasting ways, offering different instrumentations and fresh soundscapes throughout the evening. Inspiration features Rolf Haas, violin Nancy…

$40

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: THE UNITED STATES ARMY FIELD BAND JAZZ AMBASSADORS

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Join us for a SPECIAL Veterans Day edition of Jazzbird Nights on Friday, November 10th at 7:30pm, as we welcome the United States Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors to Ravenscroft Hall! The Jazz Ambassadors is the official touring big band of the United States Army. Formed in 1969, this 19-member ensemble has received great acclaim…

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: THE BETH LEDERMAN TRIO FEATURING STEVEN POWELL

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

Friday, November 17th at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes The Beth Lederman Trio Featuring Steven Powell to the Jazzbird stage. Featured artists include Steven Powell–Vocals, Beth Lederman–Piano, Feliz Sainz–Bass, and Connor Sample–Drums. This band mixes the playful creativity and integrity found at the heart of jazz with standards, Latin rhythms, and good solid grooves. Joining Beth Lederman on…

$16 – $28

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: ELAINE DAME FEATURING THE BETH LEDERMAN TRIO

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

Friday, November 17th at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes Elaine Dame and the Beth Lederman Trio to the Jazzbird stage. Featured artists include Elaine Dame–Vocals, Beth Lederman–Piano, Feliz Sainz–Bass, and Connor Sample–Drums. Elaine Dame is not just a singer; she's a captivating musical force that demands your attention. Hailed as a "jazz dynamo" by Time Out…

$16 – $28

Myron McKinley

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUvQVrrh5mI&t=3s RAVENSCROFT CONCERT SERIES - Myron McKinley This concert is co-sponsored by Ravenscroft Pianos. To learn more please visit their website here: https://ravenscroftpianos.com/ "McKinley has a clear vision for his own creative expression, but more importantly, he has a clear vision for providing a necessary impetus to shatter the boundaries and stimulate the evolution of…

$65

NO JAZZBIRD NIGHTS

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

There will be no Jazzbird Nights performance on Friday, November 24th, as we are closed to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Jazzbird Nights will be back next week, December 1st at 7:30pm with the incredible Margherita Fava Trio- we hope to see you there! Reservations for Jazzbird are now available. Click the “Get Tickets” button above…

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–piano, Todd Chuba –drums, and Jon Murray–bass. Alice's phenomenal vocal range and impressive repertoire present an ever-dynamic and entertaining show…

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: MARGHERITA FAVA QUARTET

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

Friday, December 1st at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes the Margherita Fava Quartet to the Jazzbird stage! Featured artists include Margherita Fava- Piano, Emiliano Lasansky- Bass, and John Davis- Drums. Margherita Fava's musical odyssey spans continents and genres. Hailing from Follina, Italy, she relocated to the USA in 2016, embarking on an incredible journey in jazz.…

$16 – $28

Fernando Ortega- A Benefit Concert for The Spiritual Formation Society of Arizona

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

MSW presents Fernando Ortega- A Benefit Concert for The Spiritual Formation Society of Arizona. (SFSAZ) In the early 1990s, young composer and pianist Fernando Ortega, classically trained and musically complex, entered the Christian music scene. His distinctively earthy sound perplexed and even defied the pop status quo. Descended from eight generations of Mexican weavers, this…

$25

Fernando Ortega- A Benefit Concert for The Spiritual Formation Society of Arizona

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

MSW presents Fernando Ortega- A Benefit Concert for The Spiritual Formation Society of Arizona. (SFSAZ) In the early 1990s, young composer and pianist Fernando Ortega, classically trained and musically complex, entered the Christian music scene. His distinctively earthy sound perplexed and even defied the pop status quo. Descended from eight generations of Mexican weavers, this…

$25

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: DMITRI MATHENY GROUP

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

Friday, December 8th at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes the Dmitri Matheny Group back to the Jazzbird stage! Featured artists include Dmitri Matheny- Flugelhorn, Lamar Gaines- Piano, Chris Finet- Bass, and Dom Moio- Drums. The Dmitri Matheny Group, "An all-star jazz band featuring some of the most accomplished musicians in the western United States”- All About…

$16 – $28

Kings Return

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2gXTWBhZuM RAVENSCROFT CONCERT SERIES - Kings Return Kings Return is a vocal band of brothers - Gabe Kunda, Vaughn Faison, J.E. McKissic & Jamall Williams. The Dallas, Texas-based a cappella group was formed unintentionally in 2016 after first singing together for Gabe’s college graduation recital. Their popularity grew when they began posting videos to social…

$75

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: TRAQ ATAQ

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

Friday, December 15th at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes TRAQ ATAQ to the Jazzbird stage! Featured artists include Sam Trapchak-Bass, Q Morrow-Guitar, and Christian Coleman-Drums. Join us for an electrifying evening with TRAQ ATAQ, a dynamic guitar-centric trio hailing from the heart of NYC. Led by the incomparable bassist Sam Trapchak and virtuoso guitarist Q Morrow,…

$16 – $28

Benjamin Cortez

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHtUoi_GgzM RAVENSCROFT CONCERT SERIES - Benjamin Cortez Embrace the spirit of the season with the nostalgia of timeless Christmas standards and some brand new Christmas originals by Benjamin Cortez! Benjamin Cortez is a multi-instrumental singer-songwriter who seamlessly blends vintage charm with modern flair. Having mastered an array of instruments—guitar, piano, bass, and drums, and more—his…

$65

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: 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…

Free

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: WE3 & FRIENDS

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

Friday, December 22nd at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes We3 & Friends to the Jazzbird stage for the last Jazzbird Night of 2023! Featured artists include Nicole Pesce- Piano,  Renee Patrick- Vocals, Suzanne Lansford- Violin, Sheila Early-Drums, and Mel Brown- Electric Bass. We3 showcases the exquisite vocal stylings of Renee Patrick, complemented by virtuosic pianist Nicole…

$16 – $28

NO JAZZBIRD NIGHTS

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

There will be no Jazzbird Nights performance on Friday, December 29th, as we are closed to celebrate the Christmas holiday. Jazzbird Nights will be back next week, January 5th at 7pm with Delphine Cortez with Joel Robin & Friends- we hope to see you there! Reservations for Jazzbird are now available. Click the “Get Tickets”…

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: Delphine Cortez with Joel Robin & Friends

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

Friday, January 5th at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes Delphine Cortez with Joel Robin & Friends to the Jazzbird stage! Featured artists include Delphine Cortez- Vocals,  Joel Robin- Piano, other musicians TBD. Delphine Cortez, a renowned vocalist, launched her career in Chicago's top jazz clubs before becoming a sought-after artist in the Greater Phoenix market in the…

$16 – $28

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: Mary Petrich OpenHand Quartet

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

Friday, January 12th at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes the Mary Petrich OpenHand Quartet to the Jazzbird stage! Featured artists include Mary Petrich- Saxophone,  Ray Lebert- Guitar, Vince Theifain- Bass, and Ryan Anthony- Drums. Delve into the captivating world of OpenHand as they explore original compositions and inventive interpretations of standards with a chemistry that defines…

$16 – $28

Tatiana Eva Marie

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hU_X6Vr1MY RAVENSCROFT CONCERT SERIES - Tatiana Eva Marie Nicknamed the Gypsy-jazz Warbler by the New York Times, and “One of the best young singers around” by The Wall Street Journal, Tatiana Eva-Marie is a transatlantic French pop bandleader and vocalist based in Brooklyn. Born into a family of musicians, painters, and poets, Tatiana began her career…

$45

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: John Stowell Trio

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

Friday, January 19th at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes the John Stowell Trio to the Jazzbird stage! Featured artists include John Stowell- Guitar, Chris Finet- Bass, and Dom Moio- Drums. Indulge in an evening of musical camaraderie with the John Stowell Trio, where interactive and conversational dialogues unfold around classic standards, bossa novas, and modern jazz…

$16 – $28

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: David Ambrosio Group Ft. Donny McCaslin

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

Friday, January 26th at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes the David Ambrosio Group Featuring Donny McCaslin to the Jazzbird stage! Featured artists include Donny McCaslin- Saxophone, Jason Palmer- Trumpet, Bruce Barth- Piano, David Ambrosio- Bass, and Victor Lewis- Drums. Embark on a sonic journey through the annals of jazz history as New York bassist David Ambrosio…

$16 – $28

CHAMBER @ RAVENSCROFT: Intersection

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Last season’s most popular Chamber @ Ravenscroft event, Intersection, is back! But the sequel to our unique “jazz meets classical“ concert has a fresh twist: Along with the string quartet and jazz piano trio, special guest artist Lucas Pino is joining the mix. As was the case last year, you can expect the string quartet…

$40

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…

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: Twin Tenors: Adam Roberts & Dave Schmidt

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

Friday, February 2nd at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes Twin Tenors: Adam Roberts & Dave Schmidt to the Jazzbird stage! Featured artists include Adam Roberts- Tenor Saxophone, Dave Schmidt- Tenor Saxophone, Dave Henning- Piano, Ben Hequist- Bass, and Ryan Anthony- Drums. Twin Tenors features the dynamic duo of tenor saxophonists, Adam Roberts and Dave Schmidt. Immerse yourself…

$16 – $28

Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qwv2f5m0xM RAVENSCROFT CONCERT SERIES - Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band "The remarkable thing about The Fellowship Band is how it captures that same sense of breath and emotional expressivism with an instrumental music most observers would file under contemporary jazz. This feels almost like a magic trick." - NPR, 2023 Hailing from Shreveport, Louisiana,…

$55

NO JAZZBIRD NIGHTS

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

There will be no Jazzbird Nights performance on Friday, February 9th, as we are closed for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Jazzbird Nights will be back next week, February 16th at 7pm with the David Friesen Circle 3 Trio- we hope to see you there! Reservations for Jazzbird are now available. Click the “Get Tickets”…

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: David Friesen Circle 3 Trio

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

Friday, February 16th at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes the David Friesen Circle 3 Trio back to the Jazzbird stage! Featured artists include David Friesen- Hemage Bass, Joe Manis- Tenor Saxophone, and Charlie Doggett- Drums. Step into a realm of musical brilliance as the legendary American jazz bassist, David Friesen, takes center stage, leading a dynamic…

$16 – $28

Rachel Eckroth Quartet

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyR7uq7IZao RAVENSCROFT CONCERT SERIES - Rachel Eckroth Polymath (noun): a person of wide-ranging knowledge or learning. Music needs a term for this. What do you call one person who is a pianist, vocalist, keyboardist, composer, producer, arranger, band leader, sideman and more? Music may not have a term, but it does have a name: Rachel…

$50

VJC Winter Performance

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Valley Jazz Cooperative Winter Performance The Valley Jazz Cooperative’s three jazz ensembles offer their Winter Performance in Ravenscroft Hall, their first VJC concert of the year. Appearing on the program are the Cerulean and Indigo Big Bands, led by Russell Schmidt, and the Sapphire Big Band, under the direction of Paul Brewer. VJC student ensembles…

$10