JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: Nuance Jazz, featuring Jackie Lopez

Jazzbird Lounge 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Friday, September 30th, at 7:00pm, Jazzbird lounge welcomes Nuance Jazz featuring artists Jackie Lopez-Vocals, Devon Bridgewater-Violin & Trumpet, Dan Sieckman-Guitar, Selwyn Reams-Bass, Emerson Laffey-Drums. Headliner Jackie Lopez captivates her audience with her soulful and sultry voice. As a strong, talented vintage jazz singer, she provides a performance full of old Hollywood sparkle and glam. Gear…

$10

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: Jazz Piano Celebration, featuring George W. Russell, Jr. and Miki Yamanaka

Jazzbird Lounge 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

As part of a weekend-long celebration of all things jazz piano, Ravenscroft is delighted to present trio sets by two of the esteemed adjudicators for the 2022 Bob Ravenscroft International Jazz Piano Competition: George W. Russell, Jr. and Miki Yamanaka. The opening set (7:00 p.m.) features George W. Russell, Jr. at the piano, supported by bassist…

$10

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: Bob Ravenscroft Trio

Jazzbird Lounge 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Friday, October 14th, at 7:00pm, Jazzbird lounge is graced with the presence of one of our own, Bob Ravenscroft.  Featured artists including Rob Moore-Drums, Max Beckman-Bass.  It is always a special treat to hear Bob Ravenscroft play, especially in the beautiful Ravenscroft facility which he envisioned years ago and which opened in October 2021.  We…

$10

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: Mary Petrich & Women In Jazz

Jazzbird Lounge 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Friday, October 21st, at 7:00pm, Jazzbird lounge welcomes Women in Jazz. Featuring artists Mary Petrich-Saxophones, Claudia Bloom-Piano, Holy Channell-Drums.  Headliner Mary Petrich is a saxophonist and educator who has an…

$10

Alicia Olatuja

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

RAVENSCROFT JAZZ SERIES - Alicia Olatuja With her exquisite vocals, artistic versatility and captivating demeanor, Alicia Olatuja has astounded audiences for more than a decade. She burst onto the national scene in 2013 as the featured soloist with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. While growing up in St. Louis, she…

$70

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: Raúl Yáñez & Zona Libre

Jazzbird Lounge 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Friday, October 28th, at 7:00pm, Jazzbird lounge welcomes Raúl Yáñez & Zona Libre to the stage for the first time in Ravenscroft.  Zona Libre features Raúl Yáñez-Piano, Keys & Vocal, Xavier Yáñez-Bass & Vocals, Adam Clark-Drums, Tony Valenzuela-Congas. Join us for a lively evening of Latin Jazz and Salsa, blended with Mambo, Descarga, Cha Cha,…

$10

CHAMBER @ RAVENSCROFT: Trio Zimbalist – Curtis On Tour

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

The new Chamber @ Ravenscroft series launches with Trio Zimbalist, part of the Curtis on Tour program. The program features two major works from the piano trio repertoire, including Beethoven’s acclaimed “Archduke” trio. Trio Zimbalist-featuring Josef Špaček, violin Timotheos Gavriilidis-Petrin, cello George Xiaoyuan Fu, piano Program Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 32,…

$30

Christian Jacob Trio

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

RAVENSCROFT JAZZ SERIES - Christian Jacob Trio Multi-Grammy nominated pianist/arranger Christian Jacob first gained widespread exposure as music director for Maynard Ferguson and later as co-leader of the Tierney Sutton Band. His extensive discography includes five critically acclaimed trio recordings and eight Grammy nominations. Jacob brings that wealth of talent and experience to Ravenscroft Hall…

$65

Beth Lederman – Holiday Concert

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

RAVENSCROFT JAZZ SERIES - Beth Lederman Holiday Concert Snuggle in and put some sizzle in your holidays with Beth Lederman and Jazz Con Alma. A mainstay on keyboards on the Phoenix jazz scene for more than 30 years, Arizona native Lederman – her family ran Lederman Music Co., a chain of stores in the Valley,…

$52

CHAMBER @ RAVENSCROFT: Elevate

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Elevate featuring Carolyn Huebl, violin Katie McLin, violin Nancy Buck, viola David Bjella, cello Andrew Campbell, piano Program Elevate, Karalyn Schubring Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15, Gabriel Fauré ——— I Have a Dream, Herbie Hancock (arr. Russell Schmidt) Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34, Johannes Brahms The 2022/23 Chamber @…

$30

Samara Joy

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

RAVENSCROFT JAZZ SERIES - Samara Joy With a voice as smooth as velvet, Samara Joy’s star seems to rise with each performance and we are delighted to present Joy to open the new year in the Ravenscroft Jazz Series. Growing up in New York, her home was filled with the sounds of not only her…

$65

Bill Charlap Trio

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

RAVENSCROFT JAZZ SERIES - Bill Charlap Trio Grammy Award-winning pianist Bill Charlap has performed with many of the leading artists of our time and has recorded albums featuring the music of Hoagy Carmichael, Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and Duke Ellington. Charlap’s collaboration with Tony Bennett on The Silver Lining:…

$70

CHAMBER @ RAVENSCROFT: Intersection

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Intersection featuring Dian D’Avanzo, violin; Tessa Gotman Bock, violin; Nancy Buck, viola; Mike D’Avanzo, cello; Russell Schmidt, piano; Chris Finet, bass; Rob Moore, drums   Program String Quartet in F major, Maurice Ravel Various additional selections to be announced Intersection is a unique offering in the 2022/23 Chamber @ Ravenscroft series, a crossover event featuring…

$30

Michael Kocour & Friends

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

RAVENSCROFT JAZZ SERIES - Michael Kocour & Friends A concert starring jazz pianist-composer Michael Kocour alone would be an outstanding entertainment value.  But embellish it with Chicago-based jazz vocalist Dee Alexander, Jason Palmer on trumpet, Ben Hedquist on bass and the incomparable Lewis Nash on drums and it elevates to a blockbuster event.  Our Ravenscroft…

$50

Diego Figueiredo & Stanley Jordan

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

RAVENSCROFT JAZZ SERIES - Diego Figueiredo & Stanley Jordan Grammy nominated guitarist Diego Figueiredo makes new fans every time he takes the stage by applying his supercharged emotion to his jazz-bossa nova-classical music. Audiences leave feeling joyful. That is not to relegate Stanley Jordan to second fiddle – or, in the case of this incredible…

$55

CHAMBER @ RAVENSCROFT: Gala

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

Gala featuring Jennifer Choi, violin; Shannon Thomas, violin; Nancy Buck, viola; Felix Wang, cello; Cathal Breslin, piano   Program Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44, Robert Schumann Joy (Theme and Variations #1-3), Bob Ravenscroft (arr. Russell Schmidt) Additional selection to be announced   The 2022/23 Chamber @ Ravenscroft series concludes with Gala, a celebration…

$30

Artemis (Early Show)

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

RAVENSCROFT JAZZ SERIES - Artemis (Early Show) It is a blockbuster finale – so great, in fact, that one concert won’t cover it. Artemis, a killer supergroup of six of the most acclaimed musicians in modern jazz from all over the world, known for their cosmopolitan, sleek, rhythm-forward sound, help Ravenscroft close out its jazz-concert…

$78

Artemis (Late Show)

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ

RAVENSCROFT JAZZ SERIES - Artemis (Late Show) It is a blockbuster finale – so great, in fact, that one concert won’t cover it. Artemis, a killer supergroup of six of the most acclaimed musicians in modern jazz from all over the world, known for their cosmopolitan, sleek, rhythm-forward sound, help Ravenscroft close out its jazz-concert…

$78