Jazzbird Nights: Melanie Chryshelle and The Igniters Ft. Lewis Nash

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

Friday, March 1st at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes the Valley's very own Melanie Chryshelle and The Igniters, featuring Lewis Nash to the Jazzbird Stage! Featured artists include Melanie Chryshelle–  Vocals, Lewis Nash– Drums, Benjamin Cortez– Piano, and Bailey Zick– Bass. Vocalist Melanie Chryshelle is prepared to delight, excite and ignite her audience!  Chryshelle will perform…

$16 – $28

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…

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: Adam Clark Ensemble: 25 Years

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

Friday, February 23rd at 7:00 pm, Ravenscroft welcomes the Adam Clark Ensemble: 25 Years to the Jazzbird stage! Featured artists include Adam Clark- Drums, Raul Yanez- Piano, Andrew Gross- Tenor Saxophone, and Max Beckman- Bass. Adam Clark started playing the drums at age 11 while living in Frankfurt, Germany and has been a band leader…

$16 – $28

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

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: 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

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: 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

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: 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

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

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: 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

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…

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

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

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

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…

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…

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

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: 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

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

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,…

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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

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: CORNER POCKET SEXTET

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

Friday, October 6th at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes the Corner Pocket Sextet. Featured artists include Chris Ross–Bass, Adam Roberts–Saxophone, Dennis Monce–Trumpet, Michael Lake–Trombone, Dave Henning–Piano, and Ryan Anthony–Drums. Step into a world of jazz brilliance as the Corner Pocket Sextet takes center stage to pay a soul-stirring homage to master composer and jazz titan, Wayne Shorter.…

$16 – $28

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: JACK RADAVICH QUINTET

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

Friday, September 29th at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes the Jack Radavich Quintet. Featured artists include Jack Radavich–Bass, Jerry Donato–Tenor Saxophone, Dave Henning–Keys, John Lewis–Drums, and Neal Seroka–Guitar. Hailing from Chicago and now based in Phoenix, Jack Radavich has been an influential figure in the jazz scene for decades. With an impressive resume that includes collaborations with…

$16 – $28

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 “Jazz with…

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: FOLKLORE QUARTET – FEATURING MAX BECKMAN

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

Friday, September 22nd at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes the Folklore Quartet Featuring Max Beckman. Featured artists include Max Beckman–Bass, Alex Oliverio–Guitar, Bailey Zick–Strings, and Jordan Tompkins–Drums. The "Folklore Quartet" is a talented group of valley natives whose unique blend of American folk music, jazz, and avant-garde creates an immersive experience. Their dynamic approach to improvisation breathes…

$16 – $28

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: TOMMY GEARHART QUINTET

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

Friday, September 15th at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes the Tommy Gearhart Quintet. Featured artists include Tommy Gearhart–Vocals, Kevin Ravellette–Piano, Angelo Versace–Piano, Chris Finet–Bass, Stanley Sorenson–Guitar, and Chase Ellison–Drums. A sensitive yet powerful jazz vocalist who loves to sing ballads, Tommy Gearhart has developed his own sound as he explores the Great American Songbook and jazz standards.…

$16 – $28

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: ILYA DYNOV TRIO FEATURING BILL CUNLIFFE

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

Friday, September 8th at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes the Ilya Dynov Trio Featuring Bill Cunliffe. Featured artists include Ilya Dynov–Drums, Bill Cunliffe–Piano, and Will Lyle–Bass. Ilya Dynov is a sensational New York-based drummer and composer. Renowned as a virtuoso and hailed as a musical genius, he has garnered global acclaim from international press, leaving audiences awe-struck…

$16 – $28

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: ALICE TATUM

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

*This event is SOLD OUT* Friday, September 1st at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes Alice Tatum to the Jazzbird stage to kick off our 2023-24 season! Featured artists include Alice Tatum–Vocals, Claudia Maynes–Vocals, and Diana Lee–Vocals, Todd Chuba–Drums, Nicole Pesce–Piano, and John Murray–Bass. Prepare to be amazed by the incredible talent of Alice Tatum, a true music…

$16 – $28

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: ALICE TATUM

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

*This event is SOLD OUT* Friday, September 1st at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes Alice Tatum to the Jazzbird stage to kick off our 2023-24 season! Featured artists include Alice Tatum–Vocals, Claudia Maynes–Vocals, and Diana Lee–Vocals, Todd Chuba–Drums, Nicole Pesce–Piano, and John Murray–Bass. Prepare to be amazed by the incredible talent of Alice Tatum, a true music…

$16 – $28

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: WE3 FEATURING O.M.G

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

Friday, June 30th at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes We3 Featuring O.M.G. to the Jazzbird stage. Featured artists include Renee Patrick–Vocals, Nicole Pesce–Piano/Keyboard, Suzanne Lansford–Violin/Vocals, Mel Brown–Bass, and Dowell Davis–Drums. O.M.G. (Our Musical Genre) Combines the talents of We3 along with Grammy Award winning Bass player Mel Brown, and internationally acclaimed drummer Dowell Davis. This special collaboration brings…

$10

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: WE3 FEATURING O.M.G

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

Friday, June 30th at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes We3 Featuring O.M.G. to the Jazzbird stage. Featured artists include Renee Patrick–Vocals, Nicole Pesce–Piano/Keyboard, Suzanne Lansford–Violin/Vocals, Mel Brown–Bass, and Dowell Davis–Drums. O.M.G. (Our Musical Genre) Combines the talents of We3 along with Grammy Award winning Bass player Mel Brown, and internationally acclaimed drummer Dowell Davis. This special collaboration brings…

$10

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-…

JAZZBIRD NIGHTS: RUSSELL SCHMIDT AND NUV

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

Friday, June 23rd at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes Russell Schmidt & nuV to the Jazzbird stage. NuV (rhymes with “groovy”) is Russell’s latest creation, an intergenerational quintet featuring musicians from across the country. Featured artists include Russell Schmidt–Piano, Stephanie Tateiwa–Alto Sax, Brice Winston–Tenor Sax, Oliver Gomez–Bass, and Rob Moore–Drums. NuV will perform a mix of original compositions…

$10