The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

The Nash announces its calendar of shows for September including The Lynn Arriale Trio with Lewis Nash, performing on Sept. 14th. Other highlights include Tim Berne's Snakeoil on Sept. 22, with "jazz matinees" on Sept. 10th with Francine Reed and Dr. Jesse McGuire on Sept. 17.

The Nash will also hold two new events showcasing talents at the microphone: Jazz Meets Poetry - MiLes Davis/Dizzy Gillespie on Sept 28 and Jazz & Jokes Sept 21, combining local poets and comedians alternating and riffing off jazz musicians.

The live jazz club also features a wide array of jazz styles, jam sessions, lectures and matinee shows to appeal to all tastes and ages.

The Nash is located at 110 E. Roosevelt St on Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix. Advance tickets are on sale at www.thenash.org or may be purchased at the door.

The Nash offers extensive wine and beer service at all shows with a wonderful selection of full and half bottles of wine as well as an assortment of craft beers.


The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 1: FIRST FRIDAY Off Cell @ The Nash
7:30 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: FREE www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Garrett Wingfield-sax, Caleb Veazey-guitar, Miller Wrenn-bass, Clint Dodson-drums

Off Cell performs original music primarily rooted in jazz, but also heavily influenced by avant-garde traditions of improvised music, indie rock, and folk music

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 2: Devon Bridgewater & Nuance @ The Nash
7:30 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $20 adults/$10 students
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Devon Leal Bridgewater-violin, trumpet, cornet and flugelhorn, Eric Bart-guitar, Ted Sistrunk-bass

Devon and his Nuance Jazz Trio have been a mainstay on the Phoenix jazz scene since 1989. Devon is a native Phoenician and studied with pianist Charles Lewis while in high school and later worked with local legends, Prince Shell, Nadine Jansen and Armand Boatman.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 3: Sunday Jam Session @ The Nash
6:00 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $8 general, $5 students, free for instrumentalists and vocalists who sit in
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Stan Sorenson-guitar/bandleader, Sean Brogan-bass, Buddy Banks-drums

Every Sunday the true spirit of jazz plays out on stage at The Nash, as student and pro musicians play together, unrehearsed, in a variety of combinations. There's always a solid core trio. Student jazz musicians are welcome, with house band, grand piano, guitar and bass amp, drum set and sound all provided. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 8: The Russell Schmidt Sextet @ The Nash
7:30 pm
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Road, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: www.thenash.org | 602-795-0464
Tickets: $15 adults/$8 students

Tito Carrillo - trumpet/flugelhorn, Brice Winston - tenor saxophone, Paul Ferguson - trombone, Russell Schmidt - piano/vocals, Dwight Kilian - bass, Rob Moore - drums

Pianist Russell Schmidt returns to The Nash with his sextet, featuring some long-time friends in the front line who will bring his uniquely creative three-horn charts to life. The program will include fresh takes on popular standards, as well as some original compositions. The bandleader will also sing a few choice selections on each set. Listeners will be treated to an evening of exciting, modern jazz, performed by one of the best artist line-ups in the West.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 9: The New Vanguard-Redux @ The Nash
7:30 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $20 adults/$10 students: www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Tyler Bauer-tenor sax, Alex Young-trumpet/flugelhorn, Ellis Green-piano, Ted Sistrunk-bass, Conner Sample-drums

Featuring some of the best young lions, this hard-bop combo is thrilling! The group The New Vanguard is molded after the seminal local ensemble run by Phoenix drummer Dave Cook, famous for mentoring young players in the community. The Monday jam session he ran for 10 years with the group at The Melody Lounge was a pillar in the Valley's jazz scene.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 10: Jazz Matinee -Francine Reed @ The Nash
3:00 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $35 *V.I.P. , $30, $25. (Student: $20; restrictions apply.)
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Francine Reed-vocals, Jim Henry-trumpet, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Joel Robin-piano, Bob Lashier-bass, Ted Connell-drums

From the mid-1970s through the early 90s, Francine reigned as the most popular jazz and blues vocalist in the Valley. In fact, she was still winning New Times/Best of Phoenix awards after she moved to Atlanta! Francine appeared with her bands Jazz Alive and Fever at venues such as The Boojum Tree, Chuy's and Chuy's Next Door/The Night Club, Churchill's Pub and Bombay Bicycle Club, plus numerous festivals and concert halls. She has been part of Lyle Lovett's Large Band since the mid 80's, appeared on The Tonight Show, and appeared for many seasons in Seattle's high-energy dinner-theatre cabaret, Teatro ZinZanni. What an amazingly diverse and exciting career!

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 10: Sunday Jam Session @ The Nash
6:00 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Tickets: $8 general, $5 students, free for instrumentalists and vocalists who sit in
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Dave Henning - piano/bandleader

Every Sunday the true spirit of jazz plays out on stage at The Nash, as student and pro musicians play together, unrehearsed, in a variety of combinations. There's always a solid core trio. Student jazz musicians are welcome, with house band, grand piano, guitar and bass amp, drum set and sound all provided. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy 3 hours of jazz.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSPECIAL EVENT Sept 14: The Lynne Arriale Trio featuring Jay Anderson and Lewis Nash @ The Nash
7:00 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Row
Tickets: $50 (VIP); $44, $39, $29 for students (restrictions apply)
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Lynne Arriale-piano, Jay Anderson-bass, Lewis Nash-drums

The consummate storyteller and incomparable jazz darling, pianist/composer Lynne Arriale comes to The Nash for a unique night of jazz. She is joined by Nash namesake Lewis Nash on drums and the ever versatile master Jay Anderson on bass to form an All-Star Trio. This concert is definitely for the record books and sure to sell quickly!

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 15: Mammoth Ensemble @ The Nash
7:30 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $20 adults/$10 students
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Derek Nellis-trumpet, Nick Menasco-alto sax, Adam Roberts-tenor sax, Steve McCarvel-baritone sax, Matt Vezey-trombone, Shea Marshall-piano, Rob Wagener-bass, Erik Teichmann-drums

The "Mammoth Ensemble" is an 8-piece modern jazz group brought together by Derek Nellis, a local composer and musician in Phoenix. The members are made up of local musicians Steve McCarvel, Adam Roberts, Nick Menasco, Matthew Vezey and himself on horns, and Shea Marshal, Rob Wagener and Erik Teichmann on rhythm.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 16: Beth Lederman & Jazz Con Alma, Featuring Heather Jakeman @ The Nash
7:30 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $20 adults/$10 students
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Beth Lederman-piano, Mike King- bass, Emerson Laffey-drums, featuring Heather Jakeman-vocals

Translating as "Jazz with Soul" or "Jazz with Spirit," Beth Lederman and Jazz Con Alma provide just that. With an emphasis on Latin Jazz, the group also ranges from hard swinging standards and salsa grooves to originals, with the spirit of improvisation and joy infusing the music. "...Incredible piano diversity, inventive arrangements and memorable originals."

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 17: Jazz Matinee - Dr. Jesse McGuire @ The Nash
3:00 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors (60+), $10 Students w/ ID, Youth under age 12 admitted FREE
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Dr. Jesse McGuire-trumpet/flugelhorn, Ioannis Goudelis-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Dowell Davis-drums

Classic acoustic Jazz featuring Dr. Jesse McGuire on Trumpet & Flugelhorn, and three world-class accompanists, Ioannis Goudelis on piano, Chris Finet on Bass, and Dowell Davis on drums. The sets are diverse including Swing, Bossa, Latin Jazz, and velvety smooth vocal standards from Dr. McGuire's latest CD, "I Wish You Love," which has garnered rave reviews, nationwide.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

Sept 17: Sunday Jam Session @ The Nash
6:00 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $8 general, $5 students, free for instrumentalists and vocalists who sit in
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Reid Riddiough- guitar/bandleader,Vincent Thiefain-bass, Matt McClintock-drums

Every Sunday the true spirit of jazz plays out on stage at The Nash, as student and pro musicians play together, unrehearsed, in a variety of combinations. There's always a solid core trio. Student jazz musicians are welcome, with house band, grand piano, guitar and bass amp, drum set and sound all provided. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy three hours of jazz.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

Sept 21: 3rd THURSDAYS JAZZ HAPPY HOUR @ The Nash
Delphine Cortez with The Robin/Vacca Brothers
5:00 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464
Tickets: Reduced Show Admission: $10, Includes your first beer or glass of wine (house selection)
$5 OFF Select Wine Bottles

Delphine Cortez-vocals, Tony Vacca-sax/flute, Joel Robin-piano, Adrian Goldenthal-bass, Julian Goldenthal-drums

Delphine Cortez sang in top jazz clubs on Rush Street in Chicago, and has been one of the most in-demand vocalists since the mid-80's. While clearly having her own style, Delphine carries on the tradition of the great ladies of jazz, such as Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, and her musical idol, Nancy Wilson. She performs with unique style and grace and is joined by the Robin/Vacca brothers for a relaxing Third Thursday Happy Hour.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

Sept 21: JAZZ & JOKES @ The Nash
9:00 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $10 (Ages 18+ only)
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Jazz & Jokes is a new series that combines today's hottest stand up comedians with exceptional jazz musicians. They share the stage in a new format for The Nash that is improvisational, interactive, and hilarious. Catch our exciting lineup every third Thursday of the month from 9-11pm. Jazz & Jokes is co-presented by Bird City Comedy and The Nash.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This SeptemberSept 22: MASTERCLASS
Tim Berne's Snake Oil @ The Nash

4:00 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: Free
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Tim Berne-saxophone, Oscar Noriega-clarinet, Matt Mitchell-piano, Ches Smith-drums/percussion

In this masterclass, Snakeoil will demonstrate their unique approach to composition, improvisation, interaction an a small-group jazz context. Musicians, bring your instruments! This masterclass is co-sponsored by Paradise Valley Community Community College, Scottsdale Community College, and The Nash.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

Sept 22: Tim Berne's Snake Oil @ The Nash
7:30 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $20 adults/$15 students
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Tim Berne-alto saxophone, Oscar Noriega-clarinet/bass clarinet, Matt Mitchell-piano, Ches Smith-drums/vibraphone/percussion

Saxophonist Tim Berne, a prolific performer, composer, and recording artist, brings his Snakeoil quartet to The Nash, featuring heavyweights of New York's creative music scene, including clarinetist Oscar Noriega, pianist Matt Mitchell, and drummer/percussionist Ches Smith. This group, which has recorded on the ECM label, has been lauded for its "carefully shifting balance of finely wrought composition and open improvisation" (JazzTimes).

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

Sept 23: Mike Crotty & Deater O'Neill Quintent @ The Nash
7:30 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $20 adults/$10 students
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Mike Crotty and Deater O'Neill Quintet presents "The American Songbook-Second Generation." Unique musical treatments celebrating the songwriters of the 1960s-1980s, including Carole King, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Paul Simon, Michael Franks and many more.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

Sept 24: Sunday Jam Session @ The Nash
6:00 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $8 general, $5 students, free for instrumentalists and vocalists who sit in
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Beth Lederman - piano/bandleader

Every Sunday the true spirit of jazz plays out on stage at The Nash, as student and pro musicians play together, unrehearsed, in a variety of combinations. There's always a solid core trio. Student jazz musicians are welcome, with house band, grand piano, guitar and bass amp, drum set and sound all provided. Singers welcome. Event open to all ages! Great opportunities for audiences to enjoy three hours of jazz.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

NEW SERIES! JAZZ MEETS POETRY
Sept 28: JAZZ MEETS POETRY @ The Nash
Co-Presented by Black Poet Ventures & The Nash
A Tribute to MiLes Davis & Dizzy Gillespie
7:30 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $15 general/$8 for students (in advance); $20 general/$10 for students (at the door)
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Jazz Meets Poetry is a new series at The Nash that sees poets and jazz musicians sharing the stage to make art that is expressive, interactive, and unforgettable. This performance is a tribute to jazz trumpet masters MiLes Davis and Dizzy Gillespie, featuring Alex Price (trumpet), Reid Riddiough (guitar), Vincent Theifain (bass), and Caleb Michel (drums).

Jazz Meets Poetry is co-presented by Black Poet Ventures and The Nash. Black Poet Ventures is dedicated to promoting, supporting and enhancing the oral tradition artistry of poetry and spoken word movements of the African Diaspora.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

Sept 29: David Ambrosio/Russ Meissner Sextet @ The Nash
7:30 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $20 adults/$10 students
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

Loren Stillman-alto sax, Matt Renzi-tenor sax, Nate Radley-guitar, Leonard Thompson-piano, David Ambrosio-bass, Russ Meissner-drums

Veteran bassist David Ambrosio and his long time musical compatriot of over 20 years, Russ Messier arrive from NYC for an unforgettable night of music at The Nash. Joining them are the versatile artists who appeared on their most recent release, MOMENTS IN TIME, a recording that represents decades of incredible music making and history between these internationally renowned musicians.

The Lynn Arriale Trio, Tim Berne's Snakeoil and More Set for The Nash This September

Sept 30: Carmela y Mas @ The Nash
7:30 PM
The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tickets: $20 adults/$10 students
www.thenash.org or 602-795-0464

The Nash welcomes back the electrifying sounds of Carmela y Más, an eight-piece Latin Jazz-Salsa ensemble.


About The Nash

Recognized by Downbeat Magazine as one of the top jazz venues in the world, The Nash is named for "the most valuable player" in jazz (Modern Drummer Magazine), Phoenix native Lewis Nash.

Located in the heart of downtown Phoenix on "Roosevelt Row," The Nash brings a full calendar of live performances and ensures the future of the iconic art of jazz through its educational and outreach programs.

The Nash hosts classic jazz and new music concerts; performances by student musicians, local pros and touring artists; weekly jazz jam sessions; workshops; master classes; and clinics. Educational programs are offered ranging from one-on-one private lessons to combo labs, guided listening, jazz in film, jazz camps and more.

About Lewis Nash

Internationally acclaimed jazz drummer Lewis Nash, named the most valuable player in jazz by Modern Drummer Magazine, was described by Ira Gitler of The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz as "Perhaps the most talented drummer of his generation." Lewis grew up in south Phoenix and by the early age of 10 years old began playing drums. At age 21 he moved to New York City, where he became the drummer of choice for an incredible array of artists - from jazz masters to the hottest young players of today. His 30-year career includes performance on 10 Grammy award-winning albums and an impressive discography of over 400 recordings with jazz legends such as BetTy Carter, Tommy Flanagan, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, McCoy Tyner, Hank Jones, Joe Henderson, Sonny Rollins, Ron Carter and Clark Terry, as well as such contemporary jazz artists as Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Diana Krall, Joe Lovano and Roy Hargrove.

A highly respected educator and clinician, Lewis joined the faculty of the ASU School of Music in January 2017 as the Bob and Gretchen Ravenscroft Professor of Practice in Jazz.


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