Mid-May 2013 Jazz Update
Compiled for Jazz in AZ by Patricia Myers, email@example.com
(Bookings are subject to change without notice; call to confirm)
VENUES LISTING FOLLOWS CALENDAR DATES
May 17-19, Illinois Jacquet Foundation Benefit Weekend: $300 all events: 6-10 p.m. Fri.., Mudsaw w/ Vince Kaufman-sax, $45, hosted reception @ The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464; 6-10 10.m. Sat. gala dinner-dance/silent auction ($250 pp, 6 p.m. MIM tours, second line w/ Bad Cactus Brass Band, 7:30 p.m. dinner, Fred Forney Quintet and Savoy Hop Cat Dancers, dancing); 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun. brunch, $50, Steve Douglas Trio (Douglas-bass, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Andy Ziker-drums), Talking Stick Resort, 101 & Indian Bend, Scottsdale 85250, 480-850-8606; , info desertwindsjazzweekend.com or 602-568-5313.
May 17, “Jazz at the Symphony”: La Forza Chamber Orchestra (Frank Darmiento, music director) + Jazz Quintet (Dick Poccia-baritone sax, Frank Darmiento-trombone, Armand Boatman-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, Dom Moio-drums), 7:30 p.m. Fri., free, Valley Presbyterian Church, 6947 E. McDonald Drive Paradise Valley, info 480-338-3764 or LaForzaOrchestra.org
May 17, Big Nick and Gila Monsters, 7-9 p.m. Fri., $22 public, $16 members, Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix 85008, 480-480-8188, dbg.org
May 17, Dominic Amato-sax, 7-9:15 p.m. Fri., free, outdoor amphitheater, wine, food, The Promenade, Scottsdale Road at Frank Lloyd Wright, Scottsdale 85254, 480-385-2820.
May 17, Double Bass & Face (Dwight Kilian-string bass, Todd Johnson-6 string electric bass, Vicki McDermitt-vocals), 7:30 pm, Fri., free, SoZo Coffee House, 1982 N. Alma School Road, Chandler, 480-726-7696.
May 17, Marcia Ball (piano-vocals) Band, 7:30 p.m, $29.50-$37.50, Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 85050, 480-478-6000, mim.org
May 18, Wine Women & Jazz FUNraiser: Jazz Con Alma (Beth Lederman-keys, Felix Sainz-bass guitar, Joe Garcia-percussion, Todd Chuba-drums + Alice Tatum-vocals), 4-6:30 p.m. Sat., $65, $75 at door, benefit for Arizona Women’s Partnership, Scottsdale Plaza Resort (ballroom), 7000 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, info firstname.lastname@example.org, 602-863-9744, www.azwp.org.
** May 19, Jazz in AZ party: Papa John DeFrancesco-organ, Ralph Carrasco-guitar, Shea Marshall-sax, Jabari-drums, 3-5 p.m. Sun., hors d’oeuvres, BYOB, $15 public, $12 seniors, $10 JiA members (free, lifetime members), $5 students with ID, free under age 12, limited seating/advance purchase recommended @ thenash.org, 602-795-0464; The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004.
** May 19, Jazz in AZ Jam Session led by Stan Sorenson-guitar + Ted Sistrunk-bass, Perry Senn-drums, 6-9 pm. $5, $2 participating musicians, BYOB, The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464.
May 19, Dave Chaney Dixie Band (Chaney-trumpet-trombone, Rich Kline-reeds, Ted Babcock-banjo-guitar, Buddy Apfel-bass-tuba, Ron Plude-piano, Roy Calhoun-drums), 1-4 p.m. Sun., Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort, 1 San Marcos Place, Chandler, Arizona Classic Jazz Society event, $10 members, $15 non-members, under 18 free, 480-620-3941, azclassicjazz.org
May 23, Maria Muldaur & Her Red Hot Bluesiana Band, 7 p.m. Thurs., $25 advance, $28 door, $30 VIP, Old Town Center for the Arts, Fifth Street and Main, Cottonwood, 928-34-0940, oldtowncenter.org
May 23-26, “Swingin’ on a Riff”: Big Band Masters of the 21st Century (18 concerts, films, panels): $425-$450 all events, $10-$35 per session, info 562-200-5477, lajazzinstituteorg, LA Jazz Institute, PO Box 8038, Long Beach, CA 90808, Los Angeles Airport Marriott, 800-228-9290 (group code JAZJAZA).
** May 24, Contemporary Jazz: Collin Shook Trio with Mike Moynihan-tenor sax (Collin Shook-piano, Dylan DeRobertis-bass, Tim Rachbach-drums), 7:30-10 p.m., $10, $5 students, BYOB, The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464.
** May 25, Mainstream Jazz: Daniela Spagnolo-vocals, Bill Moio-guitar, Todd Johnson-bass, 7:30-10 pm, $15, $12 JiA members, $8 students, BYOB, The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464.
** May 26, Jazz in AZ Jam Session led by Ted Sistrunk-bass + Raul Yañez-piano, Gannon Burlieh-drums, 6-9 pm. $5, $2 participating musicians, BYOB, The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464
May 25, Maria Muldaur & Her Red Hot Bluesiana Band, 7:30- p.m. Sat., $27.50-$32.50, Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 85050, 480-478-6000, mim.org
May 26, AZ Swing Kings Orchestra, 1-2:30 p.m. Sun., free, RH Johnson Recreation Center, 19803 RH Johnson Blvd., Sun City West.
May 26, Tribute to Duke Ellington; Steve Sandner, piano-vocals, Steve Douglas-bass, 3-5 p.m.; Sun., $10, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Hwy 179 between Chapel & Back O' Beyond Roads, Sedona, 928-282-7366, episcopalnet.org/DBS/Sedona/stream.html (concert also will be streamed live, available at this link)
May 26, Gabriel Ayala-guitar, Tucson Jazz Society’s summer series, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 N. Resort Drive, Tucson 85750, 800-235-6397, loewshotels.com/en/Ventana-Canyon-Resort/
May 27, Marcia Ball-blues piano-vocals, Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 85050, 480-478-6000, mim.org
May 29, Jane Monheit-vocals, 7 and 9 p.m. Wed., $29.50-$42.50, Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 85050, 480-478-6000, mim.org
May 31, Cyrus Chestnut Trio + Stefon Harris-vibes, 7:30 p.m. Fri., Main Stage, Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, 480-350-2822, lakeshoremusic.org
May 31-June 1, Rickie Lee Jones-vocals, Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 85050, 480-478-6000, mim.org
Mid-May 2013 JAZZ VENUES
Compiled for Jazz in AZ by Patricia Myers, email@example.com
(Bookings are subject to change; call to confirm)
American Legion Post #44, 7145 E. Second St., Scottsdale, 480-941-9053, Swingtime Jazz Quartet, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wed., food, dancing.
Bobby’s Restaurant & Jazz Lounge, 7122 E. Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale, 480-556-0770, various nightly.
Chances on Sixth, 7570 E. Sixth Ave (corner of Miller Road), Scottsdale, 480-994-4338, Joe Hopkins Quintet (Hopkins-clarinet, Cheryl Thurston-keys, Danny Shannon-bass, Caesar Rob-drums), New Orleans-style jazz + jammers, 5-9 p.m. Sun., food, dancing.
Eddie V’s, 15323 N. Scottsdale Road (@ Kierland Blvd. in Scottsdale Quarter), Scottsdale, 480-730-4800, eddiev.com, 6-10 pm Wed. in May: Renee Patrick Quartet (Patrick-vocals, Steve Denney-piano, Justin Brotman-bass, Greg Warner-drums); 6-10 p.m. Sun., Shea Marshall; Diana Lee, May 18; other music nightly.
NEW Hacienda’s Mexican Grill, 32527 N Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale 85266, 480-488-7439: 7-9 p.m. Fri., Vinyl Jazz (teen octet: Joe Allie-guitar, Emily Clocksin-alto sax, Michael Gregoire-bass guitar-alto sax-tenor sax; also Scot Madison Quiggle-piano, Courtney Schrade-bass trombone, Jacob Smith-drums, Daniel Vogt-trumpet-bass guitar, Stephen White-trumpet; youth jazz combo).
Jazz in the Hills @ Alchemy in CopperWynd Resort, 13225 N. Eagle Ridge Drive (north off Shea at Palisades, turn left on Eagle Ridge), Fountain Hills, 85268, 480-333-1880 or 480-788-5290, jazzinthehills.info or 480-688-9035, $10, $9 members, $5 children, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fri. (summer schedule:1 or 2 per month, TBA).
Kazimierz World Wine Bar, 7137 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, 480-946-3004, $5 cover after 8 p.m.: Margo Reed Band, 9 p.m.-midnight Mon. (Reed-vocals, Jerry Donato-sax, Joel Robin-keyboard); Greg Warner leads Jazz Experience & Friends, 9 p.m.-midnight Thurs.
Lon’s at the Hermosa (patio), 5532 E. Palo Cristi Road, Paradise Valley, 602-955-7878, 10.30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sun. brunch, Larry Reed-vocals-piano, Dennis Sexton-bass.
Malee’s, 7131 E. Main St. Scottsdale, 85251, 480-947-6042, maleesthaibistro.com, Renee Patrick-vocals, Judy Roberts-keys-vocals, 6-9 p.m. Mon.
Mastro’s City Hall, 6991 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480-941-4700, Andy Margolis-piano.
OC Seven Restaurant @ Scottsdale Resort and Athletic Club, 8325 E. Indian Bend Road (between 101 and Hayden Road), Scottsdale, 85250, 480-991-1571, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sat., Delphine Cortez-vocals, Joel Robin-keys; $10 minimum pp; food, dance floor.
Remington’s, 7200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 85253, 480-951-5101: 7-10:30 p.m. Tues., Danny Long-piano-vocals, Judy Roberts-keys-vocals; 7-10:30 p.m. Wed., Judy Roberts-solo piano-vocals; 7-10:30 p.m. Thurs. Judy Roberts-keys-vocals, Margo Reed-vocals; 7-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., Long-Roberts (Sat.+ Trish Dwyer); 4-8 p.m. Mon., Rags Allen; 4-6 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., Jerry Harris. (lineup changes in June to Long-Roberts on Tues.- Thurs; other music Wed. & weekends).
Sacred Grounds Jazz Coffeehouse, Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ auditorium, 4425 N. Granite Reef Rd. (east of Hayden, south of Camelback), Scottsdale, 480-946-2900, scucc.com, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thurs., $5 donation, coffee-desserts on sale: May 16, Pam Morita & All-Women Jazz Ensemble; May 23, Royce Murray Trio; May 30, Holly Pyle Quartet; June 6, Pete Pancrazi; June 13, Beth Lederman’s Jazz Con Alma; June 20, Armand Boatman Trio; June 27, Fred Forney Quartet.
Scottsdale Ranch Clubhouse, 100th St. south of Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, BYOB: first Mon., jazz combo led by Dave Friedman-tpt + Paul Wolin-tenor sax, Mark Young-alto sax, Joe Savard-trombone, Ned Kuvinen-keys, Gary Browning-vibes, Don Friedman-guitar, Todd Knowles-bass, Ken Fauland-drums, Ginni Alvey-vocals.
NEW Sevens Bistro, 7707 E. McDowell Road, Scottsdale 85250, 480-361-2437, food: Royce Murray-organ, Jermaine Lockhart-sax, 6-9 p.m. Sat. starting May 18.
Studio, Scottsdale Congregational Church, 4425 N. Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale, 480-946-2900, 11 a.m. Sun. live-jazz service.
Talking Stick Resort & Casino, 101 & Indian Bend, Scottsdale 85250, 480-850-8606: Orange Sky Lounge, 15th floor, various trios including Swingtips most Thurs-Sun.
VFW Post 3513, 7220 E. Wilshire Drive, Scottsdale, 480-941-9849, Havin’ Fun Big Band, 7-9 p.m. Wed., dance floor, food.
Winfield’s Cafe @ First Baptist Church of Scottsdale, 7025 E. Osborn Road, Scottsdale, 480-907-5157 or 480-945-6346, winfieldscafe.com, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fri., donation, coffee-beverages-desserts on sale: May 17, Eric Rasmussen; May 24, Jazz Poets; May 31, Arizona Big Band.
PHOENIX & WEST VALLEY
Arizona Biltmore (Wright’s Lobby Bar), 2400 N. Missouri, Phoenix 85016, 602-955-6600: Khani Cole Trio, 8-11 p.m. Thurs-Sat.
NEW Elevate Coffee Company, 2530 W. Happy Valley Road, Ste. 1273, Phoenix, Vinyl Jazz (teen octet of Joe Allie-guitar, Emily Clocksin-alto sax, Michael Gregoire-bass guitar-alto sax-tenor sax, Scot Madison Quiggle-piano, Courtney Schrade-bass trombone, Jacob Smith-drums, Daniel Vogt-trumpet-bass guitar, Stephen White-trumpet), 8 p.m. Sat. May 18.
Carly’s Bistro, 128 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, 602-262-2759: Jazz Jones Jam Session, 2-5 p.m. Sun., free, led by Alan Jones-info 602-487-8743.
Downtown Glendale Jazz Jam @ JiveMind, 5754 W. Glenn Drive, Glendale 85301, free parking, info 408-475-5583, 623-931-0235: jazz jam 7:30-10 p.m. Thurs., $5 cover, free parking in garage: Chris Pena Trio.
Jazz for the Soul @ Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church, 14403 N. 75th Ave., Peoria, 623-979-0080, free, 6-8 p.m. second Sun.: May 19, Bob Ravenscroft-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Rob Moore-drums); June 9, Be Bop Revolution (Armand Boatman-keys, Jerry Donato-sax, Fred Forney-tpt, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums).
L'Amore Restaurant and Bar, 3159 E. Lincoln Drive, Phoenix 85016, 602-381-3159, Sherry Vames-vocals, Santo Maglio-keys, 6-9 p.m. alternate Wed.
Lost Leaf, 914 N. Fifth St. @ Roosevelt, Phoenix, 602-258-0014, thelostleaf.org, 9:30 p.m. first Mon., Jiggle (Bryon Ruth-Scott Zimmer-saxes, Ted Sistrunk-bass, Nathan Hubbard-drums); 9:30 p.m. second Mon., Running from Bears (Eric Rasmussen-alto, Adam Roberts-tenor, Jeff Libman-guitar, Andrew Schiller-bass, Ryan Anthony-drums); 9:30 pm third Wed., The Scorpion Decides (Nathan Hubbard-drums-compositions, Jerome Salazar-electric bass, Branson Nejame-keyboards, Keith Kelly-woodwinds).
Nostalgi’a Cancione e Vino Italian Cuisine, 4935 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale 85301, 623-463-8104, eatatpolos.com, Bridget Maynes & Auggie Mendoza, 6-9 pm Wed.; Jay Maynes, 6-9 pm Thurs.; Robin Maynes + guests, 5:30-8:30 pm Fri.-Sat.
Padre Murphy’s, 64338 W. Bell Road, Glendale, 602-547-9406, Tom Mein & The Next Band leads jazz-blues jam, 6:30- 9:30 pm Tues.
Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 2401 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602-468-0700, Nicole Pesce-piano, Jeffrey Hattrick-vocals, 6-8 p.m. Sat. in lobby bar.
Royal Palms Resort (T. Cook’s Lounge), 5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix 85018, Joe Costello Project, 8-11 p.m. Wed.; Joe Costello Project, 8-11 p.m. Thurs.; Renee Patrick, May 17-18.
St. Francis, 111 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602-200-8111, Diana Lee-vocals, Paul Sherman-keys, Felix Sainz-bass, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun. brunch; stfrancisaz.com.
** The Nash (Jazz in AZ center), 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, jazzinaz.org, 602-795-0464, 602-750-7045; 6-9 p.m. Sun., weekly Jazz in AZ Sunday Jam Session (w/ grand piano, guitar-bass amps, drum set), $5, $2 participating musicians; see Calendar for other events, including First Friday music-art events, concerts, clinics, third Sunday Jazz inAZ parties (open to public).
EAST VALLEY (Tempe-Chandler-Gilbert-Mesa-Apache Junction)
Asia, 1236 E Baseline Road #102, Mesa 85204, 480-892-0688 asiaaz.com, food: String Theory (Doug Arnold-guitar-vocals, Shawn Manske-bass-vocals), 7-10 p.m. third Fri.
D’vine Bistro Chandler, 3990 S. Alma School Road, Chandler (NW corner Alma School & Ocotillo), Chandler, 480-782-5550, dvinebistro.com, Aebi-Coulson Jazz Duo featuring Jimmy Nistico, 7-10 p.m. Sat.; Aebi-Coulson Duo + Tim Hern-vocals, 6:30-9:30 p.m. alternate Mon.
Fired Up Grill, 7131 E. Ray Road (formerly 56 East) @ Casa Paloma Shopping Center, via I-10 & Ray Road), Chandler, 480-940-4040: jazz jam led by Aebi-Coulson Jazz Duo + Jimmy Nistico-sax, Perry Senn-drums, 7-10 p.m. Sun
Floridino's, 50 E. Guadalupe Rd. (NW corner Baseline), Gilbert, 480-539-1079, Ted Newman-guitar-vocals, Danny Shannon-bass, 6-8:30 p.m. Tues.
Gold Bar Espresso, 3141 S. McClintock Drive, #6, Tempe, 480-839-3082, Jazz Alliance, 7:30-11 p.m. Fri & Sun., goldbarespresso.org
Lone Butte Casino (Verona Chophouse), 1077 S. Kyrene Road, Gila River Reservation, (Kyrene exit from I-10 to Santan 202 east, or 101 south to Santan 202 west), 21 and older, 1-800-WIN-GILA (946-4452), 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. jazz brunch: Bridget Maynes & Auggie Mendoza, or Joel Robin-Delphine Cortez.
Mad Hatter Brewpub (formerly Dave's Electric) 502 S. College, Tempe, 480-967-5353 7-9 p.m. Tues.: May 21, Charles Lewis Quintet + Shannon Wallace-vocals; May 28, Nicole Pesce & Jerry Donato; June 4, Stan Sorenson-Jack Petersen-guitars; June 11, Joel Robin; June 18, Stu Siefer Trio; jamnjazzproductions.com, 480-966-0812. .
NEW Monti’s Casa Vieja, 100 S. Mill Ave. (front patio), Tempe, 85281, 480-967-7594, 6-9 p.m. Thurs., Richie Oropeza Trio (Oropeza-tenor sax-flute, Bill Kaye-keys, Jimmy Golini-drums).
NEW Olive Branch, 3231 S. Mill Ave. (@ Southern), Tempe 85282, 480-966-9829, Buzz Fowler & First String hosts blues-jazz jam sessions (all-ages), door open @ noon, 1 p.m. open mic followed by jazz-blues jam led by Buzz Fowler-vocals-harmonica, Jonathan Varo-vocals-keys, Maury “Hooter” Saslaff-bass, Vanya Hautimacki-percussion; food.
Pesto's Gourmet Pizza and Wine Bar, 1960 W. Ray Road, Suite 4 (NE corner Dobson Road), Chandler, 480-821-2949, John Knowlton Trio (Knowlton-guitar, Dave Wilson-piano, Dennis Sexton-bass) 7-11 p.m. Sat.
Pier D'Orleans, 61 E. University Dr., Mesa, 480-844-7437, Cheryl’s Mardi Gras Jazz Band (Cheryl Thurston-piano, Gary Church-tpt, Joe Hopkins-clarinet, Roy Calhoun-drums), 6-8 p.m. Sat., food.
Pita Jungle-Chandler, 1949 W. Ray Road, Chandler, 480-855-3232, jazz jam led by Pita Jungle Trio (Dave Ihlenfeld-piano, Pete Gitlin-guitar-bass, Andy Ziker-drums) 7-10 p.m. Thurs. except May 30: Chandler. Stan Sorenson Trio hosts (Sorenson-guitar, Steve Douglas-bass, Ziker-drums).
Pita Jungle-Mesa, 1850 W. Southern Ave. (across from Mesa Community College) 480-615-PITA (7482), pitajungle.com/locations/mesa, Judy Roberts-keys-vocals, Renee Patrick-vocals, 5-7 p.m. Sun.
Pizza Mart, 1329 E. Main St., Mesa, 480-962-4233, Cheryl’s Cats and Jammers Band (Cheryl Thurston-piano, Gary Church-tpt, Joe Hopkins-clarinet, Dick Obermiller-bass, Roy Calhoun-drums), 5-7:30 p.m. Wed.
Robbie Fox’s Public House (west patio), 640 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-642-6442: 3-6:30 p.m. Sat., various; food.
San Marcos Crowne Plaza Resort, 1 San Marcos Place, Chandler, 480-812-0900, SanMarcosResort.com: AJ’s Restaurant: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun. brunch; Joe Hopkins Trio.
Sleepy Dog Pub & Bistro, 1451 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert, 480-963-1805, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun. brunch, Aebi-Coulson Jazz Duo + Jimmy Nistico-sax, 11 a.m..-2 p.m.
Xtreme Bean Coffee Shop, SW corner Southern & McClintock, Tempe, 480-820-0333, 7-10 p.m. Mon., Jack Wells & Friends (ragtime, boogie, standards, jam-singers/seniors welcome).
Wine Loft, 17 N. San Francisco St. #2A, Flagstaff 86001, 928-773-9463: ZAZU (Lake Aurich-Larry Czarnecki-guitars, Steve Douglas-bass), 8-11 p.m. third Tues.
Ayothaya Thai Cafe, 404 Highway 260, Payson, 928-474-1112, Payson Jazz Trio; Bob Smolenski-piano, Mike Buskirk-bass, Gerry Reynolds-drums; 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., May 17-18; info. firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-619-3355.
Community Presbyterian Church, 800 W. Main St., Payson, 2 p.m. Sun.: June 9, Dr Jass & the Heartbeats ( Dr Claudio Zamorano-cornet, Mike Buskirk-trombone, Hawkeye Mathews-clarinet, Suzanne Knighton-vocals & bass, Dale Knighton-vocals-banjo, Gerry Reynolds–drums); July 14, Pete Pancrazi Quartet (Pancrazi–vocals-guitar, piano & bass TBD, Gerry Reynolds–drums); $5 donation at the door, info 602-619-3355 or email@example.com.
El Gato Azul (patio), 316 W. Goodwin, Prescott, 928-445-1070, elgatoazulprescott.com: 6-9 p.m., May 15 Khani Cole Band; May 16, Papa John DeFrancesco Combo; June 5, Bob Shimizu Quartet; June 12, Khani Cole Trio; June 13, Sahnas Brothers; July 10, Bob Shimizu Quartet; July 24, Unlimited (contemporary jazz-fusion); July 25, Brian Chartrand-vocals; Aug. 7, Bob Shimizu Quartet; Aug. 21, Marion Meadows; Aug. 22, TBD.
Dahl & DiLuca Restaurant, 2321 W. Hwy 89A, Sedona, 928-282-5219: Les Czimber-piano, Bryan Sinclair-bass, 7-10 p.m. Fri., Sat.; Steve Sandner-piano-vocals, 7-10 p.m. Tues.-Wed.-Thurs. to May 23.
Sedona Hilton (lounge), 90 Ridge Trail, Sedona 86351, Steve Sandner-piano-vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sat. to May 25.
Café Passé, 415 N. Fourth Ave., Tucson 85705, 520-624-4411, Colin Shook Trio, 7-10 p.m. Wed.
Cushing Street Bar and Restaurant, 198 W. Cushing St., Tucson 85701, 520-622-7984. Cushing Jazz Quartet (Jeff Lewis-sax, Ed Delucia-guitar, Rob Boone-piano, Jack Wood-bass), 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.
Elliot's, 135 E. Congress Street, Tucson 85701, Jazz Guild Jam, Tony Frank-trumpet, Daniel "Sly" Slipetsky-keys, 8-11 p.m. Mon.
El Con Club, Randolph Golf Course Complex 600 S. Alvernon, Tucson, 7-10 p.m. Tues.: May 14, Hot Club of Tucson (Matt Mitchell-guitar, Nick Coventry-violin, Evan Dain-bass); May 21, Amilcar Guevara (salsa, charanga jazz); May 28, Collin Shook-piano, Mike Moinahan-sax, Dillon DeRobertus-bass, Tim Rachbach-drums; June 4, Jason Carder-tpt, Jeff Hsakell-piano Brice Winston-bass, Jack Wood-bass; June 11 Arthur StatmanQuartet (Statman-piano, Brice Winston-sax, Scott Black-bass, Tim Rachbach-drums); June 18 Nosa Bossa Nova (Theresa Levy, Mike Levy).
Fini's Landing, 5689 N. Swan Road, Tucson 85718, Tony Frank-trumpet and vocals, Daniel "Sly" Slipetsky-keys, Evan Dain-bass
Fire + Spice @ Sheraton Tucson, 5151 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, 520-323-6262, Arizona Roadrunners, 6-9 p.m. Tues.
La Cocina @ Old Town Artisans, 201 N. Court Ave., Tucson 85701, Shawn Kebler-guitar, Collin Shook-bass, Gil Rodriquez-drums, 6:30-9 p.m. Wed.
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 N. Resort Drive, Tucson 85750, Cascade Lounge. Doug Martin-piano, Mike Levy-bass, 5:30-8 p.m. Fri.
Old Pueblo Grill, 60 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, 520-326-6000 Pete Swan-drums, Grant Cherry-piano, Scott Black-bass, trio hosts jam session, 7-10 p.m. Sun.
Sullivan's Steakhouse, 1785 E. River Rd., Tucson 85718, John Einweck Band, 6-10 p.m. Fri.; Larry Loud-piano, 6-10 p.m. Sun.
KJZZ, 91.5 fm radio, KJZZ.org
Arizona Classic Jazz Society, azclassicjazz.org, 480-620-3941
AZWeekly Magazine, azweeklymagazine.com, free