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Updated Decemeber 5, 2013. (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.
Ascension Lutheran Church, 7100 N. Mockingbird Lane, Paradise Valley, 480-948-6050: 7 p.m. Fri. Inner Journeys Trio (Bob Ravenscroft-keyboards, Dwight Kilian-bass, Rob Moore-drums, Caleb Kilian-visuals), 7 p.m. Fri. Dec. 20, free.
Bobby’s Restaurant & Jazz Lounge, 7122 E. Greenway Pkwy (Kierland Commons), Scottsdale, 480-556-0770, various nightly.
Chances on Sixth, 7570 E. Sixth Ave (corner of Miller Road), Scottsdale, 480-994-4338,: Fantasy Jive (Doc Chaney-trumpet-trombone, Rich Klein-reeds, Neal Hecht-drums), 5-9 p.m. Sun. Dec. 8; Joe Hopkins 52nd St. Jazz Band, 5-9 pm Sun. Dec. 15 & weekly; food, dance floor
Eddie V’s, 5323 N. Scottsdale Road (@ Kierland Blvd., Scottsdale Quarter), Scottsdale, 480-730-4800, eddiev.com, live music nightly including Renee Patrick Quartet (Patrick-vocals, David Baradic-piano, Mike King-bass, Greg Warner-drums), 7-11 p.m. Wed. (except Dec. 4); Diana Lee Band (Lee-vocals, Dave Baradic-piano, Felix Sainz-bass, Greg Warner-drums), 7-11 p.m. Sat. Dec.7, 21.
5 & Diner, 9069 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale 85250, 7-10 p.m. third Friday “sock hop,” live band, free.
NEW Four Seasons @ Troon North, 10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale 85262, 480- 515-5700, Kelso Brothers Quartet, 5-8pm Sat. Dec. 13, 20.
Jazz in the Hills, info 480-788-5290, jazzinthehills.org, $10, $9 members/preferred seating, $5 children, $15 at door: (beverages, no food): Special Event: 4-7 pm Sun., Dec. 1, house-party fund-raiser (home of Duane and Rose Gibson, 15228 Westridge Drive, Ftn Hills), Jan Sandwich-vocals, Richard Palalay-piano, Felix Sainz-bass, Frank Smith-sax + Desert Mountain High School Jazz Quartet, $40 pp, $75 couple, food, beer, wine; 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fri Dec. 6, Cleo Corcoran Bossa Brazil @ Kimmie's Restaurant, 13014 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills 85268; Dec. 20, Fred Forney + Armand Boatman Quartet (holiday theme); Mark Lewis + Jack Radavich Trio; Jan. 24. Dmitri Matheny-flugelhorn.
NEW JLevine Auction Warehouse, 10345 N. Scottsdale Road (at Shea), Scottsdale 85253, jlevines.com, Nuance Jazz Trio: Devon Bridgewater-tpt-violin, Dave Robinson-guitar, Ted Sistrunk-bass, 4-6 pm Thurs. (weekly), complimentary snacks/drinks, art/collectibles auction.
NEW NIGHT Kazimierz World Wine Bar, 7137 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, 480-946-3004, $5 cover after 8 p.m.: Margo Reed-vocals, Judy Roberts-piano-vocals, 8-11 pm Sun.; Greg Warner leads Jazz Experience w/ Tommy Holloway, 9 p.m.-midnight Thurs.
Malee’s on Main, 7131 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480-947-6042, maleesthaibistro.com, Renee Patrick-vocals, Judy Roberts-piano-vocals, 6-9 p.m. Mon.
NEW OC Seven @ Scottsdale Resort and Athletic Club, 8325 E. Indian Bend Road (south side, between Hayden and Pima Roads, off 101-North), Scottsdale, 85250, 480-991-1571, dance floor, food: 6:30-9:30 pm. Fri.: Dec. 6 & 20, Danny Long-solo piano-vocals; Margo Reed-vocals, Judy Roberts-piano-vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm. Sat. weekly starting Dec. 7; 6:30-9:30 pm Fri. Dec. 13, Alice Tatum-vocals, Rachael Gold-piano; 6:30-9:30 pm. Fri. Dec. 27, Rags Allen Band.
Remington’s, 7200 N. Scottsdale Road (Scottsdale Plaza Resort property), Scottsdale 85253, 480-951-5101: Dec. schedule: not available.
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, purchase coffee-desserts: Dec. 5, Caleb Veazy Quintet; Dec. 12, Michael Reed Band Holiday Show; Dec. 19, Crotty-O’Neill Jazzy Christmas; Dec. 26, Joe Gilboy Quintet; Jan. 2: Papa John DeFrancesco Quartet; Jan. 16; Fred Forney; Jan. 23: Dmitri Matheny.
NEW Sassi Restaurant (lounge), 10455 E Pinnacle Peak Pkwy (off Pima-Happy Valley Road), Scottsdale 85255, 480-502-9055: Renee Patrick-vocals, Judy Roberts-piano-vocals, 6-9:30 pm Fri., also 3-5 Sun. Dec. 1 + New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31; Beth Lederman-solo piano, 6-9:30 pm Sat. Dec. 7.
Scottsdale Ranch Clubhouse, 100th St. south of Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, 7-9 p.m. Mon. Dec. 2, free: 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.
Studio, Scottsdale Congregational Church, 4425 N. Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale, 480-946-2900, 11 a.m. Sun. live-jazz service.
Talking Stick Resort & Casino, 9800 E. Indian Bend Road @ 101 north, Scottsdale 85250, 480-850-7777: Orange Sky Lounge, 15th floor, various.
VFW Post 3513, 7220 E. Wilshire Drive, Scottsdale, 480-941-9849, Havin’ Fun Big Band, 7-9 p.m. Wed., food, dance floor.
Winfield’s Café, First Baptist Church of Scottsdale, 7025 E. Osborn Road, Scottsdale, 480-945-6346, winfieldscafe.com, $5 suggested donation, coffee-beverages-desserts on sale, 7-9 p.m. Wed.: No jazz nights in Dec..