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Compiled by Patricia Myers,
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, free: 7 p.m. Friday March 21, Scripture on Screen (Caleb Kilian-visuals, Tyler Masnovi-vocals, Rob Moore-drums, Dwight Kilian-bass, Chris Pena-keyboards), free; 7 p.m. Fri. April 18, SoulScapes (Bob Ravenscroft-keyboards, Vicki McDermitt-vocals, Dawn Rolland-vocals, LuAnn Roberson-vocals, Dwight Kilian-bass, Rob Moore-drums, Caleb Kilian-visuals, Richard Parrish-spoken word), free.
Bobby’s Restaurant & Jazz Lounge, 7122 E. Greenway Pkwy (Kierland Commons), Scottsdale, 480-556-0770, jazz 6-10 pm nightly & 7-11 pm Fri.-Sat. & 11 a.m.-2 p.m Sat.-Sun brunch.
Chances R, 7570 E. Sixth Ave (corner of Miller Road), Scottsdale, 480-994-4338, 5-9 p.m. Sun., Joe Hopkins 52nd St. Jazz Band; 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, Judy Roberts-piano, Mike King-bass, Greg Warner-drums, 6-10 pm Wed.
El Dorado Bar, (newly remodeled) 8708 E. McDowell Road (@ 87th St.), Scottsdale 85257, 480-945-2606, 7-11 p.m. Wed., jam session (jazz, R&B, blues) led by Buzz Fowler-harp-vocals, Chris Sabbarese-guitar-vocals, Maury Saslaff-bass, Anthony Smith-percussion-vocals + guests.
Jazz in the Hills, jazzinthehills.org, 480-788-5290, March 7-Soulful Sax- Frank Smith; March 21- Nicole Pesce-piano; Desert Canyon Golf Club, 10440 Indian Wells Drive, Fountain Hills, bar, no food, $12 GA advance, $15 at door, $9 members, $5 children.
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.
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.
OC Seven @ Scottsdale Resort and Athletic Club, 480-991-15718325 E. Indian Bend Road (south side, between Hayden and Pima Roads, off 101-North), Scottsdale, 85250, 480-991-1571, dance floor, food, March. schedule: Margo Reed-vocals, Judy Roberts-piano-vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm every Sat. except March 15, Jan Sandwich Duo; Danny Long-piano-vocals, 6:30-9:30 pm Fri. March 14, 28; Rags Allen Group, 6:30-9:30 pm Fri. March 7, 21.
Pasta Brioni, 4416 N. Miller Road, Scottsdale 85251, 480-994-0028, pastabrioni.com: Crawford Brothers (Charles-piano, Jake-bass) + Bob McKeon-drums 6:30 pm Thurs.
Remington’s, 7200 N. Scottsdale Road (Scottsdale Plaza Resort property), Scottsdale 85253, 480-951-5101: March-April-May: Delphine Cortez-vocals, Joel Robin-piano, 7-10 pm Wed., Fri., Sat.; Robin + Diana Lee-vocals,7-10 p.m. Thurs.; Rags Allen-vocals, 4-8 pm Mon., 6-9 pm Tues, 4:30-6:30 pm Thurs.; Jerry Harris-vocals, 4:30-6 pm Tues-Wed.-Fri.
Sacred Grounds Jazz Coffeehouse, Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ auditorium, 4425 N. Granite Reef Road (east of Hayden, south of Camelback), Scottsdale, 480-946-2900, scucc.com: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thurs., $5 donation, purchase coffee-desserts: March 6, Steven Rothe Quartet; March 13, Tom Wakeling-bass + Brice Winston-sax, Nick Manson-piano, Pete Swan-drums; March 20, SCC Jazz Faculty & Students; March 27, The Clevetet featuring Cleve Huff-drums; April 3, Jim Cooper-vibes; April 10, Armand Boatman Trio; April 17, SCC jazz faculty & students; April 24, Nick Manson.
Sassi Restaurant (lounge), 10455 E Pinnacle Peak Pkwy (off Pima-Happy Valley Road), Scottsdale 85255, 480-502-9095: Renee Patrick-vocals, Judy Roberts-piano-vocals, 6-9:30 pm Fri.
Scottsdale Ranch Clubhouse, 100th St. south of Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, 7-9 p.m. first Mon., free, BYOB, refreshments: 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. jazz service.
Talking Stick Resort & Casino, 9800 E. Indian Bend Road @ 101 north, Scottsdale 85250, 480-850-7777: Orange Sky Lounge, 15th floor, various.
Tommy V’s, 7303 E Indian School Road, Scottsdale 85251, 480-427-2264, 8-10 pm Fri.-Sat., Crawford Brothers Duo (Charles-piano, Jake-bass) + Bob McKeon-drums.
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, 480-907-5157 or 480-945-6346, winfieldscafe.com, $5 suggested donation, coffee-beverages-desserts on sale, 7-8:30 or 9 p.m. Wed.: March 5, TBD; March 12, Mike Crotty Quintet; March 19, Alex Oliverio Quartet; March 26, Caleb Veazey Quintet; April 2, Red Mountain Big Band; April 9, Caleb Veazey Quintet; April 16, SCC featuring Mohave Middle School; April 23, Red Mountain Big Band; April 30, Scott Sadlon Trio.