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Updated May 13, 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.
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 Band, May 18; other music nightly.
Fifth and Wine, 7051 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale 85251, 480-699-8001, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Steve Douglas-bass, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fri. May 10.
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 (Susan Harding): $10, $9 members, $5 children, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fri. (summer schedule:1 or 2 per month): May 10, Jerry Donato-sax, Vicki McDermitt-vocals, Armand Boatman-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass.
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, Renee Patrick-vocals, Judy Roberts-keys-vocals, 6-9 p.m. Mon. maleesthaibistro.com
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,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 Band, May 18; other music nightly.
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 2, Eric Rasmussen Quartet; May 9, 10th anniversary: Dowell Davis Quartet w/ Paul Anderson-sax; 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.
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 3, Fred Forney-tpt, Nick Manson-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Tim Rachbach-drums; May 10, Mike Crotty Quartet; May 17, Eric Rasmussen; May 24, Jazz Poets; May 31, Arizona Big Band.