Ranch Clubhouse, 100th St. (1/2 block south
of Shea Blvd.), Scottsdale, 7-9 p.m. May 10, June 7,
jazz combo led by Dave Friedman-tpt + Paul Wolin-tenor
sax, Mark Young-alto sax, Ned Kuvinen-keys, Gary Browning-vibes,
Don Friedman-guitar, Todd Knowles-bass, John Horsefield-drums;
Studio, Scottsdale Congregational
Church, 4425 N. Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale, 480-946-2900,
11 a.m. Sunday jazz service, jazz ensemble led by Sandy
Su Vino, 7035 E. Main St., Scottsdale
85251, 480-994-8466: Sans Moi, 7-10 p.m. May 15.
Talking Stick Resort (Shadow Lounge), 9800 E. Indian
Bend Road, Scottsdale 85250, 1-866-877-9897, Talkingstickresort.com
Un Bacio Ristorante, 7704 E. Doubletree
Ranch Road, Scottsdale, 480-609-6969, Mark DeCozio-piano-vocals
7-10 p.m. Fri.
Urban 7 Martini Kitchen (patio), Delphine
Cortez-Joel Robin Trio, 7-9 p.m. Thurs., 4151 N. Marshall
Way @Third Avenue, Scottsdale, 480-584-6327, azurban7.com
Village Tavern, 8787 N. Scottsdale
Road, Scottsdale, 480-951-6445, 7:30-9:30 p.m.: Sherry
Petta + Joel Robin-keys, 2nd Tues.; Delphine Cortez
+Joel Robin-keys, 4th Tues., villagetavern.com
Voce' Ristorante' & Lounge, 9719
N. Hayden Road (SE corner Mountain View), Scottsdale,
480-609-0429: 9 p.m. Fri-Sat. Khani Cole-vocals w/ Mel
Brown-bass, Lamar Gaines-keys Mike Florio-drums (+ Dominic
Amato-sax_ most Fridays; Sat. May 1, Jodi Light &
Shining Star; Thurs. May 13, Michelle Marie-guitar;
Wed. May 19 & 26, Brian Chartrand & Voce Project;
Thurs. May 20 Steve Oliver, Bob Shimuzi-guitar opens;
May 27, Alice Tatum; June bookings TBA; Thurs. Sept.
16, Kyle Eastwood; voceristoranteandlounge.com
Vu Bistro, 14815 Shea Blvd., Suite
100 (Fry's Center), Fountain Hills 85268, 480-368-0087:
Dennis Rowland-vocals, Andy Margolis-keys, Felix Sainz-bass,
Dan Petrosino-drums, hosted by Tommy Holloway-vocals,
7-10 p.m. Fri.
Winfield's Cafe, First Baptist Church
of Scottsdale, 7025 E. Osborn Rd, Scottsdale, 480-945-6346,
7:30-11p.m. Fri., occasional jazz.
PHOENIX & WEST VALLEY
Avanti, 2728 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix,
602-956-0900: Randall Barnes-piano, 7-11 p.m. Fri-Sun,
Bobby C's, 1140 E. Washington St.,
Phoenix, 602-252-2273: Adam Clark Trio (Clark-drums,
John Vold-guitar, rotating organ/bass/horns), 8-11 p.m.
Tues.; Bobby Nealy's Blues-Jazz Trio, 2-4 p.m. Sun.;
Simply Brook-jazz guitar in VIP Room, 6-11 p.m. third
Carly's Bistro, 128 E. Roosevelt,
Phoenix, 602-262-2759, Roosevelt Street Jazz, (John
Mitchell-piano, Uwe Weierstall-bass, Matt Watson-drums),
8-1l p.m. Mon. May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.
Desert Botanical Garden, “Jazz
in the Garden” concert series, 1201 N. Galvin
Pkwy, Phoenix, 480-481-8188, 21 and older, members-$14,
non-members- $20; includes garden admission.7-9 p.m.
Fri.: May 7 - Dave Riley & Juke Joint; May 14 -
Del Rayz - featuring members of Sistah Blue; May 21
- Cinco de Moio; May 28 - Dennis Rowland; time change
to 7:30-9:30 p.m.: June 4 - Cold Shott and the Hurricane
Horns; June 11 Junction 10 (Western swing-blues); June
18 - Jump Back Brothers; Big Nick and the Gila Monsters.
Doc's Place Lounge, 40 E. Camelback
@ Central Ave., Phoenix, 602-277-5999: Dave Cook's
“Melody Lounge Revisited” 8-11 p.m.
Mon., pro jam session w/ Shea Marshall-organ,
Paul Anderson-sax, Cook-drums; Doc Jones-keys
& Nayo Jones-vocals + guests, 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Grinders Coffee, 17 E. Dunlap,
(SW corner Central-Dunlap), Phoenix, 602-678-0078:
May 8, June 12, Full Moon Jazz, Hacksaw's Blues
with Ronnie Whitehead, 7-10 pm, “Sunnyslope
Series of Second Saturdays,” free.
Jazz for the Soul, New Hope
Covenant Church, 8217 W. Country Gables, Peoria
(east of 101 between Thunderbird &Bell), 602-561-8529:
6-8 p.m. Sun., free: May 9, Inner Journeys (Bob
Ravenscroft-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Rob Moore-drums);
June 13, Bad Cactus Brass Band (Steve Limpert-trumpet,
Elliot Ventimiglia-sax, Jon Dhuse-trombone, Benjie
Messer-tuba, Wes Anderson-drums).
Kokopelli Winery & Bistro, 14719
N. Grand Ave., Surprise, 623-556-4810: Stan Sorenson-guitar,
Shannon Wallace-vocals7-10 p.m. Fri. May 14; Stan
Sorenson-solo guitar, May 28.
Los Compadres, 2350 W. Northern
Ave., Phoenix, 602-864-0258: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sat.:
May 8, Andrew Gross-sax, Paul
Lucas guitar, David Valdivia-keys, Warren Jones-bass,
Nicolas Abramowicz-drums; May 29, Eric Rasmussen-sax,
Chris Champion-guitar, David Valdivia-keys, Warren
Jones-bass, Tim Downs-drums.
Lost Leaf, 914 N. Fifth St. @ Roosevelt,
Phoenix, 602-258-0014, 9:30 pm-midnight alt. Mondays:
Jiggle (Bryon Ruth, Scott Zimmer, Ted Sistrunk,
Wes Anderson) and Running From Bears (Eric Rasmussen,
Keith Kelly, Jeff Libman, John Chapman, Jessie
Yarbrough); Bad Cactus Brass Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30
a.m. May 25; www.thelostleaf.com
Luci's Healthy Marketplace,
1590 E. Bethany Home Road, Phoenix 85014, 602-773-1329:
Delphine Cortez-Joel Robin-Cleve Huff, 8-10 p.m.
Mayo Hospital, 5777 E. Mayo
Blvd, Phoenix, 480-515-6296: noon-1 p.m. Tues:
Jan Sandwich, May 12; Pete Pancrazi, May 25.
My Florist Cafe, 530 W. McDowell
Road, Phoenix, 602-254-0333, pianist Nicole Pesce,
jazz-variety, 7-midnight Wed.-Sun.
Next Coffee Company, 19420 N.
59th Ave., Suite J, Glendale, 623-322-4852, Pete
Pancrazi & Friends, 8-10 p.m. June 25.