Local Jazz

To get your jazz event posted here, please email your info to tucsonjazzsociety@gmail.com.

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Joey Alexander / Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band with Terell Stafford 7:30 pm
Joey Alexander / Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band with Terell Stafford @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 11 @ 7:30 pm
Joey Alexander / Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band with Terell Stafford @ Fox Tucson Theatre
JOEY ALEXANDER, a native of Bali, Indonesia, taught himself to play piano by listening to classic jazz albums his father shared with him. An amateur musician, Joey’s father soon recognized his son’s gift for jazz,[...]
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Special EFX All-Stars / Mike LeDonne’s Groover Quartet 7:30 pm
Special EFX All-Stars / Mike LeDonne’s Groover Quartet @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm
Special EFX All-Stars / Mike LeDonne’s Groover Quartet @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Co-founded in 1982 by master guitarist Chieli Minucci (pronounced Key-eli Mee-noo-chee) and the late percussionist George Jinda, Special EFX helped pave the road for contemporary jazz in the 80s and continues to set the standard.[...]
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Tucson Swings Brightly: The Music of Nelson Riddle 7:30 pm
Tucson Swings Brightly: The Music of Nelson Riddle @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 13 @ 7:30 pm
Tucson Swings Brightly: The Music of Nelson Riddle @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Reprising an artistically excellent and sold-out show in Crowder Hall this past spring, music director Jeffrey Haskell conducts the Tucson Jazz Collective, an all-star local big band, with the Tucson Jazz Festival Orchestra and vocalists[...]
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Kathleen Grace with Larry Goldings 7:30 pm
Kathleen Grace with Larry Goldings @ Club Congress
Jan 14 @ 7:30 pm
Kathleen Grace with Larry Goldings @ Club Congress
KATHLEEN GRACE is an internationally recognized jazz vocalist, songwriter and educator. She is a member of the jazz faculty at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles where she has[...]
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UA Studio Jazz Ensemble with special guest Terell Stafford 7:30 pm
UA Studio Jazz Ensemble with special guest Terell Stafford @ Crowder Hall
Jan 15 @ 7:30 pm
UA Studio Jazz Ensemble with special guest Terell Stafford @ Crowder Hall
Terell Stafford, acclaimed trumpet player based in New York, has been hailed as “one of the great players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player” by piano legend McCoy Tyner. Stafford is recognized as an[...]
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Magos Herrera Quartet / Jane Bunnett and Maqueque 7:30 pm
Magos Herrera Quartet / Jane Bunnett and Maqueque @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 16 @ 7:30 pm
Magos Herrera Quartet / Jane Bunnett and Maqueque @ Fox Tucson Theatre
MAGOS HERRERA is a dazzling jazz singer-songwriter, producer and educator with a 20-year career. Born in Mexico City and currently based in New York City, Magos is regarded as one of the most expressive, beautiful[...]
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Asleep at the Wheel 7:30 pm
Asleep at the Wheel @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm
Asleep at the Wheel @ Fox Tucson Theatre
ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL was founded by Ray Benson in Paw Paw, West Virginia 48 years ago. Now based in Austin, the band holds 10 Grammy awards, 20 studio albums and 20 singles on the[...]
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Trombone Shorty 8:00 pm
Trombone Shorty @ Centennial Hall
Jan 18 @ 8:00 pm
Trombone Shorty @ Centennial Hall
Trombone Shorty, born Troy Andrews, was raised in one of New Orleans most musical families. Andrews got his moniker when he picked up his instrument at age four and started playing professionally soon after.  By[...]
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Pink Martini with The Tucson Symphony Orchestra 7:30 pm
Pink Martini with The Tucson Symphony Orchestra @ Tucson Music Hall
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm
Pink Martini with The Tucson Symphony Orchestra @ Tucson Music Hall
PINK MARTINI performs its multilingual repertoire on concert stages and with symphony orchestras throughout Europe, Asia, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, Northern Africa, Australia, New Zealand, South America and North America. Pink Martini made its[...]
Sheila Jordan and Cameron Brown 7:30 pm
Sheila Jordan and Cameron Brown @ Temple of Music and Art
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm
Sheila Jordan and Cameron Brown @ Temple of Music and Art
SHEILA JORDAN has always thrived in uncharted territory. The NEA Jazz Master came up on the Detroit scene in the 1940s as part of a coterie of young players in thrall to the mercurial genius[...]
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Pink Martini with The Tucson Symphony Orchestra 2:00 pm
Pink Martini with The Tucson Symphony Orchestra @ Tucson Music Hall
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm
Pink Martini with The Tucson Symphony Orchestra @ Tucson Music Hall
PINK MARTINI performs its multilingual repertoire on concert stages and with symphony orchestras throughout Europe, Asia, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, Northern Africa, Australia, New Zealand, South America and North America. Pink Martini made its[...]
Bobby McFerrin and Gimme5: Circlesongs 7:30 pm
Bobby McFerrin and Gimme5: Circlesongs @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm
Bobby McFerrin and Gimme5: Circlesongs @ Fox Tucson Theatre
The ever-surprising vocal virtuoso Bobby McFerrin is excited to present his new group Gimme5 with audiences around the world. From his trailblazing solo a cappella performances to his inspired collaborations with Chick Corea and Yo-Yo[...]
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Downtown Jazz Fiesta 11:00 am
Downtown Jazz Fiesta @ 5th and Congress
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
MLK STAGE 11:00AM      Jason Carder 12:30PM      Larry Redhouse 2:00PM        Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Band 3:45PM        Brice Winston CONNECT STAGE 11:00AM      Mariachi Aztlan[...]
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