Local Jazz

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

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MACEO PARKER & HIS BIG BAND 8:00 pm
MACEO PARKER & HIS BIG BAND @ Centennial Hall
Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm
MACEO PARKER & HIS BIG BAND @ Centennial Hall
Single tickets go on sale November 1st Kick off the 2020 TUCSON JAZZ FESTIVAL with saxophonist MACEO PARKER: the man who embodies the legacy of soul and funk music like no other musician can. Always[...]
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DAVID SANBORN JAZZ QUINTET 7:30 pm
DAVID SANBORN JAZZ QUINTET @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 11 @ 7:30 pm
DAVID SANBORN JAZZ QUINTET @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Universally known as one of the most iconic saxophonists of the current age, DAVID SANBORN is a jazz musician at heart, but has transcended genres and musical boundaries throughout his entire career. Rolling Stone says, ‘Among the great saxophonists[...]
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GRACE KELLY & AUBREY LOGAN 7:00 pm
GRACE KELLY & AUBREY LOGAN @ Rialto Theatre
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm
GRACE KELLY & AUBREY LOGAN @ Rialto Theatre
WINNER of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest $20,000 Song of the Year Award for her song “Feels like Home”! An unequivocal musical prodigy, singer-saxophonist-songwriter GRACE KELLY has rocked the jazz world with sold-out concerts, 13[...]
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DAVID HAZELTINE & THE BATTLE 7:00 pm
DAVID HAZELTINE & THE BATTLE @ Leo Rich Theater
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm
DAVID HAZELTINE & THE BATTLE @ Leo Rich Theater
DAVID HAZELTINE is one of a handful of contemporary pianists who has mastered all of the major musical skills, from improvisation and technique, to accompaniment, arranging, and composition. Even more impressive, David is the rare[...]
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VERONICA SWIFT with the UA Studio Jazz Ensemble 7:00 pm
VERONICA SWIFT with the UA Studio Jazz Ensemble @ Leo Rich Theater
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm
VERONICA SWIFT with the UA Studio Jazz Ensemble @ Leo Rich Theater
At age 24, VERONICA SWIFT is now being recognized around the country as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene. In the fall of 2015, she won second place at the prestigious[...]
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ALLISON MILLER’S BOOM TIC BOOM 7:30 pm
ALLISON MILLER’S BOOM TIC BOOM @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 15 @ 7:30 pm
ALLISON MILLER’S BOOM TIC BOOM @ Fox Tucson Theatre
NYC-based drummer/composer/teacher ALLISON MILLER engages her deep roots in improvisation as a vehicle to explore all music. Described by critics as a Modern Jazz Icon in the Making, Miller has been named “Top 20 Jazz[...]
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AFRO-CUBAN ALL STARS 7:30 pm
AFRO-CUBAN ALL STARS @ Rialto Theatre
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm
AFRO-CUBAN ALL STARS @ Rialto Theatre
After gaining international fame for reviving the classic sound of Cuban son, tres master JUAN DE MARCOS turned the AFRO-CUBAN ALL STARS into a sensational showcase for Cuba’s most prodigious young musicians. While long revered in Latin America and[...]
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CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE & INSIDE STRAIGHT, Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band 7:30 pm
CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE & INSIDE STRAIGHT, Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm
CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE & INSIDE STRAIGHT, Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band @ Fox Tucson Theatre
It’s not simply his abundant virtuosity that has made CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE the most in-demand bassist of his generation. McBride consistently combines his deft musicianship with an innate ability to communicate his enthusiasm to an audience—a[...]
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ARETHA, A TRIBUTE with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra 2:00 pm
ARETHA, A TRIBUTE with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra @ Tucson Music Hall
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm
ARETHA, A TRIBUTE with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra @ Tucson Music Hall
Your “little prayer” will be answered when the grace and artistry of The Queen of Soul comes to the Old Pueblo in a celebration of Aretha Franklin’s career. Groove to her majesty’s hits including “Respect,”[...]
MAVIS STAPLES 7:00 pm
MAVIS STAPLES @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm
MAVIS STAPLES @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Hailed by NPR as “one of America’s defining voices of freedom and peace,” MAVIS STAPLES is the kind of once-in-a-generation artist whose impact on music and culture would be difficult to overstate. She’s both a[...]
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DOWNTOWN JAZZ FIESTA 11:00 am
DOWNTOWN JAZZ FIESTA @ 5th and Congress
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
DOWNTOWN JAZZ FIESTA @ 5th and Congress
Free jazz on four stages all over downtown Tucson
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