Local Jazz

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

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Arizona Roadrunners 6:30 pm
Arizona Roadrunners @ Wilbur's Grill in The Viscount Hotel
Jan 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Arizona Roadrunner’s Big Band play jazz from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Wednseday!
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Susan Artemis 8:00 pm
Susan Artemis @ The Dusty Monk
Jan 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Susan Artemis-piano & vocals
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Susan Artemis 6:00 pm
Susan Artemis @ Hacienda del Sol
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Solo jazz on the Terraza Patio
The Strawberry Jam Session 9:30 pm
The Strawberry Jam Session @ Espresso Art Café
Jan 4 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Come out and swing with us at the weekly Strawberry Jam Session at Espresso Art Cafe! Our house rhythm section this week will feature John Black on bass, Kai Felix on drums, and Jonny Hines[...]
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TJI Jazz JAMbalaya 6:30 pm
TJI Jazz JAMbalaya @ The Glowbal, Sheraton Tucson Hotel
Jan 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tucson Jazz Institute faculty and students perform for you a mix of Trad, Swing and the American Songbook on Mondays, 6:30-9 pm, at the Glowbal inside the Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites, 5151 E Grant,[...]
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Sly Man & Sheryl Ann 6:30 pm
Sly Man & Sheryl Ann @ Viscount Suite Hotel
Jan 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Daniel “Sly” Slipetsky on piano, Sheryl Ann Mckinley on vocals.
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Arizona Roadrunners 6:30 pm
Arizona Roadrunners @ Wilbur's Grill in The Viscount Hotel
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Arizona Roadrunner’s Big Band play jazz from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Wednseday!
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Autumn Dominguez Quintet 5:00 pm
Autumn Dominguez Quintet @ Main Gate Square
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Autumn Dominguez Quintet @ Main Gate Square
Enjoy a FREE outdoor concert with Autumn Dominguez Quintet live in Geronimo Plaza at 5pm ahead of Maceo Parker & His Big Band live in Centennial Hall at 8pm! Autumn Celia Dominguez, sax; Anthony Gibes,[...]
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 on sale now! 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 at the[...]
Susan Artemis 8:00 pm
Susan Artemis @ The Dusty Monk
Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Susan Artemis-piano & vocals
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Susan Artemis 6:00 pm
Susan Artemis @ Hacienda del Sol
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Solo jazz on the Terraza Patio
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[...]
The Strawberry Jam Session 9:30 pm
The Strawberry Jam Session @ Espresso Art Café
Jan 11 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Come out and swing with us at the weekly Strawberry Jam Session at Espresso Art Cafe! Our house rhythm section this week will feature John Black on bass, Kai Felix on drums, and Jonny Hines[...]
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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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TJI Jazz JAMbalaya 6:30 pm
TJI Jazz JAMbalaya @ The Glowbal, Sheraton Tucson Hotel
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tucson Jazz Institute faculty and students perform for you a mix of Trad, Swing and the American Songbook on Mondays, 6:30-9 pm, at the Glowbal inside the Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites, 5151 E Grant,[...]
DAVID HAZELTINE AND THE NEW YORK ALL-STARS 7:00 pm
DAVID HAZELTINE AND THE NEW YORK ALL-STARS @ Leo Rich Theater
Jan 13 @ 7:00 pm
DAVID HAZELTINE AND THE NEW YORK ALL-STARS @ 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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Arizona Roadrunners 6:30 pm
Arizona Roadrunners @ Wilbur's Grill in The Viscount Hotel
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Arizona Roadrunner’s Big Band play jazz from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Wednseday!
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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AVERAGE WHITE BAND 7:30 pm
AVERAGE WHITE BAND @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 16 @ 7:30 pm
AVERAGE WHITE BAND @ Fox Tucson Theatre
AVERAGE WHITE BAND: One of the top Soul, R & B, and Jazz-Funk groups alive. First known for the timeless instrumental hit Pick Up the Pieces, the band’s future would lie in its diverse songwriting[...]
The Secret Jazz Series: Hard Bop Night 9:00 pm
The Secret Jazz Series: Hard Bop Night @ El Crisol Bar
Jan 16 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mike Monynihan -Tenor Saxophone The Secret Weapon – Piano Thøger Lund – Bass Casey Hadland – Drums 10pm-12pm Jam Session // FREE The Secret Jazz Series is a parallel jazz program during Tucson Jazz Fest[...]
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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[...]
Susan Artemis 8:00 pm
Susan Artemis @ The Dusty Monk
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Susan Artemis-piano & vocals
The Secret Jazz Series: Crooner Night 8:00 pm
The Secret Jazz Series: Crooner Night @ El Crisol Bar
Jan 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Howe Gelb – Vocal Naim Amor – Guitar, Vocal The Secret Weapon – Piano Thøger Lund – Bass Casey Hadland – Drums 10pm-12pm Jam Session // FREE The Secret Jazz Series is a parallel jazz[...]
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NoethenButJazz Quartet 5:00 pm
NoethenButJazz Quartet @ Bar 77 (inside Whole Foods Market)
Jan 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mark Noethen, piano and vocals, Cass Preston, trumpet and vocals Lanny Webb, bass Paul Daniel, drums
Susan Artemis 6:00 pm
Susan Artemis @ Hacienda del Sol
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Solo jazz on the Terraza Patio
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[...]
The Secret Jazz Series: Electro Night // The Jazz Pyramid Scheme 8:00 pm
The Secret Jazz Series: Electro Night // The Jazz Pyramid Scheme @ El Crisol Bar
Jan 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Gus Woodrow – Guitar, Pedals The Secret Weapon – Wurlitzer Thøger Lund – Bass, Keyboards, Pedals Casey Hadland – Drums 10pm-12pm Jam Session // FREE The Secret Jazz Series is a parallel jazz program during[...]
The Strawberry Jam Session 9:30 pm
The Strawberry Jam Session @ Espresso Art Café
Jan 18 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Come out and swing with us at the weekly Strawberry Jam Session at Espresso Art Cafe! Our house rhythm section this week will feature John Black on bass, Kai Felix on drums, and Jonny Hines[...]
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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, Suzanne Santo 7:00 pm
MAVIS STAPLES, Suzanne Santo @ Fox Tucson Theatre
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm
MAVIS STAPLES,  Suzanne Santo @ 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 @ On Toole Avenue and 5th Avenue by Hotel Congress and Maynards
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
DOWNTOWN JAZZ FIESTA @ On Toole Avenue and 5th Avenue by Hotel Congress and Maynards
The Downtown Jazz Fiesta will transform downtown Tucson into a concert destination with bands performing in 4 venues, including 2 outdoor stages on MLK Day (January 20th), from 11am until 5:30pm SCHEDULE Toole Avenue Stage[...]
The Saigon Session 5:30 pm
The Saigon Session @ Miss Saigon Downtown
Jan 20 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Immediately following the downtown fiesta on MLK Day, Miss Saigon & the JGT host a REAL Jazz session for players, enthusiasts and those who truly understand what Jazz is. No country, pop, smooth, etc., here.[...]
TJI Jazz JAMbalaya 6:30 pm
TJI Jazz JAMbalaya @ The Glowbal, Sheraton Tucson Hotel
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tucson Jazz Institute faculty and students perform for you a mix of Trad, Swing and the American Songbook on Mondays, 6:30-9 pm, at the Glowbal inside the Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites, 5151 E Grant,[...]
Phil Davis Trio 7:00 pm
Phil Davis Trio @ Royal Sun Hotel
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phil Davis-guitar, Lamont Arthur-keys, Malik Alkabir-sax. Jazz at Royal Sun Hotel every first and third Monday of the month from 7:00 – 9:00pm!
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Sly Man & Sheryl Ann 6:30 pm
Sly Man & Sheryl Ann @ Viscount Suite Hotel
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Daniel “Sly” Slipetsky on piano, Sheryl Ann Mckinley on vocals.
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Arizona Roadrunners 6:30 pm
Arizona Roadrunners @ Wilbur's Grill in The Viscount Hotel
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Arizona Roadrunner’s Big Band play jazz from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Wednseday!
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Susan Artemis 8:00 pm
Susan Artemis @ The Dusty Monk
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Susan Artemis-piano & vocals
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Susan Artemis 6:00 pm
Susan Artemis @ Hacienda del Sol
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Solo jazz on the Terraza Patio
The Strawberry Jam Session 9:30 pm
The Strawberry Jam Session @ Espresso Art Café
Jan 25 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Come out and swing with us at the weekly Strawberry Jam Session at Espresso Art Cafe! Our house rhythm section this week will feature John Black on bass, Kai Felix on drums, and Jonny Hines[...]
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TJI Jazz JAMbalaya 6:30 pm
TJI Jazz JAMbalaya @ The Glowbal, Sheraton Tucson Hotel
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tucson Jazz Institute faculty and students perform for you a mix of Trad, Swing and the American Songbook on Mondays, 6:30-9 pm, at the Glowbal inside the Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites, 5151 E Grant,[...]
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Arizona Roadrunners 6:30 pm
Arizona Roadrunners @ Wilbur's Grill in The Viscount Hotel
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Arizona Roadrunner’s Big Band play jazz from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Wednseday!
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Susan Artemis 8:00 pm
Susan Artemis @ The Dusty Monk
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Susan Artemis-piano & vocals