Faith, Hope and Jazz! is a weekly experiment in jazz worship and community experience, sponsored by Monte Vista Church.  Starting January 9 2014, FHJ will be held at Monte Vista Fire Station on Central Ave., Nob Hill [map/directions], every Thursday at 7pm, and features a different jazz quartet each week, from some of Albuquerque's finest jazz musicians










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ATTENTION!!!  Due to the success of our montly jazz jams, we have now expanded our JAM SESSIONS to happen WEEKLY at 6pm!!!  Every week we now feature an open jazz jam from 6-7pm, followed by our featured artist at 7pm as usual.  Musicians and singers welcome!


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Recent Events

Thu, July 30, 2015 7:00pm Another jam-regular...featured!

Welcome vocalist Allison Davis along with drummer Douglas Cardwell and bassist Micky Patten!

Thu, July 23, 2015 7:00pm Modes and Moods!

Welcome saxophonist Kanoa Kaluhiweh (from May's feature, the "Chick Corea Flura Purim Project")!!! First-time FHJ-er Diego Arencon on drums and Colin Deuble on bass.

Thu, July 16, 2015 7:00pm Jam regular now featured!

Guitarist Vic Romanelli will be joined by Mo Roberts on drums and John Blackburn on bass! (Watch out...including Cohort Jim that makes THREE ex-NY-ers! Fughetaboudit!)

Thu, July 9, 2015 7:00pm Cohort Jim gets a break...DIMI!

The amazing guitarist Dimi Disanti will be filling in for Cohort Jim this week, along with bassist Milo Jaramillo, drummer Mark Clark and trumpeter Paul Gonzales! Yay!

Thu, July 2, 2015 7:00pm A Winn-ing guitar

Welcome back guitarist Lewis Winn (from "Alpha Cats")! Just for spice, add in first-time-FHJ-er Andy Poling on drums and Dan Spanogle on bass!

Thu, June 25, 2015 7:00pm More swinging sax!

Welcome jam-session regular Kirk Landin with Santa Fe rhythm-players John Trentacosta on drums and Andy Zydrozny on bass!

Thu, June 18, 2015 7:00pm Tenor Madness!

It doesn't get better than saxophonist Glenn Kostur along with Milo Jaramillo on bass and Kevin Whitcombe on drums!

Thu, June 11, 2015 7:00pm Swinging and sophisticated vocals!

A very familiar face at FHJ, this week enjoy more vocals from our own Marietta Benevento as she is joined by bassist Micky Patten and drummer Cal Haines!

Thu, June 4, 2015 7:00pm The amazing trumpet of Tony Lujan

You may have heard Tony Lujan at our second birthday party on May 14. He will be our feature this day along with Colin Deuble on bass and Arnaldo Acosta on drums!  Rumor has it saxophonist Lee Taylor will also be making an appearance!

Thu, May 28, 2015 7:00pm The 'Flora' Project

Covering material from Chick Corea/Flora Purim Return to Forever/Light as a Feather, this project features vocalist Jackie Zamora, bassist Colin Deuble, drummer Cal Haines, saxophonist Kanoa Kaluiweh and FHJ's own Jim Ahrend on keys. Come enjoy fusion/brazilian jazz seldom heard live!

Thu, May 21, 2015 7:00pm It's Trombone month!

For the second time this month a very swinging trombonist!  Phil Arnold will be joined by bassist Mike Olivola and drummer John Bartlit!

Thu, May 14, 2015 6:00pm FHJ SECOND BIRTHDAY BONANZA!

It's a TWO HOUR JAM with drummer Mo Roberts and bassist Milo Jaramillo and as many jammers as we can fit into 2 hours! Help us celebrate another milestone in the life of this little community experiment! Munchies and cake too!

Thu, May 7, 2015 7:00pm Trombone, with finese

Enjoy UNM professor trombonist Chris Buckholz swinging along with NM Philharmonic Principal Timpanist Douglas Cardwell on the jazz kit, and Grandma's music owner Micky Patten on double-bass!

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