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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WEEKLY JAZZ JAMS AT 6PM!!!
REGULAR FEATURED ARTISTS
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!
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!
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!
For the second time this month a very swinging trombonist! Phil Arnold will be joined by bassist Mike Olivola and drummer John Bartlit!
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!
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!
We welcome guitarist and jam session regular Bill West to FHJ, along with drummer Jay Blea and bassist Rodney Bowe!
Welcome back Santa Fe area flugelhorn player Ron Helman, along with drummer John Bartlit and bassist Maren Hatch!
Enjoy KUNM DJ and trumpeter Paul Gonzales along with local legendary drummer Pete Amahl and the seasoned sounds of luthier/bassist Mike Olivola!
Welcome trumpeter and recording artist Ryan Montano, with Arnaldo Acosta on drums and Colin Deuble on bass!
FHJ welcomes UNM student alto-saxophonist Orlando Madrid! Joining him will be drummer Mo Roberts and bassist Mike Olivola.
Jim plays hookey this week! Sitting in the keyboard chair is one of Albuquerque's finest keyboardists Steve Figueroa! Rhythm section will include Milo Jaramillo on bass and Arnaldo Acosta on drums.
A new FHJ first-timer! Welcome jazz-vocalist Patti Littlefield! On drums will be Douglas Cardwell and on bass, Micky Patten! Also a special appearance by STEVE STUCKER of KOB who will be telling us about his non-profit organization which we will be sponsoring for the rest of March.
It's a 2-hour full-out jam starting at 6pm with drummer Cal Haines, bassist John Blackburn and keyboardist Jim Ahrend in the rhythm section! Calling all jazz artists!
Of returning saxophonist Aaron Lovato! Drummer Arnaldo Acosta an bassist Colin Deuble also on deck!