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 5:30pm!!!  Every week we now feature an open jazz jam from 6-7pm, followed by our weekly quartet of featured artists at 6:30pm as usual.  Musicians and singers welcome!


Upcoming Events

Thu, October 15, 2015 5:30pm Trombone and harmonica at play!

Enjoy the inimitable Phil Arnold plus first-time FHJ drummer Kerry Pine (another jam-regular!) and one of the working-est bassists in town Colin Deuble!

Thu, October 22, 2015 5:30pm Glenn is back

Saxophonist extraordinaire Glenn Kostur returns with first-time FHJ appearance of Mike Harris on drums and Santa Fe's Andy Zydrozny on bass!

Recent Events

Thu, October 8, 2015 5:30pm SWING DANCE WEEKEND kickoff event!

FHJ hosts the unofficial kickoff of the swing dance weekend Oct 9-11, featuring 23 hours of swing dance music and 7 bands! More info at: http://abqjass.com/

Thu, October 1, 2015 5:30pm Chiefo!

Trumpeter Chief Sanchez is back at FHJ for more latin-jazz fun! Arnaldo Acosta on kit and Milo Jaramillo on bass! Watch out!

Thu, September 24, 2015 5:30pm Trombonist innovative...

Welcome back Santa Fe trombonist Ben Finberg, this time with drummer Douglas Cardwell and bassist John Blackburn!

Thu, September 17, 2015 5:30pm The Michael is back!

Get ready for the energetic vocals of Mike Herndon! Add to the some bass by Artha Meadors and drummer Mo Roberts and you've got a full house!

Thu, September 10, 2015 5:30pm A flaut by any other name...

Enjoy the jazz flute sounds of Lisa Nichols with bassist Micky Patten and drummer Wil HanleyPLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE: from now on it will be 5:30 Jam and 6:30 featured quartet!

Thu, September 3, 2015 7:00pm NM legend Mike Anthony

Recipient of NM Music Award's Lifetime Achievement award, guitarist Mike Anthony will be featured with drummer Mo Roberts and bassist Mike Olivola!

Thu, September 3, 2015 6:00pm ATTENTION: to all of you who love FHJ

There will be a VERY IMPORTANT MEETING held at 6pm at Monte Vista Fire Station in place of the jam.  The regular jam will resume the following week on Sept. 10.  All of you who care about the future of this series and this community are urged to attend!

Thu, August 27, 2015 6:00pm Reed is back!

Guitarist Reed Easterwood will be featured with bassist Maren Hatch and drummer Andy Poling!

Thu, August 20, 2015 6:00pm A NM Legend

Welcome multi-instrumentalist Arlen Asher along with Cal Haines on drums and newcomer bassist Timothy Fenton!

Thu, August 13, 2015 6:00pm Cornet, In the Tradition

Come enjoy cornetist Chris Williams, bassist Rodney Bowe and drummer John Bartlit for some early traditional jazz!

Thu, August 6, 2015 6:00pm Taylor made!

Saxophonist Lee Taylor that is!  Come down and check out one of our very favorite saxophonists along with Arnaldo Acosta on drums and Milo Jaramillo on bass!

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!)

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