Faith, Hope and Jazz! is a weekly experiment in jazz worship and community experience, sponsored by Monte Vista Church.  We meet each week 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

On the first Thursday of each month, there is an Open Jam which starts at 6pm, one hour prior to the regular FHJ experience.  More...






Upcoming Events

Thu, November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving There will be no FHJ this week.

Recent Events

Thu, November 20, 2014 7:00pm SPECIAL EVENT: the legendary Bobby Shew!

That's right, trumpeter BOBBY SHEW will be joining us along with bassist John Blackburn and Santa Fe drummer Cal Haines for a most-memorable set!

Thu, November 13, 2014 7:00pm Guest Host Dimi Disanti

While Cohort Jim plays hookey, c'mon down for a change of pace while guitarist Dimi Disanti hosts this week! Band also features Lee Taylor on sax, Mo Roberts on drums and Milo Jaramillo on bass!

Thu, November 6, 2014 6:00pm Faith Hope and JAMMMM!!!

Just to mix it up we've got Santa Fe drummer Mark Clark and also from Santa Fe bassist Andy Zydrozny! Players and singers WELCOME!

Thu, October 30, 2014 7:00pm Glenn is back!!!

Tenor saxophonist Glenn Kostur (director of UNM jazz studies and of the AJO ) will rock us along with bassist Marin Hatch and drummer Mo Roberts!

Thu, October 23, 2014 7:00pm Sophisticated and swinging

Enjoy the trumpet sounds of KUNM disc jockey Paul Gonzales as he throws down with bassist Colin Deuble and drummer Stu Sacco!

Thu, October 16, 2014 7:00pm A new voice in town!

Back as a featured singer we'll enjoy Carla Van Blake this week, along with bassist Milo Jaramillo and drummer Kevin Whitcombe!

Thu, October 9, 2014 7:00pm Lee is back!

This week it's the swinging tenor sax of Lee Taylor along with John Bartlit on drums and Micky Patten on bass!

Thu, October 2, 2014 6:00am Time for JAMMIN!!!

Another first-Thursday 2-hour jazz jam! Start time is an hour early at 6pm! Rhythm section includes drummer Douglas Cardwell and bassist Mike Olivola.

Thu, September 25, 2014 7:00pm Stylistic jazz trumpet...

Of Albuquerque's own talented recording artist Ryan Montano! Also Arnaldo Acosta on drums and Micky Patten on bass.

Thu, September 18, 2014 7:00pm The Legendary Mike Anthony

Guitarist Mike Anthony will be joined by drummer Stu Sacco and bassist Mike Olivola!

Thu, September 11, 2014 7:00pm The Magical Michael Herndon

On a special day of rememberance, come be inspired with the superb sounds of vocalist Michael Herndon, accompanied by bassist Milo Jaramillo and drummer Arnaldo Acosta!

Thu, September 4, 2014 6:00pm September's Jam!!!

C'mon down to Monte Vista Fire Station this Thursday for a rocking good time! Drummer Cal Haines, bassist Colin Deuble, along with the ever effervescent Jim Ahrend; will anchor the thousands of musicians who drop in on the first Thursdays to play a little jazz with their friends.

Thu, August 28, 2014 7:00pm Sweet sweet sounds...

Welcome a new face trumpeter Chief Sanchez, this time joined by bassist Milo Jaramillo and drummer Stu Sacco!

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