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!


Upcoming Events

Thu, September 10, 2015 6:00pm A flaut by any other name...

Enjoy the jazz flute sounds of Lisa Nichols with bassist Micky Patten and drummer Wil Hanley!

Recent Events

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!)

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!

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