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, March 5, 2015 6:00pm Wide Open Jazz Jam!

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!

Thu, March 12, 2015 7:00pm Jazz vocals at their finest

A new FHJ first-timer! Welcome jazz-vocalist Patti Littlefield! On drums will be Douglas Cardwell and on bass, Micky Patten!

Thu, March 19, 2015 7:00pm Guest keyboardist Steve Figueroa!

Jim plays hookey this week! Sitting in the keyboard chair is one of Albuquerque's finest keyboardists Steve Figueroa! Rhythm section TBA.

Thu, March 26, 2015 7:00pm Budding saxophone talent!

FHJ welcomes UNM student alto-saxophonist Orlando Madrid! Joining him will be drummer Mo Roberts and bassist Mike Olivola.

Thu, April 2, 2015 No FHJ - Maundy Thursday There will be no Faith, Hope and Jazz this Thursday due to the Maundy Thursday service at Monte Vista Christian Church.
Thu, April 9, 2015 7:00pm Local Smooth Jazz Recording Artist!

Welcome trumpeter and recording artist Ryan Montano, with Arnaldo Acosta on drums and Colin Deuble on bass!

Recent Events

Thu, February 26, 2015 7:00pm Swingin' singin' sax...

Of returning saxophonist Aaron Lovato! Drummer Arnaldo Acosta an bassist Colin Deuble also on deck!

Thu, February 19, 2015 7:00pm Mardi Gras Special: dixieland by the Route 66 Revelers!!!

Back for a second year, with their traditional dixieland! Thursday is Shrove Tuesday at MVFS!

Thu, February 12, 2015 7:00pm Be-bop saxophone!

Welcome back saxophonist Lee Taylor along with drummer Kevin Whitcombe and bassist Milo Jaramillo!

Thu, February 5, 2015 6:00pm Double Feature!!!

A little something different this month: we'll have our regular first-Thursday jazz jam at 6pm, followed by trombonist Ben Finberg at 7pm! He'll be joined by drummer John Trentacosta, bassist Andy Zydrozny, after which we will continue the jam till 8pm!

Thu, January 29, 2015 7:00pm Tasteful strings...

Enjoy tasteful and inventive sounds of guitarist Reed Easterwood, drummer John Bartlit and bassist Mike Olivola!

Thu, January 22, 2015 7:00pm First time featured artist

Welcome tenor saxophonist Kirk Landin to FHJ! A regular at the first-Thursday jams, Kirk is featured this week with bassist Colin Deuble and drummer Mo Roberts.

Thu, January 15, 2015 7:00pm Jazz Vocals, with a touch of soul

Our featured singer will be Tracey Whitney! Joining her in the rhythm section will be Mickey Patten on bass, Arnaldo Acosta on drums, as usual Cohort Jim on keys. Fun starts at 7pm!

Thu, January 8, 2015 6:00pm First Jam of 2015

Rhythm section Douglas Cardwell (drums) and Colin Deuble (bass), can't beat that! Jazz jam starts at 6pm...musicians welcome!

Thu, January 1, 2015 New Year's Day Faith Hope and Jazz will resume on January 8, 2015, with our first JAZZ JAM of 2015!
Thu, December 25, 2014 Christmas Day Faith Hope and Jazz will resume on January 8, 2015.
Thu, December 18, 2014 7:00pm Special Christmas Party!

We're spreading our wings with an all-star frontline: saxophonist Glenn Kostur, trombonist Chris Buckholz, and trumpeter Paul Gonzales!  Bassist Maren Hatch will be laying the foundation while drummer Arnaldo Acosta keeps it swinging. This is what we call Christmas cheer!

Thu, December 11, 2014 7:00pm In the holiday mood!

Come enjoy standards and songs of the season as sung by vocalist Marietta Benevento, along with bassist Milo Jaramillo and drummer John Bartlit!  Ho ho ho!

Thu, December 4, 2014 6:00pm Faith Hope and JAM!

Rhythm section includes bassist Mike Olivola and drummer Mo Roberts!

Two hours, 6-8pm!

FHJ is sponsored by Monte Vista Church.  » Contact Us