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, August 7, 2014 to 08:00pm Faith Hope and JAM! Regular first-Thursday jam session, rhythm section TBA. Fun starts at 6pm!
Thu, August 14, 2014 to 08:00pm Lee Taylor...and friends!

Welcome back saxophonist Lee Taylor, this time joined by bassist Micky Patten and drummer Mo Roberts!

Thu, August 21, 2014 to 08:00pm Life is sweet...

Welcome back vocalist Sina Soul and bassist Rodney Bowe from the band, "Sweet Life"---joined by the one-of-a-kind drummer Douglas Cardwell!

Recent Events

Thu, July 31, 2014 Instant replay!

For the second week in a row---saxophonist Glenn Kostur, plus two newcomers to FHJ, bassist John Blackburn and drummer Kevin Whitcombe!

Thu, July 24, 2014 Guest Host!

Stu MacAskie filling in for Jim, joined by Glenn Kostur, Mo Roberts, and Dimi Disanti!

Thu, July 17, 2014 Welcome back Cathryn!

Enjoy the super-soulful sounds of Cathy McGill on vocals along with newcomer Artha Meadors on bass and Stu Sacco on drums!

Thu, July 10, 2014 Some superb trumpet

Welcome to FHJ trumpeter and KUNM discjockey Paul Gonzales! Accompanied by bassist Milo Jaramillo and drummer Arnaldo Acosta.

Thu, July 3, 2014 to 08:00pm Faith Hope and JAM!

Rhythm section includes Douglas Cardwell on drums and welcome first-timer Maren Hatch on bass!

Thu, June 26, 2014 Swingin' T-bone!

Welcome back trombonist Ben Finberg along with FHJ regulars Mike Olivola on bass and Arnaldo Acosta on drums!

Thu, June 19, 2014 Jazz vocals in the tradition...

Come enjoy one of our own FHJ regulars take the microphone this Thursday as we enjoy Marietta Benevento along with John Bartlit on drums and Dan Spanogle on bass!

Thu, June 12, 2014 to 07:00pm Bebop and Blue!

Enjoy saxophonist Lee Taylor with bassist Colin Deuble and FHJ-newcomer drummer Jay Blea!

Thu, June 5, 2014 to 08:00pm First-Thursday-Jammin!

Featuring drummer John Trentacosta, bassist Mike Olivola and saxophonist Sam Reid on the rhythm section...plus the unknowns for the jam!

Thu, May 29, 2014 Legendary jazz guitar!!!

Come experience the one-and-only Mike Anthony on jazz guitar, as only Mike can do it!  Add to that bassist Milo Jaramillo and drummer Stu Sacco for a swingin' good time!

Thu, May 22, 2014 Deep Pocket Saxophone!

Welcome back saxophonist Glenn Kostur! Joined by bassist Micky Patten and drummer John Bartlit.


Come hear vocalist HILLARY SMITH backed up by drummer Paul Palmer and bassist Rodney Bowe!  Following the regular FHJ will be an open jam from 8pm ON so don't miss this one!!!

Thu, May 8, 2014 Smooth Jazz...

Welcome back trumpeter RYAN MONTANO! Accompanied by bassist Andy Zydrozny and drummer Arnaldo Acosta.

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