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, February 11, 2016 5:30pm Cats away...Dimi will play!

Guitarist Dimi Disanti is back!  Dimi will be taking over FHJ this week, giving Cohort Jim a break! Quartet players TBA.

Recent Events

Thu, February 4, 2016 5:30pm Dynamic Duo!

You've heard them at the jams...now hear them in the quartet hour! Pianist Scott Hooker and vocalist Janna Nelson! Joining them will be Santa Fe drummer John Trentacosta and Micky Patten back on the double bass!

Thu, January 28, 2016 5:30pm Swingin' Sax-o-ma-phone!

It's saxophonist Lee Taylor with drummer Mo Roberts and bassist Mike Olivola!

Thu, January 21, 2016 5:30pm Boston's loss...Albuquerque's Gain!

Enjoy the nuanced jazz vocals of retired Berklee School of Music Professor Diane Richardson along with the dynamic duo of bassist Milo Jaramillo plus drummer John Bartlit!

Thu, January 14, 2016 5:30pm Mixing it up!

Virtuosity + versatility as we feature (ordinarily bassist) Micky Patten on guitar, and (normally guitarist) Reed Easterwood on bass!  Add FHJ newcomer Fernando Garavito on drums and we're ready for something brand new for FHJ!

Thu, January 7, 2016 5:30pm Kicking into 2016!

Come enjoy a jammin' quartet featuring the sounds of FHJ newcomer Jesse Montijo on saxophone plus the familiar faces of bassist Colin Deuble and drummer Arnaldo Acosta!

Thu, December 31, 2015 No FHJ...New Year's Eve Happy New Year everyone!
Thu, December 24, 2015 no FHJ...Christmas Eve Merry Christmas to all!
Thu, December 17, 2015 5:30pm Holiday Spirit!

Please welcome vocalist Judy Christopher to FHJ! She'll be singing a blend of standards and holiday fav's along with bassist Micky Patten, Santa Fe drummer Cal Haines, and as a special bonus Glenn Kostur on saxophone! OUR LAST FHJ OF 2015!

Thu, December 10, 2015 5:30am Trombone, with nuance

It's trombonist Chris Buckholz this week with drummer Douglas Cardwell and bassist Mark Tatum!

Thu, December 3, 2015 5:30pm Just Flugeling Around

Welcome back flugelhornist Ron Helman with drummer Jay Blea and bassist Dan Spanogle!

Thu, November 26, 2015 Thanksgiving - NO FHJ There will be no FHJ on Thursday November 26.
Thu, November 19, 2015 5:30pm Lee is back

Lee Taylor treats us to some swinging tenor saxophone as only Lee can do, along with bassist Micky Patten and first-time-for-FHJ drummer Josh English!

Thu, November 12, 2015 5:30pm Jazz flute ala Bonnie!

This week it's flautist Bonnie Schmader along with bassist Rodney Bowe and drummer Will Hanley!

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