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

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

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

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

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

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

Recent Events

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

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