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, December 25, 2014 Christmas Day Faith Hope and Jazz will resume on January 8, 2015.
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!

Recent Events

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!

Thu, October 23, 2014 7:00pm Sophisticated and swinging

Enjoy the trumpet sounds of KUNM disc jockey Paul Gonzales as he throws down with bassist Colin Deuble and drummer Stu Sacco!

Thu, October 16, 2014 7:00pm A new voice in town!

Back as a featured singer we'll enjoy Carla Van Blake this week, along with bassist Milo Jaramillo and drummer Kevin Whitcombe!

Thu, October 9, 2014 7:00pm Lee is back!

This week it's the swinging tenor sax of Lee Taylor along with John Bartlit on drums and Micky Patten on bass!

Thu, October 2, 2014 6:00am Time for JAMMIN!!!

Another first-Thursday 2-hour jazz jam! Start time is an hour early at 6pm! Rhythm section includes drummer Douglas Cardwell and bassist Mike Olivola.

Thu, September 25, 2014 7:00pm Stylistic jazz trumpet...

Of Albuquerque's own talented recording artist Ryan Montano! Also Arnaldo Acosta on drums and Micky Patten on bass.

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