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, November 26, 2015 Thanksgiving - NO FHJ There will be no FHJ on Thursday November 26.
Thu, December 3, 2015 5:30pm Just Flugeling Around

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

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

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

Recent Events

Thu, November 19, 2015 5:30am 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!

Thu, November 5, 2015 5:30pm Dimi is back!

Filling in for cohort Jim is guitarist Dimi Disanti along with drummer John Bartlit, bassist Mike Olivola and saxophonist Kanoa Kaluhiweh!

Thu, October 29, 2015 5:30pm Albuquerque's own Raelette

Welcome back vocalist Tracey Whitney and first-time FHJ bassist Stephen Dewave along with our good friend, drummer Mo Roberts!

Thu, October 22, 2015 5:30pm Glenn is back

Saxophonist extraordinaire Glenn Kostur returns with first-time FHJ appearance of Mike Harris on drums and Santa Fe's Andy Zydrozny on bass!

Thu, October 15, 2015 5:30pm Trombone and harmonica at play!

Enjoy the inimitable Phil Arnold plus first-time FHJ drummer Kerry Pine (another jam-regular!) and one of the working-est bassists in town Colin Deuble!

Thu, October 8, 2015 5:30pm SWING DANCE WEEKEND kickoff event!

FHJ hosts the unofficial kickoff of the swing dance weekend Oct 9-11, featuring 23 hours of swing dance music and 7 bands! More info at: http://abqjass.com/

Thu, October 1, 2015 5:30pm Chiefo!

Trumpeter Chief Sanchez is back at FHJ for more latin-jazz fun! Arnaldo Acosta on kit and Milo Jaramillo on bass! Watch out!

Thu, September 24, 2015 5:30pm Trombonist innovative...

Welcome back Santa Fe trombonist Ben Finberg, this time with drummer Douglas Cardwell and bassist John Blackburn!

Thu, September 17, 2015 5:30pm The Michael is back!

Get ready for the energetic vocals of Mike Herndon! Add to the some bass by Artha Meadors and drummer Mo Roberts and you've got a full house!

Thu, September 10, 2015 5:30pm A flaut by any other name...

Enjoy the jazz flute sounds of Lisa Nichols with bassist Micky Patten and drummer Wil HanleyPLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE: from now on it will be 5:30 Jam and 6:30 featured quartet!

Thu, September 3, 2015 7:00pm NM legend Mike Anthony

Recipient of NM Music Award's Lifetime Achievement award, guitarist Mike Anthony will be featured with drummer Mo Roberts and bassist Mike Olivola!

Thu, September 3, 2015 6:00pm ATTENTION: to all of you who love FHJ

There will be a VERY IMPORTANT MEETING held at 6pm at Monte Vista Fire Station in place of the jam.  The regular jam will resume the following week on Sept. 10.  All of you who care about the future of this series and this community are urged to attend!

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