JAZZ meets POETRY is a new series at The Nash for 2017-2018 that places poets and jazz musicians center stage to make art that is expressive, interactive and captivating.
Part theatre part concert, this performance showcases how jazz has shaped the continuum of Civil Rights with original poetry, spoken word and musical accompaniment provided by The Nash.
MUSIC by The Stakes, the Valley’s source for live Hip-Hop, Jazz & Soul! The Stakes are: Lord Kash and ZeeDubb (MCs), Marah Armenta (vocals), Ben Scolaro (piano), Luis Martinez (guitar), Paul McAfee (bass), Kevin Phillips (drums), Alan Acosta (alto sax), Tyler Bauer (tenor sax) and Jaime Barrios (trumpet).
POETRY and READINGS by Eunique Yazzie; Tamika Lamb; Rashaad Thomas; Arian Nicole; Tremikus Muhammad; Leah Marche; Mike Pfister. More to be announced!
Advance tickets: $15, $8 Students (25 & under w/ ID). At the door: $20, $10 Students (25 & under w/ ID).
The JAZZ meets POETRY series is co-presented by Marché-Pfister Productions and The Nash.