Where to Find Live Jazz in Scottsdale and Phoenix

ASU Kerr Cultural Center Jazz

Photo courtesy of ASU Kerr Cultural Center

There are many types of jazz being played out there. There's smooth jazz, Latin jazz, swing jazz, and other types, sometimes crossing over into each other and into other categories of music. Here are some establishments in the Phoenix area where you can go to listen to live jazz.

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Kazimierz World Wine Bar 

7137 E Stetson Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, USA
Phone +1 480-946-3004

Downtown Scottsdale
Best described as live jazz in a lounge environment. Kazimierz offers traditional/standards on Mondays & Thursdays, and 'wildcard' on Sundays. Kazimierz has a bohemian, old-world atmosphere and is smoke-free. Full bar, 21 and over only, dress up or down. Entertainment charge begins at 8 p.m. on live music nights.

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Lakeshore Music

700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA
Phone +1 480-350-2822

Tempe Center for the Arts
Jazz musicians perform at the Tempe Center for the Arts. There are monthly concerts October through May.

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The Nash

110 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Phone +1 602-795-0464

Downtown Phoenix
The Nash is owned by Jazz in Arizona, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Live performances include classic jazz and new music, performances by student musicians, local pros and touring artists, weekly jazz jam sessions, workshops; master classes; and clinics.

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The Rhythm Room

1019 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014, USA
Phone +1 602-265-4842

Roots, Blues & Concert Club" in central Phoenix that hosts local and national musical acts. Online calendar is kept up-to-date. Usually 21+.

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ASU Kerr Cultural Center

6110 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253-5413, USA
Phone +1 480-596-2660

This venue has a jazz series, all ages. Kerr Cultural Center has been managed by ASU Gammage since 1981.

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The Lost Leaf

914 N 5th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Phone +1 602-258-0014

Downtown Phoenix
A variety of live and DJ music takes place at this downtown bar. Not all of it is jazz, but you can check the schedule and see who is performing. 21+ only, no cover.

You can also check out the local FM radio stations for the ride back home after the show.

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