Ben Hedquist Quintet at The Nash Phoenix - Joseph Berg Live Jazz Photographer Phoenix ArizonaRead More
Come to The Nash and hear some of the best players in the Valley and beyond as they enjoy this essential tradition of jazz: the jam session, led by none other than world-renowned drummer and name-sake, Lewis Nash.
Eric Rasmussen-alto sax, Dr. Jesse McGuire-trumpet, Michael Lake-trombone, Michael Kocour-piano, Chris Finet-bass, Lewis Nash-drums
Joseph Berg Jazz Music Photographer Phoenix - Beth Lederman and Jazz Con Alma perform at The Nash Jazz PhoenixRead More
Imagine receiving an invitation to a gala featuring John Coltrane, Sigmund Freud, and Faust. Bruce Forman’s “The Red Guitar” is all that and more. It draws on Forman’s decades of experience as a formidable jazz guitarist and his considerable skill as a storyteller and teacher, producing a work that is greater than the sum of its dazzling parts.
A story in and about jazz, The Red Guitar showcases Bruce Forman’s genre—breaking inventiveness and his ability to improvise and create within a classical form. Enlisting the full power of the jazz idiom and integrating it with seasoned and provocative story-telling, he confronts the dilemma of artistic obsession face-to-face—by creating a work of art that simultaneously explores and demonstrates the hold that music has over its most ardent followers, the hold that poses itself as a life-or-death, must-be-solved-question to Forman and his ilk: “The Red Guitar. Do you play it…or does it play you?
Spiffy - Michael Kocour, Eric Schneider, Bruce Forman, and Dom Moio perform at The Nash Jazz Phoenix - Joseph Berg Jazz Concert PhotographyRead More
Eli del Puerto at the Hotel Andaluz Albuquerque New Mexico - Joseph Berg Photography the best concert photographer in Albuquerque, New MexicoRead More