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Church of the Beatitudes Jazz Concert Series feat. Brett Reed & Union 32 Quintet
(Phoenix, Ariz.)– The art of jazz is never more celebrated than at The Church of the Beatitudes Jazz Coffee House Concert Series. The concert series features some of Arizona’s most prolific jazz artists. Returning to the Nelson Hall stage on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at 6 p.m. is a performance by Brett Reed and the Union 32 Quintet.
Vibist Dr. Brett Reed fronts a dynamic jazz ensemble consisting of Keith Kelly on winds, Adam Roberts on saxes, Ben Hedquist on bass, and Ryan Anthony on drums. With innovative techniques that showcase his 4-mallet approach to the vibes, Dr. Brett Reed expands upon the traditional and presents a unique experience for listeners both new and schooled in the art of jazz.
Jazz Coffee House Series Concerts are held in Nelson Hall at Church of the Beatitudes and feature relaxed performances, refreshments and talk-backs with the musicians. In all, music lovers will experience exciting live jazz music performances on 5 different Sundays from November 2018 to May 2019. The full concert series includes: Josh Wilson Jazz, Nov. 18; Cinco de Moio Minus 1, Jan. 20; Brett Reed Quartet, Feb. 17; Beth Lederman Quartet, March 17; and Boneyard Band, May 19.
About the Arts Council at Church of the Beatitudes: From our campus grounds to the top of the beautiful stained glass Great West Window, Church of the Beatitudes is proud to celebrate a thriving tradition in visual arts. The Arts Council at Beatitudes is host to local art exhibits in the Worship Center, provides beautification for Sunday worship, maintains our treasured artistic contributions, and gives back to the local community by coordinating top-notch, “coffee shop-style” jazz concerts.
About the Church of the Beatitudes: Church of the Beatitudes is an open and affirming, progressive Christian community of faith-keeping and faith-seeking people grounded in stories and truths contained in the scriptures. We are open to insights and interpretations of God revealed to us through new experiences, different faiths and diverse cultures. We provide opportunities for the formation of Christian ideas through spiritual enrichment, to offer the education and training for Progressive Christians to find their own way of understanding Jesus, and to be empowered to enrich society. To learn more, go to www.beatitudeschurch.org or call (602) 264-1221.