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Jazz in Arizona

Sunday, June 19, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (MST)


Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Advance General Admission
Advance purchase of General Admission ticket; will be $35 at the door.
Ended $30.00 $0.00
VIP Reserved Seat
VIP Reserved Seat is for premium reserved tables and help to sponsor the event.
Ended $50.00 $0.00
Ten VIP reserved seats at a most premium table in the ballroom, with sponsorship acknowledgment at the dance. (Displayed price is per seat; select quantity of 10 seats, please).
Ended $50.00 $0.00
Active Military & Immediate Family
Military – Open to all active duty military personnel, reservists, retired or disabled veterans and their immediate families. We offer this discount to thank them for their outstanding service to this nation and to make jazz more accessible to them. Those requesting the discount should present a valid military ID.
Ended $24.00 $0.00
Advance Jazz in AZ Members
Available to current JiA members. Tickets at the door will be $30.
Ended $25.00 $0.00
Children Under 18
Children accompanied by parents/guardians for those wishing to make the event a Father's Day family affair.
Ended $10.00 $0.00


Event Details

The Annual Father’s Day Big Band Dance starring the incomparable former Count Basie Orchestra vocalist Dennis Rowland and Clark Krueger’s Extreme Decibel Big Band will be held at The Scottsdale Plaza Resort on Sunday, June 19th from 3 to 7 p.m. The dance is a fundraiser to support the youth jazz education and scholarship programs of Jazz in AZ and Young Sounds of Arizona.

Playing the opening dance set will be Young Sounds of Arizona, a big band comprising the finest high school jazz musicians from across the Valley.

Popular dance instructor and AZ Lindy Hop Society founder Steve Conrad will offer a practical dance lesson during the transition between bands at 3:50pm. 

At 4:15pm, former Count Basie vocalist Dennis Rowland will front Clark Kruger’s Extreme Decibel Big Band, performing classic dance repertoire and familiar songs made popular by Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joe Williams and other icons.

Later in the afternoon, Jazz in AZ will award scholarships to a number of talented applicants who are pursuing further jazz studies at summer camps or college in the Fall.



FREE salsa & chips | cash bar | appetizing food menu available. 


Listeners & dancers welcome.


Net proceeds support Jazz in AZ and Young Sounds of Arizona.


Have questions about JAZZ IN AZ FATHER'S DAY DANCE ? Contact Jazz in Arizona

When & Where

The Scottsdale Plaza Resort - Grand Ballroom
7200 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Sunday, June 19, 2011 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (MST)

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Jazz in Arizona

Jazz in Arizona (Jazz in AZ) is committed to the presentation of LIVE JAZZ -- America's original art form -- and to cultivating future jazz musicians, educators and audiences through education, scholarship and community outreach programs.

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