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Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix
1125 N 3rd Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85003
Step out and groove in our traditional Japanese Garden while enjoying live jazz, wine sampling, lantern display and happy hour.
Jazz pianist Beth Leaderman will duo with special guest Blaise Lantana of KJZZ on June 4th and again with Sax artist Mary Petrich on June 18th.
Wine and Sake sampling will be offered by our friends at Kokopelli Winery and Hiro Sake the best Sake around! Guests 21 and over will recieve one sampling ticket to be used at either vendor unpon paying admission. And of course our Japanese Bar will be stocked and ready for Happy Hour!
Free small snacks will be provided to guests at the bar.
Beth Lederman bethlederman.com
She is well-known for her sophisticated jazz and rhythmic Brazilian and Latin-jazz piano styles, not only in the Phoenix area, but throughout the Western U.S. from Canada to Mexico. She has been playing professionally for more than twenty years, leading several bands and playing with such well-known names as The Diamonds, Bobbie Vinton, and the Drifters, as well as with local artists such as Dave Cook, Pete Pancrazi, Alice Tatum, Dennis Rowland, Renee Patrick, Paul McDermand, and her own groups, Jazz Con Alma and Novo Mundo. Her music is melodic, fun, fluid, passionate, innovative, heartfelt, rhythmic, eclectic, honest, artistic, humorous, spontaneous…and great!
Mary Petrich marypetrich.com
$4 Senior (+62), Military and Students (with ID)