A brand-new performing arts organization, Mesa Jazz and Blues Theater is kicking off its inaugural season on October 2 at 6:45 p.m. with a star-studded show and celebration. The non-profit was created for the education and preservation of America’s music: Jazz, Blues and R&B. The grand opening features: The Rhythm Edition Band, Jeff Burkett as Sir Elton, the Motown Queen – Sandra Bassett, the Beth Lederman Jazz Trio, who will then be joined by famous jazz singer Dennis Rowland. The final performer will be legendary blues singer, Big Pete Pearson and his band. Learn more at www.mesajazzblues.com.