UUCP Musicians Play to Our Pets!

Does your pet like music? Bring it to our pet blessing service this Sunday, March 20, to find out! Our own UUCP musicians will be playing songs about animals and our relationships with them.

Blues & Roots with the Sugar Thieves

UUCP’s service on Sunday, March 13, features the American roots music of Mikel Lander and Meridith Moore, the couple at the core of one of Phoenix’ most popular bands, The Sugar Thieves. Meridith’s deep, sultry voice and Mikel’s gritty guitar picking and raspy vocals create powerful sets of blues, country, folk, gospel and rock and

Funky Grooves with Guitarist Steven Himmelstein

UUCP’s service on Sunday, March 6, features funky guitarist Steven Himmelstein. Steve is a fixture of Arizona’s jazz and contemporary scene, playing with and recording for many local artists. He books music for several downtown clubs, and has recently been augmenting his solo guitar shows with an 8-string guitar and electronic drum triggers. Here’s a video

Flamenco Guitar with Kristofer Hill

UUCP’s service on Sunday, February 20, features flamenco guitarist Kristofer Hill. Kris was already a busy working musician in Phoenix many years ago, playing percussion and guitar with many bands and dance troupes. Then he spent a few years living in Spain studying flamenco and returned as one of our city’s premiere flamenco guitarists. He

Virtuoso Accordionist Tony Putrino

UUCP’s service on Sunday, February 13 features virtuoso accordionist Tony Putrino. Tony’s ability to play just about anything on piano and accordion—not just polkas, but jazz, rock, tangos, ballads, reggae, and more—have made him a busy musician, not just on Phoenix’s biggest musical stages, but also on television and in theater. Here’s a recording of Tony