Neamen Lyles & Friends ~


Talented, passionate, heartfelt, soul and R&B infused
saxophone national recording artist  ~  Neamen Lyles

Neamen Lyles and Friends


joined  by the legendary, highly talented, bassist Mel Brown, award winning keyboard
  musician Kevin Hamilton, on lead guitar Paul Amquist, Fred Boswell Jr. on drums,

     national recording artist,  vocalist Teri Tobin,  and the rising dynamic voice

 of ~ Eric Loveres.
Heart, life, hot & soul filled, R&B infused...
contemporary smooth jazz.


Neamen, "Moment of Truth",  interview & album teaser [on YouTube]

"Moment of Truth" once again puts Neamen’s gifts  – compositional, performative, improvisational, expressive, and ultimately spiritual – into the spotlight in a way that few artists can accomplish so early in their careers.


"...Innervision Records is excited to continue to release several new singles and new albums from both new and established Innervision artists and happy to announce the addition of Arizona native Saxophonist Neamen Lyles to the roster.   Lyles new single will hit the airwaves first week in June [2018] with his full CD "Moment Of Truth" to follow.  "Neamen is another example of the young, up-and-coming artists that are breathing new life into the smooth jazz genre," says Innervision [Records] ~ GM Steve Belkin.  "We feel he is a great fit for the roster and look forward to good things happening in the future."
"...His playing on this powerful collection of originals, written or co-written either by him or his veteran producer Jay Soto, is nothing short of phenomenal, and with the addition of super-star players like Jeff Lorber, Brian Simpson, and Darren Rahn, SO FREE sounds like an album you'd expect from the most seasoned and respected sax players in the genre today.  The term "World Class" tends to be overused these days, but it is the precise term to describe Neamen Lyles' [album] "SO FREE” -- ~ Scott O'Brien.

Neamen Lyles & Friends ~


"A-Game" from his new album
Moment of Truth

Celebrating the Release of this second Album:  "Moment of Truth"

Please join rising, multi-talented, hot & cool, smooth jazz saxophone national recording artist - Neamen [prounounced: Nee-Aymen] Lyles, national recording artist,  legendary Mel Brown on bass guitar,  the artistry of an award winning keyboard player and other amazingly talented musicians for this first of many ~  ​SEDONA SMOOTH JAZZ ~ Neamen Lyles & Friends ~ and other, concerts.   Mel Brown has toured and recorded with the likes of Brian McKnight, Jonathan Butler, Kevin Toney, Chuck Loeb, Kirk Whalum, Marc Anthony, Brian Bromberg, Michel Camilo and an ever-growing list music business heavyweights!   With Neamen's second album, " Moment of Truth ", it boasts high-level quality production values, a fresh dynamism from track to track, and Neamen’s impressive skills as a saxophone soloist.

Location ~ Sedona Wine Country

This concert will be held in the lush, verdant wine country of central Arizona in an open-air venue, nestled in Javelina Leap Vineyard,  a  short  10-12
minute drive, south of west Sedona, on Page Springs Road, on the left, just after "Up the Creek Bistro & Wine Bar".

A spectacular setting will welcome you with a guaranteed, comfortable mild climate, great music and incredible food (which will be optionally served, a separate ticket, before & during the concert) will make this first of many, planned annual events a popular, anticipated welcome to the cooler autumn season of central Arizona... with comfortable day time temps likley in the high 70s to low 80s.

This wine country & jazz concert will make for a great weekend getaway focus for Phoenix/Valley of the Sun people and other global visitors.
Take in the incredible views of the Sedona red rock country, lush beauty of Oak Creek Canyon, world class fine art, Native American jewelry, crystal, glass and sculpture shopping at Tlaquepaque Arts Village... award winning golf, resorts, spas, world class restaurants and jeep tours in this renowned Top 10 of the Most Beautiful Places in AmericaSedona, Arizona.



Javelina Leap Vineyard,
Winery & Bistro
1565 N. Page Springs Rd
Cornville, AZ  86325


October 27, 2018


Concert Tickets

Concert Time

Tickets Available


7:00 - 9:30PM

tickets going fast !

General admission  seating  is available  by  bringing  your  own  folding  chairs,  foam pads & blankets.  Also available will be a limited number of small tables for four on the tasting room patio... on a first-come, first-serve basis.   All concert seating is outdoors on the 'green' in "Mesquite Grove Park" at the vineyard.

Food Service Time

5:30 - 8:30PM

(plan to start arriving at 4:30PM )

note:   Projected  weather  forecast for Saturday, October 27, 2018:    84 degrees & SUNNY!
Night time temps:  mid-60s.

Javelina Leap Estate Vineyards

Javelina Leap Vineyards & Winery, privately owned by Rod & Cynthia Snapp, is blessed to have food service preparation by their award winning, in-house, Executive Chef Don Walker.  

Food will be available ~ in the form of either ~  a.)  a lean, all beef burger (or veggie burger)  or grilled seasoned chicken, with vegetables & a single glass of one of {your choice} award winning Javelina Leap Vineyard wines, or their very special, light, crisp, hand made sangria;  -or-  b.)  a plate of select cappicola, prosciutto, asiago, other cheeses, kalamata olives, and/or grilled veggies and seasoned pan crackers served with a glass of wine, or incredible, crisp & light, in-house sangria.   note:  your glass of wine will come served in a signature, concert, commemorativewine glass.

Sponsors & Partners

To the companies and their people who are contributing resources and/or funds to make this exciting SEDONA SMOOTH JAZZ ~ Neamen Lyles and Friends concert a complete success ~ we say thank you from the totality of our hearts!






Official concert recommended steakhouse restaurant & top concert music Sponsor and Partner in this incredible event.



Official concert recommended Inn & Suites.


KRWV ~ The Wave

Many many thanks to the management of this beatuiful Inn & Suites.
telephone:   928.282.1414

Official concert jazz station ~ reaching greater Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Gold Canyon, Vista de Corazon, Peralta Trails, Entrada Del Oro.

Official concert recommended & personalized, wine tour services to Javelina Leap Vineyard, and more.

telephone:   928.204.1473  -or-   866.445.3732



BEST WESTERN Hotels & Inns

Many thanks to the management of both Sedona & Cottonwood Best Westerns for their support, kindness & hospitality.

Exclusive national and international  executive search firm.

Sedona's NEW DAY SPA ~ your private retreat.  Welcome to a new day.  Come visit, relax and renew your body, mind and spirit.

telephone:   561.440.9411

Cottonwood telephone:   928.634.5575

Sedona telephone:   561.282.3072

Voted  BEST DAY SPA  for  11  years.
A truly beautiful setting with cordial and kind, highly attentive staff.

Lodging ~

B&Bs, Inns, Resorts, Hotels, Motels


In addition to Sedona Real Inn & Suites, we know that you have a myriad of choices ~ in terms of places to stay in the greater Sedona area.  For people around the country wishing to attend this exciting Sedona area based concert it might help you to know that many times in recent years ~  Sedona, Arizona  claimed the top spot by USA Weekend as one of the - "Most Beautiful Places in America".  Therefore, you may wish to plan & book your room ahead, and maybe an overall extended stay, in this extraordinarily beautiful area of this country. 

On the concert
"Tickets" page ~  you will find a list of live web links to some of the best local, and/or privately owned ~ B&Bs, Inns, smaller hotels, lodges, etc. which we recommend, from which you can choose.   We've also included a list of Sedona web sites offering many other lodging choices including the myriad offering of the larger resorts in the area.

Charitable Donation

A percentage of the proceeds from this concert will go directly to the local  ~  Yavapai-Apache Native Youth support organization which supports the early day care, personal development, citizenship and leadership among the youngest Native American youth and whose mission is to foster the spiritual, mental, physical & social development of these noble 
people;  as well as to the Friends of the Verde River committed to it sustainable future.



*make sure to bring your blanket &/or lawn chair.


**get ready to have a fun, relaxed & joy filled concert.

*** bring a jacket, sweatshirt or sweater for a comfortable, cool, crisp Arizona autumn evening.


Presented by ~

Sedona Jazz in the Country