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Steve Kovalcheck Quartet

The Steve Kovalcheck Quartet

Set One: 7 - 8:30p  /  Set Two: 9 - 10:30p

Guitarist and composer Steve Kovalcheck returns to Nocturne on Saturdays for the month of June, leading four unique quartets performing original compositions. These groups represent a cross section of the special talent found in the Denver jazz scene. Each quartet will interpret music chosen specifically to celebrate the spirit of collaborative improvisation. Nocturne provides the perfect venue for these hard swinging explorations, setting the stage for some memorable evenings.

Featuring musicians on this evening: Brian Claxton drums, Matt Smiley bass, Jeff Jenkins piano

An $11 per set Artist Fee applies to this show - Reservations are highly recommended!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Steve Kovalcheck Quartet

Wednesday nights in June, The Steve Kovalcheck Quartet will explore the various sides of the jazz canon ranging from bop to blues to the Great American Songbook. This group continues the tradition of blending joyful swing with dynamic interplay, creating an exciting musical narrative. They draw influence from some of the great guitar/tenor combinations in jazz while maintaining a personal approach to the music. The group features Steve Kovalcheck (guitar), Peter Sommer (tenor sax), Dru Heller (drums), and Patrick McDevitt (bass). 

Jazz guitarist/composer Steve Kovalcheck holds a B.M. from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a M.M. From the University of Northern Colorado, where he currently teaches jazz improvisation, jazz history, directs jazz ensembles and leads the jazz guitar ensemble. His professional experience includes recording and touring with Columbia recording artist Robinella and the C.C. String Band. Kovalcheck has performed with artists including Victor Krauss, The “New York Voices,” The Colorado Symphony Orchestra, The Dallas Symphony, The Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Jeff Coffin, Tommy Sims, Blue Note Recording Artist Carrie Rodriguez, The Dana Landry Quartet, and many more.

Wednesday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm

Set Two: 8:45 - 10:00pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music & Three Course Dinner Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $19 per guest and include music. Bar guests have access to the entire dinner menu as well as our wine & cocktail list.

- We hold aside 4 to 6 bar seats per set for first-come first-serve walk-in guests. Walk-in guests will have a music charge of $20 per person applied to their check on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

     

We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Steve Kovalcheck Quartet

Wednesday nights in June, The Steve Kovalcheck Quartet will explore the various sides of the jazz canon ranging from bop to blues to the Great American Songbook. This group continues the tradition of blending joyful swing with dynamic interplay, creating an exciting musical narrative. They draw influence from some of the great guitar/tenor combinations in jazz while maintaining a personal approach to the music. The group features Steve Kovalcheck (guitar), Peter Sommer (tenor sax), Dru Heller (drums), and Patrick McDevitt (bass). 

Jazz guitarist/composer Steve Kovalcheck holds a B.M. from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a M.M. From the University of Northern Colorado, where he currently teaches jazz improvisation, jazz history, directs jazz ensembles and leads the jazz guitar ensemble. His professional experience includes recording and touring with Columbia recording artist Robinella and the C.C. String Band. Kovalcheck has performed with artists including Victor Krauss, The “New York Voices,” The Colorado Symphony Orchestra, The Dallas Symphony, The Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Jeff Coffin, Tommy Sims, Blue Note Recording Artist Carrie Rodriguez, The Dana Landry Quartet, and many more.

Thursday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm

Set Two: 8:45 - 10:00pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music & Three Course Dinner Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $19 per guest and include music. Bar guests have access to the entire dinner menu as well as our wine & cocktail list.

- We hold aside 4 to 6 bar seats per set for first-come first-serve walk-in guests. Walk-in guests will have a music charge of $20 per person applied to their check on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

     

We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

Steve Kovalcheck Quartet

Wednesday nights in June, The Steve Kovalcheck Quartet will explore the various sides of the jazz canon ranging from bop to blues to the Great American Songbook. This group continues the tradition of blending joyful swing with dynamic interplay, creating an exciting musical narrative. They draw influence from some of the great guitar/tenor combinations in jazz while maintaining a personal approach to the music. The group features Steve Kovalcheck (guitar), Peter Sommer (tenor sax), Dru Heller (drums), and Patrick McDevitt (bass). 

Jazz guitarist/composer Steve Kovalcheck holds a B.M. from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a M.M. From the University of Northern Colorado, where he currently teaches jazz improvisation, jazz history, directs jazz ensembles and leads the jazz guitar ensemble. His professional experience includes recording and touring with Columbia recording artist Robinella and the C.C. String Band. Kovalcheck has performed with artists including Victor Krauss, The “New York Voices,” The Colorado Symphony Orchestra, The Dallas Symphony, The Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Jeff Coffin, Tommy Sims, Blue Note Recording Artist Carrie Rodriguez, The Dana Landry Quartet, and many more.

Wednesday Night Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm

Set Two: 8:45 - 10:00pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music & Three Course Dinner Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $19 per guest and include music. Bar guests have access to the entire dinner menu as well as our wine & cocktail list.

- We hold aside 4 to 6 bar seats per set for first-come first-serve walk-in guests. Walk-in guests will have a music charge of $20 per person applied to their check on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

     

We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

Steve Kovalcheck Trio

The Steve Kovalcheck Trio

Jim White: Drums, Ken Walker: Bass

Jazz Guitarist/Composer Steve Kovalcheck Holds A B.M. From The University Of Tennessee At Knoxville And A M.M. From The University Of Northern Colorado, Where He Currently Teaches Jazz Improvisation, Jazz History, Directs Jazz Ensembles And Leads The Jazz Guitar Ensemble. His Professional Experience Includes Recording And Touring With Columbia Recording Artist Robinella And The C.C. String Band. Kovalcheck Has Performed With Artists Including Victor Krauss, The “New York Voices,” The Colorado Symphony Orchestra, The Dallas Symphony, The Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Jeff Coffin, Tommy Sims, Blue Note Recording Artist Carrie Rodriguez, And The Dana Landry Quartet. His Compositions Have Been Played Internationally, Including Performances At The “Jazz En Tete” Festival In Clermont, France.

A $7 per set Artist Fee applies to this show - Reservations are highly recommended!

Weekday Music Times: Set One: 6:30-8:00pm | Set Two: 8:30-10:00pm

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Steve Kovalcheck Trio

Drawing upon a rich musical background that ranges from modern straight-ahead to soul jazz to country, Steve Kovalcheck returns to the Nocturne stage for a three-week run featuring a collection of diverse original works (including selections from his recently released album Ghost Orchid). Steve will be joined by Dru Heller on drums and Patrick McDevitt on bass.

Jazz guitarist/composer Steve Kovalcheck holds a B.M. from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a M.M. From the University of Northern Colorado, where he currently teaches jazz improvisation, jazz history, directs jazz ensembles and leads the jazz guitar ensemble. His professional experience includes recording and touring with Columbia recording artist Robinella and the C.C. String Band. Kovalcheck has performed with artists including Victor Krauss, The “New York Voices,” The Colorado Symphony Orchestra, The Dallas Symphony, The Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Jeff Coffin, Tommy Sims, Blue Note Recording Artist Carrie Rodriguez, The Dana Landry Quartet, and many more.

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