LATE NIGHT SET - 11:00p-12:30a
Justin Adams is a versatile, first call Denver jazz pianist and educator. Justin has performed with jazz greats Claudio Roditi, J.P. Torres, Chris Calloway, Candido Camaro, Claudio Slon and has played at many national jazz festivals and appeared numerous times at Nocturne with the Derek Banach Quintet. Other notable performances include: the Inaugural Ball with Wayne Newton, the Kentucky Derby, and the City of New Orleans New Year's Eve Celebration. He is both an alumni and current faculty member teaching jazz piano at MSU Denver.
With a huge range, personal tone and dazzling technique, Trumpeter Greg Gisbert is considered by many to be the modern-day Clark Terry. A graduate of the Berklee School of Music, Greg has spent his musical life playing with stars of the jazz world (Maria Schneider, Buddy Rich, Gary Burton, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, The Woody Herman Band, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Ken Peplowski to name but a few). The Denver jazz community is proud to call the city Greg's home, and an artist in residence alumini, Nocturne is pleased to present Greg many times throughout the year!