A compelling mix of original works and select jazz standards, this show features bassist, composer and creative music specialist Matt Smiley and his quartet featuring: Ben Parrish on guitar, Heath Walton on sax and Dru Heller on drums.
An avid explorer of jazz history and recordings, Smiley has performed both nationally and internationally, including the Montreux, North Sea, and Montreal Jazz Festivals. Matt has a Bachelor's degree in Music Industry with a Jazz Studies minor from James Madison University, and a Master of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of Northern Colorado, and he is currently a doctoral candidate at the University. Matt has led many artist-in-residencies at Nocturne and his most recent album "Crankbait" was released in spring of 2021 on the Nocturne Productions record label.
Important Notes and Reservation Information:
Wednesday Show Times: Set One: 6:30-7:45pm | Set Two: 8:45-10:00pm
- Floor seats are only available for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music is included with all "Dinner and a Show" reservations)
- For bar and walk-in guests, a music fee of $19 per guest applies to this show
- Nocturne has been certified by the City of Denver as a "Fully Vaccinated Facility". As of December 1st, all guests and employees are required to be fully vaccinated (with documentation) to enter.
- To accommodate high demand and help our staff maintain a properly sanitized premises, we respectfully request that guests limit their visit to one set only at this time.