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Date:
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Duration:
3 Hours, 30 Minutes
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Denver based pianist and composer Annie Booth began the piano at a young age and started playing jazz in high school. She went on to study music at the collegiate level, earning a BM in jazz piano performance at the University of Colorado-Boulder in 2011.

Annie has become a force in the Denver jazz scene with recent awards as Westword Magazine's winner in the 'Best In Denver' jazz category for both 2015 and 2016 and a recipient of an ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Award.  In addition to her notable work as a recording artist and bandleader, she is an accomplished side-woman, playing often at Nocturne with a number of bands and very recently featured in the Greg Gisbert Quartet tour of Mexico through the 'New York Jazz All-Stars' concert series.

The trio is comprised of long-time friends and bandmates Patrick McDevitt (bass) and Alejandro Castaño (drums). Appearing in their second artist in residency the trio is hosting 'Guest Sessions' and featuring weekly collaborations with iconic musicians from Denver's thriving scene including: Josh Quinlan, Greg Gisbert, Shane Endsley, and John Gunther.

 

GUEST ARTIST: Josh Quinlan

Josh Quinlan is a saxophonist, composer and educator based out of the state of Colorado. He is a graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (BM) and DePaul University (MMA) and holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Colorado.

 Quinlan is currently an Instructor of Jazz Studies at the University of Colorado, music faculty member at Denver School of the Arts, Director of Education for the Colorado non-profit Gift of Jazz, Director of the Dazzle Recordings label and Co-Director of the Telluride Jazz Celebration Educational Program. In addition, he is an endorsing artist of P. Mauriat saxophones, Bari Woodwind saxophone mouthpieces and Gonzalez Reeds. Quinlan has released three albums as a leader, saxophonist and composer (Mountain Time Standards, Open Space and Hear, Here).

Since moving to Colorado, he has toured throughout the world with performances and teaching in Asia, South America, Central America, Europe, the U.S. and Australia. Recent highlights include concerts as a guest soloist and composer with the National Symphonic Orchestra of Panama performing “Charlie Parker with Strings,” a residency with his trio at the National University of Costa Rica and tours with Greg Osby and Terell Stafford.

7:00 - 10:30 PM

This is an Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

*A weeknight artist fee of $5 per person will be applied to each check