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Spectacular Mind of Mr. Monk presented by The Peter Sommer Quartet

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Peter Sommer has contributed his energetic tenor playing and creative spirit to a wide variety of musical projects ranging from mainstream bebop to avant garde and beyond at venues across the nation and around the world. Although rooted in the great jazz tradition of his heroes Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, he continues to search for the mystery in music making and takes great joy in sharing the present moment with the listener.

Peter has released four albums as a bandleader, is a regular member of the Ken Walker Sextet, Ninth and Lincoln (modern big band under the direction of Tyler Gilmore), the Wil Swindler Elevenet, the Fred Hess Big Band, the Colorado Jazz Orchestra, the New Third Stream Saxophone Quartet and is an honorary member of the Russian Dragon Band. He also performs often as a soloist, in duo with Art Lande, and as a leader of his own quartet and septet. Peter has performed with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, and has been a featured jazz soloist at North American Saxophone Alliance Regional and Biennial Conferences. He has also performed at IAJE International Conferences in Anaheim and Toronto, Canada, and has performed at World Saxophone Congresses in Valencia, Spain, Bangkok, Thailand, St. Andrews, Scotland and Strasbourg, France.

Peter Sommer is Associate Professor of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins. At CSU, Mr. Sommer directs Jazz Ensemble I and coordinates the Jazz Studies area. Peter is a D'Addario endorsed Woodwinds Artist.

7:00 - 11:00 PM

Thursday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

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

Renditions Release - SOLD OUT

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Heath Walton Quintet

Thursday, July 14, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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In support of his upcoming debut album Heath Walton plays Nocturne with his quintet to support original works and modern arrangements in jazz.

Thursday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

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

To Dream of Jobim - The Jeff Nathanson Quintet

Friday, July 15, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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JEFF NATHANSON hosts a nine week exploration of works of the great Brazilian composer, arranger, and musician Antônio Carlos Jobim.

Jeff is a Colorado and Los Angeles based saxophonist, composer, and recording artist. Some of the artists with whom Jeff has performed or recorded include: Earl “Fatha” Hines, Freddie Fender, Russell Ferrante, Vinnie Colaiuta, Alex Bugnon, Eric Marienthal, Alejandro Sanz, Frankie Valli, Chuck Findley, Ehsan Aman (Kite Runner), Joel Dorham, Sheila E. and Pete Escovedo, Ray Obiedo, Hazel Miller, Rob Mullins, and John Novello.

Since 1991, Jeff has been a featured soloist and horn section member for Latin-pop superstar Luis Miguel. He has toured and recorded extensively with Mr. Miguel, appearing on numerous albums and videos, and has performed thousands of concerts worldwide at venues including Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Staples Center, Aztec Stadium Mexico City, and Estadio Belez in Argentina.  Jeff has also appeared on primetime shows such as The Today Show, Ellen Degeneres and recorded tracks for the Latin Grammy awards.

Although a Colorado native, Mr. Nathanson spends a lot of time in California where he graduated from U.C. Berkeley and lived for fifteen years. While Jeff is involved with many artists from a wide variety of backgrounds, he has also recorded two of his own CD’s: More than Coincidence and Deep into the Night which showcase both his playing and compositional talents. In addition to all of his musical endeavors, Jeff is a representative for D’Adarrio/RICO reeds.

Jeff's Colorado based Quintet: 

Dave Hanson - Piano, Mitch Chmara - Guitar, Ken Walker - Bass, and Mike Marlier - Drums

Reserve your table at www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations. A weekend artist fee of $10 per person will be applied to each check.

 

Steve Kovalcheck Group Explores Grant Green

Saturday, July 16, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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 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.

Steve will be featured as our Saturday Night Artist in Residence at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club throughout July & August

*A weekend artist fee of $10 per person will be applied to each check and reservations are recommended for those wishing to dine!

Spectacular Mind of Mr. Monk presented by The Peter Sommer Quartet

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Peter Sommer has contributed his energetic tenor playing and creative spirit to a wide variety of musical projects ranging from mainstream bebop to avant garde and beyond at venues across the nation and around the world. Although rooted in the great jazz tradition of his heroes Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, he continues to search for the mystery in music making and takes great joy in sharing the present moment with the listener.

Peter has released four albums as a bandleader, is a regular member of the Ken Walker Sextet, Ninth and Lincoln (modern big band under the direction of Tyler Gilmore), the Wil Swindler Elevenet, the Fred Hess Big Band, the Colorado Jazz Orchestra, the New Third Stream Saxophone Quartet and is an honorary member of the Russian Dragon Band. He also performs often as a soloist, in duo with Art Lande, and as a leader of his own quartet and septet. Peter has performed with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, and has been a featured jazz soloist at North American Saxophone Alliance Regional and Biennial Conferences. He has also performed at IAJE International Conferences in Anaheim and Toronto, Canada, and has performed at World Saxophone Congresses in Valencia, Spain, Bangkok, Thailand, St. Andrews, Scotland and Strasbourg, France.

Peter Sommer is Associate Professor of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins. At CSU, Mr. Sommer directs Jazz Ensemble I and coordinates the Jazz Studies area. Peter is a D'Addario endorsed Woodwinds Artist.

7:00 - 11:00 PM

Thursday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

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

Zeppelin by The Dave Devine Trio

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Dave Devine Trio Plays Led Zeppelin

The Dave Devine Trio Plays Led Zeppelin

Wednesday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

Reserve your table at www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations. A weeknight artist fee of $5 per person will be applied to each check.

Zeppelin by The Dave Devine Trio

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Dave Devine Trio Plays Led Zeppelin

The Dave Devine Trio Plays Led Zeppelin

Wednesday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

Reserve your table at www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations. A weeknight artist fee of $5 per person will be applied to each check.

The Heath Walton Quintet

Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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In support of his upcoming debut album Heath Walton plays Nocturne with his quintet to support original works and modern arrangements in jazz.

Thursday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

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

To Dream of Jobim - The Jeff Nathanson Quintet

Friday, July 22, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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JEFF NATHANSON hosts a nine week exploration of works of the great Brazilian composer, arranger, and musician Antônio Carlos Jobim.

Jeff is a Colorado and Los Angeles based saxophonist, composer, and recording artist. Some of the artists with whom Jeff has performed or recorded include: Earl “Fatha” Hines, Freddie Fender, Russell Ferrante, Vinnie Colaiuta, Alex Bugnon, Eric Marienthal, Alejandro Sanz, Frankie Valli, Chuck Findley, Ehsan Aman (Kite Runner), Joel Dorham, Sheila E. and Pete Escovedo, Ray Obiedo, Hazel Miller, Rob Mullins, and John Novello.

Since 1991, Jeff has been a featured soloist and horn section member for Latin-pop superstar Luis Miguel. He has toured and recorded extensively with Mr. Miguel, appearing on numerous albums and videos, and has performed thousands of concerts worldwide at venues including Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Staples Center, Aztec Stadium Mexico City, and Estadio Belez in Argentina.  Jeff has also appeared on primetime shows such as The Today Show, Ellen Degeneres and recorded tracks for the Latin Grammy awards.

Although a Colorado native, Mr. Nathanson spends a lot of time in California where he graduated from U.C. Berkeley and lived for fifteen years. While Jeff is involved with many artists from a wide variety of backgrounds, he has also recorded two of his own CD’s: More than Coincidence and Deep into the Night which showcase both his playing and compositional talents. In addition to all of his musical endeavors, Jeff is a representative for D’Adarrio/RICO reeds.

Jeff's Colorado based Quintet: 

Dave Hanson - Piano, Mitch Chmara - Guitar, Ken Walker - Bass, and Mike Marlier - Drums

Reserve your table at www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations. A weekend artist fee of $10 per person will be applied to each check.

 

Late Night: Rich Chiaraluce & Dave Corbus

Friday, July 22, 2016
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Late Night Session: 11:15P - 1:00A

Rich Chiaraluce & Dave Corbus

 

Rich Chiaraluce is a well-known woodwind player and fixture of the Denver jazz scene. He has performed with the Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, Bobby Shew, Red Rodney, Carl Fontana, and singers Mel Tormé, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson, and Natalie Cole.  Mr. Chiaraluce has taught at the University of Denver and the University of Northern Colorado.

Steve Kovalcheck Group Explores Grant Green

Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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 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.

Steve will be featured as our Saturday Night Artist in Residence at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club throughout July & August

*A weekend artist fee of $10 per person will be applied to each check and reservations are recommended for those wishing to dine!

Spectacular Mind of Mr. Monk presented by The Peter Sommer Quartet

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Peter Sommer has contributed his energetic tenor playing and creative spirit to a wide variety of musical projects ranging from mainstream bebop to avant garde and beyond at venues across the nation and around the world. Although rooted in the great jazz tradition of his heroes Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, he continues to search for the mystery in music making and takes great joy in sharing the present moment with the listener.

Peter has released four albums as a bandleader, is a regular member of the Ken Walker Sextet, Ninth and Lincoln (modern big band under the direction of Tyler Gilmore), the Wil Swindler Elevenet, the Fred Hess Big Band, the Colorado Jazz Orchestra, the New Third Stream Saxophone Quartet and is an honorary member of the Russian Dragon Band. He also performs often as a soloist, in duo with Art Lande, and as a leader of his own quartet and septet. Peter has performed with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, and has been a featured jazz soloist at North American Saxophone Alliance Regional and Biennial Conferences. He has also performed at IAJE International Conferences in Anaheim and Toronto, Canada, and has performed at World Saxophone Congresses in Valencia, Spain, Bangkok, Thailand, St. Andrews, Scotland and Strasbourg, France.

Peter Sommer is Associate Professor of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins. At CSU, Mr. Sommer directs Jazz Ensemble I and coordinates the Jazz Studies area. Peter is a D'Addario endorsed Woodwinds Artist.

7:00 - 11:00 PM

Thursday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

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

Zeppelin by The Dave Devine Trio

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Dave Devine Trio Plays Led Zeppelin

The Dave Devine Trio Plays Led Zeppelin

Wednesday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

Reserve your table at www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations. A weeknight artist fee of $5 per person will be applied to each check.

The Heath Walton Quintet

Thursday, July 28, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This event does not repeat

In support of his upcoming debut album Heath Walton plays Nocturne with his quintet to support original works and modern arrangements in jazz.

Thursday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

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

To Dream of Jobim - The Jeff Nathanson Quintet

Friday, July 29, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This event does not repeat

JEFF NATHANSON hosts a nine week exploration of works of the great Brazilian composer, arranger, and musician Antônio Carlos Jobim.

Jeff is a Colorado and Los Angeles based saxophonist, composer, and recording artist. Some of the artists with whom Jeff has performed or recorded include: Earl “Fatha” Hines, Freddie Fender, Russell Ferrante, Vinnie Colaiuta, Alex Bugnon, Eric Marienthal, Alejandro Sanz, Frankie Valli, Chuck Findley, Ehsan Aman (Kite Runner), Joel Dorham, Sheila E. and Pete Escovedo, Ray Obiedo, Hazel Miller, Rob Mullins, and John Novello.

Since 1991, Jeff has been a featured soloist and horn section member for Latin-pop superstar Luis Miguel. He has toured and recorded extensively with Mr. Miguel, appearing on numerous albums and videos, and has performed thousands of concerts worldwide at venues including Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Staples Center, Aztec Stadium Mexico City, and Estadio Belez in Argentina.  Jeff has also appeared on primetime shows such as The Today Show, Ellen Degeneres and recorded tracks for the Latin Grammy awards.

Although a Colorado native, Mr. Nathanson spends a lot of time in California where he graduated from U.C. Berkeley and lived for fifteen years. While Jeff is involved with many artists from a wide variety of backgrounds, he has also recorded two of his own CD’s: More than Coincidence and Deep into the Night which showcase both his playing and compositional talents. In addition to all of his musical endeavors, Jeff is a representative for D’Adarrio/RICO reeds.

Jeff's Colorado based Quintet: 

Dave Hanson - Piano, Mitch Chmara - Guitar, Ken Walker - Bass, and Mike Marlier - Drums

Reserve your table at www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations. A weekend artist fee of $10 per person will be applied to each check.

 

Steve Kovalcheck Group Explores Grant Green

Saturday, July 30, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This event does not repeat

 

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 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.

Steve will be featured as our Saturday Night Artist in Residence at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club throughout July & August

*A weekend artist fee of $10 per person will be applied to each check and reservations are recommended for those wishing to dine!

Spectacular Mind of Mr. Monk presented by The Peter Sommer Quartet

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This event does not repeat

 

Peter Sommer has contributed his energetic tenor playing and creative spirit to a wide variety of musical projects ranging from mainstream bebop to avant garde and beyond at venues across the nation and around the world. Although rooted in the great jazz tradition of his heroes Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, he continues to search for the mystery in music making and takes great joy in sharing the present moment with the listener.

Peter has released four albums as a bandleader, is a regular member of the Ken Walker Sextet, Ninth and Lincoln (modern big band under the direction of Tyler Gilmore), the Wil Swindler Elevenet, the Fred Hess Big Band, the Colorado Jazz Orchestra, the New Third Stream Saxophone Quartet and is an honorary member of the Russian Dragon Band. He also performs often as a soloist, in duo with Art Lande, and as a leader of his own quartet and septet. Peter has performed with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, and has been a featured jazz soloist at North American Saxophone Alliance Regional and Biennial Conferences. He has also performed at IAJE International Conferences in Anaheim and Toronto, Canada, and has performed at World Saxophone Congresses in Valencia, Spain, Bangkok, Thailand, St. Andrews, Scotland and Strasbourg, France.

Peter Sommer is Associate Professor of Jazz Studies and Saxophone at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins. At CSU, Mr. Sommer directs Jazz Ensemble I and coordinates the Jazz Studies area. Peter is a D'Addario endorsed Woodwinds Artist.

7:00 - 11:00 PM

Thursday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

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

Zeppelin by The Dave Devine Trio

Wednesday, August 03, 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Dave Devine Trio Plays Led Zeppelin

The Dave Devine Trio Plays Led Zeppelin

Wednesday Night Artist in Residence Series at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

Reserve your table at www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations. A weeknight artist fee of $5 per person will be applied to each check.

Late Night: Tom Gershwin / Jean-Luc Davis

Thursday, August 04, 2016
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 LATE NIGHT SESSION

Tom Gershwin and Jean-Luc Davis will be performing original and standard jazz works from 11:15pm - 1am

After several years in New York, Tom has returned home to share his talents with Denver audiences. Tom's first full-length recording, Sweet Pastimes was released in 2013 and has received wonderful critical acclaim with international radio play. Tom has recently performed with a diverse range of groups, including Juno winner Jayme Stone, The Temptations, Leftover Salmon, The Motet, Ryan Tedder, and The New West Guitar Group.

In May 2012, Tom graduated from NYU, where he was an adjunct faculty member. At NYU he performed and worked with Kenny Werner, Brian Lynch, Chris Potter, Ralph Alessi, Tony Moreno, and trumpet guru Laurie Frink. While in New York, Tom was also a faculty member at Douglaston School of Music and Art. Moving forward as an artist in 2016, Tom seeks to understand a daily process that allows emotion and creativity to thrive. By dedicating himself to this, he strives to inspire students, fellow musicians, and listeners alike.

 

Tom Gershwin Quintet at Nocturne Denver