Nocturne is excited to present Hugh Ragin and The Messengers of Peace featuring Vincent Wiggins on flute; Peter Stoltzman on piano; Larry Henley on Electric bass and Dru Heller on drums
Hugh Ragin began playing classical trumpet in his early teens in Houston, Texas. He went on to receive a degree in music education from the University of Houston and a degree in classical trumpet performance from Colorado State University. He has performed or recorded with a number of jazz luminaries including Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith, Anthony Braxton, Maynard Ferguson, The Art Ensemble of of Chicago and was a key member of numerous David Murray lineups for over the course of two decades. In 2019, Ragin earned his Doctorate of Musical Arts (Jazz Studies) from the University of Colorado, Boulder. As a bandleader Ragin has released three recordings: “An Afternoon in Harlem”, “Feel the Sunshine” and “Revelation”.
Important Notes and Reservation Information:
- 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 is registered as a "Fully Vaccinated Facility" with the City of Denver. In accordance with Denver's requirements, full vaccination status is required for all guests and we will ask for proof of vaccination upon arrival along with a government issued photo ID. We will accept clear photos of vaccination records or the use of the MyColorado App.
- 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.