Denver Jazz, Jazz Drummer Brian Claxton
Date: Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Duration: All Day
Categories: Nocturne Jazz

Featuring the award-winning drummer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Brian Claxton, Nocturne is excited to reopen its doors for this special night after Denver's 7 week winter COVID closure. Brian will be featured in trio format on this evening featuring Annie Booth on piano and Seth Lewis on bass.

Claxton is a two time Nocturne artist in residency alumni known for his electrifying groove and rhythmic mastery.  His diverse background includes touring internationally with jazz piano legend Monty Alexander and performing alongside Donny McCaslin, Chris Potter, Christian McBride, Dave Douglas, Randy Brecker, Nicholas Payton, and many others.  A passionate student of the history of American music, Claxton has navigated a career with one foot in the past and one foot in the future. He's released three records as a co-leader and has appeared on over thirty others as a sideman. Claxton teaches at the University of Northern Colorado, and the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.

Important Notes:

During this time of limited indoor capacity, floor seats are only available by reservation as we are limited to 50 socially distanced seats per show/seating.

Music fees are included with all "Dinner and a Show" packages.

For walk-in guests, an artist fee of $15 per guest (per set) applies to this show.

We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to 2 hours so that we may properly clean between sets and comply with the multitude occupancy and time restrictions set fourth by the Mayor of Denver.

New Limited Capacity and Early Curfew Weeknight Music Set Times: 

Limited Capacity Weekday Music Times:   Set One: 6:30-7:45pm   |   Set Two: 8:30-9:30pm

*In accordance with Mayor Hancock's curfew guidelines, last call for food and drink is 9:15pm until further notice


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