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Mon. 10 Jun, 2024

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Fri. 14 Jun, 2024

Taylor Clay Quintet plays the Tenor Titans

Fri. 14 Jun, 2024 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us on Friday nights in June to experience the exciting and gritty sounds of the Taylor Clay Quintet paying homage to Johnny Griffin and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis - the iconic Tenor Titans.  Known for their be-bop anthems and crowd stirring solos, Johnny Griffin and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis have influenced generations of musicians of all genres.

For this special series, saxophonist and bandleader Taylor Clay will be accompanied by Adam Gang on tenor saxophone, Jack Dunlevie on piano, Michael Rinko on bass, and Braxton Kahn on drums. 

Taylor Clay was born in Brooklyn, NY and began his musical journey at the age of 13 with his middle school jazz band.  After high-school, Taylor attended the Crane School of Music in Potsdam, NY.  After completing his degree in Music performance in 2012, Taylor moved to Colorado to attend the University of Northern Colorado as a graduate student and teaching assistant.  Taylor currently lives in Denver, Colorado and works as a full time freelance musician and private educator.

Taylor Clay

 Reservation Information:

Main level and mezzanine tables are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations and include our seasonal three course menu and the cost of music

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Reserved Bar Seats are $35 per guest and include music. Bar seat guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & craft cocktail list.

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Important Notes:

- We set aside four to six walk-in bar seats per set. Walk-in guests will have a music charge of $35 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Denver Jazz, Saxophone Denver

Sat. 15 Jun, 2024

The Steve Kovalcheck Band

Sat. 15 Jun, 2024 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Nocturne welcomes the Steve Kovalcheck Banc back to the stage for two shows that honor the great jazz guitar legacy of Wes Montgomery, Grant Green, and George Benson.

Steve Kovalcheck (guitar),  Ben Markley (piano), Alejandro Castano (drums) and Seth Lewis (bass). 

Guitarist/composer/educator Steve Kovalcheck has a diverse musical background. Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Kovalcheck grew up in a rich musical environment, and became interested in jazz in his late teens, and has gone on to work with well known artists including Jeff Hamilton, Joey DeFrancesco, Terrell Stafford, Grammy Award winner Howard Levy, Jeff Coffin, Pat Bianchi, Lewis Nash, Danny Gottlieb, Adam Nussbaum, Chris Potter, Nicholas Payton, and Ingrid Jensen, to name a few.

Kovalcheck has called Colorado home since 2007 and erves on the faculty for the DownBeat award-winning jazz studies department at the University of Northern Colorado where he teaches jazz guitar, jazz improvisation, small jazz ensembles, and jazz composition. He is also active giving clinics nationally and internationally.

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Saturday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm    |    Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Reservation Information:

Main level and mezzanine tables are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations and include our seasonal three course menu and the cost of music

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Reserved Bar Seats are $35 per guest and include music. Bar seat guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & craft cocktail list.

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Important Notes:

- We set aside four to six walk-in bar seats per set. Walk-in guests will have a music charge of $35 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Live Jazz Denver, Jazz Guitar Denver

Sun. 16 Jun, 2024

The Dawn Clement Trio

Sun. 16 Jun, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Dawn Clement Trio, hailing from the vibrant Denver music scene, embodies the essence of contemporary jazz. Composed of the accomplished Dawn Clement on piano and vocals, Patrick McDevitt's dynamic bass rhythms, and the spirited percussive stylings of Dru Heller, they bring storytelling to life through their music.

Inspired by the like of ECM Records' finest and pianists Jaki Byard and Blossom Dearie, their performances are intimate dialogues in melody and rhythm. They offer audiences sonic odysseys that resonate with emotion and sophistication. Every note played is an invitation to explore a rich tapestry of innovative music that pushes beyond the expected.

Dawn Clement is a pianist/vocalist/composer based in Denver, Colorado who has established herself as a top tier, international artist.  She has released 6 albums as a leader, most recently, an album called Islands (Fall ’21), a collection of original songs in collaboration with producer Jon Solo. Dawn has performed with many distinguished artists, including: Jane Ira Bloom, säje, Rene Marie, Ingrid Jensen, John Clayton, Sheila Jordan, Tia Fuller, Ron Miles, Matt Wilson, Allison Miller, Anat Cohen, Donny McCaslin, Terrell Stafford, Ernie Watts, Monique Brooks Roberts, Shane Endsley, Quincy Davis, and others.

Dawn is a founding member of Esthesis Quartet (’20) who released their self-titled debut album in May ’22 with ha second release (Time Zones) coming in March ’23. In Fall ’21, Dawn was the recipient of the CMA performance plus grant to compose for Esthesis Quartet and work with artist educator Bill Frisell.  Dawn holds a Bachelor’s of Music from Cornish College of the Arts, a Master’s of Music Composition from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and currently serves as Assistant Professor of Jazz and American Improvised Music at MSU Denver.

Sunday Summer Show:  6:30pm-8:00pm

Reservation Information:

Main level and mezzanine tables are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations and include our seasonal three course menu and the cost of music

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Reserved Bar Seats are $22 per guest and include music. Bar seat guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & craft cocktail list.

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Important Notes:

- On Sundays we set aside four to six walk-in bar seats Walk-in guests will have a music charge of $22 per person applied to their check.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Denver Jazz, Dawn Clement Jazz

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Nocturne Jazz