Mon. 11 Jan, 2016

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Tue. 12 Jan, 2016

Dru Heller Quintet - Honoring Modern Masters

Tue. 12 Jan, 2016 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Honoring the musical innovations and legacies of modern jazz masters. With a particular focus on Charlie Haden, Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor the band will honor three musicians who passed too early in their lives, but still changed the direction of jazz forever.

Dru Heller: Drums

Heath Walton: Tenor

Josh Reed: Trumpet

Patrick McDevitt: Bass

Annie Booth: Piano

 

Reservations: http://www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations

Wed. 13 Jan, 2016

The H2 Big Band

Wed. 13 Jan, 2016 7:15 pm - 11:00 pm

A collaboration between trumpeter Al Hood and pianist, composer, and arranger Dave Hanson, the H2 Big Band is a 16-piece orchestra comprised of prominent jazz educators and performers.  Originally conceived as a recording ensemble with players appearing on their recording dates from all over the US, the H2 Big Band has recently formed a steady "live" personnel made up of the finest jazz musicians in Denver.

The band will be playing Wednesdays from 7:15 - 11:00 pm with occasional small groups opening for them from 6:15-7:15 from local collegiate and elite High Schools. These shows give the Denver community a rare opportunity to regularly hear a large world-class jazz ensemble and as such we are welcoming guests 13 years of age and older.

H2 Big Band at Nocturne

To reserve a table go to: http://www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations

Thu. 14 Jan, 2016

The Adam Bodine Trio

Thu. 14 Jan, 2016 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

In late 2009, pianist and composer Adam Bodine began working with his trio throughout Colorado. Complimented by bass and drums, Bodine's bandmates include Alejandro Castagno on drums, and John Grigsby on bass. This trio is always fresh and thoughtful in its song selections including a core of original music.

The trio has wowed crowds at The Mile High City's Five Points Jazz Festival and the Denver City Park Summer Jazz Concert Series, as well as a host of many other festivals and public performances in the region. Recently aired on PBS, Adam's trio, was included in a documentary commemorating the cultural impact of Denver's Jazz89 KUVO.

To kick off 2016 the Trio is holding a two-month residency at Nocturne, focusing on Adam's original compositions. 

An ambitious producer and bandleader, Adam has recorded and released five full-length albums with his trio: Evergroove Session (2015), Adam Bodine Trio Plays Nirvana (2013), Up 'N Hear (2011), Blue Mud (2010) and The Chauffeur (2009). In addition, Bodine has put out several various live recordings with his band. Recipients of high acclaim locally, nationally and internationally, all of Adam's albums continue to be acquired by fans and various distributive entities across North America, throughout Europe, as well as Japan. Performing live however finds the Adam Bodine Trio amplifying its artistry to new heights. The shows radiate a fun, spontaneous and playful presence with stellar musicianship, spirited improvisation and venturesome interplay.

Adam Bodine at Nocturne Jazz and Supper Club Denver

Reservations: http://www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations

Fri. 15 Jan, 2016

Friday Late Night w/Erik Troe

All day

11:15 PM to 1:15 AM

Featuring jazz selections from the modern jazz era (1970 to now) KUVO's Jazz Caravan host Erik Troe is hosting a weekly late-night Friday hang from 11:15 PM to 1:15 AM. If you have a few discs or even some vinyl to spin, bring it in and be a part of the scene. 

After 11PM guests pay no cover and have access to "Social Hour" drink and food specials, (including half-off classic martinis, beer, and sparkling wine glasses)

Erik Troe

Sat. 16 Jan, 2016

The Greg Gisbert Syndicate

Sat. 16 Jan, 2016 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

With a large range, very personal tone, and dazzling technique, Trumpeter Greg Gisbert is considered by many to the modern-day Clark Terry. A graduate of the Berklee School of Music, Greg has spent his musical life playing with stars of jazz world (Maria Schneider, Buddy Rich, Gary Burton, The Woody Herman Band, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Ken Peplowski, to name but a few). 

Greg takes to the Nocturne's stage with a captivating quintet made up of a few of Denver's "Young Lions" that together explore the future, and reveal a few uncommon treasures past. This ensemble plays everything from original compositions to Monk and Ellington, with a lot of edge and joy.

GREG GISBERT - TRUMPET

ANNIE BOOTH - PIANO

STEVE KOVALCHECK - GUITAR

PATRICK MCDEVITT - BASS

MARK EMMONS - DRUMS

Greg Gisbert Syndicate at Nocturne

To reserve a table go to: http://www.nocturnejazz.com/reservations

Sun. 17 Jan, 2016

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