Mon. 28 Dec, 2020

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Tue. 29 Dec, 2020

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Wed. 30 Dec, 2020

Live-Streaming Show: Jeremy Wendelin Trilogy Project

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NOCTURNE LIVE-STREAMING SERIES PRESENTS THE JEREMY WENDELIN TRILOGY PROJECT

Jeremy Wendelin returns to Nocturne for a residence focused on the trio of saxophone, bass, and drums. This instrumentation, pioneered by Sonny Rollins, affords artists great freedom in exploring their material. The sound is simple, but the music is full of complexities; the players have freedom, but also more responsibility to create the right sound for each moment. In the years since Rollins’ early recordings, many artists have taken on this format, including Branford Marsalis, Joe Lovano, Joshua Redman, Kenny Garrett, and Melissa Aldana.

The Band: Ron Bland, on bass, brings a wealth of experience from small groups to symphonies. With his deep understanding of improvised music, he is the sort of player who elevates those around him. Todd Reid, on drums, brings swing, propulsion and deep musicality to the ensemble. Todd is one of Denver's finest drummers and has played with dozens of international jazz superstars.  Jeremy Wendelin, the leader and saxophonist, offers a variety of musical colors while playing with strength and intensity. The group starts with the work laid down by Rollins and others, but also tries to bring new colors and stylistic ideas to the trio setting. The goal is to maintain the freedom and “open” sound of this classic instrumentation while incorporating new arranging ideas, exploring different styles, and using different saxophone colors. Selected standards and original material alongside major works like Rollins’ Freedom Suite give this residence a range of moods, from whimsical to serious and focused.

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Thu. 31 Dec, 2020

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Fri. 1 Jan, 2021

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Sat. 2 Jan, 2021

Saturday Supper and Livestream feat. The Gonzalo Teppa Quintet

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The Gonzalo Teppa Quintet

Greg Harris - vibraphone/piano/percussion, Alex Heffron - guitar,
Andrew Wheelock - drums, Ike Spivak - sax/flute/clarinet

With the goal of bringing great music and delicious food to our community during times when it is safer to stay at home, Nocturne presents Saturday Supper & Stream. Every Saturday night we open our kitchen and make a delicious three-course meal for two (created by our award winning culinary team) that we encourage you to enjoy while you enjoy our weekly Live-Stream.

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Venezuelan bassist Gonzalo Teppa presents his quintet performing a collection of his compositions that draw from the wells of contemporary jazz, Latin American music (Venezuelan, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban), blues, free jazz and more. Gonzalo is a Nocturne Artist in Residency alumni and recently released his debut quintet recording (featuring this band) with much acclaim.  Teppa obtained his Bachelor of Music and Master in Jazz Studies degrees at The University of Colorado and has performed with: Wynton Marsalis, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Matt Wilson, Ed Simon, Chris Potter, Tom Harrell, Bobby Shew, Ron Miles, Art Lande, Slide Hampton, Don Byron, Jeremy Pelt, Ben Goldberg, among others. Some of Gonzalo's awards are: “Pathways to Jazz Grant-2018”, “2004, 2005, 2006, Best Jazz Soloist Award” from Downbeat Magazine, two Latin Grammy nominations, and more. Teppa has released five albums: “Designios”, “Travesias”, “Serpentina", “CONtrabajos de Aldemaro” and “Sinergia”. As an educator Gonzalo is a music faculty member of the University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Live Streaming Jazz Denver

Sun. 3 Jan, 2021

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