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Mon. 23 Aug, 2021

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Tue. 24 Aug, 2021

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Wed. 25 Aug, 2021

"Sarah & Dinah" by the Louisa Amend Quintet

All day

Tom Amend - piano, Patrick McDevitt - bass, Alejandro Castaño - drums, Daryl Gott - piano

Louisa Amend is a vocalist and educator based out of Denver, Colorado. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2016 with a Bachelors of Music Education.During her time at UNC, UNC, Louisa sang with the nationally recognized UNC Vocal Lab - winner of Downbeat Magazine’s Large Vocal Ensemble in 2015).  Upon graduating, she spent a few years teaching choir and general music in public schools before transitioning into working as a musician and teaching private lessons. Louisa sings locally, in both jazz and classical settings, and as a singer/arranger of The Sharp 5 – a five-part vocal jazz group working with the Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts (CCJA).

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

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.

Weeknight Show Times:   Set One: 6:30-7:45pm   |   Set Two: 8:45-10:00pm

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Thu. 26 Aug, 2021

Seth Lewis Quintet

All day

Nocturne is proud to present bassist Seth Lewis and his stellar quintet, Thursday nights throughout August.  The group embraces each member's individual musical identity and combines them into a cohesive whole, creating an intriguing personality and energy that is truly its own. The group has had a productive year, including a Nocturne esidency in January exploring the music of Sting and has recently completed a recording project for Octave Records, coming later this year featuring all original music. 

Tom Amend - piano, Dave Devine - guitar, Gabriel Mervine - trumpet, Brian Claxton - drums, Seth Lewis - bass, 

Seth Lewis has travelled the world performing and teaching. Seth has played on Broadway and Las Vegas shows and during his time in New York he played Smalls, Smoke, Dizzy’s Club Coca­-Cola, Cleopatra’s Needle and The Iridium. He has shared the stage with Mulgrew Miller, Louis Hayes, Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, Jerry Dodgion, Randy Brecker, Sheila Jordan, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Greg Gisbert, Dave Liebman, Eric McPherson, Abraham Burton, Josh Evans, Dawn Clement, Alexis Cole, Benny Golson, Jeff Hamilton, Evan Sherman and many others. Seth holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Hartt School of Music, a Master of Music degree from William Paterson University and a Doctor of Arts degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Northern Colorado. Seth has studied privately with the late Bob Cranshaw, Ron Carter, Christian McBride, Nat Reeves, John Lockwood, Martin Wind, Bill Charlap and Steve Davis.

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

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.

Thursday Show Times:   Set One: 6:30-7:45pm   |   Set Two: 8:45-10:00pm

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Fri. 27 Aug, 2021

Derek Banach Quintet: Contemporary Standards

All day

Friday nights in August, Nocturne features the Derek Banach Quintet as they explore material from George Cables, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson as well as inspired original works of modern straight ahead jazz.

Featuring: Greg Harris - Vibes, Tom Amend - Piano, Andrew Rose - Bass, Todd Reid - Drums

Colorado native Derek Banach has performed professionally for 26 years in a variety of settings from Jazz to Hip-Hop, Salsa, Classical, and Reggae. His roots are firmly set in the Hard-Bop stylings of 60's period icons such as Lee Morgan, Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw. Derek's quintet album, "Tugende" displays his composing talents and personal approach to trumpet playing. He has recorded with Italian producer Nicola Conte, Quintetto X, Paul Mulliken and has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Richie Cole, Joe Bonner and Ron Miles.

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 $29 per guest applies to this show

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.

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

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Sat. 28 Aug, 2021

The Ben Markley Quartet

All day

Ben Markley - Piano, Michael Rinko - Bass, Wil Swindler - Sax, Andy Wheelock - Drums

Ben is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest big band recording project Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) earned a coveted four-star review by Downbeat Magazine in Spring of 2017.  Markley is three-time Nocturne artist in residency alum and a professor of music at the University of Wyoming (where he directs a number of jazz ensembles and teaches applied jazz piano) and directs the UW Jazz Festival.

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 $29 per guest applies to this show

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.

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

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Sun. 29 Aug, 2021

Jack Dunlevie Quartet: Original Works

All day
Max Light Guitar, Hunter Roberts Bass, Dru Heller Drums

Jack Dunlevie is a Denver-based pianist, mandolinist, vocalist, and composer. He graduated in 2015 from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver winning awards in composition and recital performance. Performing full time around Colorado and touring nationally he can be heard playing Jazz, Classical, Salsa, and Bluegrass with a variety of bands both as a side man and as a leader. This will be Jack's second Nocturne residency as a band leader.

Jack Dunlevie's original works create worlds of harmonic intrigue, dramatic intensity, at times irony, and introspection. His music is a continuation of the line modern Jazz piano pioneered by greats like Brad Mehldau and Aaron Parks. With a group comprised of new friends and long-time collaborators, the music feels as fresh as it does self assured, and the improvisations burst with contagious excitement and distinctiveness.

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

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.

Sunday Show Times:   Set One: 6:30-7:45pm   |   Set Two: 8:45-10:00pm

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