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Mon. 29 Apr, 2024

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Wed. 1 May, 2024

Legacy of the Tenor Saxophone with the Peter Sommer Quartet

Wed. 1 May, 2024 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Peter Sommer is joined by Ben Markley, piano, Matt Smiley, bass, and Dru Heller and Alejandro Castano, drums for an evening of music by and for the great tenor saxophonist legacy of the hard bop era and beyond, including influences such as Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, Sonny Rollins, Hank Mobley, Eddie Harris, and John Coltrane. Featuring classics from the Blue Note and Prestige catalogs, as well as other gems off the beaten path. Join us for a brilliant night of swing, grace, power and soul!
 

Saxophonist Peter Sommer has contributed his energetic and graceful playing and creative spirit to a wide variety of musical projects ranging from mainstream bebop to classic and contemporary concert music to avant-garde improvisations at venues across the nation and around the world. Peter has released six albums as a leader. His latest release, Soulful Songs and Spirits (2022), features his working septet of Front Range jazz masters playing original arrangements and compositions inspired by legends of the art form.

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Wednesday Show Times:

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

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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The 'Ellington Experience' is the ultimate night out at Nocturne, featuring a five course tasting menu with wine pairings, served at just two tables per set in our favorite nook of the main level under the curve of the grand art deco staircase.

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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 $22 per person applied to their check on Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Thu. 2 May, 2024

Spherio

Thu. 2 May, 2024 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Comprised of Tenia Nelson (piano), Brendan O' Donoghue (bass), and Andreas Schmid (drums), Spherio is a Denver-based modern jazz trio that honors the musical language and dialogue started by one of American music's most iconic and prolific composers: Thelonious Sphere Monk. 

Spherio

 Thursday Show Times:

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

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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The 'Ellington Experience' is the ultimate night out at Nocturne, featuring a five course tasting menu with wine pairings, served at just two tables per set in our favorite nook of the main level under the curve of the grand art deco staircase.

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Important Notes:

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

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Fri. 3 May, 2024

The Adam Ohlson Quartet - Original Works

Fri. 3 May, 2024 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us on Fridays in May for the Nocturne premiere of the Adam Ohlson Quartet. This band sets out to take listeners on a deep musical journey, blending genres and styles as they perform original compositions as well as bespoke arrangements of standards. Pianist Adam Ohlson is joined by Dominic Sbrega on bass, Joey Glassman on drums, and for the first time Jonathan Powell on trumpet 

Jonathan Powell earned a name for himself in the NYC Latin music scene by winning the Latin Jazz Corner's Best Latin Jazz Trumpet Player of 2009, becoming Eddie Palmieri's first call trumpet player since 2013, and helping Arturo O-Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra bring home Grammy wins in 2014, 2015 and 2020. 

Adam Ohlson is a pianist, composer, and arranger from Colorado Springs. Adam holds a BA in piano performance and composition from Whitworth University, and a Masters in Jazz Studies from University of Northern Colorado. Adam currently plays piano for the US Air Force Academy Band where he composes and arranges regularly. In addition to the Air Force Big Band, Adam can be heard performing with the Jonathan Powell Quintet, the Steve Lengemo Quartet, the Hennessy Sextet, and the Truth Project Band. His love for many genres is evident in his music, reflecting a wide range of influences including Gustav Mahler, Rachmaninoff, Brad Mehldau, Pat Metheney, Maria Schneider, and Alexander Silvestri. 

Friday 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

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Sat. 4 May, 2024

Remy Le Boeuf Quartet

Sat. 4 May, 2024 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Join us for a night of dynamic original works with one of the leading voices in modern American music! Remy Le Boeuf is a 4x Grammy-nominated composer and saxophonist whose music is rooted in the jazz tradition and overlaps into contemporary classical and indie-rock realms. Le Boeuf is also the founder of the jazz orchestra, Assembly of Shadows, and the Chief Conductor of the Nordkraft Big Band. He has worked with a range of collaborators including the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Linda Oh, HAIM, JACK Quartet, Dayna Stephens, and his twin brother Pascal, with whom he co-leads the experimental quintet, Le Boeuf Brothers.

 Le Boeuf's list of honors include commissions from Chamber Music America, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra, as well as 7 ASCAP Young Composer Awards, the BMI Charlie Parker Jazz Prize, and the Copland House Residency Award. 

 Le Boeuf is the Director of Jazz and Commercial Music Studies at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. He will be joined by an all-star lineup of Denver musicians: Eric Gunnison (piano), Patrick McDevitt (bass), and Dru Heller (drums). 

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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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The 'Ellington Experience' is the ultimate night out at Nocturne, featuring a five course tasting menu with wine pairings, served at just two tables per set in our favorite nook of the main level under the curve of the grand art deco staircase.

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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

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Sun. 5 May, 2024

The Harold Summey Trio

Sun. 5 May, 2024 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Hailing from Virginia, Harold Summey, has been a drummer/percussionist for over thirty years and has shared the stage with Sonny Rollins, Clark Terry, Buck Hill, Harold Mabern, Eric Alexander, Gunther Schuller, Wynton Marsalis, Geri Allen, Pat Metheny, Whitney Houston, James Moody, John Hicks, David 'Fathead' Newman, Don Braden, Brian Lynch, Walt Weiskopf, Terrell Stafford, Nick Brignola, Ray Charles, Patti Austin, Aaron Neville, Bobby Watson, and Frank Sinatra, Jr. In 1992, Mr. Summey was the first prize winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.

Harold has performed with The Cleveland Orchestra, The American Festival Pops Orchestra, The Airmen of Note, The Navy Commodores, The Army Blues Jazz Ensemble, The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, The Annapolis Symphony, The Maryland Symphony and The United States Army Band 'Pershing's Own'. As an educator he has done clinics and master classes for the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz in the United States and abroad as well as at Hampton University, Howard University, George Mason University, and C.U.'s Mile High Jazz Camp. Additionally, while living in the Washington, DC area, he was on the faculties of Howard University, American University, and George Mason University for more than a decade.

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Sunday Showtime (summer schedule):  6:30-8:00pm

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.

Bar Reservation Button 240.

The 'Ellington Experience' is the ultimate night out at Nocturne, featuring a five course tasting menu with wine pairings, served at just two tables per set in our favorite nook of the main level under the curve of the grand art deco staircase.

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Important Notes:

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

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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