LOCATION: Nocturne - 1330 27th St
EVENT CATEGORIES: Music | OPEN: Patio/Dining/Taproom
UPCOMING DATES AND TIMES
- Wed, Sep 2, 2020 - Wed, Sep 30, 2020 6:30pm
Media Noche Honrado (Wednesdays from 9/2–10/28): Justin Adams: Piano, Gonzalo Teppa: Bass, Alejandro Castaño: Drums, Leo Corona: Percussion Greg Gisbert: Trumpet
Assembled by Denver jazz pianist/arranger Justin Adams, Media Noche Honrado is playing throughout the month of September and honor the Latin Jazz art form and the late Jimmy Trujillo, bassist and original member of Denver's Media Noche. Original arrangements of latin and Salsa classics and reworked pieces by Clare Fischer, Don Grolnick and many others will greet guests of this special series.
Justin Adams is a versatile, first call Denver jazz pianist and educator. Justin has performed with jazz greats Claudio Roditi, J.P. Torres, Chris Calloway, Candido Camaro, Claudio Slon and has played at many national jazz festivals and appeared numerous times at Nocturne with the Derek Banach Quintet. Other notable performances include: the Inaugural Ball with Wayne Newton, the Kentucky Derby, and the City of New Orleans New Year's Eve Celebration. He is both an alumni and faculty member teaching jazz piano at Denver's Metro State University.
For walk-in guests, an artist fee of $15 per guest (per set) applies to this show.
THE GONZALO TEPPA QUINTET (Fridays from 9/4 - 9/25):
Greg Harris - vibraphone/piano/percussion, Alex Heffron - guitar, Andrew Wheelock - drums, Ike Spivak - sax/flute/clarinet.
Venezuelan bassist Gonzalo Teppa presents his quintet performing a collection of his compositions that draw from the musical wells of contemporary jazz, Latin American music (Venezuelan, Brazilian and Afro-Cuban) blues, free jazz and more. Gonzalo is a Nocturne Arist in Residency alumni and recently released his debut quintet recoding (featuring this band) to 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”. Currently, Gonzalo is a music faculty member of the University of Wyoming, Laramie
For walk-in guests, an artist fee of $19 per guest (per set) applies to this show.
During this time of limited indoor capacity, floor seats are only available by reservation as we are limited to 50 seats per show/seating.
Music fees are included with all "Dinner and a Show" packages.
New Limited Capacity Music Times:
Weekends: Set One: 6:30-8:00pm | Set Two: 9:00-10:30*
Weekdays: Set One: 6:30-7:45pm | Set Two: 8:30-9:45pm