Two Sets—Set One: 6:30-8:00pm | Set Two: 9:00-10:30
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 Artist in Residency alumni and recently released his debut quintet recording (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
Gonzalo Teppa – bass, Greg Harris – vibraphone/piano/percussion, Alex Heffron – guitar, Andrew Wheelock – drums, Ike Spivak – sax/flute/clarinet
During this time of limited indoor capacity, floor seats are only available by reservation as we are limited to 50 seats per show/seating at socially distanced tables.