Drawing upon a rich musical background that ranges from modern straight-ahead to soul jazz to country, Steve Kovalcheck returns to the Nocturne stage for a three-week run featuring a collection of diverse original works (including selections from his recently released album Ghost Orchid). Steve will be joined by Dru Heller on drums and Patrick McDevitt on bass.
Jazz guitarist/composer Steve Kovalcheck holds a B.M. from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a M.M. from the University of Northern Colorado, where he currently teaches jazz improvisation, jazz history, directs jazz ensembles and leads the jazz guitar ensemble. His professional experience includes recording and touring with Columbia recording artist Robinella and the C.C. String Band. Kovalcheck has performed with artists including Victor Krauss, The “New York Voices,” The Colorado Symphony Orchestra, The Dallas Symphony, The Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Jeff Coffin, Tommy Sims, Blue Note Recording Artist Carrie Rodriguez, The Dana Landry Quartet, and many more.