Steve Kovalcheck

Tom Amend Organ Trio Project | Wednesdays at Nocturne

Aug 8, 2018
Susan Gatschet

Tom Amend is an organist, pianist, composer, and arranger from Denver, Colorado. Performing and recording often throughout the Rocky Mountain Region in various settings as both a leader and a sideman, he can be heard with Colorado based Soul/Blues artists "The Burroughs and the Taylor Scott Band".

July keeps rolling along with festivals in Longmont and Winter Park, along with sounds in Crested Butte. The 36th edition of the Winter Park Jazz Festival in Hideaway Park on Saturday and Sunday is a crossover event with artists such as Sheila E, saxophonists Boney James and Eric Darius and guitarist Norman Brown. The festivities begin both days at 11 a.m. and run until 6 p.m. (

Steve Kovalcheck Quartet | Saturdays in June

Jun 27, 2018

Guitarist and composer Steve Kovalcheck returns to Nocturne on Saturdays for the month of June, leading four unique quartets performing original compositions. These groups represent a cross-section of the special talent found in the Denver jazz scene. Each quartet will interpret music chosen specifically to celebrate the spirit of collaborative improvisation. Nocturne provides the perfect venue for these hard swinging explorations, setting the stage for some memorable evenings.

Adam Nussbaum & Friends | Apr 10

Apr 4, 2018

Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club is thrilled to welcome world-class drummer Adam Nussbaum to the Nocturne stage on Tuesday, April 10. Having played with a virtual "Who's Who" in the modern jazz world, longtime associates have included: John Abercrombie, Michael & Randy Brecker, Eliane Elias, Gil Evans, Stan Getz, Vic Juris, James Moody, John Scofield, Joe Sample, Ohad Talmor, ‘Toots' Thielemans, Kenny Wheeler & NHØP, as well as freelancing with prominent artists of every generation, being a major asset no matter where he appears.

Mack Avenue Records

On Thursday, you have one more chance to ask if Are Glad to Be in America? That’s when guitarist/singer James Blood Ulmer closes out his two-night stand at Dazzle, 1512 Curtis. Born in South Carolina, Ulmer spent time in Pittsburg and Detroit before settling in New York in the early 1970s where he connected with saxophonist Ornette Coleman. That relationship would produce the album Tales of Captain Black finally released in 1978. Two years later, Ulmer also issued his striking Are You Glad to Be in America?