Featuring the award-winning drummer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Brian Claxton. Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club is excited to reopen its doors for this special night after Denver’s 7 week winter COVID closure. Brian is featured in trio format on this evening featuring Annie Booth on piano and Seth Lewis on bass. Two sets on Wednesday, January 6, at 6:30 and 8:30 pm.
Claxton is a two time Nocturne artist in residency alumni known for his electrifying groove and rhythmic mastery. His diverse background includes touring internationally with jazz piano legend Monty Alexander and performing alongside Donny McCaslin, Chris Potter, Christian McBride, Dave Douglas, Randy Brecker, Nicholas Payton, and many others. A passionate student of the history of American music, Claxton has navigated a career with one foot in the past and one foot in the future. He’s released three records as a co-leader and has appeared on over thirty others as a sideman. Claxton teaches at the University of Northern Colorado, and the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.