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Nocturne

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Tucked in an artfully-restored warehouse in Denver’s burgeoning RiNo Arts District lies Nocturne. Nocturne marries the culinary, cocktail and musical arts to create a singular, unforgettable experience. A modern jazz and supper club, Nocturne features live jazz nightly, carefully curated wine, beer and cocktail offerings, and a one-of-a-kind seasonal culinary program anchored by a jazz-inspired, five-course tasting menu.

Amenities

Restaurant
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Restaurant
  • Hours of Operation: 6:00pm-1:00am
  • Pricing: $$
  • Serves Dinner:
  • Dinner Hours: 6:00pm-11:00am
  • Reservations Recommended:
  • Denver Original:
  • Has Entertainment:
  • Serves Alcoholic Beverages:
  • Has a Full Bar:
  • Allow Buy Out:
  • Seating Capacity: 104
  • Semi-Private Room Capactity: 30
  • Max Banquet: 65
  • Max Reception: 140
  • Cuisine: American Jazz Inspired
  • Phone: 303-295-3333
  • Email: info@nocturnejazz.com
Features
  • Reservation Needed:
General
  • Hours: 6pm-1am
  • Blocks to CCC: 18
  • Miles to CCC: 1.4
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 145
  • Event Space:
  • Group Performance Venues:
  • Group Activities Description: We can assist with group activities related to live music, wine/food pairings, madeira, champagne education, etc.
  • Group Performance Description: Stage available for rent during non-operating hours for group performances.

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description Nocturne's space is ideal for a unique meeting venue. Seating is designed to have a great view of the stage, so guest speakers become the immediate focal point of attention.
  • Largest Room 1900
  • Total Sq. Ft. 2400
  • Reception Capacity 140
  • Catering In-house
  • Type of Venue Restaurant
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet, Meeting Classroom
  • Banquet Capacity 65
  • Number of Rooms 1
Mezzanine
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 500
  • Classroom Capacity: 15
  • Banquet Capacity: 20
  • Reception Capacity: 30
Main Floor
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1900
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 55
  • Reception Capacity: 115

Events

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Nocturne is proud to present a special residency series based upon the dynamic and original works of Dr. Ben Markley. Along with drummer Brian Claxton and bassist Matt Smiley perform Markley's original compositions. Joined by drummer Brian...

The Ben Markley Trio - Hard Swingin' Original Music <p>Nocturne is proud to present a special residency series based upon the dynamic and original works of Dr. Ben Markley. Along with drummer Brian Claxton and bassist Matt Smiley perform Markley's original compositions. Joined by drummer Brian Claxton and bassist Matt Smiley, Ben will be presenting compositions that pay homage to and draw heavy inspiration from Bud Powell, Barry Harris, Cedar Walton, McCoy Tyner and Chick Corea.<br /><br />Accomplished band leader, composer/arranger, and pianist Ben Markley is active in both the Denver-metropolitan area Rocky Mountain front range. Ben (an ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award Winner) has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest recording project is Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) - a four-star reviewed recording by Downbeat Markley celebrates one of the more influential and beloved figures in jazz through this unique project, showcasing many of the late pianist and composer Cedar Walton's most revered tunes through new arrangements for big band. Markley currently serves as Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Wyoming where he directs and coaches a number of Jazz ensembles and teaches applied jazz piano, improvisation and is the director of the UW Jazz Festival.<br /><br />Matt Smiley is a bassist and composer based in Denver, CO who has performed in a variety of musical situations including classical music, gospel, rock, funk, bluegrass, jazz, and free improvisation. Smiley has performed internationally at the Montreux, North Sea and Montreal Jazz festivals and premièred John Hilliard’s 2nd Piano Concerto at the Kennedy Center. Smiley relocated from Virginia to Colorado where he received a master's degree in music with an emphasis in jazz studies at the University of Northern Colorado. While at UNC Smiley won the UNC Jazz Composer’s Award for an original composition titled “Double Quartet"<br /><br />Dr. Brian Claxton is a professional musician and educator living in the front-range area who performs frequently throughout Colorado as a drummer, and bassist. Claxton Claxton also teaches percussion and drum set at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood and drum set at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. While a graduate student at UNC, Claxton was honored to be recruited by jazz legend Monty Alexander to play in his Harlem Kingston Express Band at the recommendation of jazz legend Jeff Hamilton. Claxton has also had the distinct pleasure share the stage with: Donny McCaslin, Chris Potter, Christian McBride, Dave Douglas, Terrell Stafford, Nicholas Payton, John Fedchock, Jiggs Whiggham, Cyrus Chestnut, Wayne Bergeron, Eric Marienthal, Dave Weckl, Bobby Sanabria, Greg Gisbert, Jon Faddis, Kenni Holmen, and many more.<br /><br />16+ <br /><br />Reservations Recommended</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Adam Bodine Wildcard Sessions
Jul 6, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017

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Celebrating the release of his brand-new album Opus Reminiscence, genre-fusing pianist and composer Adam Bodine leads his band through an entertaining and dynamic mix of creative original music every Thursday night in July and August....

Adam Bodine Wildcard Sessions <p>Celebrating the release of his brand-new album Opus Reminiscence, genre-fusing pianist and composer Adam Bodine leads his band through an entertaining and dynamic mix of creative original music every Thursday night in July and August. Adam’s song catalog is extensive, eclectic and embodies an optimum framework for his imaginative and often humorous personality to shine through his music.<br />Bodine will be joined on stage by Jean-Luc Davis on bass and Kevin Matthews on drums, and an exciting rotation of special guest musicians including Tom Gershwin on trumpet, Greg Tanner Harris on vibraphone and Andrew Vogt on saxophones and clarinet. This is Adam's second Artist in Residency and we are delighted to have this Denver favorite returning to the Nocturne stage!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Conceived by drummer Brian Claxton and pianist Tom Amend this artist in residency series is inspired by the iconic mainstream jazz album Trio+1, recorded in 1964 by Oscar Peterson Trio and Clark Terry. The line-up throughout this eight-week...

TRIO + 1: An ode to Mainstream Jazz masters Oscar Peterson & Clark Terry <p>Conceived by drummer Brian Claxton and pianist Tom Amend this artist in residency series is inspired by the iconic mainstream jazz album Trio+1, recorded in 1964 by Oscar Peterson Trio and Clark Terry. The line-up throughout this eight-week series includes appearances by: Gabriel Mervine, Josh D. Reed, Dan Miller, Greg Gisbert, Erik Applegate, Seth Lewis, Eric Hitt and Paul Romaine.<br /><br />ABOUT THE TRIO+1 SESSION CURATORS:<br /><br />Dr. Brian Claxton is a professional musician and educator living in the front-range area who performs frequently throughout Colorado as a drummer, and bassist. Claxton also teaches percussion and drum set at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood and drum set at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. Claxton has also had the distinct pleasure share the stage with: Donny McCaslin, Chris Potter, Christian McBride, Dave Douglas, Terrell Stafford, Nicholas Payton, John Fedchock, Jiggs Whiggham, Cyrus Chestnut, Wayne Bergeron, Eric Marienthal, Dave Weckl, Bobby Sanabria, Greg Gisbert, Jon Faddis, Kenni Holmen, and many more. While a graduate student at UNC, Claxton was honored to be recruited by jazz legend Monty Alexander to play in his Harlem Kingston Express Band at the recommendation of jazz drumming legend Jeff Hamilton.<br /><br />Tom Amend is a Denver based pianist, composer, and arranger originally from Riverton, Wyoming. A semifinalist for the 2014 American Jazz Pianist Competition Tom performs throughout the Rocky Mountain Region in various settings as both a leader and sideman. Tom has worked extensively with Soul/Blues artist Taylor Scott appearing at notable blues venues across the country as well as appearing on several of Scott’s records. Tom has a Bachelors degree in Jazz Studies at the University of Northern Colorado and is an alumni of both UNC Lab I and UNC Vanguard Combo.<br /><br />Reservations are highly recommended!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Moderno Afro-Cubano
Aug 16, 2017

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Moderno is a dynamic quintet that brings some of Colorado’s best Latin Jazz musicians together to play the musics of Cuba, Brazil, Puerto Rico, and other Caribbean sources. Featuring pulsating rhythms from traditional latin dances to...

Moderno Afro-Cubano <p>Moderno is a dynamic quintet that brings some of Colorado’s best Latin Jazz musicians together to play the musics of Cuba, Brazil, Puerto Rico, and other Caribbean sources. Featuring pulsating rhythms from traditional latin dances to jazz-influenced beats to funk grooves; the horns lay down a variety of colors -- red-hot to cool and bluesy, and the group’s outstanding soloists stretch their imaginations to give listeners a new and unique experience in each show. Whether just listening or feeling the urge to get up and dance, audiences can’t resist this group’s energy.<br /><br />Jeremy Wendelin - Reeds<br />Derek Banach - Trumpet<br />Pete Ellingson - Piano<br />Jon Cullison - Bass<br />Manuel Lopez - Drums</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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