Greetings, Jazz Fans! Ace Gillett’s Music Director John Olson here to let you know what we have cued up for this week:
Wednesday, 11/20 – 7:00 to 11:00 pm
Tonight we’re having our weekly Jazz Jam Session, hosted this week by Jack Roben (guitar), Matt Smiley (bass) and myself. Drums, Piano, Bass, Guitar Amp and a Vocal mic are all provided. As always, we ask that all interested performers follow our musician’s dress code of suit and tie for men and cocktail attire for women. All playing levels are welcome and encouraged to attend. Weekly food and drink specials are featured as well!
Thursday, 11/21 – 7:00 to 11:00 pm
Pianist Steve Denny is back in Colorado after spending the last several years playing Jazz in the New York City area. We’re happy to feature Steve twice this week! Steve will be joined by Seth Lewis and myself.
Friday, 11/22– 8:00 to Midnight
The Subterraneans welcome Steven Lugerner on Alto Saxophone. Steven is a friend of Seth’s, playing some shows while he visits Colorado. Rounding out the quartet is Steve Denny, Seth Lewis and myself.
Saturday, 11/23 – 8:00 to Midnight
The Subterraneans welcome Adam Astrup on guitar, joined by Connor Koch and myself. Adam is studying Jazz at UNC and is back for another Trio night this week. Come on down and hear this talented young guitarist!
Sunday, 11/24 – 7:00 to 11:00 pm
Local Legend Mark Sloniker is back behind the piano to play all of your favorites. Mark usually plays solo for the first set and is joined by family and friends throughout the evening.
As you may have already heard, renovations for Ace Gillett’s are on hold for the time being. Spread the word that we’ll continue featuring your favorite food, cocktails and Live Jazz Wednesday through Sunday nights until further notice. If you haven’t had a chance to see the renovations at the Armstrong, come on down and admire the transformation! Also note that we’re working on plans for our annual New Year’s Eve Bash, so save the date for an evening filled with dancing and celebrating!
As always, Thank You for supporting Live Jazz at Ace Gillett’s – I hope to see you there soon!
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