Clare Church

Homecoming Week | Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Feb 9, 2018

From 2012 to 2016, five artists from Denver or players who have a close connection to the city rose to the top spot in seven of the categories found in DownBeat magazine’s annual “Critic’s Poll.” The musicians are: alto saxophonist/soprano saxophonist/flautist Tia Fuller (who earned the top spot for all three instruments); drummer Rudy Royston; trumpeter Kirk Knuffke (who actually plays cornet); singer René Marie; and Hammond B-3 man Pat Bianchi.

KUVO Studio Club: "Expeditions" | Nov 20, 6 p.m.

Nov 15, 2017

Expeditions play fresh arrangements of familiar songs, everything from traditional jazz to folk to Motown, along with some tasty originals. They have performed at the best venues in Denver, and drawn large and enthusiastic audiences. Co-leaders Pete Lewis and Clare Church are consummate professionals, having shared the stage with Joe Henderson, Dizzy Gillespie, Nancy Wilson, Natalie Cole, and many more.

Featuring: Pete Lewis - saxophone, Jason Malmberg - bass, Adam Revell - piano, and Clare Church - drums

Clare Church Quartet | Apr 14

Apr 14, 2017

The Clare Church Quartet will be playing Pete Lewis’ beautiful and heartfelt  arrangements of songs that just about everybody knows and loves: I’ll Fly Away, My Favorite Things, Eleanor Rigby, Heard It Through the Grapevine, Danny Boy, Hallelujah, and more. Clare brings her passion and artistry leading the quartet in many different styles for the audience to enjoy.

Featuring Clare Church on drums, Ron Bland on bass, Pete Lewis on sax, and Doug Roche on piano

Clare Church Quartet | Dec 17

Dec 15, 2016

The Clare Church Quartet featuring Clare Church on drums, Victor Mestas on piano, Drew Morrell on bass, and Pete Lewis on saxophone will be performing creative arrangements of jazz standards and your holiday favorites at La Cour Bistro & Art Bar on Saturday, December 17 at 7pm.

Clare brings her passion and artistry leading the quartet in many different styles for the audience to enjoy.

Clare Church Fundraiser

Apr 16, 2014

Denver saxophonist Clare Church has been playing professionally for 30 years. Her first gig was with Tony Bennett, and since that memorable night, she has worked with the bands of Joe Henderson, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Carter, Nancy Wilson, Mel Torme, and George Shearing, among others, as well as being a regular with the Colorado Symphony and the Boulder Philharmonic. She is also a member of Art Lande’s inimitable Boy/Girl Band, the Lewis/Church Quintet, the Colorado Sax Quartet, the Baker/Mulligan Tribute Band, and is co-leader of the modern jazz group, Polarity.