NoceDes Moines, IA, United States

Jazz on the House with Saxophonist Robert Espe

By Noce (other events)

Thursday, March 25 2021 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

Every Thursday night, Noce hosts different jazz musicians to play free of cover.

Our master of sound has done a terrific job with the audio and video quality & you'll be easily able to cast the video to any device that is chromecast-enabled. Come hear the music play at a safe distance!

Digital show stream begins at 7PM on Facebook and Youtube


Robert Espe grew up in Independence, IA and began his violin studies at the age of three with the UNI Suzuki School in Cedar Falls, IA.  He was briefly concertmaster of the UNI Symphony Orchestra during his undergraduate studies, before earning a B.S. in Bioinformatics, Minor in Music in 2011.

In addition to his work as a violinist, he is also a professional freelance saxophonist, regularly appearing with Turner Center Jazz Ensemble and the Des Moines Big Band, and is an on-call sideman for local and visiting artists at Des Moines’ jazz cabaret, Noce.  He is also a semi-regular horn section member of the Colorado-based, modern funk, roots, and vintage soul band Euforquestra.  He has also performed with numerous musical icons including pop superstar Katy Perry and Motown legends The Temptations.  As a mandolinist, he is a founding member of Choro Moingona, Des Moines’ premier choro ensemble.


None of us at Noce are taking your health and safety lightly. We are taking a very carefully curated approach to this new process, & promise to keep a diligent eye on our operations as we continue down this road.

Whether it's with the strict mask policy or spaced out tables, it may feel incredibly different than before all of this began. The good news is that once you're in your seat with a cocktail in hand & a great band on the stage, you'll have everything you need for another great night at Noce.

View our full policy here


Noce is gladly accepting contributions in lieu of our usual cover for shows through the following portals$nocedsm -

Noce's merchandise offerings have been restocked! Check them out at


Mailing Address

1326 Walnut Street Des Moines, IA 50309