Jazz on the House with Nick Rueckert

By Noce (other events)

Thursday, June 30 2022 8:00 PM 10:00 PM CDT

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


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.


Customers may be subject to updated guidelines regarding masking or vaccine requirement as Noce sees fit & as the situation continues to evolve. All ticket purchases are final & Noce does not offer refunds for those purchases.


Mailing Address

1326 Walnut Street Des Moines, IA 50309