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august, 2022

fri19aug6:00 pm8:00 pmAaron Ehrlich/Nick Rueckert duoThe Cave


(Friday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Cave

1437 Walnut, Des Moines, IA 50309

Event Details

Friday live jazz!
Aaron Ehrlich-saxophones
Nick Rueckert-piano
A native of the twin cities in Minnesota, pianist Nick Rueckert has lived in Iowa and performed in the Midwest since he completed his undergraduate degree at Drake University in 2011. Since then, Nick has been a regular member of the Des Moines Big Band and has performed
regularly with The Turner Center Jazz Orchestra, Parranderos Latin Combo, The Des Moines Metro Concert Band and Big Band, and alongside a variety of local and visiting artists. He arranges and composes music for his own project, the Nick Rueckert Quartet, as well as for the Max
Wellman Sextet.
Nick completed his master’s degree in music education from Boston
University in 2019 and currently teaches instrumental music in Ankeny,
Iowa and teaches jazz piano in his own studio
Aaron Ehrlich is a saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist based in Des Moines, Iowa. Aaron has done 800 professional engagements (and counting) around the country since he began playing as a professional in college. He’s played in an assortment of groups, ranging from symphony orchestras to rock bands to eccentric Klezmer bands! He plays with a lot of energy and loves building off the creativity of the musicians around him. Outside of music, Aaron “daylights” with a job in the tech field and loves a chat about a good paperback novel.


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