The Sputter

The Sputter


The Sputter plays a large repertoire of original jazz, instrumental rock, and improvisational experiments as the occasional cover ranging from Miles Davis to Radiohead.


Nominated for Best Jazz Act (WESTWORD 2006), The Sputter has been gracing Colorado with its unique sound for over four years now.

The Sputter's growth over the last year has included a stint of shows with the internationally touring act, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey and a recent event with Particle at Cervantes Masterpiece Theater in Denver. The Sputter is represented by Bocumast Records.

The Sputter and/or members have shared stages with:
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
Drums & Tuba
Liquid Soul
Ekoostik Hookah
Born in the Flood
Dressy Bessy
The Ills
Crystal Skulls
Metal Hearts
Ron Miles
The Elected
Fred Hess
D Numbers
Dan Bern
Cocktail Revolution
3 Peas
Red Cloud West
Thee Loyal Bastards
The Devil Created Dinosaurs
Members of the Village Vanguard Orchestra
and countless others...

Members have studied under Art Lande, Ron Miles, Hugh Ragin, Dave Cieri, and Bruce Roberts.
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"Great Unseen" LP on Bocumast Records (available on iTunes)
Untitled EP on Bocumast Records (now receiving radio play almost daily)
New full length album to be finished early fall 2007.

Set List

Familiar with playing 2-3 sets a night.
45-75 minutes each. 50 originals, 60 covers. Covers range from Miles Davis to Radiohead to Monk to Pink Floyd to the Beatles. Typically play covers if there is a request or if the mood strikes. Mostly stick to originals.