If you need a jazz trio for you upcomding holiday party, look no further.
A Jazz Trio native to Denver, CO, Liam Hughes-Butler, Gabe Rupe, and Julian Archer have been playing together since the age of 14 when they first met at Denver School of the Arts. During their time at DSA, they won many awards and gained recognition on both the Denver, and national jazz scene.
Some of those awards include Jazz Band of America, National Young Artists, The Next Generation Jazz Band, Colorado All-State Jazz Band, Best High School Jazz Band 2015-16 and 16-17 from DownBeat Magazine, and Finalists of the 2017 Essentially Ellington Competition where they performed at Lincoln Center alongside members of Wynton Marsalis’ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Liam and Julian currently attend the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where they study with The SF Jazz Collective and many more of the world’s top musicians. Gabe is attending the prestigious Brubeck Institute in Stockton, CA, where he belongs to the nation's premier Collegiate Ensemble. The Trio consists of Liam Hughes-Butler on Guitar, Gabe Rupe on Bass, and Julian Archer on Drums. More information about the group can be found at