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The Ben Markley Trio

Jul 10, 2018 - Aug 28, 2018

Nocturne is proud to present a special residency series based upon the dynamic, original works of Dr. Ben Markley, an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger.


Ben is active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest big band recording project Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) earned a coveted four-star review by Downbeat Magazine in Spring of 2017. Markley is a Professor of Music at the University of Wyoming where he directs and coaches a number of Jazz ensembles and teaches applied jazz piano, and directs the UW Jazz Festival.