2018 is off to a great start!
On Saturday, January 6th the Ben Markley Big Band performed on the evening concert of the Jazz Education Network conference. The band was joined by guests Terell Stafford and Jeff Hamilton and played selections from their recording Clockwise:The Music of Cedar Walton. This recording had a wonderful year. It received much acclaim and most recently was voted one of the best 4 star albums of 2017 by DownBeat magazine.
Upcoming Performance Dates:
* Saturdays at Ace Gillett’s - Ben Markley Trio with Seth Lewis and John Olson
2/3 - Dazzle Jazz - Ben Markley Big Band w/ Joel Frahm
2/4 - University of Wyoming Faculty Jazz Trio w/ Joel Frahm
2/6 - Kinser Jazz Festival (Casper College) - Ben Markley Big Band w/ Joel Frahm
2/28 - Nocturne - Peter Sommer Septet
4/4 - Nocturne - Pete Zimmer Quartet
4/26 - Sheridan College
9/17 - Dizzy's Club Coca Cola - Ben Markley Big Band featuring Terell Stafford