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Hello Everyone!

I wanted to let you know about some exciting gigs coming up in the next few weeks as well as some new additions to my website. 

Friday, October 16 - Josh Quinlan Q'tet with Greg Osby 
Dazzle Jazz Sets at 7pm and 9pm
Josh Quinlan - saxophones
Greg Osby - alto saxophone
Ben Markley - piano
Matt Smiley - bass
Ed Breazeale - drums

Ace Gillet's in Ft. Collins has been my home on Thursdays and Fridays for the last three years. The house band includes our leader John Olson - drums, Matt Smiley - bass, me - piano. Most Thursdays feature saxophonist Andrew Voght and Fridays the soloist rotates among the finest horn players and guitarists along the front range. Ace Gillet's boasts some of the best food, drink, and atmosphere in Ft. Collins.

On occasion Ace has hosted nationally know artists including Terell Stafford. We are happy to add John Fedchock to this list!

Thursday, October 22 - John Fedchock with the Subterranean Jazz Trio.
Admission: Free!

My weekly schedule can be found on the "Gigs" tab on my website. 

Ben Markley Music Youtube Chanel.
Last week I gave a concert at the University of Wyoming that featured my original compositions for jazz trio and strings. This concert featured violinist - John Fadial, bassist Matt Smiley, drummer Chris Smith, and the UW String Students. I hope you'll take a moment to check out this videos. We had a blast performing the music! 

Here's the link.

I've also added a "Videos" tab on my website that will feature videos from past present. 

Thanks and keep swingin'!

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