Ben Markley - Pianist, Composer/Arranger, Educator

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Markley/Ashlock Kansas Public Radio Session 

Hey Folks,
Earlier this month Clint Ashlock and I recorded a studio performance on Kansas Public Radio with Bob McWilliams . We played music from our album The Return. It airs tomorrow night (Thursday, Jan 29 9:06pm) as well as Saturday Jan 31, at 2:06pm. You can also stream it during those times at We were joined by Gerald Spaits and Ed Breazeale on the session.

See YOU on the radio!

New Track from Upcoming Ashlock/Markley Recording Podcast

Hey Folks, 
I wanted to a share a cut from an upcoming release I'm doing with my friend Clint Ashlock . It features all original compositions from Clint and myself. If you like what you hear consider, taking a copy for spin when in comes out in late October. We're joined by Joshua Quinlan , Matt Smiley and Ed Breazeale .

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Big Band and Vocal Jazz Charts 

I have a number of big band and vocal jazz charts available for purchase. You're able to buy and download directly from this site. I can provide live recordings or MIDI files for all charts.


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Ben Markley/Clint Ashlock Quintet masterclass and concert

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Old Cheyenne High School


Clint Ashlock - Trumpet Wil Swindler - Alto Saxophone Matt Smiley - Bass Jim White - Drums


Ben Markley/Clint Ashlock Quintet CD Release

Nocturne Jazz and Supper Club, 1330 27th Street , Denver, CO


Clint Ashlock - trumpet Josh Quinlan - saxophones Matt Smiley - bass Ed Breazeale - drums

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w /Bob Reynolds at the University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming, Laramie


Bob Reynolds - Tenor Saxophone Ken Walker - Bass Ed Breazeale - Drums