Ben Markley - Pianist, Composer/Arranger, Educator

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2015 International Jazz Festival and Jazz Camp 

In a few weeks I'm headed to Guatemala to perform in the 2015 Guatemala International Jazz Festival. The band comprised of Andrew Stonerock, Dan Jonas, Forrest Greenough, Ryan Bell, and Jerome Fleg will stick around and work with students from UVG and IGA. This is our second year performing and working the camp and we're looking forward to being back.

Here's more info about our performances and the camp. ​

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 .

  1. Ring My Bell

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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