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Ben Markley Quintet

This special show curated by Ben Markley will feature drummer Kyle Swan, along with Steve Kovalcheck - guitar, Wil Swindler - saxophone and Seth Lewis - bass) touring through  a special set of performances and recordings in Colorado and Wyoming .
 
Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest big band recording project Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) earned four-star review by Downbeat Magazine. Markley's last endeavor was a big band project Ari's Funhouse. The record was met with considerable acclaim and was recognized as one of the best 4-star rated albums of 2022 by DownBeat Magazine. Markley has performed a number of Nocturne artist in residencies, and and one of his trio projects was featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.
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Sunday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm   |   Set Two: 8:45 - 10:00pm

Reservation Information:

Main level and mezzanine tables are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations and include our seasonal three course menu and the cost of music

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Reserved Bar Seats are $22 per guest and include music. Bar seat guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & craft cocktail list.

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The 'Ellington Experience' is the ultimate night out at Nocturne, featuring a five course tasting menu with wine pairings, served at just two tables per set in our favorite nook of the main level under the curve of the grand art deco staircase.

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Important Notes:

- We set aside four to six walk-in bar seats per set. Walk-in guests will have a music charge of $22 per person applied to their check on Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Ben Markley Quintet - Original Works

Friday evenings in September the Ben Markley Quintet is presenting a wide range of Ben's original works for jazz quintet. Ben's works are filled with groove, tangible joy and expression. The very special quintet playing these tunes, Wil Swindler (sax), Steve Kovalcheck (guitar), Domi Edson (bass), and Andy Wheelock (drums) is a likeminded cadre of veteran, world-class jazz artists. In month two of this residency, this quintet project will be recorded live at Nocturne.

Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest big band recording project Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) earned four-star review by Downbeat Magazine. Markley's last endeavor was a big band project Ari's Funhouse. The record was met with considerable acclaim and was recognized as one of the best 4-star rated albums of 2022 by DownBeat Magazine. Markley has performed a number of Nocturne artist in residencies, and and one of his trio projects was featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.

Friday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm    |    Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music and Three Course Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $35 per guest and include music. Bar seat guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & craft cocktail list.

      

- We set aside four to six walk-in bar seats per set. Walk-in bar seat guests will have a music charge of $35 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays.

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Ben Markley Quintet - Original Works

Friday evenings in September the Ben Markley Quintet is presenting a wide range of Ben's original works for jazz quintet. Ben's works are filled with groove, tangible joy and expression. The very special quintet playing these tunes, Wil Swindler (sax), Steve Kovalcheck (guitar), Domi Edson (bass), and Andy Wheelock (drums) is a likeminded cadre of veteran, world-class jazz artists. In month two of this residency, this quintet project will be recorded live at Nocturne.

Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest big band recording project Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) earned four-star review by Downbeat Magazine. Markley's last endeavor was a big band project Ari's Funhouse. The record was met with considerable acclaim and was recognized as one of the best 4-star rated albums of 2022 by DownBeat Magazine. Markley has performed a number of Nocturne artist in residencies, and and one of his trio projects was featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.

Friday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm    |    Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music and Three Course Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $35 per guest and include music. Bar seat guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & craft cocktail list.

      

- We set aside four to six walk-in bar seats per set. Walk-in bar seat guests will have a music charge of $35 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays.

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Ben Markley Quintet - Original Works

Friday evenings in September the Ben Markley Quintet is presenting a wide range of Ben's original works for jazz quintet. Ben's works are filled with groove, tangible joy and expression. The very special quintet playing these tunes, Wil Swindler (sax), Steve Kovalcheck (guitar), Domi Edson (bass), and Andy Wheelock (drums) is a likeminded cadre of veteran, world-class jazz artists. In month two of this residency, this quintet project will be recorded live at Nocturne.

Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest big band recording project Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) earned four-star review by Downbeat Magazine. Markley's last endeavor was a big band project Ari's Funhouse. The record was met with considerable acclaim and was recognized as one of the best 4-star rated albums of 2022 by DownBeat Magazine. Markley has performed a number of Nocturne artist in residencies, and and one of his trio projects was featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.

Friday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm    |    Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music and Three Course Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $35 per guest and include music. Bar seat guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & craft cocktail list.

      

- We set aside four to six walk-in bar seats per set. Walk-in bar seat guests will have a music charge of $35 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays.

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Ben Markley Quintet - Original Works

Friday evenings in September the Ben Markley Quintet is presenting a wide range of Ben's original works for jazz quintet. Ben's works are filled with groove, tangible joy and expression. The very special quintet playing these tunes, Wil Swindler (sax), Steve Kovalcheck (guitar), Domi Edson (bass), and Andy Wheelock (drums) is a likeminded cadre of veteran, world-class jazz artists. In month two of this residency, this quintet project will be recorded live at Nocturne.

Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest big band recording project Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) earned four-star review by Downbeat Magazine. Markley's last endeavor was a big band project Ari's Funhouse. The record was met with considerable acclaim and was recognized as one of the best 4-star rated albums of 2022 by DownBeat Magazine. Markley has performed a number of Nocturne artist in residencies, and and one of his trio projects was featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.

Friday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm    |    Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music and Three Course Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $35 per guest and include music. Bar seat guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & craft cocktail list.

      

- We set aside four to six walk-in bar seats per set. Walk-in bar seat guests will have a music charge of $35 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays.

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Ben Markley Quintet - Original Works

Friday evenings in September the Ben Markley Quintet is presenting a wide range of Ben's original works for jazz quintet. Ben's works are filled with groove, tangible joy and expression. The very special quintet playing these tunes, Wil Swindler (sax), Steve Kovalcheck (guitar), Domi Edson (bass), and Andy Wheelock (drums) is a likeminded cadre of veteran, world-class jazz artists. In month two of this residency, this quintet project will be recorded live at Nocturne.

Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest big band recording project Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) earned four-star review by Downbeat Magazine. Markley's last endeavor was a big band project Ari's Funhouse. The record was met with considerable acclaim and was recognized as one of the best 4-star rated albums of 2022 by DownBeat Magazine. Markley has performed a number of Nocturne artist in residencies, and and one of his trio projects was featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.

Friday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm    |    Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music and Three Course Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $35 per guest and include music. Bar seat guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & craft cocktail list.

      

- We set aside four to six walk-in bar seats per set. Walk-in bar seat guests will have a music charge of $35 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays.

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Ben Markley Quintet

Peter Sommer - sax, Steve Kovalcheck - guitar, Seth Lewis - bass, Dru Heller - drums

Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew 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 three-time Nocturne artist in residency alum, and is featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.

For this special show Ben will be leading the band through both his original music and reworked standards.

Friday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm

Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music and Three Course Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $29 per guest and include music. Bar guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & cocktail list.

      

- If availability permits, we do allow walk-in guests. Walk-in guests will have a charge of $30 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Ben Markley Quintet

Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew 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 three-time Nocturne artist in residency alum, and is featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.  For this special show Ben will be leading the band through both his original music and reworked standards. 
Wil Swindler - Alto Saxophone, Steve Kovalcheck - Guitar, Matt Smiley - Bass, Bobby Wiens - Drums

Saturday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm    |    Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music and Three Course Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $29 per guest and include music. Bar guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & cocktail list.

      

- We do allow four to six walk-in guests per set. Walk-in guests will have a charge of $30 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Ben Markley Quintet

Wil Swindler - sax, Steve Kovalcheck - guitar, Matt Smiley - bass, Alejandro Castaño - drums

Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew 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 three-time Nocturne artist in residency alum, and is featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.

For this special show Ben will be leading the band through both his original music and reworked standards.

Friday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm

Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music and Three Course Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $29 per guest and include music. Bar guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & cocktail list.

      

- If availability permits, we do allow walk-in guests. Walk-in guests will have a charge of $30 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Ben Markley Quintet

Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew 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 three-time Nocturne artist in residency alum, and is featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.

For this special show Ben will be leading the band through both his original music and reworked standards.

Personnel: Wil Swindler - sax, Jonathan Powell - trumpet, Matt Smiley - bass, Alejandro Castano - drums

Friday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm

Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music and Three Course Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $29 per guest and include music. Bar guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & cocktail list.

      

- If availability permits, we do allow walk-in guests. Walk-in guests will have a charge of $30 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Ben Markley Quintet - Original Works

Friday evenings in August and September the Ben Markley Quintet is presenting a wide range of Ben's original works for jazz quintet. Ben's works are filled with groove,  tangible joy and expression. The very special quintet playing these tunes, Wil Swindler (sax), Steve Kovalcheck (guitar), Domi Edson (bass), and Andy Wheelock (drums) is a likeminded cadre of veteran, world-class jazz artists. In month two of this residency, this quintet project will be recorded live at Nocturne.
Ben Markley is an accomplished pianist, band leader and composer/arranger, active throughout the Rocky Mountain front range and has performed with Brian Lynch, Greg Osby, Eddie Henderson, Terell Stafford, George Garzone, Bobby Shew and John Fedchock and many others. Markley's latest big band recording project Clockwise - The Music of Cedar Walton (OA2 records) earned four-star review by Downbeat Magazine. Markley's last endeavor was a big band project Ari's Funhouse. The record was met with considerable acclaim and was recognized as one of the best 4-star rated albums of 2022 by DownBeat Magazine. Markley has performed a number of Nocturne artist in residencies, and and one of his trio projects was featured on Nocturne's first ever record release.

Friday Show Times:

Set One: 6:30 - 7:45pm    |    Set Two: 9:00 - 10:30pm

Important Notes and Reservation Information:

- Due to high demand, we encourage guests to book well in advance on Friday and Saturday evenings

- Floor seats are reserved for Dinner and a Show Reservations (Music and Three Course Included)

- Reserved Bar Seats are $29 per guest and include music. Bar guests can order from our entire dinner menu as well as our wine & cocktail list.

      

- We set aside four to six walk-in bar seats per set. Walk-in guests will have a music charge of $30 per person applied to their check on Fridays and Saturdays.

- We respectfully request that guests limit their visits to one set only at this time

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS