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Live Jazz Denver, Ben Markley Quintet
Saturday, February 24, 2024
All Day
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