Markus Howell

Guest Artist

Markus Howell — Guest Artist with the Hartford Jazz Orchestra

Guest Artist

Markus Howell is a New York City based jazz saxophonist, composer and educator from Deerfield Beach, Florida. Markus is a two-time Grammy nominated artist with the legendary Count Basie Orchestra and tours with international singer and recording artist Michael Bublé. He is an alumnus of Michigan State University with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Jazz Studies. Howell has performed and/or recorded with top leaders on their respectful instruments and voices including Rodney Whitaker, Christian Mcbride, Mark Whitfield, Carmen Bradford, Wycliffe Gordon, Billie Eilish, Bobby Rush, Dianne Reeves and Karen Clark Sheard. Markus has also performed at festivals and venues such as Madison Square Garden (New York City), John F. Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts (Washington D.C.), The Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, CA), Yoshi’s Jazz Club (Oakland, California), Blue Note Tokyo (Japan), Detroit Jazz Festival (Detroit, MI), and Birdland Jazz Club (New York City). Markus Howell has recorded on over ten records including his second leader album to be release in the summer of 2024 with Posi-Tone Records.

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