Gene Markiewicz is one of Indiana\\\'s most established drummers, having performed with many of the areas finest musicians and organizations. He has performed with Jim Edison, Al Cobine, The Buselli/Wallarab Jazz Orchestra, Bill Lancton, The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Trombononomous, has co-led the award winning Carter/Markiewicz Jazz Quartet with the late jazz legend Chuck Carter. Currently, Gene co-leads the Farrelly/Markiewicz Jazz Quartet with saxophonist Jim Farrelly. Gene is a frequent guest on Have You Heard, a jazz listening radio program on WICR.
Gene is an educator and is involved with several community programs. Gene sits in the board if the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation as the education chairperson. Annually he is a faculty member of the University of Indianapolis Jazz Combo Camp held in the summer. He has attended Indiana Weslayan University and is a graduate of Marian University.
Gene is a contributor to Selmer Keynotes.
Gene was inducted into the Indaianapolis Jazz Hall of Fame in 2011