Ben Markley's Front Range Drive Sextet
5/17/2019, 5/24/2019, 5/31/2019
Front Range Drive - led by pianist Ben Markley includes Peter Sommer - tenor sax, Wil Swindler - alto sax, Steve Kovalcheck - guitar, Seth Lewis - bass and Dru Heller - drums. Markley's playing and writing has been recognized by national publications such as DownBeat and All About Jazz.
His brand of music is swinging, lyrical, and honest. Front Range Drive is Markley's latest musical project with material that ranges from Markley's original compositions, as well as influences including Cedar Walton, Herbie Hancock, David Hazeltine, Michael Jackson, The Roots, and James Brown - all written and arranged with his dearest friends and musical collaborators in mind.