We left Kansas City last Sunday. We didn’t see the sun till we came back to Hebgen on Thursday! Lots of rain, grey sky, and snow all the way back to Montana. Now we are so happy to be back looking at the Big Blue Sky of Montana!
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* Detail of these concerts can be changed due to artists/venues’ circumstances.

ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT PLONK

On Wednesday, October 17th from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Alex Nauman on guitar, Bob Bowman on bass, and Brad Edwards on drums will be playing.  The trio will be making fun, exciting, and fantastic sounds!  Please come down to enjoy the music with glass of wine and delicious food! No Charge.
Plonk Wine Bozeman
Wednesday, October 17th
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
https://plonkwine.com/

ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT CAFE ZYDECO

There will be open jam session at Cafe Zydeco Bozeman on Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. The house jazz band will consist of Alex Platt on drums, Silas Stewart on vibraphone, John Swendseid on tenor, and Michael Steele on bass. Jazz musicians one and all, students, teachers, and players, come out and play! We will open with our own set, and then open up the stage to anyone who wants to jam. All ages, no cover, amazing food! And BYOB!
Cafe Zydeco
Thursday, October 18th
6:00 p.m. ~
http://www.cafezydeco.com/bozeman

ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE MINT IN BELGRADE

On Thursday, October 18th Alex Robilotta on guitar, Eddie Tsuru on bass, and Adam Greenberg on drums will be performing at The Mint Cafe and Bar in Belgrade from 7:00p.m. to 9:30p.m.! They will be playing modern jazz interpretations of American popular music, from Cole Porter to Nirvana.  Please come to enjoy the music and fantastic food, drink, and service!!
The Mint Cafe and Bar, Belgrade
Thursday, October 18th
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
http://www.mintcafebar.com/

ON FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA

Every Friday, there is a Jazz Night at Red Tractor Pizza in Bozeman from 7:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  This week Luminous (Silas Stewart on vibraphone, Michael Steele on bass, Josh Poole on drums) will be performing! Please come down and enjoy your Friday night with good live music and of course delicious pizza and beer/wine!
Red Tractor pizza
Friday, October 19th
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
http://www.redtractorpizza.com/

SQUIRE HOUSE JAZZ SERIES
EDEN ATWOOD / CRAIG HALL / ADAM GREENBERG
*CANCELED

The concert has been canceled.
Squire House Bozeman will host another wonderful concert! Montana’s own Eden Atwood, with Craig Hall, Adam Greenberg deliver jazz standards and originals for a memorable fine-dining-and-jazz evening. On Sunday, October 21st from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Dinner reservations recommended to secure tables.
Squire House (Bozeman)
Sunday, October 21st
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Make dinner reservations, too (optional) for around 6:00 p.m. Call Squire House : (406) 577-2773
Tickets : https://www.eventbrite.com/ or email to craig@craighallmusic.com

ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE EAGLES THE BRIDGER MOUNTAIN BIG BAND

The Bridger Mountain Big Band performs at The Eagles on every Sunday led by a drummer Adam Greenberg.  No cover charge but there will be a tip jar so be generous. 😉 For more information please check https://www.facebook.com/TheBridgerMountainBigBand/.
The Eagles
Sunday, October 21st
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
https://www.facebook.com/bozemaneagles326/

ON SUNDAY NIGHT AT WALKERS IN BILLINGS

On every Sunday American Grill & Tapas Bar Walkers in Billings has Jazz night through 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Walkers features some of the very best jazz cats in the Rocky Mountain region and is well known for its depth of musicians. This week Luminous (Silas Stewart on vibraphone, Michael Steele on bass, Josh Poole on drums) will be performing! Please come down to enjoy the music with delicious food and drinks! No charge.
American Grill & Tapas Bar Walkers
Sunday, October 21st
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
http://walkersgrill.com/

UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE CONCERTS

RYAN MATZINGER WITH SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS FACULTY RECITAL
NOVEMBER 1ST @ RIALTO

MSU School of Music Director of Jazz Bands, Ryan Matzinger will perform with special guest artists, Stefan Karlsson on piano, Bob Bowman on bass, and Zach Harmon on drums. All of these jazz veterans have been working nationally/internationally and  they will definitely create great sounds together! So please don’t miss this opportunity to experience their music.  This special concert will take place on Thursday, November 1st, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Rialto in Downtown Bozeman. Tickets are $15 General Admission. For more information and tickets please visit Rialto Bozeman ticket page.
Rialto
Thursday, November 1st
Door open 6:00 p.m.  / Show 7:30 p.m. ~
Tickets at Rialto : http://rialtobozeman.ticketfly.com/

LOREN STILLMAN & BOB BOWMAN DUET CONCERT @ CIKAN HOUSE

This duo will be making truly inspirational and truthful sounds! Saxophonist Loren Stillman and bassist Bob Bowman are having a duo concert at Cikan House on Sunday, November 4th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bowman said “I am particularly looking forward to November 4th @ Cikans with Loren Stillman. Definitely one of the best musicians on any instrument on the scene today. So beautifully melodic and swingin’. Now resides in Missoula. We’re more than lucky to have him in the Treasure State. I’d attend even if I weren’t playing.”
Admission $15.00 (students $5.00). BYOB!

Loren Stillman : The music of Brooklyn-based saxophonist and composer, Loren Stillman, has found acclaimed reviews in such publications as The New York Times, Downbeat Magazine, Jazziz, Jazz Times, and National Public Radio, marking him as an innovative voice of modern jazz. With his training stemming from Lee Konitz and David Liebman to Harvey Pittel, Stillman has performed, recorded, and educated throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan.
Alongside an impressive record of performances, recordings, and master-classes with his own ensembles, Stillman has performed and recorded alongside The Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra, Paul Motian Trio 2000+2, Carla Bley, John Abercrombie, Michael Formanek: Ensemble Kolassus, Ralph Alessi, Andy Milne’s DAPP Theory, Michele Rosewoman Quintessence, Tyshawn Sorey Oblique, Brad Shepik, Vic Juris and The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. (for more info : https://www.lorenstillman.com/ )

Bob Bowman : Bob Bowman has performed with numbers of artists including Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Frank Mantooth, Carmen McRae, Freddie Hubbard, Bud Shank, Karrin Allyson, Dan Haerle, Steve Houghton, Steve Allee, Bill Mays, Clay Jenkins, Danny Embrey, Todd Strait, Bob Sheppard, Matt Otto, Rod Fleeman, John Stowell, Jerry Hahn, Bobby Watson and others. Bob has toured around the world and been on many recordings that have won or been nominated for GRAMMY awards. While performing with these artists, he works with his own bands including the legendary Kansas City group, INTERSTRING and has also dedicated himself to jazz education. Bob now resides in Montana continuing to play and influence the music scene. (for more info : http://bobbowman-lownote.com/ )

Cikan House
31 Hitching Post Road, Bozeman, MT
Sunday, November 4th
5:00 p.m. ~ 6:30 p.m.
Admission : $15.00 (student : $5.00)
BYOB Strongly recommended
Reservations : yaezo1027@gmail.com


October 24th @ Plonk

No Live Music

October 26th @ Red Tractor Pizza

Alex Robilotta on guitar, Silas Stewart on vibraphone, Eddie Tsuru on bass, Alex Platt on drums


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