Week of Sep 14

It has been smoky in Hebgen from wildfires in Montana and other states. Luckily we don’t have a wildfire close to us, at least now. Just praying for good rain to contain the fires in the West Coast and other places where are suffering from wildfires.* To musician friends, if you would like to add […]

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Week of Sep 7

Today is Labor Day! It is also National Beer Lover’s Day and the 90th birthday of the great tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins! (Courtesy of David Charles) It is grateful to see some good rain finally coming down around Bozeman. Hope it is helping to contain the wildfires. Please stay safe, everyone.* To musician friends, if […]

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Week of Aug 31

Wow, it’s really September already? Aspen leaves are changing color around Hebgen and a day is getting shorter. It sure feels like Autumn, my favorite season!* To musician friends, if you would like to add your message, on going projects like new albums, etc. on BigSkyJazz.net please contact me!* Details of these concerts can be changed […]

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Week of Aug 24

It has been very smoky here in Hebgen from wildfires everywhere. This is something I can’t get used to. Please stay well.Here is a message from my Bob Bowman ” I had a great time in Basin MT playing with MJ Williams and Ann Tappan and my duets with MJ at Devil’s Toboggan. I love playing […]

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Week of Aug 17

Thank you for Montana jazz fans who tuned in the online concert by Randy Porter, John Stowell, Bob Bowman, and Gary Hobbs on August 9th! Actually we haven’t had a chance to watch the concert yet but Bob had great time playing with the amazing musicians and of course I had a wonderful time listening […]

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Week of Aug 10

Bob and I have been staying in West Linn, OR, near Portland. It is beautiful season here! This is a last second notice but there is an online concert by pianist Randy Porter, guitarist John Stowell, bassist Bob Bowman, and drummer Gary Hobbs on today, Sunday, August 9th from 7PM (PDT)/8PM(MDT). Please scroll down to […]

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Week of Aug 3

Bob and I are in West Linn, OR for his gigs and to get together with his family. Of course with lots of hand washing, face covering, hand sanitizing, and social distancing. There is an online concert by pianist Randy Porter, guitarist John Stowell, bassist Bob Bowman, and drummer Gary Hobbs on Sunday, August 9th. […]

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Week of Jul 20

We drove all the way from Denver to West Yellowstone yesterday! Bob played at a fantastic jazz club Nocturne in Denver, CO last Sunday with pianist Dave Hanson and drummer Jim White. The sounds this trio created was just beautiful. They were thoughtful and together in every note, and I could see they respect each […]

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Week of Jul 13

Bob and I have been busy maintaining our cabin by chinking and staining logs! Here is quick jazz newsletter for this week!* To musician friends, if you would like to add your message or on going projects like new albums on this website or news letter please contact me!* Detail of these concerts can be changed […]

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Week of Jul 6

Now and then I receive lovely messages from music fans who subscribe to my newsletter. That means much to me! Thank you so much!! Recently several fans wrote me that because of the COVID-19 situation they can not come out to enjoy live music even though they would love to. I totally understand. You can […]

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