Week of Sep 9

I have been enjoying fantastic sounds by pianist Ben Markley, saxophonist Stephen Martin, drummer Brian Steever, and my wonderful husband and bassist Bob Bowman in Billings! They will have a house concert at Cikan House on Monday, September 9th. If you are around please join the band and experience their fantastic sounds!* To musician friends, […]

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Week of Sep 2

Bob will be playing with wonderful musicians from Sep 5th to 8th in Billings then on 9th at Cikan House in Bozeman. Ben Markley from Laramie, WY on piano, Stephen Martin from Kansas City, MO on saxophone, and Brian Steever also from Kansas City, KS on drums. Both Martin and Steever are two of the busiest jazz musicians […]

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Week of Aug 26

Bob and I have been enjoying green and smoke free end of summer of Montana. It is unusual but we gladly take it!Bob will be playing with wonderful musicians in September in Billings and Bozeman. From September 5th to 9th with Ben Markley from Laramie, WY on piano, Stephen Martin from Kansas City, MO on saxophone, and […]

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Week of Aug 19

Bob and I are finally settling down after almost 8 weeks of Bob’s gig trip. Kansas City, Denver, Portland, and Billings. To me, this trip was a great chance to realize again how one’s commitment is important to keep local jazz or any sorts of art alive. I’ve met musicians keeping music scene active by […]

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Week of Aug 12

Bob and I have been staying in Billings with our friend and great pianist Matt Villinger. Today, we are driving back to Bozeman for a concert in this evening at Cikan House! Michelle Manzo Cobb on vocals, Matt Villinger on piano, and Bob Bowman on bass. The music will be fantastic! If you are around […]

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Week of Aug 5

Bob and I finally got back to Montana! We drove all night from Portland, OR to West Yellowstone. I think it is fair to say we are so tired. Nothing like home in Montana though!!This week FANTASTIC piano player Matt Villinger from Kansas City, MO is visiting Montana and Matt and Bob Bowman will be […]

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Week of Jul 29

Bob and I have been super busy and I hadn’t had a chance to do this week’s live jazz info. Sorry! I bet many of you already know about Plonk Bozeman has decided to discontinue live jazz. The date of the last jazz night was originally on August 21st but the situation changed and no […]

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Week of Jul 22

Bob and I are in Portland, OR now. Lots of gigs with musicians in Portland area! Some gigs are with an amazing guitarist John Stowell. I bet many of you have seen his performances in Montana. Besides John, we have met many great musicians in Portland and I hope we can bring some of Portland’s […]

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Week of Jul 15

Bob and I drove from Denver, CO to Portland, OR started on Sunday night to Monday evening non stop. We are beat!There will be Music Equipment Fundraiser for Red Tractor Pizza on this Saturday, July 20th from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.! Red Tractor Pizza has been a GREAT supporter of local live music including […]

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Week of Jul 8

Bob and I are on his gig-trip. Right now we are in Kansas City, MO area. He played with amazing KC musicians; Roger Wilder on piano, Matt Otto on saxophone, and Brian Steever on drums. All of them have been to Montana and they loved it. Brian will be back to Montana with saxophonist Steve […]

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