If you haven’t checked the album “RETURN (The Turning Point)” by Montana jazz veterans Williams/Tappan/Kohler yet, please take a listen to their fantastic sounds. I added the details in the bottom of this page.
6 young musicians, one of the members is from Livingston, call their band Tanline! are touring in Montana! If you have a chance or two, please catch them while they are in the Treasure State!
* 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 due to artists/venues’ circumstances.
THURSDAY EVENING AT WALKER’S GRILL IN BILLINGS
THURSDAY NIGHT AT THE MURRAY HOTEL IN LIVINGSTON
This Thursday, July 21st at the Murray Hotel in Livingston, pianist Cheyenne John-Henderson will be playing solo piano from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.! He will play standards as well as interpretations of an eclectic selection of rock and pop tunes. Please come down to enjoy the beautiful sounds he creates in the Murray Hotel’s cozy lobby! No music charge.
The Murray Hotel
201 W Park St Livingston, MT 59047
Thursday, July 21st 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
THURSDAY NIGHT AT CRAFT LOCAL IN BILLINGS
Erik Olson & Alex Nauman Present: Jazz Jam Session EVERY Thursday at Craft Local. Thats right, EVERY Thursday! No cover. All ages welcome. Bring your instrument and sit in! This week, Alex Nauman, Parker Brown, and Zach Paris will be hosting the jazz jam. Thank you for supporting local art, local brews and your local live music scene.
2501 Montana Ave. Billings, MT 59101
Thursday, July 21st 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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FRIDAY NIGHT AT RED TRACTOR PIZZA IN BOZEMAN
Friday Live jazz at Red Tractor Pizza! This week, Tanline!, 6 young musicians studied in Berklee College of Music will be playing! They are touring in Montana this summer and you will find their names next few weeks on this newsletter. You might remember bassist Cameron from Livingston who is one of the members of this unique band. I bet he is responsible that they are in the Treasure State! Please come down and enjoy your Friday night with live music and of course delicious pizza and beer/wine! 7-9PM. No cover.
More details about Tanline! : https://tanlinetheband.com/
Red Tractor pizza
1007 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715
Friday, July 22nd 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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RE-ELECT ED STAFMAN MONTANA HOUSE 62
WITH MUSIC BY ERIC FUNK & JENI FLEMI
**THE EVENT IS RESCHEDULED TO AUGUST 27TH
Please join us for an evening of great music with Eric Funk and Jeni Fleming, and to meet & greet Representative Ed Stafman, an avid supporter of music and the arts, and who is running for re-election to the Montana legislature. Ed will share with us why November’s election is so critical to Montana. He’ll also want to hear about what issues matter most to you. Donations are appreciated but not required to attend.
The Cikan House in Bozeman
[New Date] Saturday, August 27th 7:00 p.m. –
FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE INDEPENDENT IN BIG SKY
The Craig Hall Trio: Craig Hall on guitar, Bob Bowman on bass, and Alex Platt on drums, will be playing at The Independent this Friday in Big Sky. Formerly “Big Sky Theater,” The Independent is a family-centered, multifaceted community center. The performing time is 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Please join this wonderful quartet and enjoy their beautiful sounds! No music Charge.
50 Ousel Falls Road Big Sky, MT 59716
Friday, July 22nd 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
SATURDAY NIGHT AT WILD GINGER IN BILLINGS
If you are around Billings this Saturday night and want to enjoy live music, please come down to Wild Ginger to join Tanline! Tanline! – a group of 6 young musicians with unique backgrounds combine their influences, Afro-Cuban, salsa, R&B or jazz, into their sounds. Enjoy their music with delicious Asian cuisine and drinks. No music charge. As I mentioned earlier, more details about Tanline! visit: https://tanlinetheband.com/
2713 Montana Ave Billings, MT 59101
Saturday, July 23rd 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE EAGLES IN BOZEMAN THE BRIDGER MOUNTAIN BIG BAND
Sunday night big band fun! Please join Bridger Mountain Big Band at Bozeman Eagles Club!
The Bridger Mountain Big Band or small combo 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. To see more information and actual performance schedule, please check https://www.facebook.com/TheBridgerMountainBigBand/.
Bozeman Eagles Club & Ballroom
316 E Main St Bozeman, MT 59715
Sunday, July 24th 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
UPCOMING JAZZ & MORE
RETURN (THE TURNING POINT) – WILLIAMS/TAPPAN/KOHLER
Montana jazz veterans: MJ Williams, Ann Tappan, and Rob Kohler’s new album “RETURN (The Turning Point)” is on Bandcamp now! Both digital download and CD are available on the site.
If you would like to support the artists by purchasing the CD directly from them, please visit their websites: MJ Williams / Ann Tappan ! The album will be available soon on major music streaming services such as Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify, etc.
Williams/Tappan/Kohler Facebook page
- Thursday, July 28th @ The Murray Hotel in Livingston
Ann Tappan on piano and Bob Bowman on bass
- Thursday, July 28th @ The Old Post in Missoula
Loren Stillman on saxophone, Khabu Young on guitar, Finn Carroll on bass
- Friday, July 29th @ The Independent in Big Sky
- Friday, July 29th @ Craft Local in Billings
John Roberts y Pan Blanco
- Wednesday, August 3rd @ Nordic in Bozeman
Loren Stillman on saxophone, Cheyenne John-Henderson on keys, Bob Bowman on bass
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