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Apr
16
Monday
Apr
16
Mon
JAZZOULA Opening Night Music :: Jazz
JAZZOULA Opening Night
6:30 PM
St. Anthony Parish hall
Description:
Missoula’s 5-night Jazz festival opens Monday, April 16, 2018.
14th annual JAZZOULA jazz festival, sponsored by Missoula Independent
April 16-20, Monday through Friday, at St. Anthony’s Parish Center,
217 Tremont, Missoula.
Music 6:30 pm. Doors open 6 pm.
New band about every 45 minutes.
Full bar.
Concert seating and table seating available at this all-ages event.

TICKETS:
Rockin Rudy’s 237 Blaine, 542-0077, and AT THE DOOR.
$12 nightly; $30 festival pass.
$10 seniors/students; $25 festival pass for seniors/students.

BANDS playing Monday 4/16/18:

“HANK MOBLEY” Quintet
With Emily Silks and Brian Tremper. One of the top three UM Jazz Program combos.

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Carlson/Meissner Jazz Quartet

Playing classic jazz together since 2011, The Carlson Meissner Jazz Quartet features vocalist Kimberlee Carlson, guitarist Ron Meissner, bassist Pete Hand and drummer Ed Stalling.

Kimberlee has been singing jazz and swing since 1979. She performed and toured internationally with the Los Angeles jazz band Swingstreet as well as fronted her own jazz quartet performing regularly at the Vine Street Bar and Grill (Los Angeles) for many years. Renowned Missoula guitarist Ron Meissner has fronted many bands in Missoula since the early 90’s and has carved out a reputation as being one of Missoula’s premiere jazz and blues guitarists.

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RIVER CITY PLAYERS
The River City Players bring a little bit of the Big Easy to the Big Sky. This high-energy band specializes in traditional New Orleans Jazz and has been delighting audiences in Western Montana for the past three years.

Brandon Ensley- Trumpet
Cole Bass - Tenor Sax
Grant Alberty - Trombone
James Quigley - Guitar
Spencer Bryant - Banjo
Rich Brinkman - Drums 
Caenaan Hatfield - Sousaphone
Jen Guiest-Quigley - Vocals
Theresa Kelly-Mitchell - Vocals 

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KIDD/ERIKSSON QUINTET TRIBUTE
Jamie Kidd, vocals
Johan Eriksson, sax
Milan House, piano
Emily Silks, drums
Sebastian Owens, bass

This Missoula group of Eye ran and younger jazz musicians are mostly linked through the UM Jazz Program. They’ll perform a Jazzoula set in tribute to the music of Eva Cassidy and Nina Simone.

Keep checking Jazzoula’s Facebook page for more on the various groups and for any possible updates to the nightly lineups.
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: St. Anthony Parish hall
Address: 217 Tremont Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-542-0077

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