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Apr
17
Tuesday
Apr
17
Tue
JAZZOULA night two Music :: Jazz
JAZZOULA night two
6:30 PM
St. Anthony Parish Center
Description:
14th annual JAZZOULA jazz festival, sponsored by Missoula Independent continues Tuesday 4/17/18 with five acts: Missoula’s Youngest Divas; Night Blooming Jasmine; Chuck Florence Quartet with Jim Driscoll; Joan Zen Band; Pink Boyd from UM Jazz! (More on bands below)

Festival runs 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 available.
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.

TUESDAY BAND BIOS:
TUESDAY Jazzoula BIOS Compiled

YOUNGEST DIVAS
The wonderful voice students of Melody Anderson will perform, accompanied by Jim Driscoll on piano.

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NIGHT BLOOMING JASMINE

Night Blooming Jasmine plays Gypsy jazz in a style influenced by Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli, and the Hot Club of France, but with their own unique twist. Featuring Geoffrey Taylor on violin, John Rosett on mandolin, Sean Burress and Jon Schick on guitars, and Jeff Turman on bass. “Our goal is to swing it hard!”

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CHUCK FLORENCE QUARTET

Nationally renowned veteran reeds man Chuck Florence, of Missoula, teams up with top shelf musicians for a quartet with Jim Driscoll on piano.
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JOAN ZEN BAND

One of Missoula’s most popular bands, Joan Zen shows its jazzy side with a 5-piece group that will include Eric Hutchins on guitar/trumpet/bass, Jason Hicks on tenor sax/drums and Joan Zen on soulful vocals.
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PINK BOYD

Tenor sax favorite Becca Speranza heads UM’s Lance Boyd B jazz combo, aka “Pink Boyd.”
Expect original tunes & arrangements, straight-ahead jazz, funk and who knows what in between.

Hayden Halsted- Drums
Sebastian Owens- Bass
Reed Elsworth- Guitar 
Ben Weis- Alto Saxophone
Andrew Kragerer- Trumpet
Becca Speranza- Tenor Saxophone
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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 Center
Address: 217 Tremont Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-542-0077

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