Brad Edwards

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At this school, students learn rudiments of rock ‘n’ roll


Earlier this week, at a group lesson for students in the Free Spirit Rock School, Sharon Mulvehill was sitting in on bass guitar. She normally plays a regular guitar, and she wasn’t all that familiar with the bass line for the first song of the night, Bill Withers’ “Lean on Me.” Bill Dickman, the school’s guitar teacher and musical director, who happened to be sitting in on drums, stopped the song and briefly, a little impatiently, told Mulvehill what she should be playing. (more…) Continue Reading →

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In memoriam: An interview with jazz great Kelly Roberti


Editor’s note: Kelly Roberti, a native of Malta who spent most of his life in Bozeman and who was a bassist known to jazz lovers around the world, died on March 7 at the age of 61. In commemoration of Roberti, The BoZone Entertainment & Events Calendar recently republished an interview with Roberti. The interview, from April 2009, was conducted by RollingZone, the music section of the BoZone, and is reprinted here by permission of that publication: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Lively jazz scene thrills musicians, listeners

Jazz walkers

Sitting in the bar at Walkers Grill on a Sunday night, you can tell when the out-of-towners walk in. They generally pause just inside the door and stand there staring at the scene before them. It’s almost always crowded, with a clientele running from teenagers to people in their 70s or 80s. (more…) Continue Reading →

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