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Friday, Jan. 23, 2 p.m.: "Riverwalk" pays tribute to the music of cornet player Red Nichols and His Five Pennies.
Friday, Jan. 16, 2 p.m.: Piano legend Dick Hyman joins the Jim Cullum Jazz Band to perform tunes by Hoagy Carmichael, Earl Hines and Mary Lou Williams on “Riverwalk.”
Friday, Jan. 9, 2 p.m.: The story of New Orleans revolutionary jazzman George “Pops” Foster is told on “Riverwalk.”
Friday, Dec. 5, 2 p.m: Clarinet phenomenon Dave Bennett joins the Jim Cullum Jazz Band to explore the legacy of Benny Goodman on “Riverwalk.”
Friday, Nov. 28, 2 p.m.: “Riverwalk Jazz” serves a “banquet” of tunes for the season.
Friday, Nov. 21, 2 p.m.: Leaders of big bands switch gears to work with their small combos on “Riverwalk Jazz.”
Friday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m.: Pianist Shelly Berg joins the Tim Cullum Jazz Band for a session of standards on “Riverwalk Jazz.”
Friday, Nov. 7, 2 p.m.: “Riverwalk Jazz” showcases tunes from movies, theater and radio that kept Americans entertained during the Great Depression.
Friday, Oct, 31, 11 a.m.: Award-winning guitarist Tony Morris features music and interviews by many of the world’s leading guitar performers and composers on “Classical Guitar Alive!”
Friday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m.: Two nationally known rock critics examine the latest news in popular music with commentary, interviews and performance on “Sound Opinions.”
Friday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m.: “Riverwalk Jazz” follows Benny Goodman’s innovative transformation from 1920s style hot jazz into swing.
The fall fund drive begins at Yellowstone Public Radio on Monday and runs through Oct. 26.
Friday, Oct. 10, 2 p.m.: Rags, parlor songs and spirituals composed a century ago are featured on “Riverwalk Jazz.”
Friday, Oct. 3, 8 a.m.: Two nationally recognized rock music critics share music news, commentary, interviews and performances on “Sound Opinions.”
U.S. Senate candidates Steve Daines and Amanda Curtis have agreed to a debate in Billings on Oct. 20.
HELENA — Just eight weeks before the election, an Oct. 4 debate between Montana’s U.S. House candidates is the only debate scheduled for any candidates in state congressional races — but another one appears likely to happen.
The major party candidates for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to get elected. Much more is being spent on their behalf by PACs and parties. All of that money goes to carefully presenting the candidate as he wants to be seen in ads, news releases …
For the first time in decades, candidates for Montana’s lone congressional seat won’t debate in Billings.
When I sent the letters, the grease from Election Night pizza hadn’t even made its way out of my system, and I was running on caffeine and adrenaline.
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