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UM Jazz Bands

Honey Honey live in MTPR's Studio B, July 17, 2018.
Nick Mott

2018 was filled with great music on Montana Public Radio. Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen, Iron and Wine, Tim Fain, Honey Honey, The Sapphire Trio, and more joined us in the studio. Dozens of others appeared as guests on Musician's Spotlight, and we spent a week celebrating the music of Leonard Bernstein. We also broadcast some exciting shows from the Montana Folk Festival, the Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival, and from right here at the University of Montana.

Here are our five favorite live music moments to help you send-off 2018.

UM Jazz Bands play a holiday jazz concert, broadcast live on Montana Public Radio, Nov. 28, 2018.
Josh Burnham / MTPR

The UM Jazz Bands played a holiday-themed concert Wednesday night. The show, broadcast live on MTPR's "What I Like About Jazz" with John Arvish, was a mix of big band and small ensemble sounds featuring music by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Charles Mingus, and more.

Listen to the full show here, and find the program below.