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Musician's Spotlight MTPR Promos

Series produced by John Floridis

Caption: John Floridis, host of Musician's Spotlight
John Floridis, host of Musician's Spotlight 

Promos for Musician's Spotlight on Montana Public Radio hosted by John Floridis.

From folk to rock, from classical to jazz and beyond, a mix of eclectic music and conversation with today’s most talented and compelling musicians. Hosted by John Floridis and produced for Montana Public Radio.


53 Pieces

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Seattle based songwriter Noah Gundersen talks with host John Floridis about his newest recording "White Noise." The singer's emotive vocals have dr...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: :45
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Helena, Montana based recording artist, multi-instrumentalist and singer songwriter Daved Casey returns to Musician’s Spotlight, this time with his...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: :45
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For over a decade Sam Beam has been creating music as Iron & Wine. Through the course of five albums, numerous EPs and singles, and the initial vol...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: :45
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Three time Grammy Award winning multi-instrumentailist and singer songwriter Ben Harper met up with host John Floridis to talk shop at the Big Sky ...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: :45
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Ellis Marsalis is regarded by many as the premier modern jazz pianist in New Orleans. His legacy as a music educator and as the father of several w...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: :45
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Between the potency of his richly detailed songwriting, his intensely emotional, soulful vocals and his piercing, expert guitar work, New Orleans’ ...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2017
  • Length: :45
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Originally from the reggae capitol of Kingston, Jamaica Clinton Fearon found a new home for his music in Seattle, Washington as well as a unique co...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: :45
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At only 24 years of age, Oklahoma native Parker Millsap is quickly making a name for himself with his captivating live performances, soulful sound,...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: :45
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The Canadian folk-rock legends return for their second visit to Musician’s Spotlight. This time Michael Timmins sits down to talk shop with host Jo...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: :45
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Part two of John Floridis’ visit with the legendary singer and guitarist Bonnie Raitt. Bonnie discusses her career including her collaborations wit...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2017
  • Length: :46
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A special tribute to honor the passing of award winning composer David Maslanka. Also a writer, teacher and philosopher, Maslanka's work is deeply ...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2017
  • Length: :48
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Known across the western region for her work with the bluegrass burners Broken Valley Roadshow as well as the music and spoken word collaboration p...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: :45
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Trombonist and composer Naomi Moon Siegel made the move from Seattle, Wa. to Missoula and has been carving out her own piece of Montana’s musical s...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: :45
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Violinist, composer and singer songwriter Gaelynn Lea produces 21st century music in a style rooted in classical, Celtic and traditional folk. The ...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: :46
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Growing up in Santa Cruz, singer songwriter Melissa Forrette decided to forgo a volleyball scholarship to work as a wilderness outfitter in the Bob...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: :45
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Two-time Juno-winning banjoist, composer and instigator Jayme Stone makes music inspired by sounds from around the world—bridging folk, jazz and ch...

  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: :45
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Made up of three sisters, Natalie Closner Schepman and Allison and Meegan Closner, the Portland, Oregon based band Jospeh has gathered momentum qu...

  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: :45
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Longtime collaborators and life partners Joan Zen and Jason Hicks discuss their ongoing journey together with the several incarnations of the group...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2017
  • Length: :45
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Trumpeter extraordinaire and former Missoulian Allen Vizzutti is equally adept and comfortable in either the jazz world or the classical domain. Hi...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: :45
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Portland, Oregon based Blind Pilot has recently placed themselves among the top indie-pop-folk bands in the country with television appearances on ...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2017
  • Length: :45