Long-time Montana musician Kevin brings many years of experience as a guitarist, singer, and mandolin player to the local and regional Montana/Big Sky/ Bozeman music scene. As a member of the Montana Mandolin Society,(2001-2008) Kevin represented Montana’s sister state partnership with Kumamoto, Japan by touring with the ensemble for several years throughout the United States and abroad. Studying the mandolin family instruments(mandolin, mandola, mandocello)with the likes of Mike Marshall and David Grisman, he has been able to apply modern voicing’s of these instruments to contemporary bluegrass music with Montana-based bands Two Bit Franks and LoneMountain Trio. He lives in Big Sky, Montana with his family.
Tom Murphy plays mandolin, guitar, and octave mandolin with a variety of bands and songwriters in Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana. Tom has explored the sounds of acoustic music for over four decades. His inventive solos, driving rhythm, and harmonious vocals span the genres from bluegrass to jazz, and Americana to rock.