11th & Grant With Eric Funk

11th & Grant with Eric Funk is the premiere outlet for music performance in Montana, seeking out the state's most acclaimed, accomplished, and pioneering talent. The Emmy winning performance series also devotes significant time to each artist's personal story, insights into their music and their approach to life, ultimately providing a deeper experience than a seat at a concert. Accomplished composer and musician Eric Funk serves as host and artistic director, hand selecting each performer from communities around the state to form a diverse series featuring genres from jazz to classical, country to zydeco, and rock to fusion.

Salsa Loca (No. 901)

First Aired Thursday, May 15, 2014

Salsa Loca features a sizzling hot horn section and virtuoso Latin percussionists.

A Latin-jazz band based in Missoula, Montana, Salsa Loca features a sizzling hot horn section and virtuoso Latin percussionists, specializing in the full range of danceable Latin and Afro-Cuban styles: mambo, cha-cha, danzon, guaracha, guaguanco, merengue, bolero, and everything in between. Salsa Loca is comprised of Chuck Florence on saxophone/flute and Leon Slater on trumpet, joined by percussionist Cody Hollow and veteran Bob Ledbetter on drums. First class bass by Beth Lo and rapid-fire originals by guitarist/pianist David Horgan round out this energetic and accomplished group. 

Salsa Loca is a Latin-jazz band based in Missoula, Montana. Featuring a sizzling hot horn section and virtuoso Latin percussionists, the band specializes in the full range of danceable Latin and Afro-Cuban styles: mambo, cha-cha, danzon, guaracha, guaguanco, merengue, bolero, and everything in between. Salsa Loca brings an all-star cast to 11th & Grant, performing authentic and original tunes that have topped the charts even in Latin America. Chuck Florence on Saxophone/Flute, and Leon Slater on Trumpet join percussionist Cody Hollow and veteran Bob Ledbetter on drums. First class bass by Beth Lo and rapid-fire originals by guitarist/pianist David Horgan round out this energetic and accomplished group. 

MontanaPBS (Scott Sterling/Aaron Pruitt)

Salsa Loca

Directed by:
Scott Sterling

Produced by:
Paul "Gomez" Routhier

Audio Director:
Jeremiah Slovarp - Jereco Studios, Inc.

Executive Producer
Aaron Pruitt

- 11th & Grant is a production of KUSM-TV/MontanaPBS, MSU-Bozeman -