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.

Tumbledown House (No. 903)

First Aired Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Sultry vocals of Gillian Howe and the eclectic Indie-Jazz guitar work of Tyler Miller bring "gritty saloon jazz" to 11th & Grant, reminiscent of the early 1930s prohibition era. 

Following the success of their self-titled debut CD, released in 2009, Tumbledown House toured from Alaska to Louisiana, from Portland Oregon to Portland Maine and has now performed over 250 shows in over 20 states. the duo continues to tour throughout the US and has shared the stage with Crooked Still, The Devil Makes Three, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Keller Williams.

Howe and Miller are accompanied by veteran musicians Stefan Stern on Piano, Tony Vaughn on trumpet, Sean Lehmann on bass, and Adam Greenberg on drums.

Tumbledown House

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Funders for this season of 11th & Grant

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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 -

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11th & Grant with Eric Funk featuring Tumbledown House wins 2014 Emmy Awards for arts and Entertainment as well as Audio category.