Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

By Andi Bourne

AAI 2 Valleys Stage resumes concert series


September 30, 2021

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Quarteto Nuevo played on the lawn of the Hungry Bear Bar & Grill Sunday, Sept. 26. Pictured (L-R): Guitarist Kenton Youngstrom, percussionist Felipe Frage, cellist Jacob Szekely and soprano saxophone player Damon Zick. While playing several percussion instruments including a cajon, tambourine, cymbals, shaker, and wind chimes made of bottle caps and keys. In this photo Frage is playing the Brazilian frame drum called a pandeiro, a cousin of the tambourine. Its nickname in Brazil is "mini drum set" because it can imitate the sound of the kick drum, snare drum and high hat.

SEELEY LAKE – The Quarteto Nuevo concert Sept. 26 was a concert of firsts. This was the first 2 Valleys Stage (2VS) concert in 18 months, the first 2VS concert hosted by a local business and the first performance in the concert series held outside. The founders of 2VS were also present and it was the first for many of the more than 75 in attendance hearing a world chamber jazz ensemble.

Rolly Meinholtz and his wife Peggy of Missoula started 2VS in May 2002. The original goal was to bring live professional performing events to the area. It started with musical groups and has expanded to...

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