Ross Bridgeman is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, actor, and award-winning arranger who lives in Whitefish, Montana.
Blending jazz and popular music styles with his crooning voice, Ross's sound comes from a lifetime of listening and studying music spanning all genres. A native of Phoenix, Arizona, Ross began playing classical piano at the age of five and has not stopped creating and performing music ever since. Lending his talents to various bands and projects over the years, Ross released his own debut self-titled EP in 2011. Recorded in Nashville and produced alongside Gregory McCubbin, the EP showcases Ross's talents as a pianist, singer, songwriter, and producer. He also released another original album a couple years later entitled The Peachtree Dance, via the rock funk duo Mother Honey, a band he started with drummer Houston Mathews (Music City Underground), and with guest guitarist Trevor Terndrup (Moon Taxi) shredding on the album as well.
He is a regular producer and collaborator for artists around Montana, Los Angeles, Nashville, and New York City (featured under the producer tab on this website). A highlight of recent years was playing keyboards with Nick Jonas as the '16 Billboard Music Awards. Ross Another highlight was producing, co-writing, arranging, and mixing KellyeAnn Keough's debut album, The Real Thing. "We actually got guys together in the studio and did it live, old school, the way albums used to be made... it was a blast!"
Since moving to Whitefish, Ross has been performing with various bands, including Here To Make Friends, YYAS, Buck's Frog Pond, The MAC Band and Double Bacon Jazz, as well as continuing to perform solo and with other local artists. He also teaches piano lessons, and has started a songwriting club to foster more new music here in the Flathead Valley. This past winter, he was the Musical Director and Keyboard 1 for Alpine Theater Project's production of Jesus Christ Superstar, starring Mike Eldred and Eric Krop.
Montana has kept Ross busy professionally, but he still loves to get out into the mountains to hike and camp, especially with his wife Jill, who he married last summer ('18)!
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