Bloom/funkhouser Duo: Exuberant Ellingtonia at Piedmont University Chapel
Thu, February 9, 2023
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Hailed for "infectious brio" (The New York City Jazz Record) and "evergreen brilliance" (Gapplegate Music Review), the Bloom/Funkhouser Duo will perform in the Piedmont University Fine Arts Series in a wide-ranging celebration of Duke Ellington and his circle. “Bloom's incisive flute, conjoined with Funkhouser's jaunty, swinging piano make for a fine partnership, one which brings some serious spark to these tunes.” (Troy Dostert, AllAboutJazz.com, January 2022). “The poetic mysteries of “Chelsea Bridge” and “Sophisticated Lady” are well-accounted for in the duo's warm, nuanced renderings of the adored classics...