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Theo Bleckmann Ben Monder Duo at Match - Midtown Arts & Theater Center

Leo Boucher uploaded this event on March 28, 2017


Match - Midtown Arts & Theater Center
3400 Main Street, Houston Tx 77002
Houston, TX


Sat, April 29, 2017
7:30 pm

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Theo Bleckmann
Theo Bleckmann

voice / vocals

Ben Monder
Ben Monder



Theo Bleckmann, voice; Ben Monder guitar

“so virtuosic and inventive a pair…the two share a subtle discipline that results in a focused, cohesive whole” – Downbeat

“Bleckmann possesses technique so colossal, yet so meticulous, he can seem otherworldly, an android-like embodiment of sci-fi vocalisms, a bodily vessel for that voice.” – AllAboutJazz

Grammy-nominated jazz singer and new music composer Theo Bleckmann’s diverse recorded work includes albums of Las Vegas standards, Weimar art songs and popular “bar songs”; a recording of newly-arranged songs by Charles Ives with jazz/rock collective Kneebody; his acclaimed Hello Earth - the Music of Kate Bush and his new ECM recording with Elegy. Bleckmann has collaborated with musicians, artists, actors and composers, including Ambrose Akinmusire, Laurie Anderson, Uri Caine, Philip Glass, Ann Hamilton, John Zorn, the Bang on a Can All-Stars, and Meredith Monk. Bleckmann has consistently appeared in the top-five spots in the DownBeat Critics’ Polls for Best Male Vocalist and top-ten spots in their Readers’ Polls....

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