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Theo Bleckmann

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Concerts

John Hollenbeck's Claudia Quintet performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

August 5, 2012 The drummer sets the poems of Kenneth Patchen to music, with singers Kurt Elling and Theo Bleckmann.

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Dan Willis, on tenor saxophone, performs with the John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble on the Quad Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.

August 7, 2011 Hear a special set from Newport, featuring Theo Bleckmann, Kate McGarry and pianist Uri Caine.

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Studio Sessions

Kurt Elling discusses his five favorite jazz vocalists on World Cafe.

February 9, 2011 Hear the jazz singer perform at WXPN and talk about his favorite vocalists.

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Interviews & Profiles

Theo Bleckmann

September 17, 2010 The avant-garde composer and singer has been a mainstay on the New York scene for 15 years.

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July 2, 2008 Avante-garde musician Theo Bleckmann uses his native Germany as his muse for his latest album.

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Reviews

Jazz singer Theo Bleckmann tackles Bush's classic "Love and Anger" with a sharp mind and a soulful heart.

April 3, 2012 The jazz singer tackles Bush's classic "Love and Anger" with a sharp mind and a soulful heart.

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March 13, 2012 On Theo Bleckmann, or, one idiosyncratic, border-crossing singer reinterprets another.

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Berlin: Songs of Love & War

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  • Album: Berlin: Songs of Love & War
  • Artist: Theo Bleckmann
 

Hello Earth! The Music of Kate Bush

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  • Album: Hello Earth! The Music of Kate Bush
  • Artist: Theo Bleckmann
  • Label: Winter & Winter
  • Released: 2011