The MODERNISTICS ensemble includes the versatile and virtuosic Peter H. Bloom/Marc Leighton flute and guitar duo and features the acclaimed vocalists/ tap dancers Ted and Pamela Powers. The show is made up of song and dance from the Great American Songbook, with a spotlight on movie music from the 1920s to the 1970s.
The four artists have performed and taught extensively in the United States and abroad. Peter H. Bloom, praised for his “jazzy flutework” (allabout jazz.com), has concertized in Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Mark Leighton is acclaimed as a jazz and classical guitarist. Ted and Pamela Powers are leaders in their fields as vocalists and tap dancers. Ted has had a career in jazz, blues, and pop abroad, and Pamela has performed and taught in the United States, studying with the renowned Broadway choreographer Charles Hughes.