Flute Fusion

Mike Wofford, Jazz Pianist


Flute Fusion

Mingle @ the Mingei – Sunday, May 8th @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Music by Cole Porter, Jobim & premiering “Thelma Blue” by Mike Wofford

Holly Hofmann & Beth Ross Buckley, flutes Mike Wofford, piano Duncan Moore, percussion Gunnar Biggs, double bass Jim Plank, vibes

Classical meets Jazz – fusing the flute prowess of Holly Hofmann & Beth Ross Buckley this performance will feature music of Cole Porter, Antonio Carlos Jobim, selections from the Great American Songbook, and a world premiere composition by Mike Wofford. Holly & Beth join flute forces for Cole Porter’s “You’d be so Nice to Come Home To.” Living legends in the world of jazz – Hofmann, Wofford, Biggs, Moore and Plank promise to deliver an evening that is sublime and full of surprises. “Wofford’s improvising aesthetic has risen to a level of pure communication – this pianist doesn’t just enter the “zone”, he holds the door open for the listener” – by Robert Bush, July 1, 2013. Join Camarada for an evening of explosive sound fusion caused by the coalition of jazz and classical flute.

Mingei International Museum 1439 El Prado, Balboa Park
Sunday Nights, 6:00 pm
Single Tickets: $30 general, $25 for students/seniors/military/museum members
Docent tours of the Mingei are available beginning at 5:00 pm.
Mingling at intermission features wine from Martin Steinley Wine Merchant.