New York author Brian Kellow expressed deep appreciation for Bolcom & Morris's Dec. 26, 2016 performance at the Metropolitan Room.
"At the Metropolitan Room, it was remarkable how much of Bolcom and Morris’s old verve and airy style remains intact. They opened with a charming version of Gershwin’s “I’ve Got Beginner’s Luck,” then treated the audience to the evening’s best performance: “On the Banks of the Wabash,” with all the old yearning and melancholy fully present. There were moments when I could almost see the moonlight shining on the water....
Part of Bolcom and Morris’s appeal is that they don’t mine their material fiercely; by not overreaching, they somehow achieve a very high artistic level. The degree of wit and joy they bring to their music-making brings out aspects of the songs that we might miss otherwise."
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