The music has been called a lot of things – blues, jazz, boogie woogie, swing, stride, ragtime, R & B, rock and roll among them. The basic elements are rhythm, improvisation and syncopation over a blues form. Baldori and Migliazza (and some times Bob Seeley and Martin Schmitt) play a riveting concert of American piano music that has been thrilling audiences all over the world. The sample listing below gives an indication of the many prestigious venues where they have thrilled sold out audiences.
Using a very singular approach to classic American piano music, Bob Baldori has developed a repertoire for piano that embodies the genius of an entire culture. With roots in dance, the material stretches from the end of the Civil War to today and shows how his contemporary performances are connected to origins in the 19th Century. At the same time, the performances make it obvious that this music is still alive, original, timely, powerful and still thrilling to audiences all over the world.