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Bling is:
Beth Fleenor, clarinet
Denney Goodhew, piano/percussion

Screaming silence in a whirling pool of stillness...

Multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator, and visual artist, Denney Goodhew has performed internationally for over three decades, with extensive time spent teaching and performing in the U.S., Canada, Japan, Poland, Norway, Germany, Israel, and Taiwan.  In that time, Goodhew has toured and recorded a multitude of CDs on saxophones, flutes, clarinets, keyboards, drums and cello, in many a musical genre, as leader and sideman, performer and composer.  Collaborations have included performances and/or recordings with such artists as Charlie Haden, Gary Peacock, Marc Johnson, Ralph Towner, Jerry Granelli, Etta James, Big Joe Turner, Robert Cray, Robben Ford, Lou Rawles, Alber King, The Temptations, The Dells, Bill Frisell, Gil Evans, Anthony Braxton, Sam Rivers, Art Lande, Wayne Horvitz, Jim Knapp's Composers and Improvisers Orchestra, the International Creative Music Orchestra, New York Composers Orchestra West, and Soundgarden.  He has appeared on the CBS Song, Electra, Traumton, hepJazz, and ECM labels.  In addition to his performance credits, Goodhew served as consultant and designer for Claude Lakey Mouthpieces (1988-93), has been a composer for the video production firm of CurrentRutledge since 1980, and has composed music for the American Contemporary Dance Company and Shirley Jenkins Dance Company.  Accolades include 4 Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Awards for Best Instrumentalist (1990-93), in addition to 1 award for Best Electric Jazz Group (Towner/Goodhew Duo 1990), and a Talent Deserving Wider Recongnition Award in Downbeat's Critics Poll (1972).  He has received support from the Seattle Arts Commission and Meet the Composer West.  In 1996, collections of Goohew's paintings were featured in a multi-media exhibit at the Crawl Space in Amsterdam, Netherlands.  From 1993 through 1998, Goodhew was Professor of Saxophone and Music Science at the Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin, Germany.  During his tenure in Berlin he studied the Asian Healing Art, Reiki, receiving the Reiki Master/Teacher Degree.  Currently, Goodhew resides in Seattle and teaches at Cornish College of the Arts.

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