Loose and lively, funny and smart, Folds delivered a powerhouse, 90-minute set featuring just himself and Hill Auditorium’s Steinway, capitalizing on the singer-songwriter’s charm, while showcasing his inventive and engaging tunes.
... Folds' performance was a benefit for MUSIC Matters (Michigan Undergrads Serving In the Community), a student organization at the University of Michigan whose mission is to offer a yearly concert on campus, with the proceeds donated to charity.
... He’s a gifted stylist and on Thursday, he wandered effortlessly from barrelhouse jazz to classical grandeur, even in the course of a single song. And Hill’s venerable Steinway has perhaps never sounded better during a pop concert than it did on Thursday.
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