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James Flynn ‘Jazz Stories’
Sunday 09 April 6.00pm
James Flynn has had a versatile career that spans three decades and has taken him all over the world. This year he celebrates his thirtieth year in the industry where he continues to work as a professional a jazz vocalist, band leader, composer, actor, director & writer.
Join James in an intimate evening of stories and anecdotes from his travels and career to date underscored by some beautiful tunes and a sprinkling of original compositions.
James Flynn- Vocals, Gabriel Fatin – Piano, Ray Walker – Guitar, Alistair Peel– Bass, & Ben Falle – Drums
Originally from Scotland, Flynn has been based in Western Australia since 1997. He has written, produced and featured in, regional and national touring productions within Australia and consolidated a significant reputation internationally for his many performances overseas.
Sample career highlights include, support artist for Ray Charles, support & touring artist with Demis Roussos, featured soloist with The West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Festivals in Australia, Europe, UK & Asia. Opening act for ‘The Summer Horns’ (Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair, Dave Koz & Richard Elliot) onboard The Dave Koz Cruise.
James has recorded eight Jazz CD’s and is currently working on a new album of original compositions, some of which he will perform on Sunday 9th.
“We had the opportunity to jam together at one very fun show…his tenacity, and sheer energy and excitement paid off big for James, as the whole ship fell in love with him in that moment. He’s that good! A seasoned live performer for sure, when he is on stage he communicates on such a different level…it’s inspiring”