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Chris Flaherty Big Band

Project devised by Yorkshire based multi intrumentalist and composer Chris Flaherty. The “Big Band” is created by Flaherty (guitar, bass, drums), Rod Mason (reeds), Dennis Rollins (trombones), Greg Nicholas (trumpets & flugelhorn) plus either Al MacSween or Aron Kyne at the piano. Album “Turning Point” released 2012.


ARTIST REVIEWS
Turning Point
Turning Point

"An enjoyable, accessible and well crafted album that deserves to enhance Flaherty's reputation as a musician and composer. "

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


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