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Chris Quinn

An acoustic guitarist, vocalist and songwriter based in Shrewsbury who plays across a variety of music styles including jazz, folk, blues and pop. Has collaborated with Robin Nolan, James Hickman and Arthur Ebeling. Debut solo album “Across The Divide” released 2015 featuring guests Dan Cassidy (fiddle), Eamonn Coyne (tenor banjo, tenor guitar), Cormac Byrne (percussion) and Larry Melton (double bass).


ARTIST REVIEWS
Chris Quinn, Black Mountain Jazz, Kings Arms, Abergavenny, 31/05/2015.
Chris Quinn, Black Mountain Jazz, Kings Arms, Abergavenny, 31/05/2015.

"A well balanced programme that visited a variety of primarily American music styles and unearthed some of their common roots."

3-5 out of 5

Live Review


Across The Divide
Across The Divide

"Quinn's original songs are thoroughly convincing with their attractive melodies and intelligent lyrics while the outside material, much of it traditional, also works well. "

3-5 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2019.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 05/05/2019.

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Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2019.

Saturday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 04/05/2019.

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