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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

Tommaso Starace - Harmony Less Quartet  “Narrow Escape” and Quintet  “Eleuthera All That Jazz”.

Tommaso Starace - Harmony Less Quartet “Narrow Escape” and Quintet “Eleuthera All That Jazz”.

Ian Mann enjoys two very different albums recorded in 2018 by the Italian born, London based saxophonist and composer Tommaso Starace.


Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Routes In Jazz ; A Music Retrospective of Dizzy Reece, CBSO Centre, Birmingham, 26/01/2019.

Ian Mann is educated and entertained by the first date of a tour celebrating the life and music of trumpeter Dizzy Reece performed by pianist Trevor Watkis and a stellar international quintet.


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