"VIEW JAMES FLYNN LIVE PERFORMANCES"
James Flynn has established himself as one of Australia's leading jazz vocalists.
He sings the repertoire of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole & Bobby Darin, not as a mimic but as his own interpreter of tunes these artists made famous.
Over the last decade James has consolidated a significant reputation as not only a fine jazz vocalist but also as an actor, writer and producer of some of the most exciting productions to tour Australia."Unforgettable" The Nat King Cole story, "Simply Sinatra", "That's Amore" A celebration of Dean Martin, "Beyond the song" Remembering Bobby Darin & "Cahttin' with Chet" The Chet Baker story
James Flynn possesses flawless intonation, a fine sense of rhythmic swing and an uncanny interpretation of the lyric. From the point of view of solely recording, this would be sufficient but in a live setting he brings much more. Flynn engages his audience - he has the talent to communicate. His concert performances in front of capacity audiences feel like a casual presentation in a friend's lounge room. This ability to make everyone feel "at home" is a rare skill in the jazz environment. In short he is an entertainer.
James has developed a versatile career in the industry. His work has taken him to Europe, America, Asia and throughout Australia.
He has recorded seven CDs and toured and performed at jazz festivals throughout the world. In addition to countless stage and television performances he has performed four sell out concerts as a soloist with West Australian Symphony Orchestra and has been the support artist for the late, great,Ray Charles, James Morrison, Tommy Emanuel & Demis Roussos.
James Flynn brings to his vocal performance a level of professionalism and polish that is of international calibre.
Finalist in the Australian Jazz Vocalist of the year, Mo Awards
“Bringing style and sophistication to everything he does, James has a captivating stage presence and an extremely engaging personality.”
The Scotsman (UK)
“In the world of showbiz, where singers are a dollar a dozen, James Flynn is one of those very rare performers whose hallmark of star quality is instantly self-evident and both elevates and distinguishes him from the crowd.”
The Stage & Television Today (UK)
“James Flynn invariably gives an exciting and perceptive performance crafted from a unique fusion of intuitive talent and technical mastery.
So it is easy to see why he is so much in demand... from Edinburgh to Hong Kong and from Dunoon to Down Under.”
Evening Times (UK)
“There are few who can deliver with what seems such ease, and even fewer who can keep an audience as spell-bound as this young Scot.”
The Costa Del Sol News (Spain)
“Flynn brings to his vocal performance a level of professionalism and polish that is of international calibre”
The West Australian
“One of the rare vocalists who can interpret the beautiful lyrics of standard tunes the way they were meant to be sung”
Jazz Guitar Society WA
“His kind of talent is very thin on the ground around theses parts”