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George Flynn & Katherine Hughes: Together

Read "Together" reviewed by Jim Santella


On this aptly titled disc, the chamber music duo of George Flynn and Katherine Hughes provides its audience with an hour of melodramatic adventure. Moods change, the pace runs through varying climates, and both instrumentalists interpret with clarity. The three suites were recorded in Chicago: in 1992, 1995 and 2005. Flynn and Hughes' lasting musical relationship has given both artists the freedom to express themselves on a personal level without regard to outside influences, pouring music directly from the heart.

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George Flynn: Trinity

Read "Trinity" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


Chicago based composer/pianist George Flynn flexes quite a bit of muscle throughout the solo piano performances contained within this 2-Disc set, as the pieces titled, “Kabal” and “Wound” were originally issued in 1987 on LP format for the Atlantic Records subsidiary, “Finnadar Records”. Flynn, who holds the - Chair of Music at DePaul University’s School of Music - authored the compositions which comprise Trinity between 1968 and 1993, while the pianist consummated the project in 1999.

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