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Follow the Leader by William Flynn

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Album Title: Seaside
Label: OA2 Records
Released: 2022

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About the Album

Halfway through his fourth year teaching at Wichita State University, guitarist William Flynn found himself on the road through the plains of Kansas to Florida's Gulf Coast for a month-long artist residency in the idyllic panhandle community of Seaside. The isolation of the ocean-front cottage, away from his life and job allowed for a barely imaginable creative focus, diving into a daily composing regimen and added time for reflection. With a band of Kansas City-based musicians - pianist Roger Wilder, bassist Sam Copeland, drummer Brian Steever, and a guest visit from vocalist Emily Merrell - ‘Seaside’ deals an inspired modern jazz sound, revealing melodies and harmonies captured during a particularly rich creative episode in Flynn's career.

Song Listing

Follow the Leader; January; Blue Ridge; 30A; Birthday Song; Sea Song; Heatwave; New Year; House of Savannah Street; Sundog.

Personnel

Additional Personnel

Emily Merrell: voice.

Date featured

June 22, 2022

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It is for personal use only; no other rights are granted or implied.


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