Tommy Flanagan Trio

Montreux-77

Montreux '77

  • Release Date: 18 Jul 1989
  • OJCCD-372-2

Tommy Flanagan’s skills as an accompanist of singers, notably during 15 years with Ella Fitzgerald, kept his ability as a creative soloist in low profile. But less than a year after this stimulating concert at the 1977 Montreux Jazz Festival, Flanagan declared independence and continued to function as one of the busiest, most admired, and most sought-after solo pianists until his death in November 2001. His playing reflects impeccable taste and musicianship, a broad knowledge of a varie… MORE

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