Carol Ann Flanagan
Location: Cobalt Cafe, 16 North Great george's St, Drumcondra, Dublin
Carol-Ann Flanagan has extensive international experience performing as a singer and organising shows throughout most European countries including Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Gibraltar, Spain and Dublin,Ireland. She has spent most of her years in Germany where she was very fortunate to be trained by some of the best teachers in Jazz and classical music.Since returning to Ireland four years ago,she has been actively performing and organising shows in Dublin.
She has worked with many great musicians, Orchestras and in Broadway musicals over the years. Her style has been compared to artists such as Diana Krall, Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan who have been an additional influence on her own unique style. Ranging from smoky to a clearly colorful voice combined with a wide range and disciplined technique in which she improvises, scatting through versions of some of the most well- known and loved Jazz songs adding a quality and edge all her own, ensuring never a dull moment in her lively performance. She is currently working on original composition and playing at various festivals this year