James Flynn is a professional, international, jazz vocalist, actor, writer, composer and band leader. Over the last three decades he has developed a versatile career and his work has taken him to Europe, Asia and throughout Australia.
Originally from Scotland, Flynn has been based in Western Australia since 2001. He has written, produced, and featured in, regional and national touring productions within Australia and consolidated a significant reputation internationally for his many performances overseas.
Sample career highlights include - Support artist for the late, great, Ray Charles, support & touring artist with Demis Roussos, featured soloist with The West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Festival performances in Europe, Asia & Australia. Opening act in the USA for ‘The Summer Horns”, MC/Host for the Singapore International Jazz Festival 2016/17 & Emcee for Gregory Porter 2017 Singapore. James was also the writer & composer of ‘Only you’ an original jazz musical, which premiered in Perth, Australia in 2019. He has recorded nine albums to date.
Current projects include ‘All about that bass’ showcasing Perth bassist Adam Springhetti & the music of Elvis Presley reimagined in ‘King for a day’.