Biography

Eamonn Flynn was born into a musical family in Dublin, Ireland. He first came to prominence playing Hammond organ and piano on the 14 million selling movie soundtrack The Commitments. Now living in San Francisco, California he has gone on to record and tour worldwide with artists as diverse as Michael Franti and Spearhead, Evelyn 'Champagne' King, Elvin Bishop, Bernard Purdie, Grant Green Jr. Coco Montoya, Michelle Shocked, Los Lobos, Taj Mahal, Boz Scaggs, Pee Wee Ellis, Donald Harrison, Maria Muldaur, Finbar Furey, Honey Island Swamp Band, Tony Lindsay (Santana), The Black Family and a 10 year stint with Meters drummer Zigaboo Modeliste. He has played Gospel organ at multiple Bay Area churches and brought music to the public schools as part of the San Francisco Symphony's AIMS program.  



Eamonn's original music has been placed on TV shows such as  Ugly Betty and Moonlight. In 2017 he released his first solo album of original music. Entitled "The Irish Channel" it features Eamonn on vocals and piano and reflects a unique blend of Irish and American influences. In December 2019 he released the follow up 'Black Coddle' which features cameos from a who's who of Irish and American musicians.

He's currently working on two new recording projects; an album of solo piano re-imaginings of Irish songs, tunes and original instrumentals, and a song based album of new music.

 

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