Sean Nobel Flannery
Sean has been a performer and educator in the Eugene area for 20 years. He has toured extensively as a member of the rock/swing group the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, played as a sideman for salsa band Caliente, Disco revival outfit Satin Love Orchestra, Soul/R&B group The Essentials, spot-on Pink Floyd revival band The Floydian Slips, 70’s soft rockers Candy Apple Blue, and local big bands The Emerald City Jazz Kings and Swing Shift. Sean has performed with contemporary jazz artists such as Dick Oatts, Rich Perry, and Michael Weiss of the Village Vanguard Orchestra, as well as trumpeters Ron Miles and guitarist Ben Monder. He earned his masters degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance in 2011. He was named outstanding saxophonist at the 2011 Reno Jazz Festival as a member of the Oregon Jazz Ensemble.