LIVE: The Matt Flinner Trio @ The Linda, 2/25/16

March 18th, 2016, 3:00 pm by Greg
The Matt Flinner Trio

The Matt Flinner Trio

Photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

The Matt Flinner Trio – featuring mandolinist Matt Flinner, guitarist Ross Martin and bassist Eric Thorin – carves their own path through the the Americana genre, fusing together elements of bluegrass, jazz, old-timey and classical chamber music.

Rolling into WAMC-FM’s Performing Arts Studio The Linda recently, they may have leaned a b it more than usual toward the hot swing jazz end of the roots music spectrum, but that was to be expected since the trio expanded to a four-piece with the addition of Gypsy jazz guitar great Frank Vignola. And there ain’t nothin’ wrong with that…

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Matt Flinner and Eric Thorin

Matt Flinner and Eric Thorin

Frank Vignola, Matt Flinner and Eric Thorin

Frank Vignola, Matt Flinner and Eric Thorin

Ross Martin

Ross Martin

Eric Thorin and Ross Martin

Eric Thorin and Ross Martin

Frank Vignola

Frank Vignola