Hot, brassy, and explosive, “A Great Day For The Race” is the newest installment in a journey that began when Flap! formed during an informal jam at the 2007 Port Fairy Folk Festival. True to those roots they’ve since gone on to become firm festival favorites country wide having torn it up everywhere from Port Fairy to Woodford, Falls, Adelaide Fringe, Apollo Bay, Melbourne Jazz, Rainbow Serpent, the National Folk Festival and many more.
A fiery yet charming ensemble featuring brass, guts, words and skins, Flap! have been described as music that is both old and new, a rambunctious collage of 1920’s jazz, English folk, gypsy brass and Trinidadian calypso influences. The end result is something fresh and distinctively Australian.
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