TARA DUNPHY & LARRY SMITH
Music - Jazz and Swing, Pop, Celtic, Country and Classical
Tara Dunphy is a full time professional musician from London, Ontario. She has toured extensively across North America and has released 7 critically acclaimed albums with her band The Rizdales. Tara won multiple championships for Irish music (tin whistle, flute), has been awarded 6 Forest City London Music Awards awards with The Rizdales as well as receiving multiple Ameripolitan Music Award and Academy of Western Artists Award nominations. She is a singer and musician (violin, guitar, mandolin, tin whistle and flute) whose style and repertoire is wide ranging, spanning the genres of jazz and swing, pop, celtic, country and classical.
Larry Smith is one of Canada’s most highly regarded musicians. He has toured worldwide with multiple international acts and is an in demand session musician, producer and guitar teacher. Together, Tara and Larry bring new life to old classics and their exciting, improvisational style keeps their audience engaged and on the edge of their seats.