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Philip Chaffin: Warm Spring Night

Philip Chaffin is owner and operator of one of those great, big voices that, reminiscent of John Raitt, Alfred Drake and, more recently, David Kernan (to whom Chaffin is nearly an identical vocal twin), can fill every nook, cranny and rafter-high crevice of a Broadway palace. Like the vast majority of theatrically trained singers, the Louisiana-born Chaffin is incontrovertibly disciplined about the way he presents a tune–no improvising, no sudden ad-libs, no coloring outside the lines.

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