The Musician's Musician
Held in high regard, Detroit Dave McMurray is multi-instrumentalist, who combines his mastery of the tenor, soprano and alto saxophones with his talents of the flute, keyboards, and percussion to producee an ideal blend of musical genius.
With five (5) CD's to his credit, McMurray is currently a mainstay as musical director and featured solist with Motown R&B artist KEM. He is also currently touring as featuring saxophonist with Kid Rock. He has toured with the like of Bob James, Was (Not Was), Chuck Loeb and toured Europe with Geri Allen's electric band. He has recorded with Gladys Knight, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, and Bootsy Collins. His truly a musician's musician.
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McMurray consistently shows that he is a fine saxophonist particularly on tenor. His playing is a little reminiscent of Grover Washington, Jr. style-wise, although his has his own sound. Hopefully he will have future opportunities to stretch out and really show what he can do.
Scott Yanow,All Music Guide