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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: December 1, 1959

An experienced improviser, composer, arranger and teacher, Greg Murphy has led, directed and performed with various groups throughout the world for the past three decades. Maxwell Chandler of JazzPolice.com writes in a 2009 review of Rashied Ali Quintet’s Live in Europe: “Throughout the album Greg Murphy’s piano possesses a cerebral element which allows for shimmering smoke and discordant percussive runs while never becoming overly fragile or sounding as if merely hitting the keys hard and fast.” In a 2007 review of Greg’s CD, Orientation, Charles Winokoor of Cadence Magazine writes “…throw a tongue-twisting, rapid-fire chart at this son of a gun and watch out-he can burn with the best of them. And did I mention his band is the embodiment of liquid flame? Well they are, and so is Murphy, which is why one should keep posted.” ...
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Greg Murphy: Blues for Miles

Posted by Maxwell Chandler in Piano, Review on February 5, 2015

She told me to always shake everything out, towels, clothes and shoes, before using them as the spiders made temporary homes in the creases of things at night attracted by the warmth. I did not know how much veracity there was in this but the other morning while shaving I had seen a spider crawl out of the skirt that she had left on the bathroom floor.

Her sister was sick and she had to go and help her out. Occasionally it is good to sweetly suffer the blues induced by finding oneself alone...

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Primary InstrumentPiano

LocationUnion City, NJ

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundOver 20 years experience teaching and performing worldwide with renowned musicians Learn improvisation, chord voicing, harmony, arranging, writing and transcribing - Systematic and comprehensive

Music

Featured recording “Blues for Miles”

Blues for Miles

Jazzintensity Records
2014
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    Blues for Miles

    JazzIntensity
    2014
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    Orientation

    Murphasaurus
    2006
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    Let's Get Started

    Murphasaurus
    2004
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