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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: March 14, 1932

Mark Murphy is one of the world's greatest — and hippest — jazz vocalists performing today.

His coterie of fans includes tap dancer Gregory Hines, who spontaneously jumped up on stage at Mark's Las Vegas engagement in 1995 to join him for an impromptu duet. Legendary composer Alec Wilder said of Mark, 'I was quite literally amazed. Mark's musicianship, range, intonation, diction, inventiveness and incredible rhythmic sense are all of a piece and all marvelous.' Vocal greats Betty Carter, Peggy Lee, Cleo Laine and Shirley Horn all sing Murphy's praises as one of the best in he business and the legendary Ella Fitzgerald declared 'he is my equal.'...
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    Mark Murphy - A Beautiful Friendship : Remembering Shirley Horn

    W.E.R.F.
    2013
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    A Beautiful Friendship: Remembering Shirley Horn

    Gearbox Records
    2013
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    Stolen Moments (Nicola Conte "Midnight Mood" Rework)

    W.E.R.F.
    2007
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    Love Is What Stays

    Verve Music Group
    2007
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    Once To Every Heart

    Verve Music Group
    2006
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    Once To Every Heart

    W.E.R.F.
    2005
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    Bop For Miles

    HighNote Records
    2004
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