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Mark Howe Murphy (March 14, 1932 – October 22, 2015) was an American jazz singer based in New York. He was known for his use of vocalese and vocal improvisations with both melody and lyrics. He was the recipient of the 1996, 1997, 2000, and 2001 Down Beat magazine readers jazz poll for Best Male Vocalist of the Year and also the recipient of six Grammy award nominations for Best Vocal Jazz Performance. He wrote original lyrics to the jazz tunes… read more

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  • Avatar for dzoist
    man, the latest "shadows" is... masterful- absolutely slammin band so contextual the one abstract track "hobnik?"...I was all, "fwamn...is that a baby bird breathing?" remember that's your mind talkin baby..yeah, thats where he and bandmates are on this artful sound...the sad thing is you gotta be there too to enjoy it....
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    Mark Murphy Quartet Konseri, İstanbul Jazz Center, 22 Ekim 2011, Cumartesi . Detaylı Blgi İçin...[url=http://www.aktifistanbul.com/etkinlikler/muzik/2011/10/22/Mark-Murphy-Quartet-Konseri-Istanbul-Jazz-Center]aktifistanbul.com[/url]
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    Mark Murphy Quartet Konseri, İstanbul Jazz Center, 21 Ekim 2011, Cuma . Detaylı Blgi İçin...[url=http://www.aktifistanbul.com/etkinlikler/muzik/2011/10/21/Mark-Murphy-Quartet-Konseri-Istanbul-Jazz-Center]aktifistanbul.com[/url]
  • Avatar for kokjebalder
    Best male jazz singer alive
  • Avatar for maggum
    Great Video! Mark Murphy - Lookin' For Another Pure Love http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYLv9lfEq-4
  • Avatar for pooooof
    "Why Don't You Do Right" is so hip!
  • Avatar for arcarsena1
    Seriously, his rendition of "My Favorite Things" is so great. This guy has it all.
  • Avatar for gjlisten
    if i had a voice like that - id be walking around with a constant smile on my face
  • Avatar for chillionaire
    me too, since he's so cool!
  • Avatar for brautigiggle
    I'm posting in MArk Murphy's shoutbox. That is all.

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