Mark Murphy (US jazz singer)

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Mark Murphy (born March 14, 1932) is an American jazz singer based in New York. He is noted for his definitive and unique vocalese and vocal improvisations with both melody and lyrics. He is the recipient of the 1996, 1997, 2000, and 2001 Down Beat magazine readers jazz poll for Best Male Vocalist of the Year and is also the recipient of six Grammy award nominations for Best Vocal Jazz Performance. He is also known for his original lyrics to the jazz classics "Stolen Moments" and "Red Clay". From his Meet Mark Murphy (1956) to the current A Beautiful Friendship: Remembering Shirley Horn (2013), Murphy has an extensive discography.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1961 RAH Mark Murphy 1
1963 That's How I Love the Blues! Mark Murphy 1
1994 What a Way to Go Mark Murphy 1
2003 Memories of You: Remembering Joe Williams Mark Murphy 1
2003 Timeless Mark Murphy 1
2005 Once to Every Heart Mark Murphy 1
2007 RAH Mark Murphy 1
2007 Love Is What Stays Mark Murphy 1
Another Vision Mark Murphy 1
Bop for Kerouac Mark Murphy 1
Kerouac, Then And Now Mark Murphy 1
Midnight Mood Mark Murphy 1
Some Time Ago Mark Murphy 1
Song for the Geese Mark Murphy 1
Stolen Moments Mark Murphy 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Mark Murphy Songbook Mark Murphy 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 That's all Ann Burton & Mark Murphy meet the Rob Agerbeek Trio 1

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