Brian Murphy has recorded/performed as Music Director/Accompanist with Diana Krall, Jimmy Witherspoon, Kevin Mahogany, Marlena Shaw, Sheila Jordan, Shirley Bassey, Freda Payne, Vivian Reed, Dena DeRose, Johnny O'Neal, Nicole Henry, Julie Budd, Simone Kopmajer, Clarence ‘Big’ Miller, Jackie Paris, Alan Bergman, Allan Harris, Rebecca Parris, Holly Cole, Carol Welsman, Nicole Yarling, Shirley Eikhard, Rebecca Jenkins, Molly Johnson and Donna ‘Blue’ MacDonald (vocals);

Buddy DeFranco, Ira Sullivan, Eddie ‘Cleanhead’ Vinson, Plas Johnson, Lanny Morgan, Paquito D’Rivera, Dave Liebman, Bob Berg, Pat LaBarbara, Dave Valentin, Moe Koffman, Jane Bunnett, Gerry Niewood, Mario Rivera, Katherine Moses, Mike Murley, Ralph Bowen, Byard Lancaster, Gary Campbell, Bob Mover, Ed Calle, Carlos Averhoff, Bobby Porcelli, Henry Questa, Hal Linden,  Joe Donato, Nestor Torres, Turk Mauro, Eric Allison, Mike Brignola, Jim Hayward, Tyler Kuebler and Dave Hubbard (reeds/woodwinds);

Wynton Marsalis, Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison, Woody Shaw, Ira Sullivan, Guido Basso, Herbie Spanier, Pete Minger, Melton Mustafa, Jim Self, Wycliffe Gordon, Sam Noto, Rob McConnell, Barry Ries, Robin Eubanks (Dave Holland, Elvin Jones), Charlie Sepulveda, Piro Rodriguez, Dante Luciani, Bob Summers, Pete Desiena, Dan Bryan, Tom Williams, John Amoroso, Bob Zottola, Dizzy Reece, Alastair Kay, Arnie Chycoski, Steve McDade and Longineau Parsons (brass);

Ed Bickert, Albert Collins, Randy Bernsen, A.J. Niilo (Joss Stone), Bruce Cockburn, Mike "Pepe" Francis, Michael Gillis, Bob Whitlock, Randall Dollahon, Lorne Lofsky (Oscar Peterson), Rob Piltch and Reg Schwager (George Shearing) (
guitar);

Steve Gilmore (Phil Woods), Neil Swainson (George Shearing), Don Thompson, John Heard (Count Basie, George Duke), Harvie S. (formerly Swartz), Michel Donato, Bobby Rodriguez (Machito & Tito Puente), Steve Wallace (Oscar Peterson), Dave Young, David Piltch (K.D. Lang), Dennis Marks (Arturo Sandoval), Chuck Bergeron, Don Miller, Jeff Carswell, Matt Bonelli (Bee Gees), Phil Flanigan and Elisa Pruett (
bass);

Terry Clarke (Jim Hall), Jerry Fuller (Paul Desmond), Ignacio Berroa (Dizzy Gillespie), Obed Calvaire (Clayton Bros.), Ernesto Simpson (Arturo Sandoval), James Martin, Steve Williams (Shirley Horn), Frank Capp, Roger Guth (Jimmy Buffet), Jonathan Joseph (Ricky Martin, Joe Zawinul), Steve Rucker (Bee Gees), Duffy Jackson (Count Basie, Sammy Davis Jr.), Yoshitaka Uematsu (Tokyo), Jerry Granelli (Ralph Towner), Marty Morell (Bill Evans), Soko Richardson (Ike & Tina Turner, John Mayall), Barry Elmes (Juno Winner), Archie Pena (Shakira), Einar Scheving, Bob Economou (Jaco Pastorius), Danny Burger (Lonnie Smith), John Yarling, Guy ‘Chicago Flash’ Viveros, Jerry Fischer (Liza Minneli, Joey Heatherton), Tony Marillo (Don Menza), Kevan McKenzie, Mark Kelso (Gino Vanelli), Phillipe Kopmajer and Olbin Burgos (Gloria Estefan)  (
drums);

Tito Puente, Sammy Figueroa (Miles Davis, David Bowie), Robert Thomas Jr. (Weather Report), Luis Miranda (Charlie Parker), Daniel Ben Zebulon (Stevie Wonder, Isaac Hayes) and Oscar Salas (David Byrne) (
percussion);

Nigel Kennedy, Johnny Frigo and Hugh Marsh (
violin);

Teddy Charles, Peter Appleyard, Tito Puente, Hagood Hardy and Warren Chaisson (
vibes);

Othello Molineaux (Jaco Pastorius, Herbie Hancock) (
steel pans);

Dan Jaffe, Donna ‘Blue’ MacDonald & Danne Hughes (
poetry and jazz).
 
                Associates - U.S.A.

Brian Murphy has recorded/performed as Music Director/Accompanist with Dena DeRose, Brenda Alford, Allan Harris, Nicole Yarling, Wendy Pederson, Juanita Dixon, Toni Bishop, Michelle Amato, Ruby Baker, Beverly Barkley, LaGalia Frazier, Lola, Maryel Epps, Karen Jones, Mel Dancey and Donna ‘Blue’ MacDonald (
vocals);

Ira Sullivan, Ed Calle, Carlos Averhoff, Paquito D’Rivera, Dave Valentin, Jesse Jones Jr., Gary Campbell, Joe Donato, Eric Allison, Turk Mauro, Billy Ross, Ed Maina, Mike Gold, Marty Stonely and Dave Hubbard (
reeds/woodwinds);

Wynton Marsalis, Ira Sullivan, Pete Minger, Wycliffe Gordon, Melton Mustafa, Barry Ries, Chris LaBarbara, Jason Carder, Jerry Marshall, Dante Luciani, John Georgini, Rick Harris and Longineau Parsons (
brass);

Randy Bernsen, Bob Whitlock, Randall Dollahon, A.J. Niilo (Joss Stone), Michael Gillis, Joey Gilmore, Gary King, Jamie Colton, Simon Salz and Lindsay Blair (
guitar);

Dennis Marks, Juai Schneider, Nicky Orta, Don Coffman, Don Miller, Matt Bonelli (Bee Gees), Phil Flanigan, Lew Berryman, Chuck Bergeron, Eddie ‘Gua Gua’ Rivera, Johnny Powers, and Jamie Ousley (
bass);

Archie Pena (Shakira), James Martin, John Yarling, Bob Economou, Ernesto Simpson (Arturo Sandoval), Danny Burger, Johnathan Joseph (Ricky Martin, Joe Zawinul), Steve Rucker (Bee Gees), Duffy Jackson (Count Basie Sammy Davis Jr.), Ignacio Berroa and Roger Guth (Jimmy Buffet) (
drums);

Sammy Figueroa (Miles Davis, David Bowie), Robert Thomas Jr. (Weather Report), Luis Miranda, Daniel Ben Zebulon (Stevie Wonder, Isaac Hayes), and Oscar Salas (David Byrne) (
percussion);

Othello Molineaux (
steel pans);

Teddy Charles (
vibes)
                                                                                                                 
          Associates - Canada

Brian Murphy has recorded/performed as Music Director/Accompanist with Diana Krall, Holly Cole, Molly and Taborah Johnson, Carol Welsman, Shirley Eikhard, Carol McCartney, Catherine McKinnon, Dianne Brooks, Liberty Silver, Julie Masi, Jackie Richardson, Michael Burgess and Rebecca Jenkins (
vocals);

Moe Koffman, Pat LaBarbara, Mike Murley, Eugene Amaro, Jane Bunnett, Dave Turner, Alex Dean, Ralph Bowen, Katherine Moses, Kirk MacDonald, John Johnson, Earl Seymour, Vern Dorge, Phil Dwyer, Don Palmer, Perry White, Chris Mitchell and Henry Questa (
reeds/woodwinds);

Guido Basso, Sam Noto, Rob McConnell, Al Kay, Steve McDade, Bob Herriot, Charlie and Phil Gray, Kevin Dean, Russ Little, John McLeod, Mike Malone, Rick Tait, Brigham Phillips, Dave Dunlop, Michael White and Chase Sanborn (
brass);

Ed Bickert, Bruce Cockburn, Lorne Lofsky, Rob Piltch, Reg Schwager, Gordie Johnson, Doug Mallory, Jim Tait, Ted Quinlan, Tony Zorzi, Roy Patterson, Bobby Edwards, Joel Zemel, Dave Gray, Joe Goldstein, Geoff Young and Brian McLeod (
guitar);

Michel Donato, Don Thompson, Dave Young, Jim Vivian, Kieran Overs, Skip Beckwith, Roberto Occhipinti, Steve Wallace, Neil Swainson, David Piltch, Steve Lucas, Scott Alexander, Peter Cardinali, Paul Novotney, Tom Szczesniak, Mike Farquharson, Shelly Berger and Fergus Marsh (
bass);

Terry Clarke, Claude Ranger, Barry Elmes, Jerry Fuller, Archie Alleyne, Marty Morell, Kevan McKenzie, Brian Barlow (Leonard), Mark Kelso, Paul Delong, Rick Gratton, Bob McLaren, Michel Lambert, Michael Sloski, Jorn Anderson, Al Cross, John Cheesman, Barry Romberg, Ted Warren and Barry Keane (
drums);

Dick Smith, Memo Acevedo, Rick Lazar, Manuel Pietras and James Faraday
(
percussion);

Peter Appleyard, Hagood Hardy, and Warren Chaisson (
vibes);

Hugh Marsh (
violin)                                                                     
 
 
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Brian