MEMORABLE AUDIENCES

The Dalai Lama of Tibet 
Prince Andrew and the Duchess of York
Faye Dunaway
Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales
Prince Philip
Bono (U2)
"Windows 95"
Ms. Estee Lauder
Shirley Horn
Democratic National Convention
Congressional Black Caucus


SELECTED JAZZ PERFORMANCES

CONCERTS
-DuMaurier Jazz Festival, Toronto
-Jazz East Festival - Halifax
-Imatra Big Band Festival, Imatra, Finland
-San Marino Jazz Club, Tokyo
-Catania and Acireale, Sicily
-Jazz Across the Border, Berlin
-Festival Fringe, Edinburgh
-Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami
-Florida Jazz and Swing Club, Boca Raton

ARTISTS
Peter Appleyard - University of Guelph, Ontario
Bob Berg - One Night Stan's, Hollywood, FL
Alan Bergman - Norman Jewison Estate, Caledon, Ontario
Ralph Bowen - Bourbon Street Jazz Club, Toronto
Teddy Charles - Audobon House, Key West
Albert Collins - Albert's Hall,Toronto
Dena DeRose - Colony Hotel, Palm Beach
Jodie Drake - Bellair Cafe, Yorkville
Harry "Sweets" Edison - East 85th Jazz Club, Toronto
Buddy DeFranco - Pensacola Jazz Festival, FL
Johnny Frigo, Cocoa Beach Jazz Festival, FL
Wycliffe Gordon/Longineau Parsons - JAMS, Palm Beach
Nicole Henry - Jamaica Inn-Ocho Rios, Virgin Megastore, Times Square,  Soul Cafe ,N.Y.C.
Bob Herriot - Imperial Room-Royal York Hotel, Ontario Place, University of Toronto
Simone Kopmajer, Cocoa Beach Jazz Festival, FL
Wynton Marsalis - University of Miami
Rob McConnell - Pepe's Jazz Club - Halifax
Donna "Blue" MacDonald - MOCA, Luna Star Cafe, Sunshine Jazz Organization, Miami
Captain Hornblower's/The Reach Resort/Blue Heaven/Green Parrot/Hog's Breath, Key West
The Melton Mustafa Big Band, Riviera Beach Jazz and Blues Festival, Amaturo Theatre, FL
Big Miller & Jodie Drake - Molson International Jazz Festival, Toronto
Othello Molineaux -Jazz Across the Border, Berlin, Hollywood Jazz Festival, FL
Gerry Niewood - East 85th Jazz Club,Toronto
Dana Paul - Jazziz Bistro, Hollywood, FL
Jackie Paris - Tuscany, Miami
Barry Ries - Captain Hornblower's, Flagler's,  Key West
Woody Shaw - Chik'n Deli, Toronto
Don "D.T." Thompson, Lorne Lofsky, Neil Swainson, Jerry Fuller - George's Spaghetti House,Toronto
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson - Bourbon Street, Toronto
Jimmy Witherspoon - Bermuda Onion Jazz Club, Toronto

                                    Guido Basso                                       
   
                                            -Gemini Awards                                                  
                          -Jazz East Festival, Halifax                                
                   -Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto                           
  -St. Andrew's Jazz Concert Series, Toronto
                        -Top of the Senator, Toronto                                
                                 -Toronto Arts Awards                                          
-Tribute Concert to Oscar Peterson, Toronto    

Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass
-Imatra Big Band Festival, Finland
-DuMaurier Jazz Festival, Toronto
-Ottawa Jazz Festival    

Ira Sullivan
-Captain Hornblower's, Key West
-Hollywood Jazz Festival, FL,
-JAMS, Palm Beach
-JVC Jazz Festival, Toronto,
-Miami Jazz Festival
-Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami
-One Night Stan's - Hollywood, FL
-Pensacola Jazz Festival, FL
-Pigeon Key Jazz Festival, FL


SELECTED RECORDINGS

Tito Puente (As Arranger/Piano/Keys)
"Goza Mi Timbal", Concord Picante CCD4399, GRAMMY and AFIM AWARD
"Out of This World",  Concord Picante CCD4448 AFIM AWARD
"Mambo of the Times", Concord Picante CCD4499 AFIM AWARD
"Master Timballero",   Concord Picante CCD4594
"Hot Timbales", Concord Picante 2132
"Concord 30th Anniversary Boxed Set" Concord CCD6-2182-2

AS PERFORMER/PRODUCER
Jazz Radio Canada, Brian Murphy Trio, , CBC (Original Music)
"Mantlepiece", Brian Murphy Sextet, CBC   (Original Music)
"America's Shining Sea", Dan Mobley featuring Willy & Lobo, (Arranger)
"Something That Nobody's Got" J.R. Moragues,  (Writer/Arranger)
"Live at Tuscany", Joe Donato with the Brian Murphy Trio, Fountainhead FS33531

OTHER ARTISTS
"Billy Strayhorn Songbook", Hank Jones, Ray Brown, Phil Woods, Concord Jazz
"For Friends", Joe Donato, Fountainhead VR3352
"TNT" , Denis Parker, Neil Bishop, Claude Caines, Teddy McNeil
"Friends of Funkadero", (Arranger/Piano), Turk Mauro, Duffy Jackson, Don Miller, Randall Dollahon
"Live at the Luna Star Café", Donna 'Blue' MacDonald, (Arranger/Piano) Mack Emerman (Producer)
"What the World Needs Now is Love" Laura Theodore w. Chuck Bergeron, Lee Schwartz, Teddy Mulet. Noah Brandmark and others, Bearcat Records
OC6054


SELECTED SHOWS

Shirley Bassey
Julie Budd
Engelbert Humperdinck (M.D.)
Hal Linden
Regis Philbin & Susan Lucci
"Catskills on Broadway", Mal Z. Lawrence, Dick Capri, Massey Hall
"John Gray's Rock 'n  Roll", National Arts Centre, Ottawa,
"The Magic of the Musicals", Marti Webb, U.S./Canadian Tour,
"Don Messer's Jubilee",(M.D.) Canadian Tour
Freda Payne
"Red, Hot and Cole",(M.D.), Vivian Reed/Dance Theatre of Harlem
"Torch", Melody Cooper, Festival Fringe ,Edinburgh


AWARDS/GRANTS/PUBLICATIONS/CLINICS

Ambassador of the Arts - Dade Cultural Alliance
Artist in Residence - Jazz East Festival, Halifax
Brian's  arrangement of "Straight No Chaser" appears as a reference for
converting a non-clave melody in the "Salsa Guidebook" by Rebeca Mauleon
Canada Council "B" Grant- Studies with Doug Riley
Canada Council Grant - Electronic Music Studies
Clinics include Dalhousie University, St. Francis Xavier University,
Jazz East Festival, Ontario Big Band Festival,
Barry University, University of Miami and others.


EDUCATOR

New World School of the Arts (Miami)  2008
          - Instructed Advanced Jazz Ensemble
           (Brian was sponsored by the Thelonious Monk Jazz Institute)
Frost School of Music (University of Miami) Guest Lecturer 2008
Young Musicians Camp (University of Miami)
         - directed Honors Jazz Ensemble
         and taught applied keyboard studies.  2007-2008
Telluride High School (Telluride Colorado) 2006
Albertson College (Boise, Idaho) 2005
Barry University (Miami) 1997 
Jazz East Festival (Halifax, Nova Scotia) 1992
Ontario Big Band Festival (Toronto) 1986
Dalhousie University (Halifax, N.S.) 1983     
St. Francis Xavier University (Antigonish, N.S. 1981)  
Private Teaching - 1981 to Present

©Brian Murphy 2008

 
 
 
 
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