“Brian's ability to accompany makes him quite unique as well as in demand. His punctuality and his professionalism makes He is always a pleasure to work with.”

* Samm Mapp, singer

“Brian is a true gift to the music community with incredible musicality as well as true professionalism. He always brings a positive feeling to every group and performance

he's involved with.

* John Michalak, saxophonist/flautist”

“Brian Murphy, without a doubt, is one of the most exciting, most creative musicians, period. If you are a true fan of this one true American art form, Jazz , then you will recognize his creativity, sensitivity and artistry as soon as you hear his opening phrase.”

* Ed Maina, Instrumentalist (Woodwinds, EWI), Ed Maina Music

“Brian is the consummate musician/arranger and musical collaborator. I have worked with him as my sole accompaniment on piano, and it has been all joy! His creativity, technical ability, extraordinary range in mastery of material, and spirit of excellence place him among my top choices as a pianist to work with.

* Brenda Alford, Vocalist/Teacher, Miami-Dade County Public Schools

“Brian Murphy is one of the best all around musician I've ever worked with.” Top qualities: Expert, On Time, High Integrity.

* Jesse Jones Jr., Saxophonist/Vocalist

“Brian is the consummate musician. He does it all. He is comfortable with any style from trad jazz to show music, bebop and beyond. He is a world-class pianist and arranger. Brian is also an outstanding human being. I feel very lucky to be acquainted with him. He is a delightful musician to work with.”

* Jack Siegel, Trumpeter/Arranger/Grand Poobah, Noteworthy Ent., Inc.

“Brian is a great artist, an astute observer of life, and a wonderful human being.”

* Steven Naylor, Composer/Producer

“In every musical situation that I've shared with Brian, and there have been many, he brings an encyclopedic knowledge to the many different genre's. He not only possesses all the necessary chops, and more, but he instinctively knows what the center or soul of each song demands and reflects it in his playing. He seems to do all these things with the greatest of ease.

* Dana Paul, Owner, Dana Paul Productions

“It was my pleasure to perform with Brian many times - most notably as a member of the house rhythm in Key West at the famous jazz venue " Captain Hornblowers " where we performed with the great Ira Sullivan. Brian was also engaged by me perform at the Gulf Coast Jazz Festival in 2008. He is a marvelous player, as well as a composer, teacher, arranger, and accompanist. Brian is to be highly recommended for any musical position.”

*Steve Gilmore, Bassist Extraordinaire

“I would highly recommend Brian Murphy to anyone needing the most proficient level of skill for arranging, recording or performing. I have enormous respect for his musicianship for jazz, blues, Broadway or good old Rock and Roll.

*Martin C. Hand, Guitarist/Arranger

“Brian Murphy is a brilliant pianist,composer,arranger,educator with a vast musical knowledge. Easy going and a true professional. He has worked with some of the greatest Jazz artists. He is a highly trusted individual with impeccable character.”

* Omar Madruga, Personal manager, TM JAZZ

“Brian is a brilliant pianist and arranger I've had the pleasure of working with in various groups throughout the years.”

* Steve Aho, Percussionist/Arranger

Brian is a practitioner of the art of spontaneous composition and he embraces the true exploratory spirit of Jazz.

Brian currently resides in Miami  with his partner, song stylist/ poet/ photographer DONNA "BLUE" MACDONALD.

For further information, call (305) 333-1882

or contact Brian by e-mail at