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Jazz Musician of the Day: Mark Murphy

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All About Jazz is celebrating Mark Murphy's birthday today!

Mark Murphy is one of the world\'s greatest -- and hippest -- jazz vocalists performing today. His coterie of fans includes tap dancer Gregory Hines, who spontaneously jumped up on stage at Mark\'s Las Vegas engagement in 1995 to join him for an impromptu duet. Legendary composer Alec Wilder said of Mark, \'I was quite literally amazed. Mark\'s musicianship, range, intonation, diction...Mark Murphy is one of the world\'s greatest -- and hippest -- jazz vocalists performing today. His coterie of fans includes tap dancer Gregory Hines, who spontaneously jumped up on stage at Mark\'s Las Vegas engagement in 1995 to join him for an impromptu duet. Legendary composer Alec Wilder said of Mark, \'I was quite literally amazed. Mark\'s musicianship, range, intonation, diction... more

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