We're big fans of the legendary jazz vocalist Mark Murphy. Not many people would argue if you called him the greatest living jazz singer, he's that good. We came across this beautiful mix by Gilles Peterson who gives us over an hour of back-to-back Mark Murphy and at no point is there a dud track, they're all bangers! To catch up or be introduced to Mark Murphy's music this mix is the perfect fix. Go do some Mark Murphy appreciation right now! Enjoy.
The GP podcast page is here.
The direct link to the mix is here.
Find out more about Mark Murphy here.
1 milestones (rah)(milestone)
2 come to me (mark murphy's hip parade)(capital)
3 two ladies in de shade of de babana tree (meet mark murphy)(decca)
4 just give me time (midnight mood)(mps)
5 my favorite things (rah)(riverside)
6 senor blues (thats how I love the blues)(riverside)
7 stolen moments (stolen moments)(muse)
8 be bop lives/boplicity (bop for kerouak)(muse)
9 come and get me (bridging a gap)(muse)
10 this must be earth (this must be earth)(phoenix)
11 empty faces (mark murphy sings)(muse)
12 two kites (brazil song)(muse)
13 waters of march (stolen moments)(muse)
14 before we lose tomorrow (night mood)(milestone)
15 effendi (beauty and the beast)(muse)
16 sconsolato (midnight mood)(mps)
17 why don't you do right (7")(milestone)
18 why and how (midnight mood) (mps)
19 san francisco - kerouak, then and now (muse)
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