James Robert Murphy

Park North (BLBM Publishing)

James Robert Murphy is an award-winning musician and author originally from Central New York now residing in the borderland community of El Paso. Murphy’s career primarily focused on various blues stylings featured on the award-winning box set A History of Blues In 2019 Murphy began leaning heavily into jazz with the 2020 release ‘Jazz: The 2920 Sessions’ followed by Park North, featuring seven new compositions. Karina Bugarini, Mexican choreographer/musician states, “Park North is a sublime trip that incorporates genius elements from jazz and blues ” ‘German’ Mike Gienapp – “It sounds very clean, very smooth, and very intellectual.”

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Personnel

Ruben Gutierrez - piano, organ, strings
Curt Bushaw - bass
Frank Zona - saxophones
Joshua Lucero - vocals on Wherever, Whenever
James Murphy - guitar, vocals, author, producer

Track Listing

  1. Stone Edge
  2. Wherever, Whenever
  3. Run Johnny
  4. Cryin' Cat Blues
  5. Hey Baby
  6. Scionti
  7. There Was A Time
  8. People Get Ready (Curtis Mayfield)

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