Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Mark Murphy's Memorial in NY, March 14

This next Monday, March 14: Memorial Concert Celebrating the Life and Music of Mark Howe Murphy (March 14, 1932 – October 22, 2015), the world's greatest jazz singer ever and my much missed friend.
To be held in the Sanctuary at St. Peters Church (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on E 54th St.)

Reception 6PM
Concert 7PM

Just a UNDER a week away! Please share the event with your friends and continue your posts about the event.

A couple of updates:

1. The event will remain free but there will be a suggested donation of $15 dollars. Though not obligatory there are a number of out of pocket expenses that are being paid by the producers to make sure the event is professionally videoed and presented we appreciate any donation that can be made no matter the amount.

2. For those looking to gather after the event we will meet up at Draught 55 an Irish Pub located at 245 E 55th St between 2nd and 3rd Ave. The kitchen serves till 11pm.

3. TUNE IN! Legendary radio DJ Michael Bourne will be paying tribute to Mark Murphy on "Singers Unlimited" on WBGO Jazz 88.3 on Sunday March 13 between 10am-2pm. London, Meader, Pramuk and Ross will join Bourne live in the studio to sing and discuss Mark don't miss it. Bourne will also talk about Mark at the ceremony on the 14th.

Looking forward to seeing you all there.

Event is FREE and open to the public. There are no tickets for the event seating is on a first come first serve basis.

With: Alan Broadbent, Daniel Čačija, Jay Clayton, Richie Cole, Roz Corral, Guy Davis, Kurt Elling, Carol Fredette, Will Friedwald, Giacomo Gates, James Gavin, The Hanky Panky Trio (Alex Minasian, Brandi Disterheft, Itamar Borochov), Sheila Jordan, Nancy Kelly, Mark Edmond Murphy, Annie Ross, The Royal Bopsters (Amy London, Dylan Pramuk, Darmon Meader, Holli Ross), Sean Smith, Tessa Souter, Ronny Whyte and more to be announced.

Co Produced By Ari Silverstein of and Jean-Pierre Leduc of Lunched Management & Booking
Special thanks to The Jazz Foundation and St. Peter's Church;

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