Jack Murray

Jack is a musician's musician. He is a Yamaha Performing Artist, has B.M. and M.M. degrees in woodwind performance from Winthrop University and has Doctoral Studies in Woodwinds from the University of South Carolina. Jack has toured with The Four Tops, The Temptations ,and Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons . He has also appeared on stage with: Linda Ronstadt, Natalie Cole, Ray Charles, Kenny Rogers, Patti Austin, Rosemary Clooney, Bernadette Peters, Johnny Mathis, Sheri Lewis, Clark Terry, Manhattan Transfer, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, Michael Feinstein, Little Anthony and the Imperials, John Davidson, The Lawrence Welk All-Stars, Peter Noone (of Herman's Hermits ), The Guy Lombardo Orchestra , and the U.S. Airways Jazz Band. Also, the following Broadway shows: Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies 1999/2000 European Tour, Evita ,Damn Yankees with Jerry Lewis, The Will Rodgers Follies with Mac Davis , Hello Dolly with Carol Channing, West Side Story ,Chicago ,Victor/ Victoria with Toni Tenille , Only A Kingdom with Sally Strothers, Gentleman Prefer Blonds with Barbara Eden, and Man of La Mancha with Sheena Easton. Jack was awarded Most Outstanding Saxophone Performer at the Mobile Jazz Festival in 1994. This was a festival for the top College Jazz Bands in the country. Jack also performs with the Charlotte Symphony and Pops Orchestras.
Musical Style:
»  Jazz, Swing, Big Band, Classical