Woodwinds player (saxophone/flute/clarinet) with 16+ years experience offering services as performer.
Experienced playing in big bands, pit orchestras, jazz combos, cover bands, wedding bands, original groups, etc.
Capable of playing a variety of genres including jazz, funk, rock, classical, reggae, etc.
Available for session work.
Graduate of Univeristy of Rhode Island, Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance (Summa Cum Laude)
6+ years experience teaching private lessons and small to large ensembles.
Home visits provided.
WILL NOT PLAY/TEACH FOR FREE!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Dave Murphy is a woodwinds player and music educator based in Southern New England. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Univeristy of Rhode Island in 2014 with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance. While there he studied with several renowned musicians of the area including Jared Sims, David Zinno, and Eric Hofbauer. Dave has also studied with the likes of Greg Takemoto, Greg Abate, and Ian Greitzer, with whom he studied classical saxophone and clarinet.
Dave has played and recorded with several bands and artists throughout the southern New England region including Swing Lane, Sauce, The Free Funk All-Stars, Kim Trusty, Tish Adams, Take it to the Bridge, Bittersweet Band, Joe Potenza, The Seth Burkhart 4, and The Alchemystics, as well as leading his own group, Baba Yaga. While playing with the Univeristy of Rhode Island jazz band, he played 2nd alto at the Newport Jazz Festival in 2013 opening up for saxophonist Joshua Redman. He played the festival again in 2014, this time as 1st tenor. Murphy is also an active pit orchestra musician having played in several high school and college productions.
Dave Murphy is an active educator, currently teaching private and group lessons throughout Rhode Island and Southern Massachusetts.
Past Booked Events
|May 08, 2021 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|November 10, 2018 • 5:30pm - 6:15pm||Nightclub Event|
|February 10, 2018 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm||Dinner Party|