Mark Murphy (1975)
|Birth name||Mark Murphy|
March 14, 1932|
Syracuse, New York, U.S.
|Origin||Fulton, New York, United States|
|Died||October 22, 2015
Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
|Associated acts||Jack Teagarden, Eddie Jefferson, Jon Hendricks, Sheila Jordan|
He was won the 1996, 1997, 2000, and 2001 Down Beat magazine readers jazz poll for Best Male Vocalist of the Year. During his career, he had six Grammy award nominations for Best Vocal Jazz Performance. He was also known for his original lyrics to the jazz classics "Stolen Moments" and "Red Clay".