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James Murray

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James has been a member of various bands such as The Funktion, The Fabulous Bel Airs and Fred Brown and the Blackwater Band over his 30 years of performing. During that time he as had the privilege of working top venues with bands that have opened for JAN & DEAN, 5 MAN ELECTRICAL BAND, THE TRAGICALLY HIP, THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS, THE NYLONS, BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS, PRAIRIE OYSTER, GARY PUCKETT. He has also performed as a back up musician for feature acts such as BOB McBRIDE (formerly of LIGHTHOUSE) as a member of the horn section.
The bands James has performed with have also appeared numerous telethons and fundraisers (e.g. CHEO, PALLIATIVE CARE).
He has been involved in numerous studio engagements throughout Ontario (Cosmic Sounds – Hamilton, MAR Studios – Kingston, Ambience Studios – Ottawa, Raven Studios – Ottawa, Bearbrook Studio – Navan).
In 1988 he had Two original songs, “WHEN” and “MAGGIE TOLD ME”, published and is a registered member of SOCAN.
James studied saxophone through high school and in private lessons after finishing his formal education. He also went on to teach saxophone during the late 1980’s.