Turk Murphy

Melvin Edward Alton Murphy

Also known as Murphy, T. Murphy, Turk, Turk-Murphy, Turke Murphy
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Discography of Turk Murphy:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 At Newport 8 Audio 1982 Verve Records
2 Music For Wise Guys & Boosters, Card Sharps & Crap Shooters 12 Audio 1958 Roulette Records
3 Dixieland Classics 4 Audio Verve Records
4 The Music Of Jelly Roll Morton 16 Audio 1954-07-19 Columbia
5 At Newport 8 Audio 1957 Verve Records
6 Au Festival De Newport 8 Audio 1957 Barclay
7 New Orleans Jazz Festival 10 Audio Columbia
8 The Music Of Jelly Roll Morton Vol. II. 8 Audio 1954 Columbia
9 The Music Of Jelly Roll Morton Vol 1 8 Audio Columbia
10 Jazzland 4 Audio Philips
11 Jazzland 4 Audio Philips


Born: December 16, 1915, Palermo, CA.

Died: May 30, 1987, San Francisco, CA.

Trombonist and bandleader Turk Murphy led one of the most popular bands of the San Francisco Dixieland movement. Among his sidemen through the years were trumpeters Don Kinch, Bob Short and Leon Oakley, clarinetist Bob Helm, pianist Wally Rose, Pete Clute and Ray Skjelbred and singer Pat Yankee.


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