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This Is Hip: One Year Later – Biography of Mark Murphy

Peter Jones’s biography of American jazz singer Mark Murphy was published in March 2018. Here he reflects on the process of writing the book, and the deep influence that Murphy...

Mark Murphy: This is Hip, a biography by Peter Jones.

Guest Post by Peter Jones. When it comes to iconic male jazz vocalists there is one performer that is impossible to ignore, Mark Murphy. Born in Syracuse on March 14, 1932, Murphy...

The revival of MPS Records.

MPS Records was founded in 1968 by Industrialist Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer, an ardent audio engineer and amateur pianist who was crazy about music. In 1958 he built a recording...

Jazz Vocals Playlist

A playlist for all those fans of vocal jazz. A great selection of classic tracks from the crooners of the 50’s and 60’s through to the stars of today. Features tracks...