Dan Murphy is a jazz pianist based in Chicago. He can be found working with many top local artists including Mark O’Connor, Dan Bruce, Tony DoRosario, Joel Spencer, and the David Rothstein band.

Prior to relocating from the Akron/Cleveland area, Dan was busy leading his own trio and quartet as well as performing regularly with many Northeast Ohio jazz artists including Bobby Selvaggio, Ernie Krivda, and trumpeter Jack Schantz to name a few. Dan has also backed-up several national artists including Ralph Lalama, Slide Hampton, Jiggs Whigham, Steve Hobbs, and John Riley.

Dan holds a Master’s Degree in Jazz Studies from Youngstown State University and a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Akron. He is currently performing and composing in the Chicago area and is a Lecturer in Jazz Piano/Theory at the University of Illinois Chicago.  His debut album is available on Armored Records.

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WEDNESDAY, JAN 29, 2014 – 8:00pm

FITZGERALD’S  6615 Roosevelt Road Berwyn, IL 60402 (708) 788-2118
SIDEBAR SESSIONS: THE VITAL ORGAN TRIO $5 suggested donation
IAN SPRINGER - drums; DAN BRUCE - guitar; DAN MURPHY - organ

SATURDAY(s) FEB 1, 8, 2014 – 6:00pm-11:00pm

PERRY’S STEAKHOUSE - 5 Oakbrook Ctr, Oakbrook, IL 60523 (630) 571-1808
LOCATED ADJACENT TO NEIMAN MARCUS in the Oakbrook Center Mall
PAUL MARINARO DUO
PAUL MARINARO-voice; DAN MURPHY - piano

THURSDAY, FEB 6, 2014 – 9:30pm

CONSTELLATION  3111 N Western Ave Chicago, IL 60618 (under the NB Viaduct)
THE VITAL ORGAN TRIO (FREE SHOW!)
IAN SPRINGER - drums; DAN BRUCE - guitar; DAN MURPHY - B3 organ

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