Kathleen Murray Band

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Kathleen Murray Band
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Background information
Origin Sterling Heights
Genres Blues, R&B
Years active 2012 - Present
Website
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Members

Kathleen Murray Vocals
Bob Bowman Drums Bkg Vocals
Mike Ferencz Guitar Bkg Vocals
Craig Scott Bass Bkg Vocals
Evan Mercer Keys

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Past members

About

Once her band, The Groove Council, established a local name for itself, singer Kathleen Murray wanted to start a side project with a stronger emphasis on the blues. She hand-picked a remarkable group of musicians and started THE KATHLEEN MURRAY BAND. The new band features Kathleen's high-energy delivery but with a little different sound and a completely different playlist. It's rockin' blues with soul featuring selections you won't hear from other bands.

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Biographies

Kathleen Murray

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Once her band, The Groove Council, established a local name for itself, singer Kathleen Murray wanted to start a side project with a stronger emphasis on the blues. She hand-picked a remarkable group of musicians and started THE KATHLEEN MURRAY BAND. The new band features Kathleen's high-energy delivery but with a little different sound and a completely different playlist. It's rockin' blues with soul featuring selections you won't hear from other bands.

 





Mike Ferencz

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Standing next to Kathleen in the Band, is veteran guitarist MIKE FERENCZ. Mike's impressive musical resume - too extensive to cover here - had him performing in classic venues like the Michigan Palace, the Red Carpet, and Harpo's, sharing the stage with renowned artists that include Dallas Hodge (later of Canned Heat), the Chevelles, Jamie Coe, and the Corporation w/Royce Jovan. When Mike isn't playing with Kathleen, you might catch him in Random Play or Sound Alternative.

 




Bob Bowman

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Center stage in the back row is drummer Bob Bowman . Bob's style and versatility made him Kathleen's first call for the new band. Bob's enthusiasm for the project encouraged Kathleen to approach the other players. Probably the band's best kept secret, Bob's had a long run in the bands Random Play (nine years) and Fade To Gray (twelve years). He continues to play in both bands when he's not performing with the Kathleen Murray Band..

 


Craig Scott

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Bassist Craig Scott's playing and vocal abilities have made him one of the most sought after, and respected bass players around. Craig was a pivotal member of Detroit's Regular Boys for twenty-six years. During that time, he shared the stage with such notables as Roomful of Blues, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Delbert McClinton, The Four Tops, Bo Diddley, and Roy Orbison. Craig is currently holding down the low end with Lil' Stubby and the Disappointments.

 





Evan Mercer

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Evan Mercer studied at Wayne State University for Jazz Studies and has played piano since he was 5 years old. Having studied under names such as Matt Michaels, Cliff Monear, and Rob Pipho, he offers a fresh perspective on old standards.
In addition to being the Keyboardist for the Kathleen Murray Band, He also is the current Man on the Keys for the Groove Council.

 





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