Jazz singer Mark Murphy has carved out a legacy as a consummate jazz vocalist and lyricist. Murphy found genuine success after recording his album Rah and his next release, That's how I Love The Blues.
He carries the improvisational torch with his masterful scat style, reworking songs such as Oliver Nelson's Stolen Moments and Red Clay by Freddie Hubbard, amongst others. This DVD showcases his legacy as the most creative Jazz singer of his generation. Also featuring renowned studio musicians Pete & Conte Candoli, and Jazz guitar guru Joe Diorio, this musical DVD delivers an exciting and rousing night of jazz music.
Ad Lib (filmed in 1980) was the first musical television series recorded in Stereo.
Personnel: Mark Murphy - Vocals; Bill Mays - Piano; Monte Budding - Bass; Chiz Harris - Drums; Ross Tompkins - Piano; Joe Diorio - Guitar; Pete Candoli - Trumpet; Conte Candoli - Trumpet.