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‘Evocative & Moving’ – Jazz Journal Review

Scott Murray: There Was a Love By Sarah Pierce (Jazz Jornal) – 26th October 2021 **** (4 Stars) The Scottish singer produces evocative and moving combinations of jazz and folk with a band featuring Phil Bancroft. This new album from Scott Murray (his second), returns to his jazz roots. It was recorded just days after […]

‘Tunes From The Heart’ – Scotsman Review

Scott Murray: There Was a LoveBy Jim Gilchrist (The Scotsman) **** (4 Stars) “Singer-songwriter Scott Murray, formerly of the Sangsters, delivers an engagingly idiosyncratic clutch of simple but beautifully arranged songs and tunes from the heart. He’s in fine company, including saxophonist Phil Bancroft, trombonist Mikey Owers, harpist Corrina Hewat and pianist and producer Dave […]

‘Sings and glides with an ageless depth’ – Folking.com Review

Scott Murray: There Was a Love By Bill Golembeski (Folking.com) SCOTT MURRAY – There Was A Love (own label) Scott Murray’s There Was A Love is a lovely record of folk melodies that slow dance amid a piano-graced exquisite band that’s coloured with harp, brass, sax, (occasional) accordion, drums, and bass. My friend, Kilda Defnut, […]

‘There Was A Love’ Album Release

Scott Murray is known as a folk musician from his time with the Scottish group Sangsters, and from his 2012 album Evenin’s Fa. ‘There Was a Love’ was made a few days after Scott’s 75th birthday, and represents a change to a less obviously folky, more jazz-influenced approach, acknowledging his interests before he discovered folk […]