David Murray is a guitarist, producer and songwriter who has deep roots in the Austin music community. Murray began his career in the 1970s at the legendary Antone’s night club. There he learned from and performed with blues greats such as B.B. King, Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Albert Collins and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Additionally, he has performed numerous times on Austin City Limits and NBC’s Friday Night Lights.

David has recorded with, and or toured in the US and Europe with Austin’s most respected artists. Some of these include Angela Strehli, Lou Ann Barton, Kelly Willis, Doyle Bramhall, Marcia Ball, Roscoe Beck, Monte Warden, Jimmy LaFave, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Michael Cross, Brennen Leigh, Jo Carol Pierce, and Michael Ramos.

In 1993 David began producing, recording and composing music for film, video, advertising and multi-media. His work is featured in MTV’s “Beavis and Butthead”, Turk Pipkin’s “Nobelity”, Academy Award winning filmmaker Laura Dunn’s “Become The Sky”, Hector Galan’s “Cottonfields and Crossroads” Los Lonely Boys documentary, Ron Judkins’ independent film “The High Line” starring Rachel Lee Cook, Ricardo Ainslie’s “Ya Basta”, Karen Kocher’s “Springs Symphony”, William Dear’s “The Overlooked Suspect”, and Carol Wagner’s “Dressed to Kill”. Some of his compositions include; “Men have feelings too”and “Touch a Mountain” for MTV’s Beavis and Butthead, and “Why did it take losing her” recently included in Paramount Films “Without a Paddle, Nature Calling”.

David has produced songs and albums ranging from classical to country, rock and R&B at his downtown Austin studio, Murray Music. He has recorded the voice work of Willie Nelson, Ann Richards, Cactus Pryor, Marcia Ball, Kirk Watson, Hector Galan, James McMurtry, Lady Bird Johnson and many others.

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