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Gary Murphy is an award winning guitarist from Merseyside, UK. He is known for his diverse style of playing on both the electric and acoustic guitar.
Highly regarded as one of the finest guitarists in the UK, receiving several local and nationwide awards, Merseyside's Gary Murphy's guitar playing has a very unique and diverse style, on both the electric and acoustic guitar. He is an ambassador for The International Guitar Festival of Great Britain.
Performing from an early age, Gary has played all over the UK, Europe and has successfully toured Belgium and many times over, headlining several festivals. After performing in several bands, including the much loved Merseyside band Casino, and the successful recording band Hotel UK, Gary decided to perform solo. With several original albums including the award winning 'Here Comes the Rain', and 'Dangerous' his performances offer a diverse style of guitar classics and own material, on both electric and acoustic guitar.
Winning best guitarist on Merseyside three times in recent years from The Buz Magazine, and his albums having regular airplay on BBC Radio Merseyside, his guitar playing is considered second to none by fans and critics alike. Gary has played several festivals in Belgium and the UK, The Liverpool Empire, The Liverpool Philharmonic Theatre, The Liverpool Echo Arena, The Pacific Road Theatre and several performances at The Floral Pavilion Theatre.
After playing the International Guitar Festival every year since it first began in 1986, in 2005 he and close friend Paul Brooks had huge success performing their stage show of Jeff Wayne's 'War of the worlds' and wowed a sell-out audience at The Floral Pavilion Theatre in New Brighton.
Gary’s project ‘Guitar Legends’ made its debut at The Floral Pavilion Theatre in 2007. The production involved staging the history of the guitar from the 1920s to present date, showcasing some of the pioneering guitarists in music history through various guitar styles from jazz, blues, country and rock.. The show has had rave reviews and has returned to theatres several times, including its first appearance in Liverpool at The Philharmonic Hall in 2008.
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