Category Archives: General

New recording “Murgonzley” now available

Jerry Bergonzi – Tenor Saxophone (US) Mike Murley – Tenor Saxophone (Can) Johnny Åman – Double Bass (SF) Anders Mogensen – Drums (DK)  Link to full album: Track listing:  Down 5:40 (Bergonzi) Gecko Plex 6:45 (Bergonzi) Mitra’s Mood 6:45 (Murley) Table Steaks 6:55 (Bergonzi) Veronika 3:00 (Murley) Awake 6:45 (Bergonzi) An Internal Affair 8:50 […]

2024 Caribbean Jazz Cruise Nov 6-16

Join Canadian Jazz Musicians Mike Murley, Heather Bambrick, Barry Elmes, Steve Wallace, John MacLeod and Lee Wallace on an unforgettable Caribbean Jazz cruise! Escorted by Rose Coleman. For more information click here

Juno-nominated “Recent History” now available on Cornerstone Records

CDs may be ordered here Digital links: 7 Digital Apple Music Spotify Deezer YouTube All About Jazz Review Juno Award winning saxophonist Mike Murley co-leads his latest release with veteran Toronto pianist Mark Eisenman. The internationally renowned rhythm section of bassist Neil Swainson and drummer Terry Clarke complete the quartet. Murley and Eisenman perform four […]

New recording “In a Summer Dream” now available

(click on image to order) Juno award winning saxophonist Mike Murley co-leads his latest release with one of the brightest lights of the next generation of Canadian jazz artists, vocalist/pianist/composer Hannah Barstow. Jim Vivian, bassist and long-time Murley collaborator, completes the trio on this intimate recording of standards and originals. Both leaders contribute a new […]

Early Murley, Time Warp, Barry Elmes and Lofsky/Bickert recordings now available digitally on Cornerstone Records

Cornerstone Records has digitally released seven classic Canadian jazz recordings by Mike Murley, Time Warp, Barry Elmes and Ed Bickert/Lorne Lofsky Quartet.  Please visit:

Two new recordings available in fall 2019

Cornerstone Records proudly presents Taking Flight, a new recording from saxophonist Mike Murley with special guest pianist Renee Rosnes.  Also featured are regular Murley collaborators, bassists Steve Wallace and Jim Vivian and guitarist Reg Schwager.  Canadian-born, New York-based Rosnes brings a new voice to the mainstream chamber jazz trio sounds Murley has produced on Cornerstone […]

Liebman/Murley Quartet “Live at U of T” nominated for 2019 Juno Award

The Dave Liebman/Mike Murley Quartet featuring Jim Vivian and Terry Clark has been nominated for a 2019 Juno Award. The album is available on iTunes

THE NORTH wins 2018 Juno Award for Jazz Album of the Year (Group)

Recording now available on iTunes or Bandcamp The North has won the 2018 Juno Award for Jazz Album of the Year (Group)  “The North” is a jazz quartet creating music combining the experiences of jazz musicians living in Canada and Scandinavia.  Multi-Juno Award winners David Braid and Mike Murley are long time musical collaborators as are Danish […]

New Liebman/Murley recording now available on iTunes

U of T Jazz presents Liebman/Murley Quartet featuring Jim Vivian and Terry Clarke  Live at U of T Purchase on iTunes U of T Jazz has been privileged to have Dave Liebman as a visiting artist/adjunct professor since 2013.  His tenure has culminated in two important recording collaborations with students and faculty.  The student collaboration […]

Latest trio CD release “Ship Without a Sail”

Cornerstone Records proudly presents “Ship Without a Sail”, a new trio recording from saxophonist Mike Murley featuring bassist Steve Wallace and guitarist Reg Schwager. A follow up to the 2014 release “Looking Back”, this new CD continues to present mainstream chamber jazz at its best. Always swinging and lyrical, the trio represents a link to […]