George Murray (musician)

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George Murray is an American bass guitarist best known for his work with David Bowie on a number of Bowie's albums released in the 1970s.[1] Murray was part of Bowie's rhythm section, the D.A.M. Trio, for much of the decade, alongside drummer Dennis Davis and guitarist Carlos Alomar.[2][3]

He studied at Bronx Community College and had toured Europe, South America and Canada with George McCrae as well as touring and performing with the Broadway plays Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope and Your Arms Too Short to Box with God, prior to his work with Bowie.

As of 2017 Murray works at a school district in California where he lives with his wife, Teresa Woo-Murray, and son, Marcus.

Selective discography[edit]

Weldon Irvine

  • Cosmic Vortex (Justice Divine) (1974)
  • In Harmony (1974)

David Bowie

Iggy Pop

Jerry Harrison


2017 video interview with George Murray


  1. ^ Masino, Susan (2003). Rock N Roll Fantasy. Badger Books Inc. p. 109. ISBN 978-1-878569-96-7. Retrieved 13 February 2011.
  2. ^ "The Making OF David Bowie's -D.A.M TRIO-". 25 April 2016.
  3. ^ Carr, Roy; Murray, Charles Shaar (1981). Bowie: An Illustrated Record. London: Eel Pie Publishing. pp. 78–80. ISBN 978-0-380-77966-6.

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