Scott Murawski

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Scott Murawski
Murawski performing at MassMoCA, April 2014
Background information
Born (1956-10-21) October 21, 1956 (age 59)
Origin Agawam, Massachusetts
Genres Rock
Instruments Guitar, Bass, Drums
Associated acts Max Creek
Mike Gordon
Depth Quartet
Notable instruments
Languedoc Electric Guitar, Ibanez MC350-NT Musician


Scott Peter Murawski (born October 21, 1956 in Agawam, Massachusetts) is an American multi-instrumentalist, specializing on the electric guitar. He has achieved fame primarily on guitar with the American rock band Max Creek.[1] He is also a proficient pianist, bassist and drummer.

Max Creek was formed in 1971. In 1972, founding member Dave Reed invited one of his music students, 15-year-old Scott Murawski, to sit in with the band. Scott's early original association with the band ended abruptly when he was banned from a club that the band played at regularly for drinking a beer. Months later, Mark Mercier was added to the lineup on keyboards and Scott was invited back to play guitar. Eventually, Dave left the band to pursue country rock and acoustic ragtime music, cementing Murawski as the band's permanent lead guitarist.[citation needed]

Murawski is a long-time collaborator and member of Phish bassist Mike Gordon's solo band,[2] and BK3, a trio led by Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann and Bonnie Raitt bassist James "Hutch" Hutchinson.

On February 25, 2014, Mike Gordon's album Overstep was released on ATO Records (all 11 tracks on the album were co-written by Murawski[3]).[citation needed]


  • The Egg (April 30, 2013, recorded live in 2011)
  • Overstep (February 25, 2014)

Official Live Releases[edit]

  • August 29, 2008 – Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO (Released at
  • October 3, 2009 – Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY (Released at
  • November 26, 2010 – Port City Music Hall, Portland, ME (Released March 4, 2011 at
  • November 16, 2010 – The Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, MN (Released March 4, 2011 at
  • The Egg" - Recorded Live December 11, 2011 at The Egg, Albany, NY (Released April 30, 2013 at
  • Vancouver" - Recorded Live March 22, 2014 at The Rio Theatre, Vancouver, BC, Canada (Released December 4, 2014 at


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