Live Band Music Wilmington, N.C.

Darryl Murrill and Jazzpel had a fabulous live band music performance July 24th at The Calico Room in downtown Wilmington, N.C. The “Jazzpel” brand was in full effect as the song selection included The Anthem recorded by such great Gospel artists as The Planet Shakers, Todd Dulaney, and William Murphy.  Isn’t She Lovely and Lost Without You were also among Read More …

Nicci Canada, Darryll Donnell Murrill, and the Band

March 2013 I had the thrill of Nicci Canada gracing the stage with me and the fellows of A Step Above (now Jazzpel).  The occasion was a Jazz Rendezvous in Jacksonville, N.C. Nicci Canada  is an extremely versatile and talented singer.  She specializes in jazzy yet soulful arrangements.  She’s an established artist with an ever growing Read More …

Walter Beasley Acknowledged Me on Facebook

I posted video footage on my facebook wall and fanpage wall of the band “A Step Above” shedding.  We were playing one of Beasley’s songs on the video, “Groove in You” and also “Mr. Magic”.  Check out Walter Beasley below playing my favorite–“Mr. Magic”! Walter Beasley stated that the groove me and the band played Read More …

Akai EWI from a Saxophonist’s Perspective

  Disclaimer:  Though I have attained many heights as a professional saxophone player, I admit there is  a learning curve to playing  Akai EWI!   Below I show the unboxing of my Akai Professional EWI USB. To Shop for an Akai EWI visit the link here: Akai EWI<<<CLICK HERE! First Impression? nice, keys don’t pop Read More …

Darryl Donnell Murrill in Phoenix, Arizona

Memorial Day Weekend 2014 was a momentous occasion for Darryl Murrill and his wife, plus four children.  His children had never flown before and he and the wife had never seen the great sate of Arizona before.  The Dunn Family Reunion (in-laws) was the occasion.  Murrill engaged in a lot of family fun as well Read More …

Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree

Darryl Donnell Murrill is the proud father of four children, two girls and two boys.  The idiom, “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree ” is most befitting as his successes in life are also evident in the lives of these youngsters. Darryl is known as a minister, singer, songwriter, drummer, keyboardist, saxophonist, clarinetist, guitarist, Read More …

Valentine’s Day in Wilmington, N.C.

Wilmington, N.C. has its beauties and it also has its boredoms.   Celebrating Valentine’s Day for me in Wilmington, N.C. is a day of thankfulness and gratitude (beautiful beyond compare).  I have many memories of dating, past Valentines days, engagement, first child, birth of  other children, not to mention Valentine’s day preceeds my anniversary which Read More …