The Big Easy Social & Pleasure Club presents Murali Coryell.
Murali Coryell inducted into the New York State Blues Hall Of Fame in 2013 and 2014 BMA Nominee is a triple threat contemporary blues artist who can sing, write and play guitar with the best in the business.
As the son of guitar legend Larry Coryell, Murali grew up around the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, & Carlos Santana. In 1995, Murali joined Duke Robillard’s touring band and was quickly signed as a solo artist resulting in the stax/volt influenced “Eyes Wide Open”. In 1999 Murali recorded “2120” for Marshall Chess in which Rolling Stone named Murali “One promising new hound”.
In addition to touring with his own band, Murali has toured as a featured artist with Larry Coryell and Joe Louis Walker. "Murali’s 2009 CD release "Sugar Lips" reached # 5 in 2010 on the Living Blues Radio Chart and was recorded in Nashville with Tom Hambridge Grammy winning producer of Buddy Guy. Cortney Harding of Billboard called it “one sweet triptych across the musical map”.
The 2013 release Murali Coryell-Live has spent 3 months in a row in the top 25 on The Living Blues Radio Chart: Featuring 13 soul-drenched originals plus covers of Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On", Sam Cooke's "Bring It On Home To Me" and Lowell Fulson's "Love Her With A Feeling", the CD was recorded live at Club Helsinki in Hudson, NY July 30, 2012 — the bonus DVD was recorded at The Roots & Blues Festival in Salmon Arm, BC August 14, 2010.
Murali has been featured in Guitar Player Magazine and has endorsements with Fender Musical Instruments, D’Addario Strings, & Sennheiser Microphones.
Listen to the Murali Coryell channel on Pandora. New CD "Restless Mind" coming in 2014. Like Murali on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Murali-Coryell/152471561489479 and visit Murali’s official website @ http://www.muralicoryell.com/