Jazz Fest 2022!

Very excited to be invited to perform at the 2022 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival! Sunday May 8...


(Fingers crossed)


Alex McMurray Road Songs

Offbeat Magazine Road Songs

Offbeat Magazine by John Swenson

A good songwriter writes good songs. A great songwriter writes overarching poetic narratives. The songwriter as lyric poet doesn’t just turn out albums or mixes, they weave myths that touch our collective soul and seem at once personal and in synch with the human zeitgeist. Alex McMurray is such a writer, and his songs that make up Road Songs may someday be remembered as a myth of these times...

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Alex McMurray Talks Back

Offbeat Magazine

Offbeat Magazine by John Swenson

After the forced evacuation of New Orleans in 2005, some of the earliest returnees were musicians who came back after an exile that convinced them there was no place on earth that would nurture their music better than the beautiful Crescent.


The art that some of them created was great, in some cases astonishingly so, as a new era of New Orleans music emerged, fired in the Biblical crucible...

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Video for "Everybody Goes To Hank's"

Catch a glimpse of pre-covid life right here...


New Single "The Devil" is out now...

My new song is called "The Devil" and is available for streaming and download on Bandcamp. Click here to check it out. All proceeds from sales go to Black Lives Matter.