MURRAY PORTER

Khodi DIll

Murray Porter is a 2012 JUNO Award winner for `Aboriginal Album of the Year’ for his CD, `Songs Lived & Life Played’. Murray is Mohawk from Six Nations, Ontario, now living on Coast Salish Territory in North Vancouver.

Murray is a self-taught blues singer, songwriter, musician, for over 30 years playing his blues world-wide. He’s shared the stage with Artists including B.B. King, the late Etta James, The Neville Brothers, Mavis Staples, Derek Miller, and The Funk Brothers (twice).  

He sang on the ‘Aboriginal Welcoming Song’at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, and had 22 performances during the Olympics.  Murray wrote and sings the theme song for ‘Rez Bluez’ on APTN, and appeared on both seasons.

Murray’s web page is at www.myspace.com/murrayportermusic

and he’s on Twitter at @MurrayPorter2.