Derrick Murdock

Bass Player on the Jay Leno Show

"AxePort Pro is so small yet so efficient in every way shape and form! I can't wait to use it to lay down a groove on a plane to Tokyo!"

 

About Derrick Murdock

Derrick Lee Murdock (aka DOCK) A native of Philadelphia began playing the Bass at the age of seventeen. While most musicians consider this a late start, Derrick was able to overcome this by intensive practice and study of his favorite bassists. Among his early influences were Bootsy Collins, Kool, Larry Graham, Geddy Lee, James Jamerson, Stanley Clark, Jaco Pastorius, Tony Smith, Jeff lee Johnson, Niles Henning Orsted Pederson, Ron Carter, Eddie Gomez, Rufus Reed, Dave Holland to name a few... Derrick performed at clubs in and around the Philadelphia area while developing his talent and fine-tuning his craft. Then in 1994 Derrick relocated to Los Angeles to tour and perform with Sheena Easton before performing and touring the world with a host of talented performers including Kevin Eubanks, The Jazz Crusaders,Tom Scott, Jeff Lorber, Angela Bofill, David Benoit, Bobby Caldwell, Hugh Masekela, Eric Marienthal, Bobby Lyle, Bob Mamet, Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole, Will Smith, Jim Carey, Bill Cosby, Cedric the Entertainer, Michael Bolton, Aaron Nevill, Denise Williams, Solomon Burke, Patty Austin, Dr Dre, Rose Royce, The Dazz Band, Mandrill, Cherrelle, BB King, Chuck Berry, Peter Framton, Huey Lewis, John Lucien, 5th Dimension, and many others. For more information, check out Derrick Murdock's page.

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