Posts From David Bruce Murray

David Bruce Murray

David Bruce Murray is a church music director in Ellenboro, NC. He is the author of Murray's Encyclopedia Of Southern Gospel Music and the owner of both SGHistory.com and MusicScribe.com. David plays piano for Southern Sounds Quartet and the Foothills Community Choir.

CD Rated: Fletcher Jowers (Trails To Heaven)

Artist: Fletcher Jowers (with Terry Winsett and Jonathan Haynes)Title: Trails To Heaven RATING: 2 1/2 Stars Nutshell Analysis: The production quality, song selection and arrangements are pretty good overall, but

CD Review: Valor (What It Took)

RATING: 5 Stars Producers: Paul David Kennamer and John LawsWebsite: www.valormusic.net Song Titles: “My Hope Is Built,” “Lead Me To The Rock,” “Over The Moon,” “What It Took,” “Temporary Home,”

CD Review: Evidence (Talkin’ About The Love Of God)

RATING: 2 1/2 Stars Website: http://www.evidencemusicministry.com/ Song Titles: “Talkin’ About The Love Of God,” “It Pays To Serve The King,” “Put My Hand In His Hand,” “Grace Greater Than Our

CD Review: Gold City (Revival)

RATING: 4 1/2 Stars Label: New Haven RecordsProducers: Michael Sykes, Michael English, Daniel Riley, Ken Harding, and Dave LehmanWebsite: www.goldcityqt.com Song Titles: “Ain’t That What It’s All About,” “Preach The

NQC 2006: Fan Awards, Part 2

1. Greater Vision wins WebsiteThis is a new award, and Greater Vision wins it. Like Steve French said when he was trying his hand at stand-up comedy, we really need

NQC 2006: Day 2

Day 2 of NQC consisted of 4 1/2 hours of showcase groups, and a full slate on the main stage. I didn’t hear every single group today. I spent some

NQC 2006: Day 1

Well, the first day of NQC is over and I’ve enjoyed another “Quartet Night.” I don’t know if I’ve ever actually done this in the past or not, but this

DVD Review: Gaither Vocal Band (Give It Away)

BUY THIS DVDRATING: 5 Stars Label: Gaither Music GroupProducer: Bill GaitherSong Titles: “Bread Upon The Water,” “I Catch ‘Em, God Cleans ‘Em,” “Jesus Loves Me,” “I’ll Tell It Wherever I

CD Review: Jeff & Sheri Easter (Life Is Great And Gettin’ Better)

RATING: 4 1/2 Stars Label: SheLoved MusicProducers: Jeff & Sheri Easter, and Greg ColeSong Titles: “Life Is Great And Gettin’ Better,” “Livin’ In The Rain,” “Over And Over,” “Joshua’s Song,”

CD Review: Imperials (The Lost Album)

BUY THIS CD RATING: 4 Stars Label: Word Records Producer: Gary S. Paxton Song Titles: “Sonshiny Day,” “New Creation,” “Earth, Our Island Home,” “Soon And Very Soon,” “We Are The

DVD Review: Jeff & Sheri Easter (The Best Of)

A Nutshell ReviewBUY THIS DVDRATING: 4 1/2 Stars Label: Gaither Music GroupProducer: Bill GaitherSong Titles: “John Saw,” “Sing, Sister, Sing,” “Singing In My Soul,” “Praise His Name,” “River Of Jordan,”

CD Review: Jeff Treece Band (Angels Watching)

A Nutshell ReviewBUY THIS CDRATING: 3 Stars Label: Crossroads RecordsProducers: Chris White and Jeff CollinsSong Titles: “Angels Watching,” “Gave It All To Me,” “I Couldn’t Have Lost Her (To A