Murray McNabb: farewell from an unsung great NZ musician

By Graham Reid In Music

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13th June, 2013
The plan would have been timely: a concert acknowledging the half-century Murray McNabb knew and played alongside drummer Frank Gibson. “Then they gave me a year, a year ago,” said the keyboard player and composer about his cancer diagnosis. “So I’m on the way out. But we’re all on the way out in one way or another. It’s just happening at a different time for me.” That time came on Sunday, a little over a fortnight after this final interview in McNabb’s Auckland home. Philosophical and until recently still recording (two tracks with Gibson for a duets album under the drummer’s ...

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