Alyssa Murray is a pianist, composer, vocalist, and educator currently residing in the musical mecca of Kansas City. Raised in Western Kansas, her passion for songwriting sparked an interest in jazz, which lead her to deepen her studies.
As a freelance jazz pianist, she can be seen performing at the most prominent jazz clubs throughout the city, including the Blue Room in the Historic 18th and Vine District, The Green Lady Lounge, and the Broadway Jazz Club. She has performed with the Black House Improvisors' Collective and plans to compose for them in the near future.
As a singer-songwriter, she has been a featured artist at multiple showcases and series. She performs regularly with her group, the AM Trio, which features her original work and arrangements.
Alyssa has studied jazz performance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City under the direction of Bobby Watson and Dan Thomas as well as classical repertoire with Karen Kushner.
As an educator, Alyssa welcomes students from all backgrounds and interests. She has experience in teaching students who range from beginners at music to semiprofessional adults.