Kimo Muraki has spent most of his professional life in Seattle as a working multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, arranger, private instructor, actor, live and studio musician, actively recording for major labels and independent artists as a member of the Musicians’ Association of Seattle.
Some of his most recent and most notable studio recording credits include:
Vance Joy – Album “Dream Your Life Away” / Atlantic Records (backing vocals, sax, cornet, trombone, mellophone, baritone, flute)
The Strumbellas – Album “We Still Move On Dance Floors” / Six Shooter Records ***WINNER of the 2014 JUNO AWARD for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year (backing vocals, cornet, sax, banjo)
Ewert And The Two Dragons – Album “Circles” / Warner Bros. Records / Sire Records (sax, flute, mellophone) Chef’Special – Single “In Your Arms” / Atlantic Records (backing vocals, sax, cornet, flute, trombone, mellophone) Catherine Britt – Album “Boneshaker” / Universal Music (backing vocals, ukulele, lap steel)
In October 2015 Muraki became the new talent buyer for High Dive, a 250 capacity music venue in Fremont, Seattle. He also teaches private instruction for many different instruments and voice. Kimo makes his full-time living as an active member of the music industry and community.