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Live at the Library: Curtis McMurtry

Presented by Olathe Public Library at Indian Creek Library, Olathe KS

Oct 14 2021
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Singer-songwriter McMurtry preforms live at library, blending classical and jazz orchestration techniques with his lyrically-driven style.

Curtis McMurtry returns to the library! Influenced by Fiona Apple, Billy Strayhorn and Tom Waits, Curtis’s songs combine sinister lyrics with sophisticated orchestration. His most recent release, Toothless Messiah (February 2021) is a multifaceted indictment of authoritarianism, a dark and dystopian concept album that continues to garner critical acclaim. His music has been featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition, and his song “Wrong Inflection” was included in the soundtrack for comedian Tig

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Curtis McMurtry returns to the library! Influenced by Fiona Apple, Billy Strayhorn and Tom Waits, Curtis’s songs combine sinister lyrics with sophisticated orchestration. His most recent release, Toothless Messiah (February 2021) is a multifaceted indictment of authoritarianism, a dark and dystopian concept album that continues to garner critical acclaim. His music has been featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition, and his song “Wrong Inflection” was included in the soundtrack for comedian Tig Notaro’s Amazon Prime series One Mississippi. Curtis’s goal in songwriting and composition has been to integrate the classical and jazz orchestration techniques he learned in college with the lyrically-driven, singer-songwriter style he absorbed growing up in Austin, Texas.

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Indian Creek Library

16100 W. 135th St., Olathe, KS 66062

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