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Studio Resume

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me and my gnomies.

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Loki The Machismomunx directing the horn session for Zach Bryan's new single "From Austin" @ Bear Creek Studios


performing live @ Columbia City Theater, Seattle WA

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performing live on the air @ Hollow Earth Radio, Seattle WA



Some of Muraki's most notable studio recording credits as an arranger, composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist include:

• Vance Joy ***Platinum Selling Album*** – “Dream Your Life Away” / Atlantic Records (backing vocals, sax, cornet, trombone, mellophone, baritone, flute)

• Zach Bryan ***2023 Grammy Nominated Artist, Best Country Solo Performance*** – Single “From Austin” / Warner Records (sax, trumpet, mellophone, baritone)

• The Strumbellas ***WINNER of the 2014 JUNO AWARD for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year*** – “We Still Move On Dance Floors” / Six Shooter Records (backing vocals, cornet, sax, banjo)

• Prateek Kuhad – Album "The Way That Lovers Do" / Elektra Records (backing vocals, cornet, sax, flute, mellophone, baritone)

• Phillip Phillips – Single “Miles” / Interscope Records (guitar)


• Ewert And The Two Dragons – Album “Circles” / Warner Bros. Records / Sire Records (sax, flute, mellophone)

• Prentiss – Single “I Tried” / Cinematic Music Group / Geffen Records (sax, cornet, trombone)

• Wyatt Flores – Two songs on forthcoming album / Island Records "Milwaukee" (trumpet, saxophone, baritone) and "If I Don’t See You Again" (trumpet, saxophone)

• Tenille Townes – Three songs on forthcoming album / Sony Records "As You Are" (bass VI guitar), "Enabling" (sax, trumpet, trombone, mellophone) and "We Carry On" (lap steel guitar)

• Levi Ware w/ Blind Boys of Alabama – Single “Rise Up” / benefiting Melodic Caring Project (electric guitar, cornet, mellophone, tenor sax, baritone)


• Chef’Special – Single “In Your Arms” / Atlantic Records (backing vocals, sax, cornet, flute, trombone, mellophone)


• This Wild Life – Album “Petaluma” / Epitaph (backing vocals, sax, mellophone, flute, cornet, baritone, trombone)


• Catherine Britt – Album “Boneshaker” / Universal Music (backing vocals, ukulele, lap steel)


• Ferris & Sylvester – Single “Good Man” / LAB Records Ltd. (sitar)

• Hudson Taylor – Album “Feel It Again EP” / Rubyworks Records (backing vocals, sax, trombone, cornet, flute, mellophone)


• Soko – Album "I Thought I Was An Alien" / Babycat Records (trombone, sax, banjo)


• Aqueduct – Album “Wild Knights” / independent (pedal steel, sax, cornet, trombone, flute, bass clarinet)


• Ed Harcourt – Album "Lustre" / Piano Wolf Recordings (cornet, sax, trombone)


• Shawn Smith – Album “The Diamond Hand” / Gator Records (backing vocals, guitar, sax)


• Cayucas – Album “Dancing At The Blue Lagoon” / Secretly Canadian (mellophone, cornet, baritone, sax)


• The Elwins – Album “And I Thank You” / independent (lap steel, ukulele, cornet, sax, mellophone, recorders)


• Dolly Valentine – Album "The In-Between"“How To Be Good” / independent (backing vocals, lap steel, banjo, sax, cornet, trombone, flute, recorders)


• The Maldives – Album “Tequila/Someday” / Mt. Fuji Records (sax, cornet, trombone)


• Talking To Turtles – Album “Oh, The Good Life” / DevilDuck Records (banjo, lap steel, sax, cornet, trombone)


• Toby Beard – Album “Nobody Told Me” / independent (backing vocals, lap steel, guitar, cornet)


• Michael Vermillion – Album “Last Night On Earth” & “Ten Stories High” / independent (banjo, sax, cornet, trombone, mellophone, lap steel, backing vocals)


• Hallways – Album “Ghosts” / independent (banjo, lap steel, sax, cornet, trombone, backing vocals)


• Super Sonic Soul Pimps – Album “The Return Of Dr. Wonder Bred” & “Otto Empire” / independent (vocals, guitar, sax, cornet, trombone, mellophone)


• 17th Chapter – Album "already & also"“Around The Bend And Then Some” / Robe & Slippers Music (backing vocals, guitar, lap steel, banjo, sax, trombone, cornet, mellophone, baritone, flute, piano, guzheng, mandolin, sitar)


• TRWST – Album “Reactor” & “Resurfaced” / independent (backing vocals, guitar, synthesizers, sax, flute, cornet, trombone, banjo)


• Kimo Muraki – Two EP's: “AURORA” & “Tiny Messengers EP” / independent (vocals, guitar, banjo, lap steel, sax, cornet, flute, mellophone, trombone)

• Surrealized – self titled EP, two full length albums: "Surrealized" & "Density" / independent (vocals, synthesizers, guitar, lap steel, cornet, sax, flute, mellophone, baritone, bass guitar)


• Re:Considering – Podcast (exclusive music composition and performance for podcast series)

• Now What? By Wix – Podcast ***Nominated for two 2021 Webby Awards (exclusive music composition and performance for podcast series)


• Four Leaves Project – Music documentary / Microsoft client (filmed doc featuring Emily Wells, Kimo Muraki, and Davee C. Filmed at Bear Creek Studios)


• Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever – Soundtrack single “Worst Time of The Year” / Palm Oaks Entertainment (sax)

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