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Peter Jones [+]
Jazz singer and journalist
In the mid-Eighties a jazz dance craze swept the UK, as DJs like Gilles Peterson went looking for the original bebop and Latin sources of samples used in hip-hop. Mark Murphy tracks like Milestones quickly became dancefloor favourites, and Murphy himself became a major live attraction for this younger audience. Meanwhile he continued to record for both Muse and the Milestone label.