Sunday, December 23, 2012
NC Thurman with The Decoys at MSMA Party
NC Thurman with The Decoys at MSMA Christmas Party 2012
Alabama Music Office.com goes down on the river in Sheffield, Alabama to attend the Muscle Shoals Music Association's Christmas Party 2012 at Cypress Moon Studios. This video features NC Thurman singing about New Orleans with The Decoys plus Larry Bonham.
NC (Noble Clark) Thurman grew up in Pulaski Tennessee, where he started playing in bands back in the sixties. He plays keyboards, guitar, harmonica, writes and vocalizes.
He has performed with such artists as Bettye Swann, The Forrester Sisters, The Amazing Rhythm Aces, Hank Williams Jr, Gregg Allman, Jimmy Hall, Little Richard, Billy Dean, Percy Sledge, Donnie Fritts, Billy Swan, and Eddie Floyd to name a few.
He has played on recording sessions with the likes of Roger Hawkins, David Hood, Kelvin Holly, Larry Byrom, Will McFarlane, Bob Wray, Russell Smith, Jack Pearson, Chuck Leavell, Tony Joe White, Butch Trucks, Robert Byrne and more.
He has worked with legendary producers like Rick Hall, Dann Penn, Johnny Sandlin, and Jimmy Johnson.
NC shares a nice body of songs written with Scott Boyer, some recorded by Gregg Allman, Jimmy Hall, Johnny Jenkins, Neal McCoy, Chuck Levell, and more.
He also has songs written with Eddie Struzick, Nancy Muse, Roger Hawkins, Donnie Fritts, Spooner Oldham, Terry Skinner, Ken Bell, Kelvin Holly, Tonya Holly, and more. His main gig these days is his own music and playing with his long time compadres The Decoys, Gary Nichols, Max Russell,and more. He also plays on recording sessions and artist showcases.