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Read what William Ross, conductor of the Academy Awards Orchestra, says about Ray Reach by clicking HERE. Mr. Ross is also conductor / arranger for Barbara Streisand and conductor / arranger for the movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, among his numerous other credits.
Ray Reach is one of the most versatile and in-demand pianist / guitarist / singers and recording session musicians in the Southeast, accomplished at many styles, specializing in Motown/Soul, Classic Rock, Country, Blues and straight-ahead Jazz piano with vocals in the style of Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Jamie Cullum, Harry Connick, Jr., and Ray Charles. As a studio musician, Ray has played on recordings done in Dallas, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Austin (Texas), Nashville, Birmingham (Alabama) and Muscle Shoals (Alabama). He is now serving as Director of Student Jazz Programs at the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. His CD, "Especially For You," is available on CDBaby.com.
Yes, it's true! Ray plays an incredible variety of styles!
He is a player of many diverse styles of music - Classical, Classic Rock, Pop, Motown, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Jazz, Gospel, Traditional and Contemporary Country, music of the 1920s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and more.
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RAY AND HIS BAND PERFORMING
MANY VARIOUS STYLES OF MUSIC.
Read on, and discover the amazing versatility of this highly accomplished musician. Further down on this page are a few examples of Ray's recorded works, some featuring Ray, all performed on and produced by Ray. To order these CDs, scroll down and click on the images below. (You can view and listen to more examples of Ray's productions on the "Productions" page of this website.)
For further information about Ray, please visit the following websites:
Ray's bio at Wikipedia.com
Ray's profile at AllAboutJazz.com
Click on images to listen to and buy CDs:
"Blue Lou" & the Magic City Jazz Orchestra:
Eric Essix & the Night Flight Big Band:
Saxophonist Mark Dunn:
"Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas"
All of the CDs above were produced by Ray Reach.
Are you interested in hiring Ray to produce a world class CD for you?
Just call him at 205-960-6328
or email him at email@example.com.