ARRANGEMENTS

Ray Reach is an accomplished arranger in many genre, from Liturgical Sacred to Gospel, Classical , Pop, Blues, Rhythm and Blues and Jazz.  A partial list of his arranging clients includes:
and many more.

Ray's catalog of arrangements includes over 300 Big Band charts, more than 1,600 leadsheets, 70+ arrangements for "Little Big Band" [trumpet, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone, (optional) baritone sax, (optional) guitar, piano, bass and drums] and arrangements for choir, string quartet, string quartet plus piano, and many others of varying descriptions. 


Arrangements For Sale


Many of the arrangements from Ray's extensive catalog are for sale.  Click on the links below to listen to recorded examples.  There are many more listed on the "Store" page of this website.  Call or email Ray to inquire about prices and availability:  rreach@bellsouth.net or 205-960-6328.


Custom Arrangements

Ray Reach is also available to do custom arrangements by appointment.  Please call Ray at 205-960-6328, or email him at rreach@bellsouth.net to inquire about rates and availability.


Example Projects

Below are several examples of projects for which Ray did arrangements.  Click on the images for more information about the CDs.



"SuperJazz, featuring Ellis Marsalis"

Click here to listen to Ray Reach's arrangement of Jobim's "How Insensitive," played by Ellis Marsalis with the SuperJazz Big Band.  This arrangement is available for purchase:  rreach@bellsouth.net or 205-960-6328.  Instrumentation is:  5 saxes (soprano lead), 4 trumpets/flugelhorns, 4 trombones, guitar, piano (featured solo) bass, drums.  Click here to view a sample of the score.  Score is available in Concert Pitch or Transposed form.



 

"Gospel Goes Classical"

"Gospel In Blues"

"For The Good Times"

Click here to listen to Ray Reach's arrangement of "Georgia On My Mind," played by Mark Dunn.  This arrangement is for sale.  Email Ray at rreach@bellsouth.net or call 205-960-6328.  Instrumentation is:  solo alto sax plus 9-piece ensemble (Trumpet/Flugelhorn, alto sax, tenor sax, trombone, baritone sax, guitar, piano, bass, drums).  Solo sax may be substituted by male vocal.  Available in G major and F major.  Click here to view a sample of the score.  Score is available in Concert Pitch or Transposed form.


 

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