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Ray Reach
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  • Birmingham, AL
  • United States
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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Television, Web, Multimedia, Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Jazz and Classical
Is music your main income source?
Yes!
Where do you live?
Birmingham, Alabama
About Me (Must include biographical information about you as a composer):
Ray Reach is an accomplished pianist, vocalist, guitarist, arranger, composer, producer and educator.

From 1998 to 2005, he was Music Instructor at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Director of the UAB Jazz Ensemble. He is currently (2005 to present) Director of Student Jazz Programs at the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.

His arranging and production clients include: pianist Ellis Marsalis, saxophonist Lou Marini, trumpeter Lew Soloff, guitarist/vocalist Jonathan Butler, singer Chaka Kahn and the Lionel Hampton Orchestra, guitarist Eric Essix, the Night Flight Big Band, the SuperJazz Big Band, the Dallas Jazz Orchestra, noted classical choral composer K. Lee Scott and many others.

Mr. Reach's catalog of compositions includes an opera, numerous choral pieces, over 300 popular songs and four musical theater productions. His catalog of arrangements numbers almost 2,000 pieces.

Listen to examples of Ray Reach's arrangements and compositions at:

http://www.myspace.com/rayreachcompositionsandarrangements

and at:

http://www.myspace.com/rayreachmusic

and at:

http://www.myspace.com/magiccitymusicproductions
Website:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Reach

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At 1:42am on August 27, 2011, Paulo cesar Maia de Aguiar (Br) said…
Amaaing compositions
At 2:50pm on April 18, 2010, phil Kelly said…
Hi Ray:

Welcome to the madhouse -you'll have fun here!

p.s. lose the bow tie and penguin suit foto! :)
At 2:47pm on April 18, 2010, Ryan Brady said…
Hi Ray-

GREAT music here...really fun to listen to and fantastic production/instrumentations and arrangements!! Top notch players! Looking forward to hearing more.

Cheers,

Ryan
At 11:16am on April 18, 2010, Paul Deakin said…
Hi Ray,

Thanks for your request.
 
 
 

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