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RAY BLUE - a big saxophone sound that touches your soul Saxophonist Ray Blue has a sound and style that are energetic, powerful, and sensitive. Ray takes you for a musical ride that is characterized by passion and precision. He delivers dynamic poetic phrases, strong grooves and leaves audiences wanting more. A Ray Blue Music Experience stays with you for a long time. "Ray Blue has a majestic presence. When playing, his sense of purpose is obvious. As evidence of that - people’s enthralled smile. It's one thing to be a good composer it's another to be a great performer. Ray Blue's got the whole package." (Jean Szlamowicz, Jazz Hot, Down Beat) “Growing up in New York in a musically rich environment, I learned an appreciation for all music”, Ray says

Album

Work

Label: Jazzheads
Released: 2020
Track listing: Work; Lift Every Voice and Sing; My Friend and I Took a Walk; Sweet Emma; That's All; Mellow Mood; Amsterdam After Dark; Teach Me Tonight; Don't know Why; Our Day Will Come; Everything Happens to Me; Attitude; That's All (Duo).

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Article: Album Review

Ray Blue: Work

Read "Work" reviewed by Edward Blanco


New York-based and bred, tenor saxophonist Ray Blue is no novice but a veteran player who has not received the accolades he so deserves. Perhaps after laying down and documenting an incredible volume of music on Work, the spotlight will shine a little brighter on this unheralded player. A composer and educator, as well as one ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Saxophonist Ray Blue Tribute to Johnny Griffin Tomorrow

Saxophonist Ray Blue Tribute to Johnny Griffin Tomorrow

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News: Radio

Saxophonist Ray Blue Tonight on WKCR

Saxophonist Ray Blue Tonight on WKCR

Album

Transvision

Label: Neuklang Records
Released: 2006


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