Ray Bryant

Raphael Homer Bryant

Also known as B. Bryant, Bryant, Bryant Ray, R Bryant, R. Bryant, Raphael "Ray" Bryant, Raphael Homer Bryant
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://hardbop.tripod.com/raybryant.html, http://www.myspace.com/raybryant2

Discography of Ray Bryant:

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Pages of releases table:
# Cover Release title Total tracks Download full release in mp3 Release Date Label
1

Montreux '77

10 mp3 1989
2

Up Above The Rock / Little Green Apples

2 mp3 1968 Cadet Records
3

Con Alma

9 mp3 1988 CBS
4

Lonesome Traveler

9 mp3 1966 Cadet Records
5

The Best Of

8 mp3 1980 Pablo Records
6

Ode To Billy Joe

2 mp3 1967 Cadet Records
7

Take A Bryant-Step

12 mp3 1968 Chess
8

Blue Moods

8 mp3 1989 EmArcy
9

Pata Pata / Doing My Thing

2 mp3 1968 Cadet Records
10

Quizas, Quizas, Quizas

2 mp3 1969 Cadet Records
11

Up Above The Rock / Get Out Of My Life Woman

2 mp3 2008 More Groove
12

Let It Be / Shake-A-Lady

2 mp3 1970 Atlantic
13

Slow Freight

7 mp3 1967 Cadet Records
14

Sound Ray

8 mp3 Cadet Records
15

Montreux '77

10 mp3 1989
16

Meet Betty Carter And Ray Bryant

12 mp3 1973 Epic
17

Joey

2 mp3 1964 Sue Records Inc.
18

Alone At Montreux

12 mp3 1999 32 Jazz
19

In The Cut

7 mp3 1974 Cadet Records
20

Sound Ray

8 mp3 1969 Cadet Records
21

I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 89

7 mp3 Curcio
22

Alone With The Blues

7 mp3 1986
23

Ray Bryant Plays Basie & Ellington

12 mp3 1987 EmArcy
24

Cold Turkey

12 mp3 1964 Sue Records Inc.
25

Slow Freight / If You Go Away

2 mp3 1967 Cadet Records
26

Con Alma

9 mp3 1988 Columbia
27

Mrs. Robinson

2 mp3 1968 Cadet Records
28

Solo Flight

8 mp3 1977 Pablo Records
29

City Tribal Dance / Little Suzy

2 mp3 1967 Cadet Records
30

MCMLXX

8 mp3 1970 Atlantic
31

Alone At Montreux

12 mp3 1972 Atlantic
32

Blues Groove

5 mp3 1962
33

Slow Freight

7 mp3 1973 Cadet Records
34

Me And The Blues

15 mp3 1974
35

Let It Be

3 mp3 1970 Atlantic
36

Montreux '77

10 mp3 1977 Pablo Live
37

The Ray Bryant Touch

7 mp3 1967 Chess
38

Slow Freight

7 mp3 1967 Bellaphon
39

Kontraste (Jazz On The Piano)

15 mp3 SR International
40

Alone With The Blues

7 mp3 1970 Prestige
41

Here's Ray Bryant

8 mp3 1976 Pablo Records
42

C Jam Blues Part I / Part II

2 mp3 1963 CBS
43

It Was A Very Good Year

15 mp3 1973 Chess
44

Somewhere In France

13 mp3 2000 Label M
45

MCMLXX

8 mp3 1970 Atlantic
46

Take A Bryant-Step

12 mp3 1967 Cadet Records
47

Goldfinger

2 mp3 1965 Sue Records Inc.
48

It Was A Very Good Year

15 mp3 1973 Cadet Records
49

Golden Earrings

8 mp3 1988 EmArcy
50

Trio Today

8 mp3 1987 EmArcy
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American jazz pianist and composer. As a pianist Ray Bryant was soulful and swinging and covered a wide range of genres from from bop to blues, boogie-woogie, gospel, and R&B. (b. December 24, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - d. June 02, 2011 in New York City, New York).
His career took on in the late 40's while playing with Tiny Grimes. In 1953 he became house pianist at the Blue Note in Philadelphia, backing such leaders as Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Lester Young and Dizzy Gillespie a.m.o. In 1959 he settled in New York and started recording for Columbia with own trio. With Ray Bryant Combo, The he also entered the R&B genre, backing Aretha Franklin on her debut for Columbia and releasing the Bryant co-written R&B hit "The Madison Time", later used in the "Hair Spray" movies. As a composer he is also known for penning the jazz standard "Cubano Chant". In the 60's Bay Bryant released several albums of soul-jazz on the [l=Cadet label. But among his most timeless releases however is his solo piano albums where he interprets blues, gospel and standards, like the 1956 "Alone With The Blues" and the 1972 "Alone at Montreux".
His brothers are the late jazz bassist Tommy Bryant and drummer and singer Len Bryant. His nephews are Kevin Eubanks and Robin Eubanks.

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