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Doug Raney

Doug Raney

American musician
Doug Raney
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Quick Facts

Intro American musician
Was Jazz musician Musician Guitarist Jazz guitarist
From United States of America
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 29 August 1956, New York City, USA
Death 2 May 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark (aged 59 years)
Star sign Virgo
Family
Father: Jimmy Raney
Genre:
Jazz
Instruments:
Guitar
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Doug Raney (August 29, 1956 – May 1, 2016) was an American jazz guitarist. He was the son of jazz guitarist Jimmy Raney.

Raney was born in New York City. He began to play the guitar when he was 14, beginning with rock and blues. He was given lessons by guitarist Barry Galbraith and became more interested in jazz. When he was 18, he played at club in New York with pianist Al Haig. In 1977, he accompanied his father, jazz guitarist Jimmy Raney, in a duo. They toured Europe, and then Doug Raney moved to Copenhagen, Denmark. When he was 21, he recorded his first album as a leader, Introducing Doug Raney for the SteepleChase label in 1977. From 1979, he recorded several albums with his father.

During his career, he worked with Chet Baker, George Cables, Joey DeFrancesco, Kenny Drew, Tal Farlow, Tomas Franck, Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, Billy Hart, Hank Jones, Clifford Jordan, Duke Jordan, Jesper Lundgaard, Red Mitchell, Adam Nussbaum, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Horace Parlan, Bernt Rosengren, and Jesper Thilo.

Discography

  • Introducing Doug Raney (SteepleChase, 1977)
  • Cuttin' Loose (SteepleChase, 1978)
  • Stolen Moments (SteepleChase, 1979) with Jimmy Raney
  • Duets (SteepleChase, 1979) with Jimmy Raney
  • Listen (SteepleChase, 1980)
  • Raney '81 (Criss Cross, 1981) with Jimmy Raney Quartet
  • I'll Close My Eyes (SteepleChase, 1982)
  • Nardis (SteepleChase, 1983) with Jimmy Raney
  • Meeting the Tenors (Criss Cross, 1983)
  • Everything We Love (Hot Club, 1983) with Thorgeir Stubø
  • Blue and White (SteepleChase, 1984)
  • Lazy Bird (SteepleChase, 1984)
  • Guitar Guitar Guitar (SteepleChase, 1985)
  • Something's Up (SteepleChase, 1988)
  • The Doug Raney Quintet (SteepleChase, 1988)
  • Blues on a Par (SteepleChase, 1993)
  • Raney '96 (SteepleChase, 1996)
  • Back in New York (SteepleChase, 1996)
  • The Backbeat (SteepleChase, 1997)
  • You Go to My Head (SteepleChase, 1998)
  • Doug Raney Trio (Pony Canyon, 2001)
  • Blues, Ballads, Bebop and a Blue Girl (Marshmallow, 2008)
  • There Will Never Be Another You (Stunt, 2018) with Nicolai Gromin

As sideman

With Chet Baker

  • The Touch of Your Lips (SteepleChase, 1979)
  • Daybreak (Steeplechase, 1979)
  • This Is Always (Steeplechase, 1979 [1982])
  • Someday My Prince Will Come (SteepleChase, 1979 [1983])
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http://www.jonraney.com/musicians-2/doug-raney-2/
https://www.jimmyraney.com
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb138988139
https://data.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb138988139
https://d-nb.info/gnd/135023157
http://isni.org/isni/0000000055134795
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n86870853
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/90fa0d2d-6f4d-4f5c-848c-5b8b88e7a2da
http://data.bibliotheken.nl/id/thes/p073017493
https://www.idref.fr/156838761
https://viaf.org/viaf/17408682
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/containsVIAFID/17408682
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