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Jimmy Raney


Jimmy Raney was the definitive awesome jazz guitarist, a liquid bop soloist having a peaceful sound who had significant amounts of internal fire. He caused local organizations in Chicago before spending nine weeks with Woody Herman in 1948. After that he was within the main leagues, having organizations with Al Haig, Friend DeFranco, Artie Shaw, and Terry Gibbs. His use Stan Getz (1951-1952) was historical, as the set made for a vintage musical collaboration. Raney was also quite definitely at home in debt Norvo Trio (1953-1954) before spending six years mainly employed in a supper golf club with pianist Jimmy Lyon (1954-1960). After using Getz during 1962-1963, he came back to Louisville and was beyond music until resurfacing in the first ’70s. Through the 1970s, Raney documented frequently for Xanadu. He worked well frequently along with his child Doug Raney (who includes a virtually identical sound on acoustic guitar) and was much less mixed up in past due ’80s and ’90s, until his 1995 loss of life.

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Full Name Jimmy Raney
Died May 10, 1995, Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Profession Guitarist
Nationality American
Children Doug Raney
Music Songs But Beautiful, Have You Met Miss Jones, Tomorrow, Fairly Cloudy, One More for the Mode, Stolen Moments, Nardis, It Might as Well Be Spring, Too Late Now, Cross Your Heart, Back and Blow, Jonathan's Waltz, Spring Is Here, Samba Teekens, Some Other Spring, Chelsea Bridge, How about you, Alone Together, Jim's Tune, How My Heart Sings, Double Image, On the Square, No Male for Me, Get Off That Roof, Nobody Else but Me, My One and Only Love, I Should Care, A Foggy Day, The Flag Is Up, All across the city, It Could Happen to You, My Funny Valentine, Hassan's Dream
Albums Wisteria, Live in Tokyo, Two Jims and Zoot, 2 Guitars, A, The Street Swingers, In Three Attitudes, Where Would I Be?, The Influence, The Master, Duets, Early Stan, The Fourmost Guitars, Solo, Volume 29: Play Duets With Jimmy Raney, Jimmy Raney Visits Paris Vol. 2, Momentum, Jimmy Raney - Ten Favorite Jazz Standards - Volume 20, Essential Guitar Jazz, In Good Company, We're Listening To Jimmy Raney, Vol. 2, "A" + 2 Guitars, Nardis, A (feat. Hall Overton / John Wilson) [Remastered 2016], Pennies from Heaven, The Music of Jimmy Raney: Vol. 2, Four Classic Albums Plus (A / Jimmy Raney and Bob Brookmeyer / Jimmy Raney Visits Paris / Jimmy Raney Plays) [Remastered], Good Company, Jimmy Raney, Vol. 1: Once in a While, Jimmy Raney featuring Bob Brookmeyer, Jimmy Raney, Vol. 2: Too Marvelous for Words, Jimmy Raney Visits Paris, Jimmy Raney Visits Paris 1, Too Late Now, Have You Heard of Jimmy Raney, Vol. 2, Imagination, Easily Stop Time

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