Ray Draper

Ray Draper

Real Name:
Raymond Allen Draper
Profile:
American hard bop tuba player.

Born : August 03, 1940 in New York City, New York.
Died : November 01, 1982 in New York City, New York.

Ray played with :
Jackie McLean (1956-'57), Donald Byrd, John Coltrane (1958), Max Roach (1958-'59), Don Cherry (early 1960s), Horace Tapscott, Archie Shepp, Brother Jack McDuff.
Recorded four albums as a leader :
Tuba Sounds (1957, Prestige Rec.)
The Ray Draper Quintet Featuring John Coltrane (1957, New Jazz Rec.)
A Tuba Jazz (1958, Jubilee Rec.)
Red Beans and Rice (1968, Epic Rec.).
He was killed in 1982 for robbery by a gang youth.
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Ray Draper Discography

Albums

Ray Draper A Tuba Jazz (Album) Jubilee US 1959 Sell This Version
BN 26461 Red Beans & Rice Featuring Ray Draper Red Beans & Rice Featuring Ray Draper - Red Beans & Rice Featuring Spare Ribs(LP, Album) Epic BN 26461 US 1969 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Red Beans And Rice* Featuring "Spareribs" Ray Draper* Red Beans And Rice* Featuring "Spareribs" Ray Draper* - Mess Around (Single) Epic US Unknown Sell This Version
5-10482 Red Beans And Rice* Featuring "Spareribs" Ray Draper* Red Beans And Rice* Featuring "Spareribs" Ray Draper* - Mess Around(7", Single) Epic 5-10482 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

Joe Newman With Zoot Sims / John Coltrane With Ray Draper Joe Newman With Zoot Sims / John Coltrane With Ray Draper - Locking Horns (Comp) Roulette US 1976 Sell This Version

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