Elegy For Ray Parker – Jimmy Raney

A heartfelt ballad, written by Jimmy Raney in tribute to a longtime friend. Transcriptions are available both for Jimmy's solo guitar melody and his solo.

Jimmy Raney

August 20, 1927 – May 9, 1995

Jimmy Raney was one of the most fluent and deft bebop players of all time, having assimilated the language of musicians such as Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, and Dizzy Gillespie in such a thorough manner that pianist Barry Harris, one of the world’s foremost bebop masters, once remarked that “Man this cat (Jimmy Raney) plays like Yard (Charlie Parker)!”’ Read more...

4 songs available.