Ray Pitts

Raymond Bernard Pitts

Also known as Pitts

Discography of Ray Pitts:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 The Radio Jazz Group 4 Audio 1965 Debut Records (3)

American arranger, composer, band leader, saxophonist and flutist (September 30, 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts-November 2, 2012 in NivÄ, Denmark).

Moved to Denmark in 1962 and was an influential leader of [a=Danish Radio Big Band] from 1971 to 1973. The big band still plays a number of the compositions Pitts made for them.

Member of the [a=Danish Radio Jazz Group, The] 1965-1967.

Received the "Django D'or of Honour"-price in 2005. He was supposed to have received the "Leo Mathisen price" on the day of his dying (Nov. 2 2012) and a honorary-concert with his compositions was instead made into a memorial-concert.

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