Archive for January 5th, 2018

Steve Raybine – Cool Vibes

Steve Raybine is a virtuoso vibraphonist; percussionist; composer/arranger; instructor and clinician. He received degrees from the prestigious Eastman School of Music, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of Iowa. As the co-founder, co-musical director, and performer/composer of the critically-acclaimed progressive jazz ensemble AURACLE, he toured the United States and Europe and recorded two albums (Glider and City Slickers) on Chrysalis Records.

As a Los Angeles studio musician in the mid-1970’s, he played for episodic and commercial television soundtracks at MGM, Universal, and Paramount recording studios, and was affiliated with ATV Publishing Corp. Raybine’s freelance performance credits include Ed Shaughnessy, Dizzy Gillespie, Rick Braun, Ndugu Chancler, Michael Feinstein, Jack Jones, Roger Williams, Karrin Allyson, Dave Brubeck, as an opening act for Stanley Jordan, the Kansas City (MO) Jazz Conference, the Omaha Big Band, as well as local and regional orchestras.

His album Cool Vibes allures with melodic contemporary jazz with memorable songs and captivating rhythms fueled by Funk, Latin, R&B and Pop styles. Available on CDBaby.