Ray Santisi is an internationally known jazz pianist who has played as featured soloist with Charlie Parker, Stan Getz, Mel Torme, Irene Kral, Natalie Cole, and countless other well-known jazz greats. He has recorded on major labels, such as Capitol, Roulette, United Artists, Bethlehem, Transition, Rasan and Sonnet. Boston Globe jazz critic Ernie Santusuosso: "a man sitting on top of the world, professionally speaking." The Raleigh, N.C. News and Observer called him " the most exciting piano player I've heard since those first sessions with Bill Evans and Marian McPartland and Oscar Peterson."The Boston Phoenix has said that he is "Boston's most in-demand jazz pianist." Teaching with Stan Kenton's summer jazz clinics on college campuses throughout the country, and performing in Europe, Scandinavia, and Asia and having received two grants for composition andperformance from the National Endowment for the Arts attest to the fact that he is a sought-after jazz pianist worldwide.
Ray also heads up a band called Ray Santisi's "The Real Thing," a multi-talented group that brings the vitality of fresh, contemporary arrangements to the classic music of the Great American Song Book. The group's internationally-known instrumentalists are complemented and enhanced by fine vocalise, creating a unique ensemble effect.
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