Raphael Homer "Ray" Bryant (December 24, 1931 – June 2, 2011) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. Bryant was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on December 24, 1931. His mother was an ordained minister who had taught herself to play the piano; his father also played the piano and sang. His brothers were the bass player Tommy, drummer and singer Len, and Lynwood.
Ray Bryant Plays is an album recorded by American jazz pianist Ray Bryant recorded in 1959 for the Signature label. Delauney's Dilemma" (John Lewis) – 2:35. Blue Monk" (Thelonious Monk) – 5:00. Misty" (Erroll Garner) – 2:59. Sneaking Around" (Ray Bryant) – 3:46. Now's the Time" (Charlie Parker) – 4:00. Wheatleigh Hall" (Dizzy Gillespie) – 3:55.
More albums from Ray Bryant: Blue Moods by Ray Bryant. Up Above The Rock by Ray Bryant. Ray Bryant Plays by Ray Bryant. Alone At Montreux by Ray Bryant. Solo Flight by Ray Bryant. Groove House by Ray Bryant. Meet Betty Carter And Ray Bryant by Ray Bryant. Live At Basin Street East by Ray Bryant. View all albums . Ray Bryant Plays Basie & Ellington. Reception Track listing. Delauney's Dilemma" (John Lewis) - 2:35. Blue Monk" (Thelonious Monk) - 5:00. Misty" (Erroll Garner) - 2:59. Sneaking Around" (Ray Bryant) - 3:46. Now's the Time" (Charlie Parker) - 4:00.
|A5||Now`s The Time||4:00|
|B2||A Hundred Dreams From Now||3:20|
|B5||Take The "A" Train||3:50|
- Bass – Tommy Bryant
- Drums – Oliver Jackson
- Piano – Ray Bryant
|SM 6008||Ray Bryant||Ray Bryant Plays (LP, Album, Mono)||Signature||SM 6008||US||1960|
|FW 40525, WK 40525||Ray Bryant||Now's The Time (CD, Album)||Doctor Jazz, Doctor Jazz||FW 40525, WK 40525||US||1985|
|K32Y 6093||Ray Bryant||Ray Bryant Plays (CD, Album, Mono, RE, RM)||Signature||K32Y 6093||Japan||1986|
|K26P 6408||Ray Bryant||Ray Bryant Plays (LP, Album, Mono, RE)||Signature||K26P 6408||Japan||1986|
|FSR-529, SM 6008||Ray Bryant||Ray Bryant Plays (LP, Album, RE)||Fresh Sound Records, Signature||FSR-529, SM 6008||Spain||1986|