Ray Coyle is an English mallet player, percussionist, composer and educator now living in Chicago. 

Ray grew up in Newcastle upon Tyne in England has experience playing many types of music in the U.S. and Europe from jazz and rock bands to classical recitals . 

After earning a degree from Trinity College London Ray furthered his studies in the Netherlands gaining a masters degree in percussion performance . 

Whilst in the Netherlands he was also able to study with some of the greatest mallet players of our time, namely Keiko Abe, Leigh Howard Stevens and Dave Samuels . 

Ray has written film scores as well as music for  dance productions, percussion ensemble and solo etudes as well as continuing to write for his current ensemble .

WELL, WE'RE ALL IN LOCKDOWN SO THERE'S NOTHING TO DO EXCEPT WRITE MUSIC AND POST IT ON THE INTERWEB!!

THANKS TO RICK SHANDLING FOR HIS REMOTE COLLABERATION.

THESE PIECES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON BANDCAMP IF YOU SHOULD WISH TO PURCHASE THEM

 

Special thanks to RICK SHANDLING who played drums on tracks marked*

ASTORIA

RAY COYLE

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CONVERGE

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HEARD IMMUNITY

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    PLUGS 3:33
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ROCOCO TIMES

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THE QUARANTINE FILES

RAY COYLE

DEDICATED TO ALLAN HOLDSWORTH RON GEESIN AND HERCULES.
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    VIRUS 3:40
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RAY COYLE MALLETS/KEYS/COMPOSITIONS

SHIMON MARCUCCI SAXES

BART COYLE TRUMPET/FLUGEL

RICK SHANDLING DRUMS