Discography

Changing Time
Changing Time

The six-track double CD includes an enhanced data disc featuring the music scores, composer profiles, as well as scorer and editor notes. The project was conceptualised by Mark Loquan, composed and scored by Ray Holman and Dr Jeannine Remy and executed by the UWI ensemble.

In Touch
In Touch

In Touch, Ray Holman tells us, reflects his "new-found freedom to explore genres other than steelband panorama music. He conceived the compositions as a combination of pan and tenor sax doubling the melody to create a texture of reed and steel.

Tribute to Ray Holman
Tribute to Ray Holman: Steelbands of Trinidad and Tobago

This compilation of perhaps Holman’s best compositions for the steel band is a must in any collection. From the memorable Pan Woman to the insistent My Band, the CD is almost a biography of Holman’s elegant and lyrical arrangements.

Pan On The Move
Pan On The Move
The Humboldt Calypso Band

In addition to several of his Panorama tunes, the Humboldt Calypso Band, founded in 1986, performs two original selections composed by Ray Holman during his residency in the band’s home town of Arcata, California.

Reid, Wright & be Happy
Reid, Wright & be Happy
Ron Reid, Orville Wright & David "Happy" Williams

This gem of an album features a mellow jazz version of Holman’s Pan on the Move. Expertly interpreted, with Ron Reid on pans, Orville Wright on piano and David “Happy” Williams on bass, the tune's lyrical styles shows Holman at his best.

Burnin'
Burnin'
Miami University Steel Band

Once again Ray Holman’s music is included on a new release from Ramajay Records featuring the Miami University Steel Band. This latest release contains fresh originals from Holman, Tom Miller and the groups director, Chris Tanner.

Anyway
Anyway
Pan Ramajay

Ray Holman joins the Pan Ramajay band both as a performer and composer on its second release. The composition was written specifically for Pan Ramajay, with its special brand of music that the LA Weekly calls "Steel drume excitement."

Pan On The Move
Pan On The Move
The Chabot Panhandlers

This debut CD of the Chabot Panhandlers features two Ray Holman compositions, Mariella’s Dance andSince You’ve Gone. It also includes a variety of musical styles. The title track is, a Super Blue compositon arranged by Len “Boogsie” Sharpe.

Bounce
Bounce
The Chabot Panhandlers

Skillfully performances of six Ray Holman compositions, Steel Band Bacchanal, Sad Song for a Pan Man, Woodbrook Jam, and a medley of three (Sockin’ It With Steel, Pan On The Move, Panyard Vibrations). Jim Munzenrider directs the band and Tom Miller is the producer.

A Special Brew
A Special Brew
Steelbands of T&T

This CD is a compilation that features one of Holman’s sweetest panorama compositions, Special Brew, with its slow build of momentum and orchestration. Carib Tokyo gives the composition the dramatic effect it deserves.