UW Ethnomusicology concert recordings: Ray Holman, 2001-08-01 PDF
- University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives; Redmond Parks and Recreation
- UW Ethnomusicology concert recordings: Ray Holman
- 1 videotapes : EC - 1 S-VHS (color, stereo); Duration: 1:00:14.
- Collection Number
- TV cable broadcast of Ray Holman's August 1, 2001 concert at Microsoft, Redmond, WA.
- University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
- Access Restrictions
Access is restricted.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Ray Holman is a composer, arranger and steel drum performer from Trinidad, and is perhaps the most talented proponent of his art form internationally. He has arranged and recorded with steel bands and artists in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Japan and Europe, including televised performances with the German National Orchestra which showcased his compositions. He composed the highly acclaimed score for Black Orpheus, staged by Crossroads Theatre Company in New Jersey in 1991, and has been a featured performer in film, television and at venues such as Madison Square Garden, the Super Bowl and the St. Lucia Jazz Festival.
A University of the West Indies graduate and former high school teacher, he has conducted workshops at West Virginia University and was a Commissioned Composer in the California State University Summer Arts Program. He regularly attends the bi-annual steelband tuning and arranging workshop at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California and has done presentations at meetings of the Percussive Arts Society. During 1998-2000 he was a distinguished Visiting Artist in the Ethnomusicology Program at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Ray has won many prestigious musical awards, including the Hummingbird Silver Medal of Merit from the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and a Pan Legend Award from the New York Folk Arts Institute and the U.S. Congress. He was recognized for his musical contribution by the Republic Pan Fiesta 2003, A Tribute to Ray Holman.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Archives copy dubbed from copy loaned by Cynthia Schmidt 07/02.
Credits at beginning: Redmond Arts Commission, Redmond Parks and Recreation present Arts in the Parks 2001 featuring Ray Holman.
Credits at end: Arts in the Parks, TV Production crew: Anne Florio, Renee Florio, Brian Jones, Patrick Hirsch. Production resources and facilities provided by Redmond City Television (RCTV) 27.
Ray Holman/steel pan, plus 4 musicians (guitar, sax, drums)
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|2002015-0001: Ray Holman - TV Cable Concert
1 videotape : VCT
Archives copy dubbed from copy loaned by Cynthia Schmidt 07/02. Credits at beginning: Redmond Arts Commission, Redmond Parks and Recreation present Arts in the Parks 2001 featuring Ray Holman. Credits at end: Arts in the Parks, TV Production crew: Anne Florio, Renee Florio, Brian Jones, Patrick Hirsch. Production resources and facilities provided by Redmond City Television (RCTV) 27. Ray Holman plus 4 musicians (guitar, sax, drums)
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Steel Pan
- Video recordings in ethnomusicology
- Geographical Names :
- Seattle (Wash.)
- South/Latin America
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Video recordings
- Other Creators :
- Personal Names :
- Holman, Ray, 1944- (instrumentalist)