Ray Dickaty : Saxophones
Ray Dickaty has made many recordings with various bands. Participated in numerous tours and appeared on television and radio around the world with Spiritualized, Moonshake and the extreme free jazz band Solar Fire Trio.
As a member of Spiritualized he made the albums "Live at the Albert Hall", "Let It Come Down" and "Amazing Grace”. He played with Dr John on his album “Anutha Zone” which was one of his greatest pleasures.
In addition he has recorded and performed with among others ; Sonic Youth, Suicide, Loka, Moose, Lush, Stereolab, the Durutti Column, AMP, the Duke Spirit, Cornershop, Six to Seven, Damo Suzuki, Thighpaulsandra, Soulsavers (Mark Lanegan), Gallon Drunk, Michael J Sheehey, Dead Skeletons, Mark Gardener and Laetitia Sadier.
Collaborated with Eddie Prevost, the legendary founder of the AMM, as well as playing concerts with improvisers such as Peter Brotzmann, Satoko Fuji, Augusti Fernandez, Paal Nilssen Love, Philip Marks, Chris Corsano, Brigitte Kuepper, John Butcher, Lol Coxhill, Carlos Zingaro, John Edwards, Martin Kuchen, Jeffrey Morgan, Evan Parker and many others.
He currently lives in Warsaw and is an active participant in the Polish improvised music scene.
In addition he is a founder member of the following bands:
Infant Joy Quintet, Noise of Wings, Line of Fire, KoM Trio, Osaka Vacuum and Sounds of the Night Sky electro acoustic ensemble.
He is also the founder/director and principal conductor of the Warsaw Improviser Orchestra, and Music Director and Workshop leader of “Spacefest” Festival, Gdansk.
Ray Dickaty’s tracks