Hugh Ragin

Hugh Ragin

Top Songs

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Kamal's Gift
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Restoration Intensive
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Gulf Coast Groove
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Hugh's Blues
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When Sun Ra Gets Blue

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Biography

Best known for capably filling the problematic trumpet chair in saxophonist David Murray's various large ensembles, Hugh Ragin possesses the well-rounded technique and abundant imagination that his predecessors in those bands did not. A harmonically daring player, Ragin combines the clear, ringing tone of a classical trumpeter with the chops and rhythmic ingenuity of a top-notch bebopper. Ragin was raised in Houston, TX. He began playing trumpet in eighth grade, and shortly ther... Read more

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