Doug Raney

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Doug Raney (b. August 29, 1956) is an American jazz guitarist. He is the son of Jimmy Raney.[1]

Raney began his career in his father's band, with Al Haig, at the age of 18. He later played in a duo with his father. He recorded as a leader for SteepleChase extensively in the 1970s and 1980s, and worked with Kenny Barron, Joey DeFrancesco, Billy Hart, Duke Jordan, Jesper Lundgaard, Horace Parlan, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Tomas Franck, Bernt Rosengren, and Chet Baker among others. Doug Raney moved to Denmark in 1977.


  • Introducing Doug Raney (SteepleChase Records, 1977)
  • Cuttin' Loose (SteepleChase, 1978)
  • Listen (SteepleChase, 1980)
  • I'll Close My Eyes (SteepleChase, 1982)
  • Meeting the Tenors (Criss Cross Jazz, 1983)
  • Everything We Love (Hot Club Records, 1983)
  • Blue and White (SteepleChase, 1984)
  • Lazy Bird (SteepleChase, 1984)
  • Guitar Guitar Guitar (SteepleChase, 1985)
  • Something's Up (SteepleChase, 1988)
  • The Doug Raney Quintet (SteepleChase, 1988)
  • Blues on a Par (SteepleChase, 1993)
  • Raney '96 (SteepleChase, 1996)
  • Back in New York (SteepleChase, 1996)
  • The Backbeat (SteepleChase, 1997)
  • You Go to My Head (SteepleChase, 1998)
  • Doug Raney Trio (Pony Canyon, 2001)
  • Blues, Ballads, Bebop And A Blue Girl (Marshmallow, 2008)


  1. ^ "Artist Biography by Ron Wynn". Ron Wynn. Retrieved 2013-08-29.