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Wikipedia Bio of Producer Ray Reach Profile of Night Flight Big Band at CDs on CD Baby Produced and/or Arranged by Ray Reach Eric Essix - Official Website Ray Reach - Official Website

Eric Essix and the Night Flight Big Band

The Night Flight Big Band is a powerhouse ensemble that has appeared at Ona's Music Room in Birmingham, Alabama ( on most every 1st and 3rd wednesday night for the past 6 years. In this period of time, the Night Flight Big Band has played host to numerous guest artists, including saxophonist Lou Marini Jr, vibraphonist Chuck Redd, and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon.

Mart Avant, the founder and director of the Night Flight Big Band, is also a founding member and primary contractor for The Tuscaloosa Horns (, one of the nation's finest horn sections.

The Night Flight Big Band recently completed the tracking for a new CD release, produced by Ray Reach, featuring guitarist Eric Essix as guest soloist, along with saxophonist Lou Marini, Jr.