Raleigh Dailey is an internationally recognized jazz pianist, composer, scholar, and educator. Currently Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies at the University of Kentucky, he studied at Kent State University (B.M., 1991), the University of North Texas (M.M., 1996), and the University of Kentucky (Ph.D., 2007).
Raleigh has performed widely throughout the United States, South America, Europe, and Asia. His most recent international performances were with Vince DiMartino in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China.
Raleigh’s compositions and arrangements have been performed and recorded by numerous college and university jazz ensembles, as well as by the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the United States Air Force, and the Army Blues Jazz Ensemble. He was the recipient of the 2000 Al Smith Fellowship for Musical Composition sponsored by the Kentucky Arts Council.