Bill Ray

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP RDG, NICE WORLD, BILL RAY DRUMS      

BORN IN:
Jackson, MS
LIVES IN:
San Diego, CA
DRUMMING SINCE:
1970
CURRENT BAND/PROJECTS:
RDG, Nice World, BillRayDrums
BIGGEST INFLUENCES:
Jeff Sipe, Billy Cobham, Steve Smith, Vinnie Colaiuta
FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
Eve Of Distortion, "Nice World"
FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN’T PLAY ON:
"Live", The Jazz Pistols
CAREER HIGHLIGHT:
Performing with Ike Turner at the Montreux Jazz Fest, playing on his Grammy award winning album “Risin' With The Blues” and being featured on Smithsonian Channel “Sound Revolution”.
FAVORITE CYMBAL:
I love my 19" Vault Crash!

Paul Douglas

Toots And The Maytals, The O'bessa Band, Recording At Heavy Beat Studio With Willie Lindo And Robbie Shakespeare

Willy Calderon

Willy Calderon & The L.a. Impromptu Orchestra, Kensman, Kiwzo Fumero & The J Project

Jim Orso

The Yum Dee Days

Andreas Lill

Vanden Plas

Jim Mola

Independent

 

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