Cover: $30 // Show: 7:30pm
You’ve heard Ray’s powerful guitar on stages and platinum recordings with Whitney Houston, EWF, Anita Baker, Luther Vandross, MAZE, Teena Marie, Branford Marsalis, Quincy Jones, George Duke, NAJEE, Boney James, Yolonda Adams, and many more. The veteran guitarist and music director, honed his craft in decades of service with iconic artists and top music, TV & Film producers.
Ray was initially taught guitar at age 7, by local musicians in the high-rise building on Chicago’s South Side..
After touring South Africa in 1981 and witnessing the oppression of Apartheid, he relocated to California. 10 yrs later he performed at the freedom celebration of Nelson Mandela, to 150,000 fans at London’s Wembley Stadium, with George Duke, Anita Baker and Natalie Cole.
In 2003, after 25 yrs in the ‘industry’, logging a staggering 500+ recordings and international tours, A. Ray Fuller realized his own creative story had not yet been told, and he was inspired to produce his 1st CD ‘The WEEPER’ (a nickname given by the late George Duke) and his self-produced CD was independently released on his own Aray Artist music label, and quickly received critical acclaim and international distribution. www.cdbaby.com/Arayfuller
A professional career now spanning 4 decades, A. Ray Fuller, is firmly established as a world-class guitarist, and remains an outspoken advocate and fundraiser for struggling artists, youth and families.