Brought to you by FUNKNSTUFF.NET and hosted by Scott “DR GX” Goldfine — musicologist and author of “Everything Is on THE ONE: The First Guide of Funk” ― “TRUTH IN RHYTHM” is the interview show that gets DEEP into the pocket with contemporary music’s foremost masters of the groove. Become a TRUTH IN RHYTHM Member at https://www.patreon/truthinrhythm.
Featured in TIR Episode 257 (2 parts): Trumpeter Michael Ray, best known since 1978 as a member of legendary jazz futurist Sun Ra’s group known as Arkestra, and for his longtime association with Kool & the Gang.
In addition, he leads his own band called Cosmic Krewe and over the course of several decades has contributed his horn playing to artists that include Patti LaBelle; the Delfonics; the Stylistics; Kleeer; Instant Funk; Jimmy Cliff; Stanton Moore; Aquarium Rescue Unit; Widespread Panic; Deep Banana Blackout; Medeski, Martin & Wood; Porno for Pyros; Barenaked Ladies; and U2.
RECORDED JUNE 2022
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