As a clinician, Ray has performed and demonstrated his concepts to students throughout the United States & Europe at events such as NAMM Bass BAsh 2010 with Hadrien Feraud, Evan Marien & Damian Erskine, Bass Day - LA, The 2009 Arizona Bass Players Festival with jazz great John Clayton, The National Guitar Summer Workshop, The San Francisco Bass Weekend, The School of Bass in AZ, 3 Mile High Bass Camps with (1) Chuck Rainey, (2) Damian Erskine and (3) with Doug Johns, Bass Day New York 2001 which also featured Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, Matt Garrison, Mike Pope and Christian McBride. As a part of the ZON Ultimate Bass Concert in Berkley CA, Ray performed with Michael Manring, Todd Johnson and Damian Erskine. In past years Ray was known for his work with singer Rob Halford (Judas Priest). As a member of the band Halford, Ray recorded two studio cds, one double live CD, and toured around the world, most notably playing to a sold out crowd at Madison Square Garden - NYC and Co-headlining Brazil's Rock in Rio festival with Iron Maiden playing to a crowd of over 250,000 (released as a DVD in 2008).
Ray was also a recording / touring artist for Machines of Loving Grace, a band who was featured on the movie soundtrack "The Crow" which sold over 1,000,000 copies. His credits with the band include "Gilt" and the soundtrack for the movie "Hackers."
In recent years Ray has been concentrating on his endeavors as a session player working from his home studio. He has played on many CD, demo & preproduction tracks. Some of the artists include Theory Of A Deadman, Shinedown, Gavin DeGraw, Zac Maloy, 3 Doors Down, David Cook (American Idol), Jon McLaughlin, Forever The Sickest Kids, Cavo, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Charlie Sexton, South Jorden, Adelitas Way, Joel Jorgenson, Whitney Duncan & Cady Groves.Ray also played bass on STATIC IMPULSE the latest solo release from DREAM THEATER singer James LaBrie.
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