On Friday, December 21st, keyboardist & producer extraordinaire, Raymond Angry (The Roots/ Joss Stone) takes his beats to the Blue Note stage with renowned special guests vocalist, Renee Neufville (Zhane) & iconic drummer, Chris Daddy Dave (D’Angelo / Maxwell) . The Evolution of Ray Angry is upon us, be there for his rarest and most epic performance to date.
Raymond Angry (keys)
Renee Neufville (vocals)
Mark Dorsey (vocals)
Chris “Daddy” Dave (drums)
Burniss Earl Travis (bass)
Marcus Strickland (tenor)
Leron Thomas (trumpet)
Date: Friday, Dec. 21st
Time: 12am Doors / 12:30am Show
Venue: Blue Note Jazz Club (131 West 3rd St. btw Macdougal & 6th Ave)
Tickets: $15 – RESERVE YOUR TICKETS HERE
In 2001, Angry moved to New York City and collaborated with Meshell NDegeocello and Ahmir Thompson (?uestlove) on various separate projects. By also performing with The Real Live Show, Angry became a regular on the New York hip-hop scene. Soon, he began his recording career by appearing on Joss Stone’s album Mind, Body & Soul. Since then, he has recorded with Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart, Talib Kweli, Lauryn Hill, Donnie Osmond, Edwin Hawkins and Peter Gallagher, among others. More recently, Angry recorded with The Roots, Rick Ross, The Game and Jaheim while also embarking on projects with producers Rockwilder and 7. Angry has written songs for Christina Aguilera and Melanie Fiona plus has served as the music director for Joss Stone, Kelis and Lauryn Hill.
Artists with whom Angry has collaborated on upcoming releases include Sean P. Diddy Combs, Queen Latifah, Joss Stone, Dionne Warwick, Esperanza Spalding and Ayo. His compositions will also be heard in the upcoming ﬁlm scores for Queen Latifah’s Cookout II and City Lax.
In addition to his studio work, Ray Angry performs live regularly in New York and on tour. He has recently returned from international tours with Whitney Houston, Ayo and Esperanza Spalding, D’Angelo, The Roots, Wayne Brady. He has performed with countless well-known musicians such as Sting, John Legend, QTip, George Benson, Jennifer Hudson, Macy Gray, Trey Songz and Hi Tek, among others. Angry frequently appears with and composes for The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Angry has composed and performed in both jazz and classical genres as well with artists such as Dr. Raymond Jackson, Wynton Marsalis, Benny Golson, Roy Hargrove and Ralph Peterson, among others.