Award winning recording artist and performer Ray Harris delivers a brand new studio album ‘Propaganda’. His fifth album to date encapsulates an energetic mix of soul and disco contrasting with profound melodic piano led compositions. Title track ‘Propaganda’ is self quoted by Harris as being lyrically inspired by the current political situation worldwide.
“ Day by Day I feel the blues , rumours whisper through the news
hallucinations déjà vu , I don't know what to believe is true “
Ray Harris | Propaganda
A career spanning over ten years record releases worldwide include Japan, South Korea, Indonesia and Europe. Harris is renowned for his ability to blend a unique mix of Acid Jazz, Latin, Disco and Soul with imprints of a distinctive 60s and 70s style. 2015 soul classic ‘Deep Down Inside’ and Jazz dance floor hit ‘Scaramunga' (Record kicks Europe / P-vine Records Japan) have achieved international radio play including Tokyo FM (Japan) and BBC (UK) Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show & The Jazz House.
Previous support act to the Godfather of Soul James Brown, Chic Ft Nile Rodgers, Sister Seldge, Average White Band, Brian Auger, Smoove & Turrell, Jaga Jazzist and MOBO winner Denys Baptiste; Ray Harris performs internationally recently headlining Indonesia’s 37th Jazz Goes To Campus Festival. Ray Harris has performed sold out shows in South East Asia and Europe including acclaimed performances at Penang Island Jazz Festival (Malaysia), Jakjazz Festival (Indonesia), North Sea Jazz Club (Holland), The Hague Jazz Festival (Holland), Mostly Jazz Festival (UK) and
Marlborough Jazz Festival. (UK)
Ray Harris has presented for BBC Radio and performed live on television including BBC’s Hogmanay New Year Special, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has been featured live in session on BBC6 Music. This charismatic keyboardist and vocalist has created a dedicated fan base and is recognised as a progressive music writer and energetic dynamic performer.