Rise of the Phoenix
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Arizona Native Raymond Charles Gomez
Performing the music that has evolved from Phoenix
and the state of Arizona. Spanish Guitar Native American Flute.
Arizona native Raymond Charles Gomez has been playing music for 33 years and has developed an original style of native American Flamenco blues style of music. His influences are Spanish guitarists Andre Segovia and Paco de Lucia and blues singers Howlin Wolf and John Lee Hooker.
Ray has played all the major resorts in the Phoenix as well as music festivals in the UK, Spain and France. In his early years Ray toured with rock bands Kiss, Queensryche, Iron Maiden and Autograph. Locally he played in the Mark Anthony Project who wrote songs for Alice Cooper, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Kiss, Joan Jett and Lita Ford. Ray studied classical guitar with Meguel Bernal who studied with Andre Segovia and Cristtopher Parkening. Ray has played all genres of music. Rock, Classical, Flamenco, Country, Blue Grass, Jazz and Blues. His improvised style of music makes him a crowd favorite at any live event.
Raymond is available for corporate functions, pub and club shows, weddings, birthdays parties and special events.
Raymond's music and set list is always customized for each event.