Written by
Bob Stumpel

November 17

Blowing The Blues Away (The Ray Charles Orchestra)

Album 1976 JapanWith Ray Charles Band

Album: Ray Charles – Live In Japan, Crossover 535, July 1976 (1975).

’68 LC Fresno
’75 LC Japan – Released
’75 LC Mexico

The band in Japan: Bob Coassin, Johnny Coles, Jack Evans – trumpets; Steve Davis, Wally Huff, Ken Tussing – trombones;  Ed Pratt, Clifford Solomon – alto saxophones; James Clay, Andy Ennis – tenor saxophones; Leroy  Cooper – baritone saxophone; Scott von Ravensberg – drums; Tony Matthews – guitar; Edgar Willis – bass; Ernest Vantrease – organ.

Solo’s: EV – p; JE – tp; LC – bs; AE, JC – ts; BC – tp.


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