'72 TV Cavett

  • November 17, 2014

    Blues For Big Scotia

    Several performances have been issued on DVD (see below). Remarkably, The Genius never recorded this instrumental in the studio. Manufacturers of electric pianos must have loved him, though, for repeatedly demonstrating all possibilities of their gear in a live setting. Ray took Oscar Peterson’s composition, and – with his obvious consent – added an intro […]

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  • October 31, 2014

    Lift Every Voice And Sing

    Album: A Message From the People, ABC/Tangerine 755, April 1972. Recorded at RPM International in Los Angeles in 1972. Ray may have played the organ on this one. The musicians remained uncredited (but follow the link to the album for the identified session players). The Raelettes contributing to the Cavett shows were Vernita Moss, Susaye Green, […]

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