Ray Greene is a singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist living in Boston, Massachusetts. He received a degree in Music Performance at the world renowned Berklee College of Music. Being brought up in the shadows of the great Soul/R&B legends of our time, Ray is equally adept at the traditions of Gospel, Jazz and Blues.
He has performed and recorded with several of the most successful and influential names in the fields of Pop, Funk, and R&B; most notably Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, New Kids on the Block, and Rick James, to name a few. Ray was selected over hundreds of candidates from around the country and served for two years as the lead vocalist/trombonist for the legendary Soul band Tower of Power. In 2016, he was asked to join famed guitarist and Woodstock performer Carlos Santana as featured vocalist and trombonist. Ray is currently touring with Santana throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
Ray has written and produced many CD’s of his own music. He received a Boston Music Award for his CD entitled “One People”. His CD titled “All About Me/All About You” was released in the UK and received rave reviews. His first ever Gospel CD, “Songs of Hope, Inspiration and Joy”, was met with commercial and critical success. He released a follow-up CD of Gospel inspired material titled "Heaven Bound", which features soul-stirring renditions of "His Eye is on the Sparrow", "Last Mile of the Way" and "Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone."
His voice has been featured on commercials for Converse sneakers (with basketball superstar Magic Johnson), ESPN, Cadillac, Bose speakers, Fox Television and Walt Disney Productions.
Greene has been asked to perform the National Anthem for major sporting events. The Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots, the New England Revolution and the Boston College football and basketball programs have enlisted his services. The San Francisco Giants invited him to perform the "Star Spangled Banner" at a playoff game during their championship run in 2015.
His music and voice can be heard regularly on the daytime soap operas “The Young and the Restless” and “One Life to Live”. His voice is featured on the HBO documentary “Legacy”, which was nominated for a Grammy Award.
The legendary Maya Angelou recruited Greene to perform a capella renditions of her favorite inspirational hymns to open an engagement at the Boston Opera House.