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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Dr. William S. Rayner has been a musician since he was a child growing up in Amityville, Long Island. At an early age, he took piano lessons and then began to play the drums as a teenager. When he was 16, he was introduced to the music of the legendary blues guitarist BB King, as well as classic rock artists such as Jimmy Hendrix and the Rolling Stones. He gradually fell more in love with these artists and began to play guitar at the age of 18. Since then, the guitar became his primary instrument.

Dr. Rayner attended Emerson College alongside famous colleagues such as Denis Leary, Steve Wright, and founder of MTV, Doug Herzog. Although he graduated from Emerson with a bachelor of arts in English Literature, he then attended Five Towns College for an undergraduate degree in Jazz Performance. While attending Five Towns College he played guitar for a band named Monad and the Electrons, who were usually billed with The Stray Cats. After graduating from Five Towns College, he attended graduate school at Long Island University at CW Post for a degree in Music Composition. He then attended school at New York University for his PhD in the same field....
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    Slow Rumbas / Quicksteps

    Birdology
    1978
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    Modern Waltzes / Foxtrots

    Birdology
    1969
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