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Ray Obiedo

Even as a child growing up in the East Bay, Obiedo recognized his own profoundly soulful musical connection to the Northern California region and its eclectic blend of exotic multi-ethnic rhythms. Small wonder indeed, many years and successful albums later. Ray has steadily emerged as one the most originally expressive and exciting contemporary jazz talents of the last three decades with a delightfully distinct Bay Area flavor thoroughly marinating his personal jazz signature and nationwide festival performances.

“Among my favorite childhood memories,” Obiedo recalls while relaxing at his self-owned Werewolf Recording Studios in the Oakland Hills, were those numerous trips across the bay to places like the Fillmore Auditorium & Winterland Auditorium to hear some of the greatest rock bands in the world. Everyone from Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin and Cream to the great Isaac Hayes and Sly Stone. It was exciting, inspirational and vibrantly alive. For musicians interested in exploring and creating new sounds, it was absolutely the place to be.”

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Albums

Latin Jazz Project  Vol1
Latin Jazz Project ...
Rhythmus Records
2016
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There Goes That
There Goes That
Rhythmus Records
2015
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Modern World
Modern World
Domo
1999
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Sweet Summer Days
Sweet Summer Days
Rhythmus Records
1997
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Zulaya
Zulaya
Rhythmus Records
1995
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Sticks & Stones
Sticks & Stones
Rhythmus Records
1993
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