Southside CD


Southside CD

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Southside consists of all original songs written by Rayford and his writing partner Ralph Carter. This CD has a Memphis Stax feel to it and it’s original soulful contents highlight Suga’s current perspective of the blues. Gino Matteo’s guitar is as eclectic as the guitarist himself. The band is tight and the grooves are intoxicating.

The Sugaray Rayford Band consists of:
Sugaray Rayford: Lead Vocals
Gino Matteo: Guitar
Ralph Carter: Bass
Lavell Jones: Drums
Leo Dombecki: Keyboards
Allan Walker: Sax
Gary Bivona: Trumpet
Jade Bennett, Zara Davis, Rachele Quiogue: Back Up Vocals

Guest Performances:
John Thomas (JT): Keyboard Bob Corritore: Harp
George Pandis: Trumpet Bill Bixler: Baritone Sax

Recorded on tape at SlideAway Studios in Shadow Hills CA
Produced By: Sugaray, Ralph Carter & Chuck Kavooras Engineered & Mixed by Chuck Kavooras
Mastered By Steve Holroyd & Jorgen Carlsso
Debuted at #5 Living Blues in May
Southside #11 International Blues Airplay Chart July
“Wow!  “Southside" is tailor-­‐made for Soul Blues Album of the year. Remember this and mark my words, it will win. It's dynamite. Love it” - Brian/KRCL Utah